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Friday, October 14th, 2016
 
Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
As stunning new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, a look back at last year’s retrospective at Boston’s ICA ...
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
 
Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
As stunning new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, a look back at last year’s retrospective at Boston’s ICA ...
Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
 
Photograph of Jack Goldstein by James Welling. Titled: Jack Goldstein in My Studio in the Pacific Building, August, 1978. Inkjet prints (exhibition copies of silver gelatin prints), 2012 Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
The first US retrospective for the maverick Pictures Generation artist ...
 

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Winner of the artcritical Prize, opens tonight at Thierry Goldberg Gallery


It feels good to back a winner, as appears to be the case with Jonathan Lyndon Chase. Readers in New York City today (July 7) can judge for themselves at Thierry Goldberg where Chase’s exhibition, “Sweet and Hard,” opens this evening. Now in its second year, the artcritical prize at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine…

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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The Big Freeze


In respite to the elements, artcritical extends a warm welcome to the many visitors in town for Frieze New York and related activities. We have been offering our (usually weekly) artcritical pick on a daily basis as there is obviously so much to showcase. On Wednesday, for instance, David Cohen put the spotlight on a solo booth…

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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The Review Panel at Brooklyn Public Library


David Cohen’s guests at the next panel, May 10, are Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath. While Schwabsky and Waltemath were mainstays of the program’s Manhattan decade, Norman, who is a regular contributor at artcritical and is now based in Chicago, will be making her Review Panel debut in Brooklyn. The shows up for discussion are by artists Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome…

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Barbara Takenaga, Night Painting (JFM), 2016. Acrylic on linen, 60 x 70 inches.

FEATURED LECTURE/EVENT FROM “THE LIST”

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Sea of Stars: The Astral and the Oceanic in Contemporary Art DC Moore Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street Friday, April 29 at 6:30pm. Reception to follow artcritical editor David Cohen introduces and moderates a dialogue between two remarkable contemporary painters, Katherine Bradford and Barbara Takenaga, on the penultimate day of a groundbreaking exhibition of recent paintings…

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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For They Are Jolly Good Fellows


This Tuesday sees the third installment of The Review Panel in its new home, the Brooklyn Public Library. Meanwhile, over at artcritical, not to mention YouTube, one can hear – and see – the first and second outings. Podcasts and videos are now posted of the February meeting, with Siri Hustvedt, Roberta Smith and Alexi Worth, and…

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

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“Art Week” is Upon Us


Our subtitle: “Online magazine of art and ideas”. Online means immediate, here and now. Art and ideas implies a long view. “Art Week” (as Armory Week is sometimes dubbed) is a misnomer for those who live art 52 weeks a year-but no less exhilarating for that. True to (split) form, we are up to the minute with photos of last…

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

artcritical goes book critical


It seems artcritical is running an unofficial literary supplement this week. Sculptor William Tucker takes on two volumes by fellow practioners Garth Evans and Herbert George; Leila Philip acknowledges ceramicist Edmund de Waal’s book on porcelain, The White Road; David Cohen puts questions to Diane Fortenberry of Phaidon Press about their new Phaidon Classics series; and David…

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

OY Forever!

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(from this week’s editorial) artcritical backs the call to make OY/YO, the public sculpture by Deborah Kass, a permanent feature of the DUMBO riverbank. The work, commissioned by Two Trees Management Company, is scheduled to remain on view at Brooklyn Bridge Park through August 2016. We support making it permanent for the excellent reasons given by artist Marina Adams…