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 ...
Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Charlotte Posenenske, Series D Vierkantrohre (SquareTubes), 1967/2009, sheet steel, dimensions and configuration variable. Courtesy of Miguel Abreu Gallery.
Philosophy, scrap metal, and classic Minimalism on the Lower East Side ...
Sunday, August 4th, 2013
Installation view of Orly Genger’s Red, Yellow and Blue (2013) in Madison Square Park. Photo by James Ewing / Courtesy of Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Take a lunch break next to these massive, interactive outdoor sculptures ...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011



September 30: Carly Berwick, Ellie Bronson, David Cohen and Ken Johnson discuss Goicolea, Erlich, Katz and Steinbach

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Installation shot, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2011.

Alexander McQueen Double Bill

Essay compares him with photographer Francesca Woodman while review challenges unquestioning acceptance of his violence against women.

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

A previous intern who has moved on to bigger responsibilities

Position Available: Editorial Assistant/Listings Manager

Partially compensated internship, starting immediately

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Jane Joseph, Thistle, 2001. Drypoint, 13.9 x 9.7 cm. Courtesy of the Artist

Michael Heller & Jane Joseph


Michael Heller WITHIN THE OPEN LANDSCAPES words for the etchings of Jane Joseph Jane Joseph, Footbridge, 1986. Etching, 13 x 19.9 cm. Courtesy of the Artist . 1.  Doesn’t the picture say no room in this world for anything more? If you desire to add something, you must begin again and make your own world,…

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

David Dawson, David Hockney; Lucian Freud, 2003. C-type colour print, ?10 3/8 x 15 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Lucian Freud Remembered

In tribute to the British painter, artcritical offers a garland of reviews from our archives

Friday, July 22nd, 2011


Lucian Freud, 1922-2011

We looked up to Freud as a symbol of seriousness, of investigative tenacity.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Lucian Freud, Man with a Blue Scarf, 2004. Oil on canvas, 66 x 50.8 cm. Private Collection. Lucian Freud archive, photography by John Riddy. Works by Lucian Freud © 2010 Lucian Freud.

Anatomy of a Sitting: Lucian Freud Paints A Portrait

Review of Martin Gayford’s recent book, Man with a Blue Scarf

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Norwood Pratt speaking at a previous meeting of the World Tea Expo. Photo (c) 2009 Jennifer Leigh Sauer

Sin City Goes Tea Total

artcritical editor David Cohen reports from the World Tea Expo, Las Vegas

Thursday, June 9th, 2011


Before You Go: Charles Bernstein and Susan Bee


Scroll right to see all four images; poem in full is published below. Before You Go Thoughts inanimate, stumbled, spare, before you go. Folded memories, tinctured with despair, before you go. Two lakes inside a jar, before you go. Flame illumines fitful lie, before you go. Furtive then morrow, nevering now, before you go. Lacerating…

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Paolo and Francesca: Bill Berkson and Oona Ratcliffe


Paolo and Francesca after Dante Alighieri, from Canto 5, second circle Inferno, “La Bufera” – the whirlwind where souls reside whose reason was overwhelmed by desire. Smitten, I began: “Poet, I would speak with that pair who go so lightly there together on the wind.” And he said: “You will see when they come a…