DAVID COHEN, Editor           


January 2010


Podcast posted 1/29/2010
by Alex Katz, in conversation with David Cohen

Alex Katz signing a monograph about his work for Serena Bocchino at artcritical's holiday season party, Phaidon Store, New York, December 17, 2009

Podcast posted 1/7/2010

Ruby Sterling

Leslie Camhi, Barry Schwabsky and Katy Siegel joining David Cohen at the National Academy to review exhibitions of Tracey Emin, Sterling Ruby, David Hockney and Sharon Horvath

posted 1/21/2010
DREW LOWENSTEIN on Morphological Mutiny: Steve DiBenedetto, James Siena, Alexander Ross at David Nolan Gallery

Dibenedetto, Siena and Ross have defined an architectural endoskeleton within the body of the biomorph

posted 1/29/2010
EMILY WARNER on Anthony McCall at Sean Kelly

Your movements, and the movements of others in the room, are constantly causing surprising interruptions and additions in the light forms cast against the wall.

posted 1/7/2010
ABBE SCHRIBER on 1969 at PS1

Throughout the show we are taken on a journey through the predominant narrative of 1960s art history, as told by the institution that has dictated modern art as we know it

posted 1/6/2010
ROBERT C. MORGAN on Gabriel Orozco at the Museum of Modern Art

This first major museum retrospective of Mexican Gabriel Orozco has been viewed as controversial, and not entirely for reasons of taste.

posted 1/11/2010
ERIC GELBER on Elia Alba at Black & White Gallery

Shrouding the armature with photo-tattooed fabric tilts two-dimensional surfaces towards the third dimension, but there is constant flickering or vacillation between the two kinds of space

posted 1/22/2010
PIRI HALASZ on White Winter at Tria

Even in less jovial days of January, whiteness continues to command powerful associations

posted 1/4/2010
GREG LINDQUIST on Andrew Moore at Yancey Richardson

Moore's subject is the transformative relationship of abandoned architecture to the natural elements, and, through time, its reclamation by the same.

posted 1/3/2010
JOAN WALTEMATH on Ree Morton at the Drawing Center

There is a subtext running through much of Morton’s works that laments the death of the soul in the things of the world around her