Posts from November, 2014

Happy Hunting: Michael Bell-Smith at Foxy Production


Who is the Elmer Fudd of Post-Internet art?


Social Collaboration in the Fifth Borough: William Corwin and Neil Greenberg at Staten Island Arts


Show remembers the borough’s past and imagines possible futures


Robert Gober Special: Dennis Kardon, Steve Locke and Lee Ann Norman


at MoMA through January 18


The Body Manifest: Steve Locke on Robert Gober


Steve Locke discusses Gober’s use of formal and conceptual metaphor to visualize bodily suffering.


Nixed Metaphors: Lee Ann Norman on Robert Gober


Norman addresses the contradictions and occlusions of Gober’s representations of sex and race.


Pictorial Baggage: Dennis Kardon on Robert Gober


Dennis Kardon unpacks the cultural contexts of Gober and his personal history.


Clusterfunk: Six Solo Shows in Two Galleries


Two galleries cluster three solo shows each, a less-than-ideal way to show interesting work by six artists.


Diagrams Intuited: Bettina Blohm at Marc Straus


An abstract painter with drawing roots in the landscape


The Marathon That Keeps On Running


Last weekend’s marathon seems to be exerting an unexpected influence on the world of art, or at least of artcritical.  Endurance-testing art projects (hopefully with resulting exhilaration) are a common denominator in two of the exhibitions selected for the next installment of The Review Panel. On November 21 Sarah Douglas, Edward Epstein and Lance Esplund…


Democratic Art: Print Week Descends Upon New York


IFPDA Print Fair at Park Avenue Armory, E/AB at Art Beam Building, Chelsea