Posts from March, 2015

“A Dead Cactus Becomes an Abstract Painting”: Julian Kreimer at Lux Art Institute


The artist produces paintings en plein air, but those he deems unsuccessful are transformed into colorful abstractions in the studio.


“Presence of Absence”: Paul Carey-Kent in Conversation with Bella Easton


Bella Easton and Paul Carey-Kent discuss Carey-Kent’s exhibition of absences and how you make a void present.


March 2015: with Levi Strauss, Samet, Viveros-Fauné, and moderator David Cohen


exhibitions include Charles Ray, Alex da Corte, Atta Kwami, Sean Scully


“Correspondances”: Evocations of Real World Experience in the Paintings of John Zurier


at Peter Blum Gallery on West 57th Street, through April 4


So It Goes: A Survey of Painting’s Influence on Other Media


A recent exhibition at Franklin Street Works shows the conversation around painting in video, sculpture, performance, sound, and other media.


A Cry in the Wilderness: Fred Valentine at Studio 10


Paintings that dare to think about feelings, on view in Bushwick through this weekend


The Gentle Giant: William King, 1925-2015


In this tribute to the sculptor William King, who passed away peacefully Tuesday night at his Springs, New York home under hospice care, David Cohen draws on an essay he wrote in 2011 on King’s work for Iowa State University, Ames, where a number of his works are on permanent loan.  King, a former president of the…


Thomas Nozkowski at artcritical


As BravinLee projects presents a three decade survey at VOLTA, our “hub” of twelve years of writing on the abstract master


“Their Grandparents Would Have Called It A Salon”: Report from SPRING/BREAK


The first of artcritical’s dispatches from the Armory Week fairs


The Review Panel: Line-Up of Shows for March 13


Joey Frank to be discussed by David Cohen’s guests David Levi Strauss, Jennifer Samet and Christian Viveros-Fauné