Posts from February, 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…


OY/YO Forever


We back the call to make the popular, street smart sculpture a permanent fixture in DUMBO


The Past is a Foreign Country: On Photos by Peter Hujar and Chris Killip


Two shows chronicle lost worlds, people from the past and the lives they lead.


An Awesome Pursuit of Variety: Martha Diamond’s Little Pictures


A show of recent paintings was her first at Alexandre Gallery


Sensing Absent Bodies: Amanda Turner Pohan at FiveMyles


New work by the perfumer and sculptor makes absent bodies sensible through scent, sight, and touch.


Ronnie Landfield at STUX + HALLER


The influential painter’s retrospective is on view through the 20th.


Icons of Female Power: Early Works of Miriam Schapiro


exhibitions at the National Academy Museum and Eric Firestone Loft on Great Jones Street


Zombies and Vampires: Alex Bag’s New Scary Movie at Team


Her new video satirizes the monstrous image cast by many dealers in the minds of artists.


The Review Panel Philadelphia, February 17


theartblog once described The Review Panel Philadelphia as ““The highlight of formal art criticism in Philadelphia”. So if you find yourself in the City of Brotherly Love Wednesday evening, be sure to join the discussion at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where my guests are Erick Miller, Judith Schaechter and Barry Schwabsky. The shows up for discussion are by Sarah Gamble and…


Jonathan Lasker at Cheim & Read


Lasker is surely one of the most ambivalence-inducing abstract painters to have emerged from the postmodern storm clouds of the 1980s