Posts from October, 2016

True Stripes: Sean Scully at Mnuchin


A survey of Sean Scully’s formative work of the 1980s.


Esquire Showcard: Another layer excavated from the legacy of Robert Overby


at at Fredericks & Freiser through October 22


A Passionate Visual Idiom: Carmen Herrera at the Whitney


A segment of her long career leaves a critic hungry for more


Hillbillies in Chelsea: Rebecca Morgan at Asya Geisberg


Morgan’s new work develops in the direction of lovingly perverse caricature.


A TOPICAL PICK FROM THE ARCHIVES: Arlene Shechet in Boston


As stunning new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, a look back at last year’s retrospective at Boston’s ICA


Lars Fisk at Marlborough


Although he’s previously worked with Marlborough Chelsea, notably in their “Broadway Morey Boogie” installation along Broadway between 59th and 166th streets in 2014 and ’15, “MR. SOFTEE” is Lars Fisk’s first solo show with the gallery. Fisk formerly worked with the trippy jam band Phish, doing stage design, and his work here is definitely psychedelic,…


Aubrey Roemer: Helping the World, Painting by Painting


A young Brooklyn artist travels the globe, interacting with oppressed people.


THE REVIEW PANEL: Watch the promo for October 18


David Humphrey, Paddy Johnson and Terence Trouillot are David Cohen’s guests; artists to be discussed are Kai Althoff, Martin Creed, Lorna Simpson and Julie Mehretu


The People Speak: A Report from the 2016 ArtPrize


Now in its seventh year, the egalitarian art competition concludes, awarding prizes from a jury and the public.


How To Dress The Guermantes Way: “Proust’s Muse” at FIT


Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe is on view through January 7