Posts from November, 2016

“Time for action, for love, for art”


These are the brave words that Josephine Halvorson, the painter, posted to Facebook in the early hours this fateful morning. Those of us with art to make or magazines to edit must be thankful for work, as a distraction but also a locus of resistance. I now bless the good luck that led me and…


Lusting for Kale: Suzanne Joelson in Bushwick


Vinyl supermarket banners make their way into new paintings at Studio 10


Vive La Revolution


American Artists and the Communist Party at St. Etienne, George Grosz: Politics and Influence at Nolan


Conflicted Ambitions: Abstract Expressionism at London’s Royal Academy


Art made in turbulent times revisited in a conflicted present


And Then There Were Two: Focus on Retrospectives at The Review Panel


Marilyn Minter at Brooklyn Museum opens Friday, Kerry James Marshall at Met Breuer in second week


Generosity of Eye: William Louis-Dreyfus, 1932 to 1984


Countless individuals, institutions, and causes lost a remarkable and irreplaceable friend earlier this fall with the passing of collector and philanthropist William Louis-Dreyfus. He literally transformed the lives of artists whose works he amassed. A stalwart campaigner for social justice, he pioneered ways of fusing his twin passions for art and for serving the underprivileged…


Generosity of Eye: William Louis-Dreyfus, 1932 to 1984


Countless individuals, institutions, and causes lost a remarkable and irreplaceable friend earlier this fall with his passing