Writings by Jonathan Goodman

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The Memory of the Dance: Trisha Brown at Sikkema Jenkins

The legendary choreographer’s performative drawings are on view through January 25

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Beyond the Yogurt Cap: New Works by Gabriel Orozco

on view at Marian Goodman through October 15

Eunah Kim with her "Happy Lungs" flag, Cambridge, Mass., May, 2009. Courtesy of Hyewon Li

A Grand Citizen of the World: Eunah Kim, 1973-2010

A New York memorial for the Korean-American artist, who died in Seoul last November, took place in June.


A Thousand Words For Ai Wei Wei

A personal statement by artcritical’s regular China hand complements our editorial on the subject

Ulf Puder, Abland, 2010. Oil on canvas, 83 x 59 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ana Cristea Gallery

Bungalows of the Apocalypse: Leipzig Painter Ulf Puder at Ana Cristea

on view through February 19


The Raw and the Cooked: The late paintings of Hans Hartung

The French-German abstractionist’s first New York show since 1975, up through December 30

Jeff Kessel, Untitled, 2010. Oil on canvas, 68 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Derek Eller Gallery, New York

His Own Person, Despite Influences: Jeff Kessel’s abstract paintings

at Derek Eller Gallery until August 13

Gerard Mosse, Step Into Light, 2008-2009. Oil on Linen, 79 x 59 inches. Courtesy Elga Wimmer PCC

Gerard Mosse at Elga Wimmer

Reinterpreting Flavin’s purist experiments with light within the medium of oil on linen enables Mosse to describe the moment when color becomes something as indefinable as light.

Bill Jensen, With Color XXIV, 2009. Egg and oil tempera on paper, 20-1/2 x 14-3/4 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

Bill Jensen at Cheim & Read

Jensen is in some ways a reticent painter, removing all signs of a brushstroke. His quietness, though, becomes something else when one regards the casual mastery and expressiveness of color in much of his art.

David Reed, Working Drawing for #571-2, two sheets; each 22 x 17 inches. cover FEBRUARY 2010: Color Study 45, 2009. Color Study for Painting 601. images courtesy of Peter Blum Gallery, New York

David Reed at Peter Blum (Soho)

The drawings are filled with information and speculation.