Criticism
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
 
Installation view of Kara Walker’s Turbine Hall Commission 2019, Fons Americanus. ©Tate photography, Photo by Matt Greenwood.
The American artist Kara Walker poses questions about slavery’s history and legacy with a major UK commission. ...
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
 
Vera Iliatova
The Ties That Bind, 2019
oil on canvas, 24 by 30 inches. Courtesy of Monya Rowe Gallery, New York.
The work of earlier artists can be found in scenes from this expat Russian painter’s adolescence. ...
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
 
Anna Sui Fashion Show Spring 1994. Photograph by Raoul Gatchalian
An exhibition that follows a fashion designer as she channels the spirit of her times ...
 

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Henry O. Tanner, The Wreck, c. 1913. Etching on paper, 10 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches. PAFA, Gift of Dr. Constance E. Clayton in loving memory of her mother Mrs. Williabell Clayton.

A Central Place in the Academy: The Clayton Collection at PAFA


Philadelphia sees bequest of African American artists

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Agnes Pelton, Messengers, 1932. Oil on canvas, 28 x 20 inches. Collection Phoenix Art Museum; Gift of the Melody S. Robidoux Foundation

Desert Rose: Agnes Pelton at the Whitney


An American visionary whose Transcendentalist canvases hang at the shuttered museum

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

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Tsibi Geva: Structure and Entropy


A show of new paintings on view at Albertz Benda this winter

Friday, February 14th, 2020

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In the Company of an Ecstatic: Hyman Bloom in Boston


“I had a conviction of immortality, of being part of something permanent and ever changing”

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Hyman Bloom, The Harpies, 1947 © Stella Bloom Trust, Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A Flood That Carries Along Beauty and Destruction: Suzanne Jackson at Ortuzar Projects


“Anti-canvases” like cascading, luminous tapestries

Friday, February 14th, 2020

the book under review

Mystery Man Revealed: The Biography of Friedel Dzubas


Patricia Lewy delves into the Color Field painter’s German childhood

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

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Window on the Environment: Etty Yaniv in DUMBO


at Main Window through February 13

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Installation view, "Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone," at the Jewish Museum, 2019 – 20.

Fairy Tales and Feminism: Rachel Feinstein at the Jewish Museum


The artist takes on feminism and fantasy in her retrospective

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

Helen Frankenthaler, Bingo, 1962. Oil and collage on paper, 18-1/2 x 24-3/4 inches

Competitive Collaboration: Frankenthaler & Motherwell at Mnuchin


On view on the Upper East Side through December 14

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Claire McConaughy, Beach Pines, 2019. Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Painting Center

“How Comfortable it will be to touch the Earth”: Claire McConaughy at the Painting Center


On view in Chelsea through November 23