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 ...
 

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Sharon Butler, Mueller Report (January 11, 2017), 2019. Oil on canvas, 52 x 45 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Theodore:Art

Accidental on Purpose: Sharon Butler at Theodore:Art


on view in Bushwick through March 7

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Temma Bell, Self Portrait with Frank, 1970. Oil on canvas, 37 x 47-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and BCK Fine Arts Gallery

Family Matters: Fathers and Daughters in Montauk


Albert and Elizabeth Kresch, Leland and Temma Bell

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Bibliothèque, 1952. Oil on canvas, 28-3/4 x 36-1/4 inches. Courtesy of Di Donna Galleries. © Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

“Intimate Immensity”: Maria Helena Vieira da Silva


Di Donna staged the first New York exhibition of the Portuguese painter since 1971

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Installation shot of Joyce Pensato: Fuggetabout It (Redux) at Petzel Gallery, New York

A Blizzard of Paint and Objects: Joyce Pensato Makes Pop Culture Her Own


Exhibitions in Chelsea and uptown of the late Pop expressionist

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

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Translucence: Jill Nathanson at Berry Campbell


Her diaphanous veils of color are on view in Chelsea through February 6

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

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Building Blocks: Thomas Scheibitz at Tanya Bonakdar


“Didactic and ludic in equal measure,” a bracing show of new work

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Steve Mumford, Police Try to Separate Back the Blue Demonstrators and Counterprotestors, Bayridge, Brooklyn, NY, Jul. 12, 2020, 2020. Pencil on paper, 11 x 15.5 inches. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery and the Artist

There to Observe: Steve Mumford’s Dispatches from Rallies and Protests


An exhibition of drawings and watercolors at Postmasters this fall

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Richard Rezac, Soliloquy, 2019. Aluminum, cast bronze, painted cast aluminum, 9-1/4 x 34 x 13 inches. Courtesy of Luhring Augustine

The Entwining of Image and Object: Richard Rezac’s Sculpture


His first New York show in ten years was at Luhring Augustine this summer

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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“Charade is in Order”: Judith Henry’s Beauty Masks


Role play and identity in an artist’s book

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