Criticism
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 ...
Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
 
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A derangement of the senses is arrived at via multifarious stimuli ...
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
 
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Her show of bells and mirrors was in Chelsea this winter. ...
 

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Ryan Oskin, Double Skin, 2018 (back view). UV curable ink on aluminum, 46.5 x 29.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist via ryanoskin.info.

If These Walls Could Talk: Ryan Oskin and Kate Stone at Transmitter


Ryan Oskin and Kate Stone: Inside Out at Transmitter March 29 to May 5, 2019 1329 Willoughby Avenue, 2A, between Wycoff and St. Nicholas Brooklyn, transmitter.nyc Any twelve-year-old with Photoshop can tell you about the inherent untruthfulness of photography, and yet our predilection to accept visuals as facts extends beyond the image. We see the…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

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Pareidolia: Jeremy Stenger at Kristen Lorello


A chapel-like installation of monochrome paintings with a hint of botanicals

Monday, May 20th, 2019

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Performance Art: RoseLee Goldberg’s Call to Arms


Performance Now: Live Art for the 21st Century from Thames & Hudson

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Jasper Johns, Untitled, 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 21 x 30-1/2 inches. Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY; via Matthew Marks Gallery

Uncomfortable Questions: Jasper Johns at Matthew Marks


Mordant “late” works were on view earlier this spring

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

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The Botanical Sublime: Po Kim, Sylvia Wald, Young Sup Han, Young Hie Nam


A group show of two couples, at the Sylvia Wald Po Kim Gallery through June 6

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Installation shot of the exhibition under review, with works by Nari Ward: “Sky Juice,” 1993; “Iron Heavens,” 1995; “Blue Window-Brick Vine,” 1993; “Savior,” 1996. Image courtesy of the New Museum. Maris Hutchinson/EPW Studio

Between the Ancestors and the Living: Nari Ward at the New Museum


A mid-career retrospective with profound lessons about youth and struggle

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

A work by Charles Spurrier from 2000. Image details to follow

A Blast from the Past: David Cohen on Charles Spurrier in December 2000


as his show of new works opens in Brooklyn’s 490 Atlantic Avenue

Friday, April 19th, 2019

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“Here one can be both modest and ambitious”: Report from the Québec City Biennial


According to our critic, this was the world’s coldest biennial!

Friday, April 19th, 2019

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Consciousness Raising: Martha Rosler at the Jewish Museum


A long overdue mid-career retrospective

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Subhankar Banerjee, Caribou Migration I (Oil and the Caribou, Coleen River Valley), 2002. Digital chromogenic print. Collection Lannan Foundation. © Subhankar Banerjee.

Manifest Disaster: Two historic exhibitions bear witness to ecological woes


Japanese and American landscape shows at Princeton University Art Museum