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, 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

Monday, April 15th, 2019

William Corwin, Lenten Altar at the Judson Memorial Church, 2019, with Teeth, 2018, hydrocal and sand, detail. Photo: Tommy Mintz

Angels for Lent: William Corwin at the Judson Memorial Church


A celebration of his residency is this Tuesday, 5PM to 7.30PM

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Cansu Korkmaz, Quite a While # 4, 2017-2018. Photograph. Courtesy: the artist

Lovers’ Discourse: Cansu Korkmaz at SOHO20


Quite a While, a series of photo collages, on view in Bushwick through April 14

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Judith Linhares, Down by the River, 2018. Oil on linen, 60 x 53 inches. Courtesy of the artist and P.P.O.W. Gallery

Trouble in Paradise: Judith Linhares at P.P.O.W.


In Chelsea through March 16

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

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The Janitor’s Closet: Charles LeDray at Peter Freeman


The sculptor’s first New York show in almost a decade

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

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Building Up and Breaking Down: Dennis Hollingsworth at Galerie Richard


A derangement of the senses is arrived at via multifarious stimuli

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

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A Part of the Main: Davina Semo at Marlborough Contemporary


Her show of bells and mirrors was in Chelsea this winter.

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

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Glass Intrusions: Rob Wynne at the Brooklyn Museum


Interventions in the permanent collection of American art, up through March 3