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 ...
 

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

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Making It in America: Karl Haendel on the absurdities of the Art World


His drawing-based show was at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

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Gerhard Richter: The Movie


Never Look Away, by the directed of The Lives of Others

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Installation shot of the exhibition under review with three untitled works from 2018, each with found objects in ice suspended in freezer with hardware. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise

On the Verge of Failure: Brian Belott at Gavin Brown


His show on the Lower East Side closes January 13

Monday, January 7th, 2019

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“The Great Pleasure of Surprise”: Stephen Maine’s Residue Paintings


Seen recently in Torrington, Connecticut, his strongest show to date

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Luisa Caldwell, Sentinels, 2018, with ceramic book: Hinter Wipflinger di Bassano, 2018. Etched found ceramic vase and underglaze ceramic, 12 x 9.25 x 1.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Trouble in Eden: Luisa Caldwell at Smack Mellon


A Cat in God’s Garden, an installation earlier this fall

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Lisa Yuskavage, Home, 2018. Oil on linen, 80 x 80 inches. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London © Lisa Yuskavage.

Transference: Two Exhibitions of Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner


At their 19th and 69th street galleries, through December 15

Monday, December 10th, 2018

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Speaking Her Mind: Betty Tompkins at P.P.O.W.


On view in Chelsea through December 22

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Scott Williams, Fenced Waterfront, 2017. Oil on panel, 18 x 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Surfaces Sparkling: The cityscapes of Scott Williams


On view at 490 Atlantic through December 18

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Jeff Koons in a scene from The Price of Everything, the documentary under review

What “The Price of Everything” Says About The Value of Art


Nathaniel Kahn’s documentary on HBO

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Helio Oiticica, Metaesquema 212, 1957. Gouache on board, 16.6 x 19.5 inches. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong & Co., New York

The Source of Growth and Change: Hélio Oiticica at Galerie Lelong


Early forays into abstraction by the Brazilian master