Saturday, November 14th, 2020
 
Installation view of works by Matt Freedman currently on view in Williamsburg in a pop-up group exhibition
This 2014 article on Matt Freedman is offered as tribute to the artist who died recently ...
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. ...
 

Friday, January 1st, 2021

William Roberts,The Jazz Club (The Dance Party), 1923. Leeds City Art Gallery

artcritical’s annual party honoring writers, speakers and staff takes to Zoom

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Saturday, January 2, 2021, 6 PM to 8 PM EST Zoom, Meeting ID: 876 0247 0725 Passcode: 574243 If your memory of art magazine holiday parties is of everyone shouting at once, being jostled in a crowd, not being able to sit down, feeling like you missed the celebrities, drinking too many cocktails and wondering…

Friday, January 1st, 2021

The artcritical Prize: Laura Karetzky


Laura Karetzky’s painting, Toast (2019), is a fitting image of seasonal cheer for this strangest of years lived vicariously through screens. A family huddled around a Hanukkah menorah, illuminated by the glow of its candles, is snapped on a phone that is itself captured in the reflection. Karetzky’s painting “hung” this summer in the virtual 2020 New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition…

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Rodrigo Valenzuela, Stature No. 5, 2020. Photogravure, 31 x 35.25 inches. Edition of 8 plus 2AP. Courtesy of the Artist and Asya Geisberg Gallery

“Holding Together”: The Photogravures of Rodrigo Valenzuela


Part of a global tour, seen recently at Asya Geisberg Gallery in Chelsea

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

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Tony Robbin, 2009-7, 2007. Acrylic on Canvas, 56 x 70 inches. Courtesy the artist.

In Einstein’s Cave: Tony Robbin, An Appreciation


This in-depth essay describes at artist at home in the fourth dimension

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Margaret Grimes, Raspberries, Forsythia, Wild Roses and Evergreens, 2016. Oil on linen, 48 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Lover of the Wild Places: Margaret Grimes, 1943-2020


She found her motifs in densely overgrown and ungroomed places.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

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This Evening! Reserve to Receive Zoom Details


Joining David Cohen to discuss Theaster Gates and David Wojnarowicz, Zooming from Brooklyn Public Library

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Famous Artists of Williamsburg Pop-up Covid Survival Exhibit & Very Excellent Art Sale


Seventeen artists, “quarantined in Williamsburg and developing cabin fever,” according to their press release, responded to a group chat instigated by one of their number, Brenda Zlamany, that buoyed them along through lockdown. This show is an offshoot of their collective energy and remains on view weekends, in a commercial space that’s on the rental market in…

Friday, November 13th, 2020

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TODAY: The Review Panel: Blake Gopnik and Laila Pedro


Joining David Cohen to discuss Theaster Gates and David Wojnarowicz, Zooming from Brooklyn Public Library