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. ...
 

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Installation shot © Adrian Wilson

Jennifer Riley at 1GAPGallery, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

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COVID has canceled countless exhibitions, projects, events. But in a subtler grade of cruelty, for shows that have gone ahead there has been stunted attendance and muted fanfare in what are nonetheless turning points in artists’ careers. Jennifer Riley has recently opened a solo exhibition (which I curated) at the 1GAP Gallery in the Richard…

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

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The Review Panel: On Zoom, Thursday at 7pm


Karen E. Jones and Christopher Stackhouse are David Cohen’s guests, discussing Hugo McCloud: Burdened, at Sean Kelly Gallery, 475 Tenth Avenue; and “Black Futures” by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, One World (Penguin Random House) For Zoom credentials, register at artcritical.com/reserve    

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

Monday, February 8th, 2021

cover artwork for the DVD on Zimetbaum by Mark Ozz and Erick Emerick

Bringing Ideas to Life: Marc Zimetbaum, 1943-2020


The sculptor was a key figure in the foundation of the New York Studio School

Monday, February 8th, 2021

Last Judgment (Rev.: 20:11–15). Illuminated manuscript by Maius (Spanish, c.945). Morgan Library and Museum, New York

A Character, A Force, A Diva: Barbara Rose, 1936 – 2020


The legendary art historian and critic died last month, aged 84

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

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Ben Pritchard at New York Artists Equity Association


On Wednesday evening (January 27), Brooklyn-based painter Ben Pritchard will be interviewed by artcritical editor David Cohen on Zoom, in conjunction with his ongoing exhibition at the Equity Gallery, “Ecstatic Visions of the Day”. For log-in details, RSVP here. “I think of painting as a quasi religious activity involving the concept of the sacred,” Pritchard has…

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Laura Karetzky, Hot Seat, 2020.

Log-in details for Laura Karetzky interview with David Cohen

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Laura Karetzky was the winner of the 2020 artcritical prize at the New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition. This prize takes the form of a feature article at artcritical; this year, the artist has agreed to be interviewed in a live event, taking place this evening, January 26 at 6pm. Participation is limited to 100…