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. ...
 

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…

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.