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, 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

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Justin Sterling, Orange Chapel, installation at Cathouse Proper, Brooklyn, 2020

Justin Sterling: Orange Chapel at Cathouse Proper


A chapel on Court Street where prayers for the defeat of Donald Trump were answered.

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Richard Rezac, Soliloquy, 2019. Aluminum, cast bronze, painted cast aluminum, 9-1/4 x 34 x 13 inches. Courtesy of Luhring Augustine

The Entwining of Image and Object: Richard Rezac’s Sculpture


His first New York show in ten years was at Luhring Augustine this summer

Friday, September 11th, 2020

Reawakenings


Typically, New Yorkers cool their heels during the dog days of summer in air conditioned museums, then, come Labor Day, make up for lost art exposure by dashing around town in a mad rush of gallery openings. Typically! We finally have the chance now to buy timed tickets to long-shuttered museums and their rudely interrupted presentations such as Donald Judd…

Friday, September 11th, 2020

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The Review Panel Returns, via Zoom


Lee Ann Norman and Hrag Vartanian discuss Odili Donald Odita at Jack Shainman and “Without Gorky” on Netflix

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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Pets of the Pandemic

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Many pets have been helping us through the COVID-19 crisis, but many have also been left homeless by the crisis. Helping those in need, Alpha 137 Gallery is organizing an online exhibition benefiting Best Friends Animal Society and the artists themselves. The open call to sculptors, painters, printmakers, and mixed media artists in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and…

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Max Kozloff on Judith Henry


“When masquerades do their work, proposing alternate faces for the ones we know or might expect, their impersonations are not subtle. Rather, they actively reach out to signal that a charade is in order, and a role is being played. They can’t help but pull appraisal toward their own contrivance, as such. A viewer may…

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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“Charade is in Order”: Judith Henry’s Beauty Masks


Role play and identity in an artist’s book