Dec. 1, 2010 In the early 1990s, Anselm Kiefer, the celebrated German Neo-Expressionist and connoisseur of apocalyptic doom, left his wife, children and home near Frankfurt and moved to France. Around the same time, he put together an exhibition for Marian Goodman Gallery in New York called "Flight from Egypt," somewhat hubristically implying that his departure from Germany was akin to the Biblical Exodus of Hebrew slaves.
Oct. 16, 2009
A New Kind of Boom by Jerry Saltz
Despite the dire predictions, galleries and artists are busting out.
Oct. 15, 2009
A LACK ATTACK by Charlie Finch
Paintings by the legendary polysexual sybarite Stephen Lack.
Oct. 14, 2009
NO BONES ABOUT IT by David Coggins
New Wave jazz musician, composer, actor and artist John Lurie on his new paintings.
Oct. 13, 2009
HIRST’S BLUE PERIOD by Simon Todd
Damien Hirst’s "No Love Lost: Blue Paintings" at the Wallace Collection in London.
DIARY OF AN ART STAR by Reverend Jen
Making an art video starring Moby and Reverend Jen Junior, a chihuahua.
Aug. 25, 2006
A CRITICAL HISTORY OF 20TH-CENTURY ART by Donald Kuspit
Chapter 10, Part 2: The Decadence of Advanced Art and the Return of Tradition and Beauty: The New as Tower of Conceptual Babel: The Tenth Decade.
Aug. 23, 2006
CHARISMA CATCHER by Heimir Björgúlfsson
In memory of Jason Rhoades and his Black Pussy cabaret.