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1999
FEATURES 1999 ARCHIVES

CIRCUS MAXIMUS
by Jerry Saltz
12/30/99
Richard Serra's monumental Switch at Gagosian.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
12/29/99
The return of Brancusi's Endless Column.

STRUTHSKY
by Jerry Saltz
12/28/99
German photographers Andreas Gursky and Thomas Struth.

VELAZQUEZ IN MANHATTAN
by Fred Stern
12/20/99
The Frick shows six works from New York collections.

OUT OF THE FOG
by Jerry Saltz
12/20/99
Paintings by Sarah Morris and Peter Doig.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
12/17/99
A fundamental change for the year 2000.

ALL MY MEMORIES ARE HIPPIE ONES
by Stanley Abercrombie
12/16/99
SFMoMA shows Bay Area design 1967-1973.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
12/15/99
Card tables and card playing in Colonial America.

MILLENNIAL DREAMS
by N. F. Karlins
12/13/99
"Vision and Prophecy" at the Museum of American Folk Art.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
12/10/99
Hilfiger, Saatchi, what's the difference? Plus Dan Asher & Mike Cockrill.

TO HELL WITH PICTURES
by Victor M. Cassidy
12/9/99
Ellsworth Kelly in Chicago.

MEMORY LANE
by Jerry Saltz
12/8/99
700 portraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

TIME AND BARNETT NEWMAN
by Charlie Finch
12/6/99
Getting the thin line at the Museum of Modern Art.

THE MANAGERIAL SUBLIME
by Jerry Saltz
12/3/99
At Barbara Gladstone, new paintings by Lari Pittman.

NATIVE SPEAKERS
by Robert Mahoney
11/29/99
Eerie Western visions by Brad Kahlhamer.

NYMPHS, MESSENGERS AND MUSES
by Jerry Saltz
11/24/99
New work by John Currin at Andrea Rosen.

THE RETURN OF BAD TASTE
by Charlie Finch
11/22/99
Norman Rockwell and his epigones.

MOCA'S NEW GUARD
by Irit Krygier
11/16/99
A conversation with new MOCA director Jeremy Strick.

CASTING CALL
by Jerry Saltz
11/15/99
New work by Rachel Whiteread at Luhring Augustine, New York.

GEORGE WASHINGTON, MAN OR MYTH?
by Wendell Garrett
11/10/99
George Washington's image from the 18th century to the present.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
11/9/99
Robert Rosenblum on Norman Rockwell, chats with Peggy Preheim and Joe Coleman, plus more.

OFFBEAT AND NAKED
by Linda Nochlin
11/5/99
The nude at its best.

THE TROUBLING NUDE
by Donald Kuspit
11/3/99
In the beginning was nakedness....

PEACEABLE KINGDOM
by N. F. Karlins
11/2/99
Edward Hicks at the Philadelphia Museum.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
10/29/99
A few further thoughts on the Brooklyn Museum mess.

ENTERTAINING MR. SOANE
by Stanley Abercrombie
10/28/99
Neoclassical architect Sir John Soane at the Royal Academy.

A PAINTER'S PROGRESS
by Dennis Kardon
10/26/99
Jenny Saville, Jonathan Lasker and other painterly matters.

PARTIAL ECLIPSE
by Jerry Saltz
10/25/99
Francesco Clemente at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

A GLARING ABSENCE
by Jerry Saltz
10/25/99
MoMA's "People" omits women artists.

STYLISH DRESSER
by Brook S. Mason
10/21/99
The rising market for Christopher Dresser's modern designs.

DISEMBODIES
by Amy Fusselman
10/20/99
Ellen Gallagher's provocative abstractions.

TASTING MENU
by Jerry Saltz
10/14/99
Part II of "The American Century" opens at the Whitney.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
10/14/99
Hiro Yamagata, the richest artist in the world. Plus, a tale of a truant tie.

PARIS 1900
by N. F. Karlins
10/13/99
The American School at the Universal Exposition.

GUY ART
by Jerry Saltz
10/12/99
A selection of male artists around the city.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
10/12/99
A Boulle cabinet on stand at the Getty Museum.

THE REANIMATORS
by Alan Moore
10/11/99
Conceptual art walking at P.S.1 and in SoHo.

REVENGE OF THE REAL
by Jerry Saltz
10/8/99
"Sensation's" second life.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
10/1/99
"Sensation" opens at the Brooklyn Museum.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
10/1/99
Who's to blame for the Brooklyn mess?

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
9/30/99
An interview with NYPD target Tom Sachs.

CHINESE GOLD
by Christopher French
9/29/99
"The Golden Age of Chinese Archeology" at the National Gallery of Art.

GIULIO ROMANO, MASTER SEDUCER
by N. F. Karlins
9/28/99
A long-overdue show of drawings by the Mannerist master.

DECOY AND DAYDREAMER
by Jerry Saltz
9/23/99
Young photographers Justine Kurland and Nikki S. Lee.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
9/22/99
Giuliani protests "Sensation," plus more.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
9/22/99
A long-lost movie starring Jean-Michel Basquiat.

QUESTIONS FOR THE AMERICAN CENTURY
9/22/99
Lisa Phillips talks about "The American Century, Part II" at the Whitney Museum.

GOING, GOING, GONE
by Donald Kuspit
9/16/99
Avant-garde art, a hard act to follow.

FALL IN THE TRENCHES
by Jerry Saltz
9/10/99
A preview of art this autumn in New York.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
9/9/99
"Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania" at the Philadelphia Museum.



GILT COMPLEX
by Brook S. Mason
9/8/99
The quintessential English country home look.

RALPH RAPSON
by Stanley Abercrombie
9/2/99
A retrospective look at the modernist architect and designer.

THE PRIVATE EYE
by Elisabeth Kley
8/31/99
A studio visit with New York artist Aki Fujiyoshi.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
8/27/99
Kudos for the Boston MFA overhaul.



IMITATION WARHOL
by Jerry Saltz
8/26/99
Takashi Murakami's factory-works at Bard.

ROMANCING THE SKY
by Joy Garnett
8/24/99
Cosmic contemplation at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

THE ROVING EYE
by Anthony Haden-Guest
8/23/99
Leo Castelli, R.I.P.

NO SEX PLEASE
by Jerry Saltz
8/19/99
No nonsense nudes in contemporary art at the Aldrich Museum.

THE CURIOUS MR. SOTTSASS
by Amy Fusselman
8/17/99
A visit with Ettore Sottsass, Jr.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
8/13/99
The Pompadour highboy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.



FAME FATALE
by Jerry Saltz
8/12/99
"Fame after Photography" at MoMA.

THE PORCELAIN SECRET
by N. F. Karlins
8/11/99
The Saint-Cloud Manufactory at New York's Bard Graduate Center.

MARILYN'S GHOST
by Douglas Kelley
8/9/99
Marilyn Monroe's stuff at Christie's New York.

NOMADIC VENICE
by Carolee Thea
8/6/99
Is the ideal of multinationalism radical enough?

THE YIN-YANG BIENNALE
by Lisa Liebmann
8/6/99
Inimism and euphoria in Venice.

BRONX TALES
by Jerry Saltz
8/6/99
Urban Mythologies at the Bronx Museum.

WARHOL'S LAST SUPPER
by Anthony Haden-Guest
8/3/99
At the Guggenheim SoHo, Warhol's final works.

EYEBURN
by David Cohen
7/28/99
Bridget Riley at the Serpentine Gallery, London.

DESIGN'S HIP ICONOCLAST
by Stanley Abercrombie
7/27/99
The late Tibor Kalman at the San Francisco MoMA.



MOOD SWINGS
by Jerry Saltz
7/23/99
The summer's best group shows.

SUMMER MADNESS
by Andrew Decker
7/21/99
Steve Wynn's latest art deal.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
7/20/99
Art for Dummies and "The American Century."

DRIVE TIME
by Jerry Saltz
7/19/99
Shows by Saint Clair Cemin, Wade Guyton and Pedro Barbeito.

RUSSEL WRIGHT AND MODERN AMERICA
by James Zemaitis
7/15/99
The First Annual Russel Wright Collectors Weekend at Manitoga, Garrison, N.Y., June 19-20, 1999.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
7/13/99
The Herter Brothers dining room chairs for the William H. Vanderbilt Mansion in New York City.



WINTER IN NEW YORK
by N. F. Karlins
7/7/99
Cool off with "Impressionists in Winter" at the Brooklyn Museum.

RESIDENT ALIEN
by Jerry Saltz
7/7/99
Rirkrit Tiravanija's human laboratory at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.

THE PERFECT HOME
by Meredith Mendelsohn
7/1/99
The very private un-private house at MoMA.

IMMENSE MINIATURES
by Jerry Saltz
7/1/99
Toba Khedoori's ethereal drawings.

DEATH AND PICASSO
by Donald Kuspit
6/30/99
Another look at "Picasso and the War Years, 1937-1945."

BROOKLYN SPICE
by Paul Laster
6/29/99
An art scene grows in Brooklyn.

D.C. ART-O-MATIC
by Christopher French
6/25/99
The alternative space movement stirs in Washington, D.C.

RISING TIDE
by Jerry Saltz
6/25/99
Impressions of the Venice Biennale.

SOUL OF THE PEOPLE
by Victor M. Cassidy
6/23/99
Spanish folk art in the Americas.

PATTERN & DISSIPATION
by Jerry Saltz
6/22/99
Christian Schumann and Philip Taaffe, two painters who stick to the surface.

BEYOND THE BEDSPREAD
by N. F. Karlins
6/21/99
Quilts by African American artists at the American Craft Museum.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
6/15/99
Anthony G. Quervelle's fine 19th-century furniture.



THE UNICORN RETURNS
by Fred Stern
6/11/99
The Cloisters is once again complete.

JOYFULLY PRECARIOUS
by David Cohen
6/7/99
The many sides of British sculptor and printmaker Ivor Abrahams.

ART OF DARKNESS
by Jerry Saltz
6/4/99
Ashley's Bickerton's humorously horrific new paintings.

PICKY, PICKY
by Jerry Saltz
6/2/99
Artists' collections at two New York galleries.

HIPPIE INTENSITY
by Robert Mahoney
6/2/99
New works by Mike Kelley explore intuition and faith.

BORNEO IN NEW YORK
by N. F. Karlins
5/28/99
At the Metropolitan Museum, a show of the art of the Kenyah-Kayan.

THE INDEFINITE ART
by Donald Kuspit
5/27/99
"Global Conceptualism" at the Queens Museum.

COVETED CLOTHS
by Fred Stern
5/26/99
A look at the unusual collecting area of African textiles.

LEGACY OF INVENTION
by Stanley Abercrombie
5/25/99
An encyclopedic look at the work of Charles and Ray Eames.



HALO OF PAINTING
by Donald Kuspit
5/24/99
Julian Schnabel's plate paintings.

WANTING IT
by Jerry Saltz
5/24/99
New paintings by Sean Landers at Andrea Rosen Gallery.

THE POMO ART MARKET
by N. F. Karlins
5/21/99
"Pomo Indian Basket Weavers: Their Baskets and the Art Market," at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York.

IMAGE AND REFLECTION
by Christopher French
5/19/99
Portraits by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres at the National Gallery of Art.

THE CURIOUS CASE OF DR. GACHET
by Walter Robinson
5/17/99
The Met shows the collection of van Gogh's doctor.

GARRETT'S ATTIC
by Wendell Garrett
5/14/99
The Perkins oak court cupboard offered at Sotheby's New York.



INSIDE JOB
by Jerry Saltz
5/13/99
The Museum as Muse at the Museum of Modern Art.

OUR CENTURY, OURSELVES
by Jerry Saltz
5/6/99
The American Half-Century at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

KUNSTSTAG 1999
by Michael Duncan
5/5/99
A report from the Frankfurt Art Fair, Apr. 22-26, 1999.

ENGLAND'S ARK
by Stanley Abercrombie
4/30/99
An omnium-gatherum from London's V&A.



CRITICAL SITUATION
by Alan Moore
4/27/99
Four African American art writers on the state of art criticism today.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
4/26/99
Time for the Lehman Collection Break-Out.



AN AMERICAN BRAND
by Walter Robinson
4/23/99
The Whitney Museum presents "The American Century."

A ZONE OF HER OWN
by Jerry Saltz
4/21/99
Mariko Mori's illlusionary video installations at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

THE MUSEUM AS MASTER
by Donald Kuspit
4/16/99
Artists take on the Museum of Modern Art, in "The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect," Mar. 14-June 1, 1999.

RED LIPPED ROYALS
by Jerry Saltz
4/16/99
Elizabeth Petyon's paintings and photographs at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.

VICTORIAN MUSE
by Jason M. Rosenfeld
4/14/99
Paintings at the Dahesh Museum.

WHAM! BLAM! ARCHIGRAM!
by Stanley Abercrombie
4/14/99
The utopian British architects, on view in San Francisco.



CULTURE MAGNET
by Susanne Nusser
4/7/99
Christoph Vitali and the Munich Haus der Kunst.

SPARKLING CITY HALL
by Stanley Abercrombie
4/1/99
The renovated San Francisco Civic Center.



YOUNG POLKE
by Walter Robinson
3/31/99
Early works by Sigmar Polke at MoMA.

MONKS' MISCELLANY
by Fred Stern
3/26/99
The Metropolitan Museum shows off 20 years of medieval acquisitions.

SCOTCH TAPE
by Jerry Saltz
3/26/99
Douglas Gordon at Gagosian and Dia.

ASIA WEEK ART FAIRS
by Brook S. Mason
3/26/99
A pair of Asian art fairs complement each other in New York.

MANNERISM TODAY
by Fred Stern
3/24/99
An interview with New York Old Master dealer Richard Feigen.

SKEPTICISM IS HIS MIDDLE NAME
by Jerry Saltz
3/22/99
Pettibon drawings from the collection of Tom Patchett.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
3/18/99
Norman Rockwell comes to the Guggenheim Museum -- a My Eye Update.



THE NEW OLD MASTERS
by Brook S. Mason
3/15/99
Choice Old Master paintings abound at TEFAF Maastricht.

THE FALETTI COLLECTION
by N. F. Karlins
3/10/99
The Faletti Family Collection at the Museum for African Art.

DOUBLE VISION
by Jerry Saltz
3/8/99
Floral photos by Fischli and Weiss at Matthew Marks in New York.

NARRATIVES ABOUT US
by Cathy Byrd
3/5/99
Kathleen Morris and Ida Applebroog at Lowe Gallery.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
3/3/99
Wendell D. Garrett selects the single best piece of American furniture.



PICASSO AND THE WAR YEARS
by Fred Stern
2/25/99
A look at Picasso's work during the Nazi occupation.

ARMORY 1999
by Meredith Mendelsohn
2/24/99
Contemporary art at the new Armory show.

EYE ON THE PRAIRIE
by Victor M. Cassidy
2/22/99
The photographs of Terry Evans at the Art Institute of Chicago.

REPORT FROM ATHENS
by Gianni Romero
2/19/99
The Deste Foundation moves to a new home.

THE ANGER ARTIST
by Jerry Saltz
2/18/99
David Wojnarowicz at the New Museum.

HOT OFF THE PRESS
by Jerry Saltz
2/4/99
Two young painters that everyone's talking about.

OUTSIDE'S IN
by N. F. Karlins
2/2/99
A cornucopia of outsider art in and around New York City.

TALKING POLLOCK
by Alan Moore
1/29/99
Notes on MoMA's Jackson Pollock symposium.

SITTIN' PRETTY
by Stanley Abercrombie
1/28/99
Chairs galore at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

DUCAL DECOR
by Fred Stern
1/27/99
Renaissance painter Dosso Dossi at the Metropolitan.

HEIL HISTORY?
by Jerry Saltz
1/27/99
Anselm Kiefer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

THE INSIDER-OUTSIDER
by David Ebony
1/22/99
The Wexner Center's retrospective of mail artist Ray Johnson opens at the Whitney Museum.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
1/20/99
Pieter de Hooch at the Wadsworth Atheneum.



MALL-AMERICAN FAMILY
by Jerry Saltz
1/15/99
The Whitney Museum presents a retrospective of Duane Hanson.

NEW CHANNELS
by Jerry Saltz
1/8/99
Shirin Neshat and Doug Aitken in New York.

MELANCHOLY MODERNISM
by Jerry Saltz
1/5/99
Gabriel Orozco's sculptural spread at Marian Goodman, New York.


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