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1998

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The 1998 Revue
FEATURES 1998 ARCHIVES

THE 1998 REVUE
by Walter Robinson
12/31/98
The art stars at auction, in the museums and the galleries -- that was the year that was 1998.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
12/23/98
Recent acquisitions -- and proposed deaccessions -- at the Metropolitan Museum.

ENLIGHTENING STROKES
by Fred Stern
12/23/98
Modern Zen artists at the Japan Society.

KIEFER AT THE MET
by Brian Boucher
12/22/98
The Metropolitan Museum shows its recent acquisition of works on paper by Anselm Kiefer.

CANDID CHRONICLES
by Tosha Grantham
12/18/98
Three exhibitions celebrate the work of Constance Stuart Larrabee.

LET IT DRIP
by Jerry Saltz
12/16/98
Jackson Pollock at the Museum of Modern Art.

DESIGNING DELUSIONLAND
by Michael Brennan
12/15/98
Walt Disney's dreams unraveled at last.

MORI PHANTASMAGORY
by Tom Wolf
12/10/98
Mariko Mori's seductive space-age spirituality.

WAR AND PEACE
by Jerry Saltz
12/3/98
Hiroshi Sugito's paintings at Nicole Klagsbrun.

A VIEW FROM TIBET
by Fred Stern
12/2/98
At the Metropolitan Museum, a survey of Tibetan thankas and mandalas.

MY EYE
by Thomas Hoving
12/1/98
Nothing but the best in the fine and decorative arts.

FLEETING LIFE
by Jerry Saltz
11/25/98
Live now, live here, in photos by Wolfgang Tillmans.

TALKING PICTURES
by Carlo McCormick
11/25/98
An interview with Wolfgang Tillmans.

KARA WALKER
by Jerry Saltz
11/24/98
Hysterical ecstasy with slaves, masters, sex and art.

THE FIRST BERLIN BIENNALE
by David Allen and Dominic Eichler
11/23/98
Highlighting Berlin as the hip art capital of Europe.

DID NAPOLEON WEAR ARMOR?
by Fred Stern
11/17/98
A tour through the Metropolitan's exhibition of Renaissance armor by Filippo Negroli.

THE SILENT BOOM
by Andrew Decker
11/5/98
Quietly, the high end of the art market has been taking off.

FROM CLOTH TO COIF
by John Mendelsohn
10/30/98
Pithy textiles and ceremonious sculptures stand in as art.

JACKSON POLLOCK
by Michael Brennan
10/29/98
MoMA unveils its retrospective of America's greatest modern painter.

HAITIAN FASCINATION
by N. F. Karlins
10/29/98
Two shows of Haitian Vodou mesmerize New York.

PICASSO MOUSE
by Amy Fusselman
10/27/98
Maurizio Cattelan at the Museum of Modern Art.

FAREWELL COLUMN
by Peter Schjeldahl
10/22/98
Peter Schjeldahl says goodbye to the Village Voice.

FROM VAN EYCK TO BRUEGEL
by Paul Jeromack
10/22/98
The Metropolitan Museum presents its Netherlandish pictures.

TOUCHING THOMPSON
by Peter Schjeldahl
10/19/98
Bob Thompson at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

ETRUSCAN SHADOW
by N.F. Karlins
10/16/98
"L'ombra della sera" at Baruch College in New York.

LOVING LAS VEGAS
by Amy Fusselman
10/15/98
Critic Dave Hickey on Stephen Wynn's Bellagio Gallery of Art.

AB EXALTATION
by Peter Schjeldahl
10/2/98
Mark Rothko at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

THIRD-EYE FOCUS
by Paul Hasegawa-Overacker
9/25/98
Kerry James Marshall at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

GIRLY GROTESQUERIE
by Peter Schjeldahl
9/25/98
Lisa Yuskavage at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York.

STRANGE DAYS
by Peter Schjeldahl
9/17/98
Why Surrealism now? "Julien Levy" at Equitable Gallery.

DINNER WITH ARNOLD
by Ysabel de la Rosa
9/16/98
A conversation with photographer Arnold Newman.

CARCASSES AFTER THE FEAST
by Victor M. Cassidy
9/10/98
Photographer David Plowden documents a fast-changing American landscape.

SEATTLE: A MUSEUM TRIPLE PLAY
by N. F. Karlins
9/3/98
A look at the Seattle Art Museum, the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Frye Art Museum.

GEHRY IN GEAR
by Peter Schjeldahl
8/28/98
New York needs a Gehry museum.

SEX-RAY VISION
by Meredith Mendelsohn
8/27/98
The freak-show mysticism of Pavel Tchelitchew.

THE PROPHET
by Peter Schjeldahl
8/13/98
An esthetic visionary whose prophecies came true -- Tony Smith at MoMA.

FIRE THE BOSS
by Peter Schjeldahl
8/5/98
Pipilotti Rist wuz robbed.

MILITANT MILDNESS
by Peter Schjeldahl
7/30/98
A new cohort of consumers reflected in summer group shows at D'Amelio Terras, Matthew Marks, Pat Hearn and Spencer Brownstone.

THE MASTER BATHER
by Peter Schjeldahl
7/27/98
Pierre Bonnard at the Museum of Modern Art.

THE REVOLUTIONARY
by Peter Schjeldahl
7/16/98
At the Museum of Modern Art, a long-awaited retrospective of Aleksandr Rodchenko.

TONY SMITH: ARCHITECT, PAINTER, SCULPTOR
by Phyllis Tuchman
7/14/98
At the Museum of Modern Art, a survey of the career of the late Abstract Expressionist artist.

PURE ARTIFICE
by Peter Schjeldahl
6/24/98
A spare, powerful survey of work by L.A. artist Charles Ray.

ART AND SEOUL
by Fred Stern
6/22/98
A delectable new Korean gallery opens at the Metropolitan Museum.

ULTRALOUNGERIE
by Peter Schjeldahl
6/18/98
Hip new painting at Deitch Projects and Max Protetch.

ART DECO VIRTUOSO
by Mary Anne Hunting
6/11/98
Jean Dunand at the Metropolitan Museum.

SEARCHING FOR DAVID NOVROS
by Michael Brennan
6/9/98
A studio visit with the New York painter.

MEXICO'S GIFT TO CHICAGO
by Victor M. Cassidy
6/8/98
Things are happening at Chicago's Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum.

THE X FACTOR
by Peter Schjeldahl
6/4/98
A pocket retrospective focuses on Marsden Hartley's spirituality.

THE SOCIAL COMEDIAN
by Peter Schjeldahl
5/28/98
In Robert Colescott's paintings, crazy energy from crude iconography.

AALTO'S PARADISE  5/22/98
by Donald Kuspit
Did the architecture of Alvar Aalto achieve a more humanely built environment?

A ROYAL FLUSH SPECIAL: THE AVANT-GARDE IN EXHIBITION  5/18/98
by Charlie Finch
Avant-garde antics, from the Fauves to Conceptualism. An interview with Bruce Altshuler.

LETTER FROM WYOMING
by Cindy Tower
5/8/98
An adventure out West.

THE JAZZ PAINTER
by Peter Schjeldahl
5/7/98
In the paintings of Chaim Soutine, life stands at full flood.

OCTOPUS WITH THE INITIALS V. H.
by N. F. Karlins
5/5/98
At the Drawing Center, 20th-century artistic experiments from the 19th-century Romantic, Victor Hugo.

FERNAND LEGER
by Donald Kuspit
5/4/98
Allegories of mechanical movement, the heroic aspect of modern life.

ACADEMIC GROOVES
by Peter Schjeldahl
5/4/98
The Dahesh Museum provides a backstage look at academic art.

JOAN SNYDER: WORKS ON PAPER
by Michael Klein
5/1/98
An emotional tangle of thought, word and image.

ANISH KAPOOR: ICON AND ILLUSION
by Donald Kuspit
4/29/98
At Barbara Gladstone Gallery, recent works by the British sculptor.

PERMANENT WHITNEY
by Peter Schjeldahl
4/22/98
The Whitney Museum's new permanent collection galleries provide a dawning epiphany of painting's power to reinhabit dead-brain imagery.

MANET, MONET & THE RAILWAY STATION
by J. Martin Hill
4/21/98
The topological locus of Impressionism.

LOVE FOREVER: KUSAMA IN L.A.
by Stephan Pascher
4/17/98
The legendary avant-gardist makes her mark with an L.A. performance.

LAS VEGAS ROCOCO
by Peter Schjeldahl
4/16/98
Tony Cragg's new work is wildly subjective and coolly objective.

CHARLES-HONORE LANNUIER:
CABINETMAKER FROM NEW YORK

by Mary Anne Hunting
4/7/98
Parisian cabinetmaking traditions adapted to the American way.

20TH-CENTURY STRAND
by Peter Schjeldahl
4/3/98
Photography becomes modernist in the early work of Paul Strand.

PIERRE-PAUL PRUD'HON: ROMANTIC ALLEGORIST
by Fred Stern
3/30/98
The first-ever U.S. survey of paintings and drawings by the French Neoclassical artist.

A GUY THING
by Peter Schjeldahl
3/25/98
The mania for identification, bureaucratic and artistic.

AN INTERVIEW WITH ALVIN HALL
by Mary Barone
3/20/98
An inside look at the Wall Street financial analyst and art collector.

MARY REBOP
by Peter Schjeldahl
3/20/98
Sincere ideals of abstract art played like computer games.

TREASURES OF A LOST CIVILIZATION
by Fred Stern
3/19/98
At Asia Society, artifacts from the Indus Valley in ancient Pakistan.

THANKS FOR PAINTING
by Peter Schjeldahl
3/12/98
Confident new works entrusted to rhythms of lived life.

WILLIAM CONGER'S SUMMER OF PAPER
by Victor M. Cassidy
3/4/98
New organic abstractions from one of Chicago's most important artists.

LETTER FROM MILAN:
AN INTERVIEW WITH ADRIAN PIPER

by Franklin Sirmans
3/3/98
Conducted by the U.S. editor of Flash Art in Milan, Oct. 1997.

FRANKENTHALER: MOUNTAINS AND SEA
by Michael Klein
3/2/98
Optical paintings created with joyous abandon.

AUGUSTIN PAJOU: NEOCLASSICAL REALIST
by Fred Stern
2/27/98
At the Metropolitan Museum, a first-ever survey of the 18th-century sculptor to the king.

MAN OVERBOARD
by Peter Schjeldahl
2/25/98
Leger became a sign painter for the spiritual department store of modernity.

ANDY WARHOL: PURE PAINTER
by John Zinsser
2/25/98
A little-known Abstract-Expressionist interlude from the Prince of Pop.

TRUE ROMANCE
by Robert Rosenblum
2/24/98
In memoriam, Archie, July 14, 1990-Feb. 19, 1998.

FERNAND LEGER'S MECHANICAL BALLET
by Fred Stern
2/24/98
A long overdue retrospective of the most modern French modernist.

DUMB AND SMARTER
by Peter Schjeldahl
2/20/98
George Condo's new show is like a cheeseburger with everything.

WEIGHT AND PRESSURE: TONY CARO AND THE OLD MASTERS
by David Cohen
2/20/98
At the National Gallery, London, new sculpture inspired by famous paintings.

RALPH HUMPHREY: TWO VIEWS
by Michael Brennan
and Michael Klein 2/19/98
At Danese in New York, a survey of work by the late Post-Minimalist painter.

LOST IN THE TERRAIN: ANSELM KIEFER
by Peter Schjeldahl
2/12/98
Simultaneous extremes of epic and lyric, grand and humble, transcendent and workaday.

CHINA UNEARTHED
by Fred Stern
2/12/98
"China: 5,000 Years" at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

ERIC FISCHL: BODY EGO
by Donald Kuspit
2/9/98
New sculpture that reaches for a visionary engagement with higher things.

WONDERFUL CYNICISM: JOHN BALDESSARI
by Peter Schjeldahl
2/5/98
At Sonnabend Gallery in New York, photo works considered less as brainy critique than as decorative accessory.

GREENBERG AGAIN
by Peter Schjeldahl
1/29/98
Color Field revisited, via Frankenthaler at the Guggenheim and "Green Mountain Boys" at Emmerich.

A ROYAL FLUSH SPECIAL: AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT STORR
by Charlie Finch
1/26/98
MoMA's curator talks about his Chuck Close retrospective, Taniguchi's expansion plan, the planned Tony Smith show and more, in a Royal Flush Special Report.

TEENARAMA: RITA ACKERMANN
by Peter Schjeldahl
1/22/98
New work by a magpie stylist on themes of adolescent joy, pain and effrontery.


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