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Tony Matelli
Stray Dog
1998
at MetroTech
REVIEWS 1999 ARCHIVES

NEW YEAR'S SPICE
by Paul Laster 12/30/99
Brooklyn bohemia on the eve of 2000.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 12/30/99
Our new column on the art of Africa and the African diaspora.

LETTER FROM MADRID
by Ysabel de la Rosa 12/30/99
Bourgeois, Dalí, ARCO, more. Plus a Brazil Guggenheim?

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Michael Duncan 12/29/99
Fragmented figures for the new millennium.

DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 12/28/99
Old Master Drawings -- and works by Shahzia Sikander -- on view in Washington, D.C.

DAVID EBONY'S TOP TEN
by David Ebony 12/23/99
Richard Serra at Gagosian, Alexander Brodsky at Ronald Feldman, Gregory Gillespie at Forum, Isabel De Obaldía at Mary-Anne Martin, Nachume Miller at Donahue/Sosinski, Thomas Scheibitz at Bonakdar Jancou, Julian LaVerdiere at Andrew Kreps, Thomas Woodruff at P.P.O.W. and Debs & Co., John Dugdale at Wessel + O'Connor, Caspar Henselmann at Robert Pardo

RIVERS OF FASHION
by Ilka Scobie 12/21/99
New work by Larry Rivers at Marlborough, New York.

SANTA IN LONDON
by Kate Hunt 12/20/99
Christmas shopping in the British art capital.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 12/17/99
Comix special -- New works by Koons, Condo, Cotton, Luca Buvoli, more.

NATIVE POSERS
by Meredith Mendelsohn 12/16/99
Germans go American Indian at Leslie Tonkonow.

BERLIN ART DIARY
by April Lamm 12/15/99
"Spirit and Material" at the Altes Museum, Andrea Zittel, Monica Bonvicini, more.

ITALIAN HOLIDAY
by Gianni Romano 12/15/99
"Guarene Arte 99" brings young artists to Piedmont.

PAINTER'S JOURNAL
by John Zinsser 12/14/99
Reed, Marcaccio, Ostendarp, Slone, Humphries, Burton, more.

NITSCH IN NEW YORK
by Dominique Nahas 12/7/99
With Gunter Brüs at White Box.

SUBLIME NEGATIVE
by Donald Kuspit 11/30/99
At Greene Naftali, new work by Jacqueline Humphries.

DAVID EBONY'S TOP TEN
by David Ebony 11/24/99
Lari Pittman at Barbara Gladstone, Richard Artschwager at Lehmann Maupin, David Shaw at Feature, Frank Stella at Sperone Westwater, John Roloff at Lance Fung, Tony Feher at D'Amelio Terras, Sarah Plimpton at June Kelly, René Pierre Allain at Stefan Stux, Issey Miyake at Ace, Richard Patterson at James Cohan

ASIA WEEK IN LONDON
by Kate Hunt 11/24/99
Asia art in exhibition and at auction, Nov. 9-20, 1999.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 11/23/99
MoMA mano a mano with Whitney Biennial? Plus more.

LETTER FROM ATLANTA
by Cathy Byrd 11/22/99
Norman Rockwell, Elizabeth Catlett, local art news, more.

REPORT FROM HAVANA
by Clare Carolin 11/16/99
Contemporary art in Cuba during the Periodo Especial.

DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 11/15/99
"Drawing in the Present Tense" at Parsons, Cézanne at Acquavella.

ABSTRACT NEW YORK
by Robert G. Edelman 11/15/99
Shows by Sol LeWitt, Jonathan Lasker, David Row, Francisca Sutil and Robin Rose.

REPORT FROM COLOGNE
by Walter Robinson 11/12/99
Worlds collide at the Ludwig, East-Asian museums. Plus, Buthe, Ikemura, Immendorff, more.

NAKED IN COLOGNE
by Rosetta Stone 11/8/99
Shopping for nudes at Art Cologne.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 11/4/99
Jenny Saville, John Currin, anonymous curator, Mark Lombardi, Odili Donald Odita, more.

PAINTER'S JOURNAL
by Michael Brennan 10/29/99
Barry Le Va, Theresa Chong, Richard Tsao, Tim Steele, John Tremblay, others.

LATE-BREAKING EXPERIMENTS
by Calvin Reid 10/28/99
New drawings and collages by Michael Hurson.

DAVID EBONY'S TOP TEN
by David Ebony 10/27/99
Chris Ofili at Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Jenny Saville at Gagosian, Jonathan Lasker at Sperone Westwater, Juan Muñoz at Marian Goodman, Alison Saar at Phyllis Kind, Susanne Kühn at Bill Maynes, Dan Asher at Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Barbara Broughel at Fredericke Taylor/TZ'Art, Darren Waterston at Charles Cowles, Ed Paschke at B.A.I.

GALLERY YENTA
by Rosetta Stone 10/21/99
MoMA cleans house, the Gugg gets kinky with Clemente, Jenny Saville, Brad Kahlhamer, more.

REPORT FROM DUSSELDORF
by Rosanne Altstatt 10/20/99
Düsseldorf galleries are full of young artists.

BROOKLYN SPICE
by Paul Laster 10/19/99
The Rotunda Gallery, "Size Matters" at GAle GAtes, Martin & Munoz at Momenta, Jane Dickson at Galapagos, more.

PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 10/18/99
Caro in clay, "Examing Pictures" at the MCA, Victor Skrebneski, Stanley Tigerman, more.

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Michael Duncan 10/12/99
The new art season in Los Angeles.

RAGAS AND RAGINIS
by Tessa Laird 10/11/99
Music, painting and poetry in the art of India.

L.A. LAMBASTE
by Irit Krygier 10/8/99
Tempest in the Los Angeles critical teapot.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 10/7/99
Peter Land, Justine Kurland, Graham Fagen, Monica Bonvicini, Pepon Osorio, more.

PAINTER'S JOURNAL
by John Zinsser 10/5/99
Olivier Mosset, Steven Parrino, Philip Guston, more.

BERLIN YENTA
by Rosetta Stone 10/4/99
Shopping at Berlin Art Forum.

REPORT FROM DUSSELDORF
by Rosanne Altstatt 9/29/99
Museums and nonprofit spaces in Germany's fashion center.

URBAN PALETTE
by Ilka Scobie 9/21/99
New paintings by Denyse Thomasos at Lennon, Weinberg, New York.

BROOKLYN SPICE
by Paul Laster 9/20/99
Public art projects by four Brooklyn artists.

THE SANDPAPERS
by N. F. Karlins 9/14/99
Sandpaper drawings and other folk-art manifestations.

EARTH WORKS
by Louise Merlyn 9/14/99
"Contemporary British Landscape" at Flowers East, London.

LONDON JOURNAL
by Rupert Goldsworthy 9/13/99
"Abracadabra" at the Tate Gallery.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 9/3/99
Are you ready for 9.9.99?

LETTER FROM MADRID
by Ysabel de la Rosa 8/25/99
Off color at the Prado, Velázquez's missing body, Madrid's maverick auction house, more.

PARIS JOURNAL
by Jeff Rian 8/20/99
Painting after Abstraction, Pipilotti Rist and Martine Aballéa.

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS IN LUNAR LONDON
by David Cohen 8/18/99
Hockney's Grand Canyons, Chila Kumari Burman's bras, NASA's moon pix, more.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 8/17/99
Summer sweat with Jeanne Silverthorne, Tom Sachs, the Bechers, more.

REPORT FROM FRANCE
by Jeff Rian 8/16/99
Bernard Frize, Hans Hemmert, Tacita Dean, Yan Pei-Ming, more.

LETTER FROM L.A.
by Irit Krygier 8/10/99
The Absolut L.A. International Biennial Invitational.

PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 8/4/99
News from Chicago including the Pritzker Architecture Prize, summer group shows, Cows on Parade, more.

D.C. DIARY
by Christopher French 7/29/99
Art goings-on in the nation's capital.

LETTER FROM MUNICH
by Susanne Nusser 7/26/99
Photography, Hodler and "Dream City."

TUNNEL VISION
by N. F. Karlins 7/23/99
Previously unseen drawings by Martin Ramirez.

ALONG THE CASHMERE TRAIL
by llka Scobie 7/16/99
Visiting the contemporary Chinese artist Feng Mengbo in Beijing.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 7/16/99
Artist as bootlegger, Sylvie and John at Ace, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Summer of Samo, more.

LAY OF THE LANDSCAPE
by Jason Rosenfeld 7/14/99
Nature meets artifice at Feigen Contemporary.

THEATER SANTA FE
by Walter Robinson 7/9/99
The international art world sets down in New Mexico.

SHOOTING STARS
by Meredith Mendelsohn 7/8/99
"Fame After Photography" at the Museum of Modern Art.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 6/24/99
Philip Johnson at P.S.1, "Seven Women" at Rosen, Christian Schumann at Postmasters, more.

FABULOUS FORD
by Elisabeth Kley 6/22/99
Surrealist poet and artist Charles Henri Ford at Ubu Gallery.

NEW ART IN BASEL
by Walter Robinson 6/18/99
In search of the unfamiliar in Switzerland.

THE ART CAR AT LE MANS
by Walter Robinson 6/14/99
Jenny Holzer's Art Car brings luck to BMW.

HI MOM, I'M IN VENICE
by Walter Robinson 6/10/99
It's open all over at the 48th Venice Biennale.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 6/10/99
Ugo Rondinone, Toba Khedoori, Art Club 2000, more.

GALLERY YENTA
by Rosetta Stone 6/9/99
Mary Carlson, Oleg Westphalen, Bill Komoski, Paulette Goddard, etc.

DANNY LANE AT MALLETT
by Penelope Utterlee 6/8/99
The contemporary glass artist at Bourbon House in London.

REPORT FROM COLOGNE
by Barbara Weidle 6/8/99
Johnathan Meese, computer art, Baselitz's dogs, more.

PLASTIC SURGERY
by Dennis Kardon 6/7/99
A fellow artist looks at Cindy Sherman's new work.

DAVID EBONY'S TOP TEN
by David Ebony 6/4/99
Per Kirkeby at Knoedler & Co., Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin, Sean Landers at Andrea Rosen, Peter Soriano at Lennon, Weinberg, Shirin Neshat at D'Amelio Terras, Max Gimblett at Margaret Thatcher Projects, Robert Feintuch at CRG, Teresita Fernández at Deitch Projects, Floc'h at Nicholas Davies, Nobu Fukui at Central Fine Arts.

REPORT FROM L.A.
by Irit Krygier 6/3/99
New artist-run spaces in downtown Los Angeles.

LETTER FROM MILAN
by Gianni Romano 5/28/99
Kiefer at Lia Rumma, memorial shows for Boetti and Shifano, "Sweetie" in Rome, more.

NAKED AMBITION
by Grady T. Turner 5/28/99
Inka Essenhigh, Spencer Tunick, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Kevin Landers, more.

PLASTIC CASTERS
by Rupert Goldsworthy 5/24/99
Monochrome sculpture at Patrick Callery in New York.

TALES OF HORROR
by Meredith Mendelsohn 5/21/99
Juan Manuel Echavarria documents the effects of the Colombian civil war.

GALLERY YENTA
by Rosetta Stone 5/17/99
Cindy Sherman, Ashley Bickerton, Liz Larner, more.

LETTER FROM PARIS
by Jeff Rian 5/7/99
Spring finds Paris galleries being fashionable.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 5/6/99
Miroslaw Balka, Michael Phelan, Frank Schroder, Richmond Burton, more.

FREUD IN ANALYSIS
by Meredith Mendelsohn 5/5/99
Sigmund Freud's life and work come to the Jewish Museum in New York.

FESS AND GUESS
by N. F. Karlins 5/3/99
Influences subtle and sublime in "Drawn from Artists' Collections."

GREEN MACHINE
by Christian Viveros-Fauné 4/29/99
Alexander Ross' paintings of plasticine models at Mary Boone.

LETTER FROM L.A.
by Tessa Laird 4/28/99
The Los Angeles theme park, in shows by Mike Kelley, Nina Bovasso, Matthew McCaslin, Dennis Oppenheim, more.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 4/22/99
Tim White, Daniel Pflumm, Rodney Graham, Patty Chang and Lawrence Rubin, Greenberg Van Doren.

NEW ART IN HARLEM
by Calvin Reid 4/21/99
Maria Elena González, Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset at The Project in Harlem.

BERLIN ART DIARY
by Dominic Eichler 4/19/99
Ellen Gallagher, Christa Näher, Peter Doig, Antje Majewskie, more.

SAINT FRANCIS IN NEW YORK
by Fred Stern 4/19/99
The Metropolitan Museum presents "Treasures of the Basilica of Saint Francis."

SARGENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT
by N. F. Karlins 4/15/99
John Singer Sargent at the National Gallery.

INVENTION MACHINE
by Rebecca Sonkin 4/13/99
The amazingly industrious Tim Hawkinson at Ace Gallery.

SNAP AND TENSION
by Michael Brennan 4/9/99
New work by Michael Goldberg at Lennon, Weinberg.

LETTER FROM BERLIN
by Barbara Weidle 4/5/99
Kramarsky drawings, Beuys, more.

GOOD COMPANY
by N. F. Karlins 3/26/99
"In the Company of Spirits" at Kaikodo in New York.

PASSIONATE FUNCTION
by Elisabeth Kley 3/25/99
New work by Steve Keister at Bill Maynes Gallery in New York.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 3/23/99
Condé Nast v. Flash Art, Norman Bluhm, Tatunz opens in New York, more.

DECORATIVE ARTS AT MAASTRICHT
by Brook S. Mason 3/16/99
The Old Master touch.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 3/9/99
The Armory Show, Ed Ruscha, David Salle, Malcolm Morley, more.

LETTER FROM MADRID
by Ysabel de la Rosa 3/5/99
ARCO fight, Velázquez '99, cultural politics, Goya: The Movie, more.

THE GLAMOUR CHASE
by Rupert Goldsworthy 3/4/99
New work by Karen Kilimnik at 303 Gallery in New York.

LETTER FROM SEOUL
by Joan Kee 3/3/99
Artsonje Seoul, Gallery Savina and the Ho-Am Gallery forge ahead, despite economic turmoil.

THE COLOR WORM
by John Mendelsohn 2/26/99
New works by Alan Shields at Nicolas Davies in New York.

WIRE REPORTS
by Baird Jones 2/25/99
Elephant art at Sotheby's, Queen Elizabeth to pose for Lucian Freud, Diana chairs, more.

NEW FROM JAPAN
by John Mendelsohn 2/24/99
Philip Morris sponsors a show of new art from Japan at the Grey Art Gallery.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 2/19/99
Plastic replicants rule the New York avant-garde.

ART99
by Mary Barone 2/19/99
The 11th Contemporary Art Fair at the Design Center in London, Jan. 20-24, 1999.

BAD ART BONANZA
by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech 2/18/99
Web sites specializing in thrift-store art.

BANALITY OF EVIL
by Dominique Nahas 2/5/99
Photographs by Richard Barnes of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski's cabin at Henry Urbach Architecture.

INKAMANIA!
2/5/99
Reviews of Inka Essenhigh's exhibition at Deitch Projects by Robert Mahoney and Christian Viveros-Fauné.

CHARLES CLOUGH
by Max Henry 2/1/99
High-gloss expressionism that's conceptualist at heart.

A KIND OF CADENCE
by Cathy Byrd 1/25/99
Gail Foster's musical memorial in Atlanta.

DREAM WEAVERS
by John Mendelsohn 1/22/99
Japanese textiles wow the senses at MoMA.

LENI COMES TO GERMANY
by Corinna Weidner 1/22/99
A modest look at Leni Riefenstahl in Potsdam.

GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 1/15/99
Damian Loeb at Mary Boone, Inka Essenhigh at Deitch Projects, Miguel Angel Rios at Weber, more.

INDUSTRIAL RHYTHMS
by Calvin Reid 1/14/99
Found-object constructions by Terry Adkins at P.P.O.W.

MIRACLES OF GIRLDOM
by Robert Mahoney 1/12/99
Kim Dingle at Sperone Westwater.

RAZOR EDGE
by Michael Brennan 1/11/99
An installation by abstract painter Alan Uglow at Stark Gallery in New York.

LETTER FROM ITALY
by Gianni Romano 1/11/99
Recent shows by Sam Taylor-Wood, Grazia Toderi and Luca Pancrazzi.

MEDITERRANEAN TRACES
by N. F. Karlins 1/6/99
An exhibition of ancient idols at the Safani Gallery in New York.

LETTER FROM ROOM 28
by Shana Nys Dambrot 1/5/99
A report from the Gramercy Art Fair in Los Angeles.

LETTER FROM MADRID
by Ysabel de la Rosa 1/4/99
Shows at the Reina Sofía -- works by Fontana, Chillida and the poet Clara Janés, Alfonso Fraile, Elena del Rivero and drawings by 50 contemporary Spanish artists.


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