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Mark Housley
The Pansy Rises
2002
REVIEWS 2002 ARCHIVES

FRAGILE MONUMENTS
by Eve Wood 12/31/02
Mark Housley's frail and emotional objects.


ART FAIR FUTURE
by Pedro Velez 12/23/02
The future of Chicago art was at "The Stray Show."


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 12/18/02
Christian Marclay, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Mark Dion, "The (S) Files 2002," more.


STATIC BREATHING
by Eve Wood 12/13/02
Tam Van Tran's paintings balance the organic and the man-made.


MORE FROM MIAMI
by Walter Robinson 12/9/02
New talent at Artpoint, sales at Art Basel Miami Beach, Karl Lagerfeld, Hernan Bas, etc.


MAXIMUM MIAMI
by Walter Robinson 12/6/02
The first Art Basel Miami Beach art fair, plus more.


PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Pedro Velez 11/25/02
The "PR '02" invitational in San Juan.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 11/22/02
Jeff Koons, David Salle, Bettina Rheims, Delia Brown, Maria Lassnig, more.


AMERICAN SPIRIT
by Jocelyn Splitter 11/18/02
150 years of patriotism in American art.


ALL ABOUT ART VIENNA
by Julie Ryan 11/14/02
A report from Austria's contemporary art fair.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 11/12/02
Kiefer, Long, Andre, Venet, Hirschhorn, Sachs, Caro, Mosset, more.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 11/12/02
Elizabeth Simonson and Nayia Frangouli, Lyonel Feininger, more.


REGENBOGEN UBER KOLN
by Walter Robinson 11/1/02
The Cologne art fair shines through the economic clouds.


BEAR MARKET ART
by Sherry Wong 10/31/02
Cheap and Chic at the New York Affordable Art Fair.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 10/30/02
The new Biennale of Ceramics in Contemporary Art in Savona, Italy.


GIFTS, AND LOTS OF THEM
by N. F. Karlins 10/29/02
The Philadelphia Museum of Art toasts its 125th year.


THE POWER GESTURE
by Jeff Gordon 10/23/02
Another look at Action Painting from curator Robert C. Morgan.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 10/22/02
"Drawing Now," Jeff Koons, Tony Ingrao, Bruce Nauman, Liza Lou, Marilyn, more.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 10/15/02
Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Sam Taylor-Wood, Tracey Emin, more.


WATERCOLOR
by Suzaan Boettger 10/14/02
A critical celebration in conjunction with "Watercolor" at the New York Studio School, Oct. 15-Nov. 16, 2003.


ROOTS OF SPECTACLE
by Jill Conner 10/11/02
History and fiction in Matt Marello's "The Pollock Project."


SPACE INVADERS
by John Reed 10/10/02
Berlin artist Michel Majerus brings his painting funhouse to New York.


PAINTING AS ITS OWN BEING
by James McCorkle 10/10/02
New abstraction by the Polish-born, New England-based artist Wlodzimierz Ksiazek.


FEARSOME VISIONARY
by Robert G. Edelman 10/8/02
A survey of Maryan's peculiar biomorphism.


IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GAZE
by Eve Wood 10/7/02
New paintings by John Sonsini in Los Angeles.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 10/4/02
Art in Chicago by Steve Reber, Marco Casentini, David Plowden and Fletcher Benton.


SEX IN CHICAGO
by Scott Speh 10/3/02
Summer shows in the city of broad shoulders.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 9/26/02
American art at the Met, French drawings at the Frick, more.


BIRDS & BEASTS
by John Reed 9/23/02
Ann Craven at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 9/16/02
Markus Lüpertz, Julia Scher, Doug Aitken, Silvia Kolbowski, Wim Delvoye, Claude Viallat, more.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 9/12/02
Asia Week tests the fall market.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 9/9/02
"The Victorian Nude" at the Brooklyn Museum, plus the fall contemporary art circus rolls into town.


SUMMER THRILLS
by Pedro Velez 9/5/02
A community art fest lights up Chicago.


ROCK 'N' RAUNCH
by Pedro Velez 8/27/02
An aggressive group show about sex and music in Chicago.


PARANORMAL AMERICA
by Jill Conner 8/26/02
Gregory Crewdson's roundup of the suburban gothic impulse in contemporary art.


BRUSH WITH DEATH
by Roberta Fallon 8/22/02
Genre-twisting hybrids from Philadelphia painter Roland Becerra.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 8/21/02
The Mexican muralists, "The Earth from Above," plus some new talent for summer.


QUASI-BRAZIL
by Sherry Wong 8/9/02
Hélio Oiticica at the New Museum.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 8/7/02
A summer show features a bounty of 500 works on paper.


KUNST FEST
by Victor M. Cassidy 8/7/02
German art comes to Chicago.


JARDIN PROHIBIDOS
by Roberta Fallon 8/6/02
Artist Charles Juhasz-Alvarado and extravagant beauty.


L.A. RADAR
by Eve Wood 8/5/02
Seven new artists that Angelenos are talking about.


BUBBLEGUM DISCO IN SPACE
by William Powhida 7/24/02
Assume Vivid Astro Focus in Brooklyn, plus "When to Stop."


TELEVISIONS
by Sherry Wong 7/22/02
Video art as knock knock joke.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 7/19/02
Mexican art at P.S. 1, Sotheby's and the American Indian Museum. Plus, Beauford Delaney, Melissa Auf der Mar, more.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 7/15/02
Andreas Gursky at the Chicago MCA, Contemporary Japanese Printmakers at the Walsh.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 7/3/02
Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Simon Frost.


JESUS WAVES
by Eve Wood 7/3/02
Spirituality in new art in Los Angeles.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 6/28/02
MoMA QNS, the Gugg buys, angry at the Whitney, crowds at the Met, etc.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 6/19/02
June brings three top antiques fairs to London.


BASELMANIA 2002
by Walter Robinson 6/13/02
Glory and gold at Art 33 Basel.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 6/12/02
A preview of Christie's tribal auction in Paris.


MONSTER MASH
by Walter Robinson 6/7/02
Art and politics at Documenta 11.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 6/4/02
Gottlieb, Oldenburg & van Bruggen, Ruscha, Prince, Bickerton, more.


SYNESTHETIC SURFACE
by Sherry Wong 5/24/02
Giles Lyon at Feigen Contemporary.


INDIAN PAINTER
by Victor M. Cassidy 5/22/02
Turn-of-the-century portraits of Native Americans by Elbridge Ayer Burbank.


NAKED BUNCH
by Eve Wood 5/22/02
Low turns two with a kind of group screw.


MILLIONAIRE'S MARKET
by Brook S. Mason 5/15/02
New York's International Fine Art Fair 2002.


CHICAGO DIARY
by Walter Robinson 5/14/02
New spaces on the Chicago contemporary art scene.


CHICAGOLAND
by Walter Robinson 5/10/02
Looking good at Art Chicago 2002.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 5/9/02
Michelangelo and other Renaissance masters come to Manhattan.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 5/8/02
Marden, Halley, Cattelan, Struth, Ouattara , Tracey Rose, more.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 4/29/02
New York photography, Mexican masters, "Black Romantic," Tom Otterness, Jay DeFeo, more.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 4/16/02
Franz Kline, Marlene Dumas, "Women of Bihar," Chelo González Amezcua.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 4/10/02
Good results at auction during Asia Week in March 2002.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 4/9/02
The New York art world powers away at breakneck speed.


ARTNET INSIDER
by Sherry Wong 4/5/02
April brings photo shows.


CHICAGO'S NEW RIVALRY
by Pedro Velez 4/2/02
Is the city's alternative art scene getting tired?


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 3/25/02
Newman in Philadelphia, Schnabel's "Big Girls," abstract painters in New York, more.


THREE WOMEN
by N. F. Karlins 3/25/02
A touring survey of work by Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo.


REIMAGINING PAINTING
by Eve Wood 3/22/02
Traditional art enters the digital era.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 3/22/02
Chicago exhibitions of works by Mu Xin, Michiko Itatani and Robert Lostutter.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 3/18/02
Asian art auctions await their ides of March.


BONUS BIENNIALS
by Sherry Wong 3/15/02
The Whitney spawns some offspring.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 3/14/02
"Mirroring Evil," big tapestries, women kick ass, more.


STAY IN PLACE
by Robert Marshall 3/13/02
Place and displacement in work of three landscape painters.


MAASTRICT REPORT 2002
by Brook S. Mason 3/11/02
A strong market at the world's greatest art fair.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 3/8/02
New shows at Plum Blossoms, China Institute and Lally's, plus a new reference work.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 3/7/02
The Whitney Biennial is a hit. Plus more.


BACK IN FIVE MINUTES
by Sherry Wong 3/4/02
Sophie Matisse and the presence of absence.


IN THE GROOVE
by Nuit Banai 2/28/02
Hip Hop meets contemporary art at the Bronx Museum.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 2/28/02
Looking at shows at the NGA, Dahesh and Morgan Library.


GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 2/27/02
The Armory Show 2002 -- a frontline report.


VERSIONS OF HEAVEN
by Eve Wood 2/26/02
Robert Olsen's haunting banalities.


REPORT FROM ARCO
by Walter Robinson 2/14/02
Getting new in Madrid.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 2/11/02
A short history of Africa, plus notes on Frank Thiel, Vic Muniz, Bill Wegman, more.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 2/11/02
A short history of Africa, plus notes on Frank Thiel, Vic Muniz, Bill Wegman, more.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 2/5/02
"Surrealism," Carolee Schneemann, Suite 106, Abel Barroso, more.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 1/30/02
"Africaine," Tunga, "Cloaca," Surrealism and sex, more.


OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2002
by Lindsay Pollock 1/28/02
The mad, the eccentric, the untrained and the weird.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 1/22/02
Nice guy Twombly, dissecting Furby, World Trade Center Memorials, Jeff Elrod, Hubbard & Birchler, Neil Jenney, more.


WINTER ANTIQUES 2002
by Walter Robinson 1/21/02
Breathtaking art and antiques at the 48th Winter Antiques Show.


CERAMIC HEAVEN
by Lindsay Pollock 1/18/02
The 2002 New York Ceramics Fair at the National Academy of Design.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 1/16/02
Dumping out the silverware drawer.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 1/15/02
"Pastoral to Postindustrial" at the Grey, Jacob Lawrence at the Whitney and DC Moore, and an "Orchidarium" at Nancy Hoffman.


ARTNET INSIDER
by Rosetta Stone 1/11/02
How to view new art online for 2002.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 1/8/02
Leftovers from 2001. Plus, Fab Friday at the Whitney, Jock Sturges, plus odds and ends for the new year.


STOP MAKING SENSE
by Ned Higgins 1/4/02
Burt Barr's structuralist videos at the Whitney.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 1/3/02
Two shows of young art close out 2001 in Chicago.



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