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Steve Mumford
Mortar Patrol in Khalis
2004
REVIEWS 2004 ARCHIVES

THE 2004 REVUE
by Walter Robinson 12/30/04
Teetering on the brink of the same old thing.


THE NEW YORK LIST
by Nicole Davis 12/20/04
Exhibitions of note around Manhattan.


ITALIAN MASTERS IN PHILADELPHIA
by N. F. Karlins 12/16/04
Bronzino, Pontormo, and more at the Philadelphia Museum.


METAL MANDIBLE MANTIS
by Eve Wood 12/15/04
German sculptor Thomas Kiesewetter visits Los Angeles.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 12/14/04
Dannielle Tegeder, Sarah Oppenheimer, R.H. Quaytman, Michelle Handelman, Kathe Burkhart, more.


A HIP HOMAGE TO NEW YORK
by Ilka Scobie 12/10/04
Paintings by Martha Diamond at the New York Studio School.


SCOPE MIAMI
by Walter Robinson 12/8/04
The hotel art fair that could, plus more.


MIAMI HEAT
by Walter Robinson 12/3/04
Art Basel Miami Beach, the NADA Art Fair, more.


SAN FRANCISCO DAYS
by Abraham Orden 11/30/04
Laura Owens, Frank Lobdell, Joachim Bandau, Robert Arneson, Roy Lichtenstein, more.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 11/24/04
Exhibitions in Chicago of works by Herbert Migdoll, Melinda Stickney-Gibson and Olivia Parker.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 11/23/04
"Queens International," Mark Kostabi, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Christopher Wool, Dana Schutz, more.


FRESH WIDOW
by Alice Savorelli 11/19/04
Vedovamazzei, a pair of Italian artists, at Turins Galleria dArte Moderna.


RENAISSANCE DISCOVERIES
by N. F. Karlins 11/18/04
Some new finds at Salander-OReilly Galleries.


CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence 11/16/04
The Indian Museum, the 14th Street corridor, Penn Quarter, Dupont Circle, more.


PRINT REPORT
by Deborah Ripley 11/12/04
A tale of two print fairs in New York City.


THE CLUTTER OF MEANING
by James Westcott 11/11/04
Manny Farber paints a contemporary universe.


ARS POETICA
by Sarah Douglas 11/4/04
Beauty and politics in Anri Salas videos.


BLEAK HOUSES
by Deborah Ripley 11/2/04
Gregor Schneider converts two buildings in Londons East End.


LONDON LETTER
by Sarah Douglas 10/28/04
Bruce Nauman at Turbine Hall, Martin Creed, Glenn Brown, Paul Pfeiffer, Barnaby Furnas, more.


FRIEZE ACTION
by Joe La Placa 10/26/04
London lights up with the second annual Frieze Art Fair.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 10/20/04
Antique mirrors dazzle at Ingrao.


RESTRAINT IN PAINT
by N. F. Karlins 10/18/04
New York exhibitions of works by Louisa Matthiasdottir and Giorgio Morandi.


THAT KIND OF FALL
by Kathryn Rosenfeld 10/14/04
New art in Chicago, from Cody Hudson, Adam Scott, Johnston Forster, Leslie Baum, Keiler Sensenbrenner, Sterling Ruby, more.


THE BUSAN BIENNALE 2004
by Franklin Sirmans 10/12/04
The global art world gathers on the Korean peninsula.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 10/11/04
Cattelans dead Kennedy, 57th Street pastoral, Rosemarie Beck, Jessica Rankin, George Rickey, Lester Johnson, more.


SAN FRANCISCO DAYS
by Abraham Orden 10/7/04
Taking the fall pulse of the new art city.


THE MIAMI SCHOOL
by Nicole Davis 10/6/04
White Box puts on a survey of new art from Miami.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins 10/4/04
Sohan Qadri, "Dopes, Dupes and Demagogues," Andrew Lord.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 9/30/04
DeWitt Godfrey, Jaq Chartier, Janice Carswell, Beth Brideau, "Gravity Racers," more.


REPORT FROM TAIWAN
by Kai Itoi 9/30/04
Artist Cai Guo-Qiang organizes a big show on a little island in the Taiwan Strait.


PHOTO REVIEW
by Sarah Douglas 9/27/04
Tim Davis, Todd Hido, Wim Wenders, Justine Kurland, Larry Sultan, Larry Winogrand.


BLUE SKIES OVER BERLIN
by Walter Robinson 9/24/04
A report from the German capital on the occasion of the ninth Art Forum Berlin art fair.


DIGITAL SPLENDOR
by Eve Wood 9/24/04
New Ultrachrome photography in Los Angeles.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 9/22/04
The new haute glam of Pariss 22nd Biennale des Antiquaires.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 9/17/04
Shopping for Alex Katz, Georg Baselitz, Roxy Paine, Pipilotti Rist, Terry Richardson, more.


NEW PAINTING FROM LEIPZIG
by Barbara Weidle 9/16/04
A show of eight artists from the former East Germany.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 9/16/04
"Japanese Art" at the Art Institute, "Chicago Modernism" at the Terra.


A LITTLE SLAPSTICK
by Oona Stern 9/9/04
Diana Kingsleys deadpan video narratives.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 9/7/04
Art and politics, Daniel Martinez, Colette, di Suvero and Bellamy, more.


D.C. DIARY
by Tyler Green 8/27/04
Sally Mann is the most personal artist in America.


CHICAGO SUMMER
by Kathryn Rosenfeld 8/26/04
Millennium Park, Stephen Lapthisophon, Frances Whitehead, Dan Peterman, Ashley Macomber, J. Shimon & J. Lindemann, more.


HUMAN CONDITION
by Brad Miskell 8/25/04
The sublime and the ridiculous in Judith Barrys sculpture.


SUBTERRANEAN MONUMENT
by Valery Oisteanu 8/24/04
The New York photographs of Rudy Buckhardt.


ROMANIAN FOLK ART
by N. F. Karlins 8/23/04
"Rites of Passage: Art and Religion in Romanian Life" at the American Bible Society.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 8/19/04
Brooklyn galleries sizzle throughout the summer.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 8/18/04
Seurat at the Art Institute, "Taisho Chic" at the Smart Museum, more.


SUPER-CALIFORNIA
by Patrick W. Deegan 8/16/04
Eight So-Cal art schools collaborate in one "Supersonic" exhibition.


HIMALAYAS IN MANHATTAN
by Fred Stern 8/11/04
The new Rubin Museum of Art showcases art of the Himalayas.


LETTER FROM TOKYO
by Kay Itoi 8/5/04
Summer gallery shows and a new dream museum.


ONE WITH EVERYTHING
by Sidney Lawrence 8/4/04
Photographer Nikki S. Lee finds emotional truth in cliché.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 8/2/04
Hamptons homeys, psychedelic summer, pixie dust, Lee Bontecou, more.


LIGHT FANTASTIC
by Tyler Green 7/22/04
Tim Bavington and Leo Villareal, artists of contemporary life.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 7/20/04
MoMA at El Museo, Drawings at Plane Space, Robert Ryman at Peter Blum.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 7/20/04
Summer fun with the Mets at the Queens Museum, plus Larry Fink, Freecell, Paul Caranicas, Nancy Hwang, more.


SOLID AS ROCKWELL
by Sidney Lawrence 6/22/04
Four Freedoms: Paintings that Inspired a Nation.


SIGHT, SIN AND REDEMPTION
by Nicole Davis 6/18/04
Marlene Dumas and Marijke Van Warmerdam in Italy.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 6/17/04
Londons Olympia and the 23rd International Ceramics Fair & Seminar.


DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason 6/14/04
The Grandest of Them All: Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 6/10/04
Jessica Murray Projects, Realform Project Space and more.


UNDER THE BIG TENT
by Meredith Etherington-Smith 6/8/04
England at the Center with Art Fortnight London.


AFRICAN MIRROR
by Miriam Brumer 6/7/04
Paintings and sculpture by Atlanta artist Donald Locke.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 5/26/04
Rewards and disappointments in "Open House: Working in Brooklyn."


FAIR FRANKFURT
by Thomas W. Eller 5/24/04
A report from Art Frankfurt 2004.


ENGLISH ELAN
by N. F. Karlins 5/24/04
The Devonshire Inheritance at New Yorks Bard Graduate Center.


BOREDOM REBORN
by Ana Finel Honigman 5/21/04
Amy Cutlers parables of repression.


DREAMS OF AFRICA
by Kimberly Bradley 5/21/04
Four African women artists at Galerie Herrmann in Berlin.


COME AS YOU ARE
by Nicole Davis 5/20/04
Spring comes to Miami with three shows of new art.


GENTLEMANS RELISH
by Joe La Placa 5/14/04
A tour of Londons East End galleries.


BEING THERE
by Jerry Saltz 5/13/04
Eve Sussman breathes new life into appropriation.


PICTURE PERFECT
by Brook S. Mason 5/12/04
Tame masterpieces at the International Fine Art Fair.


REPORT FROM TOKYO
by Kay Itoi 5/11/04
MoMA at the Mori, the Complex art building, more.


QUIET VITALITY
by Kimberly Bradley 5/10/04
Not Vital comes to rest at Nordenhake in Berlin.


ART CHICAGO 2004
by Victor M. Cassidy 5/7/04
Projects and photography at Art Chicago 2004.


PACIFIC OVERTURES
by Joyce Caruso Corrigan 5/7/04
Contemporary art from the Pacific at Asia Society.


DEVIL IN THE DETAILS
by Ana Finel Honigman 5/6/04
Elliott Arkin caricatures the New York art scene.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 4/30/04
Museum of Sex, John Lurie, Daniel Reich, Carl Ostendarp, etc.


MOJO RISING
by Eve Wood 4/29/04
A show of five women artists in Hermosa Beach.


D.C. DIARY
by Tyler Green 4/28/04
Asking: "Why Jim Dine?"


LETTER FROM VANCOUVER
by Lee Henderson 4/27/04
Rodney Graham, Luanne Martineau, Nestor Kruger, Danny Singer, Mark Delong, Mina Totino, more.


UNDER THE BRIDGE IN BERLIN
by Kimberly Bradley 4/21/04
Four galleries and an alternative space pioneer a new art district.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 4/20/04
Jeng Jundian at Marlborough, "Colored Pencil" at KS Art, more.


PHOTO REVIEW
by Walter Robinson 4/19/04
Fashion photos at MoMA QNS, photo auctions at Phillips, more.


PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy 4/19/04
Chicago shows of work by Richard Lange, Katina Huston and Herbert List.


INNER POSITIVE
by Terence J. Hannum 4/15/04
Michelle Grabner, Cheonae Kim and Agnes Martin in Chicago.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 4/14/04
Video at Southfirst, doodle art at Pierogi, "Anti-Oasis" at Black & White, more.


THE SOUL OF THE KOONS MACHINE
by Charlie Finch 4/14/04
Give the devil his due.


ANTIRREALISMOS
by Paco Barragán 4/13/04
A curatorial argument about Spanish photography.


IN PURSUIT OF THE ORGANIC
by Robert G. Edelman 4/12/04
The rambunctious sculpture of Lynda Benglis


REPORT FROM ART ROTTERDAM
Grady T. Turner 4/8/04
Holland's home-grown fair goes international.


MELBOURNE REPORT
by Sidney Lawrence 4/5/04
A personalized tour through the city's museums.


NEW YORK HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman 3/31/04
Playful art in Queens, Uptown Manhattan and Brooklyn


VIENNA REPORT
by Julie Ryan 3/24/04
Heimo Zobernig, KunstBuro, Markus Schinwald, Clegg & Gutmann, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Galerie Michael Hall, more.


GOTHAM DISPATCH
by Max Henry 3/19/04
Painting and sculpture hold sway at the 2004 Armory Show.


ART FROM THE EAST
by Fred Stern 3/19/04
Samurais and cherries decorate Japanese screens at Asia Society.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 3/17/04
"Singular Forms," the Whitney Biennial, the Armory Show, more.


D.C. DIARY
by Tyler Green 3/17/04
A painting revival, via works by Joy Garnett and Ian Whitmore.


LONDON CALLING
by Joe La Placa 3/11/04
Charles Saatchi goes looking for "New Blood."


FAIREST OF THE FAIR
by Brook S. Mason 3/10/04
Cruising TEFAF Maastricht with the world's preeminent art expert.


PHILADELPHIA STORY
by Roberta Fallon 3/8/04
Jrg Immendorff, Yoshitomo Nara, Sarah McEneaney, Jennifer Bartlett, Eileen Neff, David Goerk, Victor Vazquez, more.


PARIS JOURNAL
by Erin Cowgill 3/5/04
The city of light welcomes 2004.


REMEMBERING LOST TIME
by Robert G. Edelman 3/5/04
Duncan Hannah's paintings of a reinvented history.


WATER EVERYWHERE
by Eve Wood 3/4/04
A look at the wet stuff in Los Angeles.


MARITIME CELEBRATION
by N. F. Karlins 3/3/04
You can smell the ocean in "Manet and the Sea."


THE BEAUTIFUL SEA
by Phyllis Tuchman 3/3/04
A provocative, 21st-century take on Edouard Manet.


PAPER PUSHERS
by Ana Finel Honigman 3/2/04
The 16th annual Works on Paper fair in New York.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 2/27/04
Dennis Oppenheim, Chris Burden, Alan Saret, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Marc Quinn, Randy Wray, more.


BERLIN IN WINTER
by Thomas W. Eller 2/20/04
A fairly arid 3rd Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art.


FORCES OF NATURE
by Donald Kuspit 2/18/04
Marlene Yu at the Las Vegas Museum of Art.


REPORT FROM MADRID
by Walter Robinson 2/13/04
The Spanish art world descends on ARCO '04.


DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine 2/12/04
Photoplay at Smack Mellon, Momenta, Sideshow, more.


D.C. DIARY
by Tyler Green 2/12/04
Shiny happy things in Carter Potter's film-strip paintings.


MIAMI HEAT
by Nicole Davis 2/9/04
Moving in, moving out, at Placemaker, the House and Rocket Projects.


THE LIFE OF THINGS
by Eve Wood 2/6/04
Martin Kersels and the search for the self.


IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA, BABY
by Mary Anna Pomonis 2/3/04
Psychedelic love at Western Projects in L.A.


NEW YORK HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman 1/28/04
Something strange in the neighborhood.


OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2004
by N. F. Karlins 1/28/04
Lots of new talent, and a plea to Leonard Riggio.


WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson 1/26/04
Joseph Beuys, William Pope.L, Nayland Blake, more.


L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Alex Worman 1/23/04
Yoshitomo Nara, Wangechi Mutu, Catherine Opie, Maureen Gallace, Beat Streuli, Marcin Maciejowski, Randall Sellers, more.


FORGET-ME-NOT
by Faye Campbell-Tzanetoulakou 1/21/04
"Yesterday Begins Tomorrow" at the Deste Foundation in Athens.


BUILDING CODES
by Walter Robinson 1/20/04
Max Henry's "Unplugged Architecture" in Chelsea.


LONDON CALLING
by Joe La Placa 1/16/04
Life after the Turner Prize for Grayson Perry.


UNHOLY TRINITY
by Walter Robinson 1/13/04
"De Chirico, Picabia, Warhol" at Sperone Westwater.


D.C. DIARY
by Tyler Green 1/2/04
Video art by Gillian Wearing, George Stone and Brandon Morse.



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