Ron Athey
YOUR BLOODY BIRTHDAY
by Elisabeth Kley

Dec. 20, 2011
Marking his 50th birthday last Friday with his first New York appearance since 2006, London-based extreme performance artist Ron Athey presented Resonate/Obliterate – the final incarnation of a piece created in 2007 and since seen in 18 cities in England, France, Spain, Italy, Poland and Canada.

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Elisabeth Kley Archives
Dec. 6, 2011
Jack Early
FOREVER AND TODAY
by Elizabeth Kley

Less is often more in Jack Early's film, What To Do with a Drunken Soldier?, at Forever & Young in Chinatown.
Nov. 3, 2011
Sarah Braman
FRAGMENTATION EN POINTE
by Elisabeth Kley

Sculptor Sarah Braman brings her deconstructed Lower East Side minimalism to Mitchell-Innes & Nash in Chelsea.
Oct. 11, 2011
Rico Gatson
BEAUTY AND RAGE
by Elisabeth Kley

A 15-year survey of the "formal conflagrations" of New York artist Rico Gatson at Exit Art in Manhattan.
Sept. 27, 2011
Jack Whitten
FROM GARBAGE TO GEMS
by Elisabeth Kley

Alexander Grey mounts a solo show of the pioneering Southern painter's new works.
Sept. 20, 2011
Robert Melee
THE SEARCH FOR SHAMELESSNESS
by Elizabeth Kley

Alcoholic debauchery, erotic escapades and rainbow marbleizing in “Triscuit Obfuscation,” Robert Melee’s new show at Andrew Kreps Gallery.
July 27, 2011
Scott & Tyson Reeder
CLUB NUTZ IN NEW YORK
by Elisabeth Kley

Courtesy of Salon 94 Freemans and Art Since the Summer of '69 galleries, Scott and Tyson Reeder's Club Nutz comes to the Lower East Side.
July 25, 2011
John Bock
MODERN AUTOMATON
by Elizabeth Kley

In his new film at Anton Kern Gallery, German artist John Bock pays homage to German Expressionist film and Dadaist performance.
July 18, 2011
Sigmar Polke
HIGHER BEINGS COMMANDED
by Elisabeth Kley

A rare New York show of photographs by Sigmar Polke at Leo Koenig Inc.
July 11, 2011
Femme Power
GENDER ON CANVAS
by Elisabeth Kley

Gender-bending creativity runs amok in a three-artist exhibition curated by Rhizome executive director Lauren Cornell.
June 10, 2011
Femme Power
GENDER ON CANVAS
by Elisabeth Kley

Gender-bending creativity runs amok in a three-artist exhibition curated by Rhizome executive director Lauren Cornell.
June 10, 2011
FriendsWithYou
THE GOOD CHEER ESTHETIC
by Elisabeth Kley

The Miami art collective FriendsWithYou brings back childlike wonder in a new show at The Hole on Bowery.
June 9, 2011
Art Reviews
NEW ART IN TOKYO
by Elisabeth Kley

Hiroshi Sugito & Jun Aoki, "Zen and the Psychedelic," Shoshiro Matsubara, Kun Ying Lin, Megumi Yamashiro, sangjunRoh, Yosuke Kobashi, Chiyuki Sadagami.
June 1, 2011
CHRIS KRAUS: FILMS FROM THE 1980S AND '90S
by Elisabeth Kley

Film experiments from the super-8 era by punk intellectual and author Chris Kraus at Real Fine Arts in Brooklyn.
May 17, 2011
Emily Sundblad
SUNDAY PAINTERby Elisabeth Kley

The Lower East Side gallery éminence grise and performance artist has a painting show at Algus Greenspon.
May 10, 2011
Team Gallery
OLE JOSE!
by Elisabeth Kley

Jose Freire’s Team Gallery opens a new second space at 47 Wooster Street with painter David Ratcliff.
Apr. 27, 2011
Participant, Inc.
PARTY UNDERGROUND
by Elisabeth Kley

Lovett/Codagnone headline a benefit for Lia Gangitano's Particpant, Inc., held at Sikkema, Jenkins & Co.
Apr. 8, 2011
Simon Leung
COSMOPOLITAN NOMAD
by Elisabeth Kley

The peripatetic life of art world intellectual Warren Niesluchowski is the subject of Simon Leung's new docuvideo at CUE Art Foundation.
Mar. 25, 2011
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Miriam Cahn at Elisabeth Dee, Jonas Wood at Anton Kern, and Frank Calloway at Andrew Edlin.
Mar. 3, 2011
Maria Petschnig:
NAUGHTY AND NICE
by Elisabeth Kley

Questions of erotic intimacy and kinky sexuality in photographs and videos by the Austrian artist Maria Petschnig.
Feb. 23, 2011
Kai Althoff: LONELY HEART
by Elisabeth Kley
At Gladstone Gallery in Chelsea, artist Kai Althoff constructs a otherworldly narrative of youth and desire.
Feb. 3, 2011
Brice Dellsperger: MULTIPLICITY OF MASKS
by Elisabeth Kley

Brice Dellsperger’s gender-bending filmic vision turns to Eyes Wide Shut.
Jan. 7, 2011
ALL THE LITTLE PEOPLE
by Elisabeth Kley

Charles LeDray goes "micro" at the Whitney Museum.
Dec. 27, 2010
ALTER EGON
by Elisabeth Kley

John Kelly’s performance biography of Egon Schiele.
Dec. 15, 2010
BODY AWARENESS
by Elisabeth Kley

The wild self-portraits of Austrian painter Maria Lassnig.
Dec. 1, 2010
Brobdingnagian BIJOUX
by Elisabeth Kley

Anselm Kiefer’s "Next Year in Jerusalem."
Sept. 14, 2010
FREAK FLAG
by Elisabeth Kley

David LaChapelle, Michael Jackson and the Catholic Church.
Aug. 26, 2010
PITY THE TREE
by Elisabeth Kley

Kal Spelletich brings forest giants down to a sad human level.
Aug. 11, 2010
ACTION ARRESTED
by Elisabeth Kley

Babette Mangolte’s Minimalist photographs and films.
July 29, 2010
SOUVENIRS OF SALVATION
by Elisabeth Kley

Jack Pierson’s exotic souvenirs at Bortolami Gallery.
July 27, 2010
HUMAN CAMERA
by Elisabeth Kley

Forty years of film art from Michel Auder -- by turns glamorous, lyrical and seedy.
June 11, 2010
DECAYING WORLD
by Elisabeth Kley

New works by Nate Lowman and Karla Black at Andrea Rosen Gallery.
June 9, 2010
JOHN GIORNO LIVE
by Elisabeth Kley

The celebrated New York poet does his first gallery installation in Manhattan.
June 1, 2010
WISH YOU WERE HERE
by Elisabeth Kley

Work and play in Devon Dikeou’s "It’s Déjà vu All Over Again.".
May 24, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Edward Kienholz’ Roxys, plus new work by T.J. Wilcox, Colette, Brent Green and Jorge Pardo.
May 14, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Lil Picard, Lizzi Bougatsos and Lee Bul.
Apr. 23, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Simon Hantaï, Eileen Quinlan and Willie Cole.
Feb. 12, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
"Rip it Up and Start Again" at Artists Space, "Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal" at White Columns and "Double Bill" at Art in General.
Jan. 21, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Virgil Marti, Claire Fontaine, Omer Fast, Sharon Lockhart, Robin Graubard and Hélio Oiticica.
Jan. 5, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Martin Wong, Christian Holstad, Wallace Berman, Tommy Hartung, Kuba Bakowski, Clara Tice.
Dec. 2, 2009
IMMORTAL BELOVED
by Elisabeth Kley
Slater Bradley studies the mournful aura of Joy Division.
Nov. 19, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Tracey Emin, Steve Gianakos, Sister Mary Corita Kent, Jonas Mekas, William Kentridge, Joan Jonas.
Nov. 10, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
George Grosz, Fernell Franco, Sally Mann, Justine Kurland, Hellen van Meene and Keizo Kitajima.
Oct. 7, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Genesis P-Orridge, K8 Hardy, the Bernadette Corporation, My Barbarian, Naomi Fisher and Austé.
Aug. 24, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
David Goldblatt, Song Dong, Mayer Kirshenblatt, Hurvin Anderson, and Annie Pootoogook.
July 24, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Summer group shows at Marian Goodman, Murray Guy, Alexander and Bonin, Lisa Cooley, Harris Lieberman, Casey Kaplan.
June 25, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Huang Yong Ping, Patty Chang, Laurel Nakadate, Andrea Fraser, Sadie Benning, Rochelle Feinstein.
May 20, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Malcolm Morley, Oliver Herring, Betty Tompkins, Carrie Moyer, Basim Magdy, Glen Baldridge, Michelle Handelman.
Apr. 24, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
"Late Picasso," John Waters, Kalup Linzy, Kinke Kooi, Thomas Trosch, Richard Allen Morris.
Mar. 27, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Carolee Schneemann, Laura Parnes, Paul Sharits, James Castle, Andrew Lord.
Feb. 19, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Mary Heilmann, Derek Jarman, Matta, Justin Samson, Peter Caine, Michael Mahalchick.
Jan. 26, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Stephen Sprouse, Liz Renay, Nick Cage, Barkley L. Hendricks, "Gothic: Dark Glamour," Don Bachardy.
Jan. 5, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Nathalie Djurberg, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Joyce Pensato, Nayland Blake, Lily Ludlow and Allen Cordell, Josef Strau.
Dec. 1, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Jonathan Horowitz, Stan Douglas, Christopher Brooks, Gail Thacker.
Oct. 28, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Leon Golub, Berlinde de Bruyckere, Medardo Rosso, Robert Melee, Nicole Cherubini, Aurel Schmidt, more.
Sept. 25, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Sue Williams, Bendix Harms, John Bock, Tam Ochiai, Leigh Ledare, Agathe Snow, Genesis P-Orridge, more.
Aug. 7, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Group shows galore, at Gavin Brown, Maccarone, Matthew Marks, Greene Naftali, Moti Hasson, D’Amelio Terras and Canada.
July 11, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Jane and Louise Wilson, Mat Collishaw, Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn, Tetsumi Kudo, Cameron Hayes, Dawn Mellor.
June 20, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Natsuki Uruma, E’wao Kagoshima, Kerry James Marshall, Laleh Khorramian and Ellen Cantor.
May 27, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Jonathan Meese, Otto Muehl, Joan Mitchell, Gert & Uwe Tobias, David Altmejd, Rachel Feinstein, Delia Brown, Robert Hawkins.
Apr. 18, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Marcel Dzama, Henry Darger, Angelo Filomeno, Hope Atherton, Peter Hujar, Mika Tajima, Glen Fogel, Eric Heist.