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DESIGN AT NADA NEW YORK
by Brook S. Mason

May 7, 2012

The inaugural edition of NADA New York, May 4-7, 2012, may seem a peculiar setting for design. But wedged in among the 66 dealers from 11 countries set up in the former Dia Center for the Arts Building in Chelsea, also the home of the Independent art fair two month ago, is a surprising amount of design- and function-focused material.

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May
May 2, 2012
Artnet Design
"FOG" IN SAN FRANCISCO, MODERNISM IN NYC, AND A BERTOIA MAQUETTE
by Brook S. Mason
A special screen by Harry Bertoia, plus new modernist fairs in San Francisco and New York.
April
Apr. 30, 2012
SPRINGTIME IN PARIS
by Elisabeth Kley
“Arthur Rainbow” at Air de Paris, with Dorothy Iannone, Jean-Luc Verna and others, plus André Raffray, Richard Kern, Ryan Gander and Gelitin in the City of Light.
Apr. 25, 2012
Gudjon Ketilsson
A CAPILLACEOUS UNDERTAKING
by John Drury
It's all about hair for the eccentric Icelandic woodcarver Gudjon Ketilsson at Luise Ross Gallery.
Apr. 24, 2012
Bulletin from Beijing
ART IN CHINA: PUBLIC & PRIVATE
by Barbara Pollack
From the huge Minsheng Bank to the ambitious new government-funded Shanghai Biennial, with James Elaine's new Telescope Space in between.
Apr. 19, 2012
Martin Wilner
THE JEW MANUSCRIPTS
by Mickey Cartin
At Sperone Westwater, a graphic project by artist and psychoanalyst Martin Wilner measures the pulse of the people.
Apr. 18, 2012
Artnet Design
GALLERIES GET BIG IN HOUSTON, NYC & PHILADELPHIA
by Brook S. Mason
Sicardi Gallery in Houston, Keno Auctions and Les Enluminures in New York, and Calderwood Galleries in Philadelphia.
Apr. 13, 2012
Jiyoung Koo
EIGHT QUESTIONS FOR JIYOUNG KOO
by Brook S. Mason
From Sotheby's expert to luxury hotel art advisor for the Solair Wilshire, the Seoul Lotte World Tower and the Bahrain Four Seasons.
Apr. 12, 2012
Ugo Rondinone
DISTILLED SPIRITS
by Ilka Scobie
Artist Ugo Rondinone curates "The Spirit Level" at both New York spaces of Gladstone Gallery.
Apr. 11, 2012
Bill Powers
THE ART LOVER
by Walter Robinson
Bill Powers new book, What We Lose in Flowers, has surprises, and truth.
Apr. 10, 2012
NYC20
MICHAEL BRUNO ON THE NEW 1STDIBS FAIR
by Brook S. Mason

A conversation with the founder of 1stdibs on the NYC20 art and design fair, opening Apr. 12-15, 2012.
Apr. 6, 2012
Arch Connelly
THE PEARL DIVER
by Walter Robinson

Hurry up! The not-to-be-missed Arch Connelly show at La Mama Galleria closes tomorrow.
Mar. 30, 2012
AIPAD Photo Show
ALL THE ACTION AT AIPAD
by Rachel Corbett
Strolling the halls at the 32nd annual AIPAD photography fair.
Mar. 29, 2012
Artnet Design
MARIA PERGAY, DAL FABBRO, & THE 1STDIBS DESIGN FAIR
by Brook S. Mason
It's all about 81-year-old designer Maria Pergay. Plus, Mario Dal Fabbro at Maison Gerard, the 1stdibs design fair, and celadon seating from Hun-Chung Lee.
Mar. 26, 2012
"L.A. Raw"
RADICAL CALIFORNIA
by Patricia Cronin
"Abject Expressionism" -- Kienholz, Foulkes, Garabedian, Paul McCarthy, plus 37 others -- at the 10-year-old Pasadena Museum of California Art.
Mar. 20, 2012
TEFAF Maastricht
BIG AMERICANS, BIG SALES
by Brook S. Mason
Despite an influx of Chinese collectors, Americans are still big players at TEFAF Maastricht 2012.
Mar. 16, 2012
TEFAF Maastricht
DUTCH TREAT
by Brook S. Mason
A top ten selection from the 265 exhibitors at the 25th annual European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Mar. 16, 2012
Tales of Two Cities
AT LARGE
IN LONDON & PARIS

by Adrian Dannatt
Christian Leigh at Castillo/Corrales, Mike Kelley’s Picabia, Bourgeois nu assis, Dorothea Tanning, Carmen Herrera, Rose Hinton, Cy Twombly at Eykyn Maclean, Therese Oulton, Andrew Strauss and John and Paul Herring.
Mar. 15, 2012
Gerhard Richter
PAINTING, ON FILM
by Emily Nathan
The stunning Corinna Belz documentary on Gerhard Richter's painting process opens at New York's Film Forum.
Mar. 15, 2012
Ellen Harvey
THE NUDIST MUSEUM GIFT SHOP
by Jane Dickson
Visitors enter Ellen Harvey's gleeful Nudist Museum the same way they exit -- through the gift shop.
Mar. 13, 2012
Donald Baechler
THE WINSOME NEO-EXPRESSIONIST
by Julie Ryan
A survey of works by Donald Baechler at the Fisher Landau Center for Art in Long Island City.
Mar. 9, 2012
SCOPE NY 2012
FOOTLOOSE AND
FANCY-FREE

by Emily Nathan
The small, vibrant art fair sets up shop across from the Armory, offering viewers a campy feast for their tired eyes.
Mar. 9, 2012
Volta NY 2012
ZAP! SIZZLE! POP
by Walter Robinson
Instagramming at Volta NY, which by the way perfects the art-fair formula.
Mar. 6, 2012
Puerto Rico Sun
WHOLE LOTTA PAIN
by Pedro Vélez
"Vividos / Vividos," a show addressing brutal personal truths, at the Museo de Arte de Caguas in Puerto Rico.
Mar. 2, 2012
Savannah Dispatch
KALUP LINZY'S NEW ACT
by Emily Nathan
The performance artist debuts his newest character, Kaye -- the male protagonist of his forthcoming feature film -- at SCAD in Georgia.
February
Feb. 29, 2012
IT'S ALL HAPPENING
by Barbara Pollack
An interview with curator Milly Glimcher about "Happenings: New York, 1958-1963" at the Pace Gallery.
Feb. 29, 2012
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
FULL-FIGURED
by N.F. Karlins
"Renoir, Impressionism and Full-Length Painting" at the Frick Collection..
Feb. 29, 2012
Whitney Biennial 2012
RISKY SITUATIONS
by Emily Nathan
The Whitney Museum of American Art unveils its signature show, the Whitney Biennial, Mar. 1-May 27, 2012..
Feb. 28, 2012
SUPERSTARS DELVE INTO TRIBAL JEWELRY
by Brook S. Mason
"Adornment," a new show at Tambaran Gallery on the Upper East Side, presents exotic wares from many cultures.
Feb. 27, 2012
Charles Atlas
MAPPING NEW TERRITORY
by Elisabeth Kley
Dancing, morphing numbers from Charles Atlas inaugurate Luhring Augustine's new Bushwick space.
Feb. 23, 2012
Palm Springs
THE PALM SPRINGS
FINE ART FAIR

by Deborah Ripley
Rick Friedman and the Hamptons Expo Group bring their fine art fair to the Palm Springs oasis in California.
Feb. 22, 2012
>Rosenblum & Seltzer
TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE
by Elisabeth Kley
A perfectly coordinated, perfectly kitsch and perfectly repulsive tango of absurdity from Theo A. Rosenblum and Chelsea Seltzer at The Hole.
Feb. 22, 2012
Asia Week
LOOK AHEAD TO ASIA WEEK 2012
by Brook S. Mason
This year's Asia Week, which launches in Manhattan on Mar. 16, 2012, is more contemporary than ever.
Feb. 17, 2012
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Damien Hirst spots, Eric Fischl friends, Jason Fox Jesus, Antony Johnson trauma and Sarah Kurz romance.
Feb. 16, 2012
Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2012
GO WEST, YOUNG ART FAIR
by Pedro Vélez
West Coast élan and plenty of star power at the third edition of Art Los Angeles Contemporary.
Feb. 9, 2012
AIFAF Palm Beach
SUPER-CHIC DESIGN AND MORE
by Brook S. Mason
David Lester's American International Fine Art Fair takes a turn towards elegant 20th-century design, and even contemporary art.
Feb. 8, 2012
Arte Fiera 2012
DOWN BUT NOT OUT
by Mark Kostabi
This time around, Arte Fiera in Bologna was better for the flaneurs than the dealers.
Feb. 7, 2012
Blumka Gallery
COLLECTING MEDIEVAL AND BAROQUE TREASURES
by Brook S. Mason
Carved ivories, giltwood angels and more in "Collecting Treasures of the Past VII" at Blumka Gallery in Manhattan.
Feb. 6, 2012
Joe Colombo
THE COMEBACK KID
by Brook S. Mason

Paying homage to Joe Colombo's revolutionary and pragmatic designs in plastic closes at R20th Century in Tribeca.
Feb. 3, 2012
Close Encounters
TREES TO FOREST: KLARA LIDÉN AT REENA SPAULINGS
by Linda Yablonsky

Swedish artist Klara Lidén stages a forest of discarded Christmas trees inside the Lower East Side gallery.
Feb. 2, 2012
ANTIQUARIES IN AMERICA
by Walter Robinson

"Making History: Antiquaries in Britain, 1707-2007" at the Yale Center for British Art.
January
Jan. 30, 2012
Accra Shepp
OCCUPY THE ART WORLD
by Barbara Pollack

An interview with photographer Accra Shepp, who is taking pictures of Occupy Wall Street, one person at a time.
Jan. 27, 2012
Jordan Wolfson's Video
THE SEMITE, SMITTEN
by Emily Nathan

The young artist's new CGI animated video, featuring a schizoid character unofficially called "The Jew," goes on view at uptown hotspot Alex Zachary Peter Currie.
Jan. 25, 2012
Winter Antiques Show
AMERICANA AND MORE
by Brook S. Mason

The 58th annual antique fair, hosted at the Park Avenue Armory, is a barometer of taste, and this year's 73 dealers come bearing plenty of Americana.
Jan. 20, 2012
Metro Show
NO MORE BOUNDARIES
by Brook S. Mason

The new Metro Show at the Metropolitan Pavilion combines folk art, design, tribal art more, spanning the gamut.
Jan. 19, 2012
Artnet Design
VISIONARY THOMAS HEATHERWICK
by Brook S. Mason

Thomas Heatherwick's revolutionary designs come to roost at Haunch of Venison's Chelsea space.
Jan. 17, 2012
OCCUPY MOMA
by Barbara Pollack

The Occupy Museums group stages a political action at the Museum of Modern Art.
Jan. 12, 2012
Pacific Standard Time
THE CUTTING EDGE AT POMONA
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

The Cutting Edge at Pomona College Museum from 1970 to 1972.
Jan. 11, 2012
Edgar Degas
A MATCH MADE IN PARIS
by N.F. Karlins

Reverence and freedom in "Degas and the Nude" at the Boston MFA.
Jan. 5, 2012
Jenny Saville
METAMORPHOSIS: A LOVE STORY
by Patricia Cronin

Jenny Saville has her first U.S. museum survey at the Norton Museum in West Palm Beach.
December
Dec. 22, 2011
David Ellis
FAST AND FURIOUS
by Walter Robinson

Street Artist David Ellis kicks creativity up a notch in his new show at Joshua Liner Gallery.
Dec. 20, 2011
Ron Athey
YOUR BLOODY BIRTHDAY
by Elisabeth Kley

Controversial "extreme performance" artist Ron Athey returns to New York to perform a blood-drenched Resonate/Obliterate.
Dec. 12, 2011
Claudia Hart
A FEAST OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS
by Rupert Goldsworthy

Tempted by Cheetos and Fun Yuns -- or by a genetically altered apple?
Dec. 8, 2011
Claire Fontaine
THE DANGER OF LIAISON
by Emily Nathan

The Paris-based "collective artist" explores the notion of collaboration in a multi-media exhibition at Chelsea's Metro Pictures.
Dec. 5, 2011
Miami Art Week
PULSE, SCOPE AND MORE ON MIAMI 2011
by Walter Robinson

Bill Powers, Richard Phillips, Ultra Violet, Thierry Alet, Maxwell Davidson, Paloma Teppi, Hamburg Kennedy, the Amazing Ultran, Devon Dikeou, Tracey Emin, Robert Chambers, Mette Tommerup, more.
Dec. 5, 2011
Miami Art Week
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley

Prints and multiples by Buckminster Fuller, Larry Bell, Wolf Kahn, Yoshitomo Nara and more at Art Basel Miami Beach, INK, the Design District, Art Miami and elsewhere.
Dec. 2, 2011
Art Basel Miami Beach
MORE ON MIAMI ART WEEK
by Walter Robinson

Photios Giovanis, Thomas Kovachevik, Scott Reeder, Rose Marcus, Jeannie Weisglass, Win McCarthy, Mara Hoffman bikinis, more.
Dec. 1, 2011
Art Basel Miami Beach 2011
SAY HELLO TO THE IPHONE ART FAIR
by Walter Robinson

Collecting art via smart phones, plus David Cohen, Frank Bernarducci, Amanda Coulson, Jorge Perez, Jennifer Rubell, Andy Warhol, Barbara Kruger, David Salle, Eric Fischl, Martha Friedman, Larry Gagosian and more.
Dec. 1, 2011
DAVID, DELACROIX AND REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE
by N.F. Karlins

The art of political unrest in France between 1774 and 1852, at the Morgan Library & Museum.
Dec. 1, 2011
Design Miami
BIGGER, BOLDER, BROADER
by Brook S. Mason

The Design Miami fair steps out from the shadow of Art Basel Miami Beach onto its own grand platform.
November
Nov. 29, 2011
Collaborative Projects
THE COLAB CONSPIRACY
by Walter Robinson

A personal look at “A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)” at Printed Matter.br>
Nov. 28, 2011
William Powhida
GIVE ME MY FUCKING MONEY
by Walter Robinson

So say the super-rich, that is, in gadfly artist William Powhida's new exhibition at Postmasters in Chelsea.
Nov. 18, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Spartacus Chetwynd, Georges Braque, Paul McCarthy, "Grisaille," Charles Simonds, Diego Rivera, Judy Hudson, Nick Poe, Terry Richardson, Urs Fischer, Margaret Lee, more.
Nov. 17, 2011
Cecil Beaton
STYLE KING IN NEW YORK
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy

Cecil Beaton's years gamboling among Manhattan's A-List celebrities come to life at the Museum of the City of New York.
Nov. 16, 2011
Performa '11
POOR PLAYERS TO THE STAGE
by Emily Nathan

The fourth edition of RoseLee Goldberg's international performance art biennial brings even more theater to NYC -- and prompts questions about what exactly performance art should do.
Nov. 11, 2011
Artnet Design
IT'S ALL ABOUT STYLE
by Brook S. Mason

Patrick Perrin’s inaugural Pavilion of Art and Design swings into high gear at the Park Avenue Armory.
Nov. 7, 2011
Close Encounters
HAPPY DAYS FOR ELMGREEN AND DRAGSET (NOT!)
by Linda Yablonsky

Elmgreen and Dragset kick off Performa '11 with a show that needs less nonsense and more drama.
Nov. 7, 2011
Artnet Design
PAVILION OF ART & DESIGN, A LA VIEILLE RUSSIE, DAPHNE GUINNESS, MORE
by Brook S. Mason

Patrick Perrin and Sandy Smith do a design fair, Keszler moves next to the Whit, early automatons, and Daphne Guinness.
Nov. 7, 2011
Lou Reed & Metallica
ONCE WILD AT HEART
by Pedro Vélez

Lulu, the inimitable Lou Reed’s new “high-concept album” with trash metal icons Metallica, doesn’t deliver.
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.
Nov. 2, 2011
Pacific Standard Time
IT HAPPENED AT POMONA
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

California conceptualism takes root under the guidance of Hal Glicksman at the Pomona College Museum of Art.
Nov. 1, 2011
April Gornik
LAND RUSH
by James Croak

In her first show in New York in three years, painter April Gornik touches primal nature.
October
Oct. 27, 2011
Oct. 26, 2011
Artnet Design
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FINE ART & ANTIQUES SHOW
by Brook S. Mason

Jean Dupas, Matthias Locke, stuffed game birds, jeweled daggers and more at the 23rd annual Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show.
Oct. 24, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Gallery Night on 57th Street, featuring Doug Ohlson, Craig Kauffman, Ad Reinhardt, Beatrice Wood, Gabriel Orozco and more.
Oct. 21, 2011
ReMap Athens
ATHENIAN RHAPSODY
by Kimberly Bradley

Athens' "ReMap 3" is a neighborhood art fest -- or "temporary art squat" -- that brings art hope to a beleaguered national consciousness.
Oct. 20, 2011
Letter from FIAC
FAST AND FURIOUS
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

The "art fair for grown-ups" -- FIAC -- opens for a long weekend in Paris.
Oct. 14, 2011
Donald Evans
FASCINATING PHILATELY
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy

At Tibor de Nagy Gallery, the imaginary postal universe of the late Donald Evans. Plus, a word on John Beerman’s paintings.
Oct. 14, 2011
Nye + Brown
PLASTIC FANTASTIC IN LOS ANGELES
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

The new Los Angeles gallery Nye + Brown opens with "The Lords & the New Creatures."
Oct. 12, 2011
L.A. Confidential
PACIFIC STANDARD TIME IN LOS ANGELES GALLERIES
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Oct. 12, 2011
John Altoon, Alexis Smith, Cirrus Gallery, Richard Jackson, Cherry & Martin, Jerry McMillan, Robert Heineken, Judy Fishkin, Joe Goode, Lee Mullican, James Turrell, more.
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.
Oct. 11, 2011
Martha Wilson
THE LEGS ARE THE LAST TO GO
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy

A long-overdue exhibition by artist Martha Wilson, founder of the performance space and archive Franklin Furnace.
Oct. 6, 2011
Lisa Yuskavage
SOMETHING LIKE SIRENS
by Emily Nathan

New works by the preeminent painter of strange, sexy female nudes go on view at David Zwirner Gallery.
Oct. 5, 2011
Art Platform L.A.
FAIR LOS ANGELES
by Deborah Ripley

A report from Art Platform Los Angeles, the new Armory Show cousin out West, plus a visit to Pulse L.A.
Oct. 4, 2011
Emerge Art Fair
SLOUCHING TOWARDS WASHINGTON
by Walter Robinson

The U.S. Imperium, shadows and headlines, Conner Contemporary, Monique Meloche, Heiner Contemporary, free art and more.
September
Sept. 30, 2011
Yutaka Sone
PETRIFIED MANHATTAN
by Ilka Scobie

At David Zwirner Gallery, palms, plants, petrified rays of light and a model of Manhattan by Japanese artist Yutaka Sone.
Sept. 28, 2011
New Art
GALLERY WEEKEND CHICAGO
by Pedro Vélez

Monique Meloche and her team launch Gallery Weekend Chicago, Sept. 16-18, 2011.
Sept. 28, 2011
Close Encounters
SAVAGERY AND SUBTERFUGE IN PHILADELPHIA
by Linda Yablonsky

Rob Wynne at Locks Gallery and Charline von Heyl at the Philadelphia ICA.
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. 23, 2011
Ida Ekblad
ARCANE ABSTRACTIONS
by Emily Nathan

Norwegian artist Ida Ekblad's exhibition of new paintings and sculptures at Greene Naftali Gallery.
Sept. 22, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Stressed out at "De Kooning," plus, Jenny Saville, Bjarne Melgaard, Matthew Barney, Zhang Enli, Graham Dickson, Kendall Shaw, Michael Leavitt, more.
Sept. 22, 2011
Houston Fine Art Fair
HAPPY TRAILS IN TEXAS
by Brook S. Mason

The new Houston Fine Art Fair is blazing a path into the art world's heart.
Sept. 21, 2011
Trinity House
TEN QUESTIONS
by Brook S. Mason

Ten questions for Simon Shore of Trinity House, the newest, hippest dealer in town, and he doesn't even do contemporary.
Sept. 21, 2011
Art Berlin Contemporary
DO YOU KNOW YOUR ABCS?
by Kimberly Bradley

Focusing on painting at ABC, Berlin's special "Verkaufsschau" that opens the fall art season.
Sept. 20, 2011
New Art
MY NIGHT IN CHELSEA
by N.F. Karlins

As the fall art season gets underway, our intrepid critic visits exhibitions of works by Minnie Evans, Nick Cave and Lee Bae in Chelsea.
Sept. 13, 2011
ShContemporary
SHANGHAI SERENADE
by Barbara Pollack

A report from ShContemporary 2011, the fifth installment of Shanghai’s own contemporary art fair.
Sept. 12, 2011
Hennessy Youngman
ART THOUGHTZ AT THE CHICAGO MCA
by Pedro Vélez

The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art has a home run with Hennessy Youngman.
Sept. 9, 2011
Weekend Update
COLD HEARTED
by Walter Robinson

Freedom Tower, new at the ICP, Karl Lagerfeld, Aïda Ruilova, Dzine and more.
Sept. 7, 2011
Dublin Contemporary
DUBLIN DIARY
by Ciarán Bennett

A brief history of the Dublin Contemporary, Ireland's new festival of contemporary art.
August
Aug. 18, 2011
Aneta Grzeszykowska
NESTLING UP AGAINST DEAD LOVE

by Walter Robinson

The Polish artist Aneta Grzeszykowska in a romance with body art at Harris Lieberman.
Aug. 15, 2011
"Report from Chicago"
PHOTOCOPIED REBELLION
by Pedro Vélez

Underground music fanzines from the late 1980s and early '90s, courtesy Public Collectors in Chicago.
Aug. 8, 2011
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Wendell Castle, Dan Dailey, George Kravis, Artware Editions, Sarah Morris, Markus Linnenbrink, London Design Festival, John Pawson, David Chipperfield, Adirondack style, more.
Aug. 5, 2011
Contemporary Clay
CERAMICS HOT AND COLD
by N.F. Karlins

At Tribeca's RH Gallery, ceramics by Kathy Butterly, Jeff Koons, Lee Ufan, Ai Weiwei, and other contemporary artists turn up the heat.
Aug. 4, 2011
The Watermill Center
ROBERT WILSON'S WATERWORLD
by James Croak

The Watermill Center proves itself as a "performance art incubator" at its annual benefit fundraiser.
July
July 28, 2011
New Art
GALLERY RAMBLE
by Emily Nathan

"Powhida" at Marlborough Chelsea, "Fucknails" at Daniel Reich, "Third Order" at Charles Bank, "Shakedown" at Dodge, "Of Memory and Time" at Hendershot, and Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin.
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 27, 2011
Hot Fun
SUMMER IN THE CITY
by Bozidar Brazda

Looking for freshness, starting an artist’s band.
July 22, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

The new Parrish, artMRKT, Ned Smyth, Alexis Laurent, Mark Borghi, Richard Prince, "Nose Job," Dorothea Rockburne, Russell Young, more.
July 21, 2011
"Talk to Me"
OH, SHUT UP
by Walter Robinson

The Museum of Modern Art has a summer blockbuster in its new design department show, "Talk to Me."
July 21, 2011
Landscape Design
OLINIANA IN PHILADELPHIA
by Brook S. Mason

The landscape architecture firm OLIN is reshaping Philadelphia's Museum Mile.
July 18, 2011
Close Encounters
DATELINE MANCHESTER
by Linda Yablonsky

Robert Wilson’s The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic, plus Laura Lima, Santiago Sierra, Xu Zhen and more in the "11 Rooms" performance art show in Manchester.
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 14, 2011
"Ostalgia"
EAST INFECTION
by Walter Robinson

Massimiliano Gioni's new "Ostalgia" exhibition brings more than 50 Iron Curtain artists to the New Museum.
July 11, 2011
Lee Ufan
MILD MAJESTY
by Emily Nathan

A pioneer of East Asian minimalism brings quiet meditations on material to the Guggenheim Museum.
July 7, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

The ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Kembra Pfahler's "Wall of Vagina," Lyonel Feininger and Xavier Cha, the Kitchen's SoHo years, Phoebe Washburn, and the new doors at MoMA PS1.
July 7, 2011
Peter Nadin
THE MUSE OF OLD FIELD FARM
by Linda Yablonsky

For Catskill farmer Peter Nadin, an artist and poet who left New York 20 years ago, art finds form in agriculture.
June
June 28, 2011
Frye Art Museum
SEATTLE'S OTHER MUSEUM
by N.F. Karlins

An independent museum built in 1952 for the collection of Charles H. and Emma Lamp Frye.
June 24, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Bill Rice, Mary Weatherford, Cory Arcangel, Julia Wachtel, Emilia Kabakov, Rene Ricard, Duncan Hannah, more.
June 22, 2011
Graffiti Art
WRITING ON THE WALL
by Walter Robinson

Politics or money? The Brooklyn Museum cancels "Art in the Streets."
June 17, 2011
Berlin Art Report
BASED IN BERLIN
by Kimberly Bradley

New contemporary art in the controversial "Based in Berlin" art show in the German art capital.
June 16, 2011
Venice Biennale 2011
VENICE ART DIARY
by Antoine "Tony" Guerrero

"ILLUMInations," Tintoretto, Okwui Enwezor, the Triennale of Paris, the Palazzo Grassi, Elton John and Ruben Ochoa, the Iraq Pavilion, James Turrell, Yael Bartana, Princess Gloria, Mary Sibande, more.
June 15, 2011
Art 42 Basel
BASELMANIA 2011
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Ashley Bickerton, Birkin bags, John Baldessari, Italian collectors, Pace London, Sterling Ruby, Craig Kauffman, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, more.
June 14, 2011
Artnet Design
DESIGN MIAMI BASEL: THE BUZZ
by Brook S. Mason

Jean Prouvé, Ken Price, Ron Nagle, Alvar Aato, Karl Fritsch and more at the prince of art & design fairs.
June 13, 2011
Venice Biennale
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
by Linda Yablonsky

Beyond the Tintorettos at the 54th Venice Biennale.
June 13, 2011
Venice Biennale
PRADA FOUNDATION, & MORE
Photos by Linda Yablonsky

The Prada Foundation takes up temporary quarters at Ca' Correr della Regina, plus people out in Venice.
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 6, 2011
Jennifer Schmidt
SOUND IN PRINT
by Pedro Vélez

An interview with the Brooklyn-based conceptual artist who makes sound installations and supergraphics.
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
May 31, 2011
IRREVERENT TRUTHS
by Gorgon

Richard Serra’s black stuff, Richard Prince’s empty shells, Ellsworth Kelly’s meaningless presence.
May 26, 2011
Gustav Metzger
THE PAST IS PRESENT
by Emily Nathan

The New Museum gives radical British artist Gustav Metzger his first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum.
May 25, 2011
JIMMY BAKER'S DOUBLE TILLMAN
by Pedro Vélez

At the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, painter Jimmy Baker mixes radical painting and radical politics.
May 23, 2011
Josephine Meckseper
DEJA VOODOO
by Bill Powers

Red, white and black is almost as American as red, white and blue in Josephine Meckseper’s show at the FLAG Art Foundation.
May 23, 2011
Ron Nagle
DISQUIET IN CLAY
by Brook S. Mason

A new award and new shows for the 72-year-old San Francisco artist Ron Nagle.
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 12, 2011
Eve Sussman
NEW ALPHAVILLE
by Laura K. Jones

Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation unveil a sci-fi world that is edited in real time.
May 11, 2011
John Storrs
MACHINE-AGE MODERNIST
by N.F. Karlins

An American who lived and worked in France, John Storrs was a pioneer of modernist sculpture in the U.S.
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.
April
Apr. 29, 2011
Voina in St. Petersburg
THE DICK OF THE MATTERby Matthew Brown

The inside story of Voina, the St. Petersburg-based anarchist art collective that kisses the cops and is chased by them, too.
Apr. 29, 2011
Paul Caranicas
REALIST PAINTING & MODERN LIFE
by Walter Robinson

Formalist invention and eco-consciousness via a 30-year survey of paintings by Paul Caranicas at Bernarducci Meisel.
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. 22, 2011
Art in Mexico City
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

Mexico City collectors, artists, galleries, museums exhibitions and VIP art events surrounding Zona Maco 2011.
Apr. 22, 2011
Joan Semmel
THE FEMINIST NUDE
by Barbara Pollack

Both confrontational and vulnerable, painter Joan Semmel, a pioneer of feminist figuration, shows new works at Alexander Gray Gallery.
Apr. 20, 2011
Zona Maco 2011
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
by Linda Yablonsky

Linda Yablonsky on Mexico City's premier art fair, Zona MACO 2011.
Apr. 20, 2011
Michael Wynne
TRUE COLLECTING
by Pedro Vélez

Dallas artist Michael Wynne builds his art collection the right way.
Apr. 15, 2011
MOCA Los Angeles
ART IN THE STREETS
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Jeffrey Deitch, Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, Fab Five Freddy, Barry McGee, Lee Quinones and more in "Art in the Streets" at MOCA Los Angeles.
Apr. 15, 2011
Omer Fast
THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN
by Emily Nathan

Omer Fast's Godville in "Found in Translation" at the Guggenheim.
Apr. 15, 2011
Art Cologne 2011
SCENT OF SUCCESS?
by Pedro Vélez

Out and about at Germany's own art fair, Art Cologne, Apr. 13-17, 2011.
Apr. 15, 2011
Walther Collection Project Space
JO RACTLIFFE: LIFE & DEATH IN ANGOLA
by Barbara Pollack

South African photographer Jo Ractliffe brings her photos of Angola to the new Walther Collection Project Space in Chelsea.
Apr. 14, 2011
SOFA New York:
DECO ARTS AND DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Now in its 14th edition, the fair for deco arts and design gets a total facelift.
Idris Khan at Yvon Lambert New York, the spiritual as subject of an avant-garde investigation.
Apr. 14, 2011
Idris Khan
GOD IS GREAT
by Walter Robinson

Idris Khan at Yvon Lambert New York, the spiritual as subject of an avant-garde investigation.
Apr. 12, 2011
Richard Serra
THE MET GOES MODERN
by Walter Robinson

"Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective" is an art epiphany at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Apr. 11, 2011
Mark Morrisroe
DEATH AND HIGH SPIRITS
by Olivia Good

"Mark Morrisroe: From This Moment On" at Artists Space.
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.
Apr. 8, 2011
Braco Dimitrijevic
CASUAL PASSER-BY
by Walter Robinson

The first U.S. survey of works by Braco Dimitrijevic at White Box in SoHo.
Apr. 4, 2011
CBPA Chicago
BOOKWORMS IN NERD HEAVEN
by Pedro Vélez

A visit to The Center for Book & Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago.
Apr. 1, 2011
Malcolm Morley:
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
by Walter Robinson

At Sperone Westwater, a dozen new paintings by the pop realist painter Malcolm Morley.
Apr. 1, 2011
Artnet Design
DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL SHAPES UP FOR JUNE
by Brook S. Mason

The 12th edition of the design-world destination art fair looks bright.
March
Mar. 24, 2011
Joe Fyfe:
PAINTER'S APOTHEOSIS
by Walter Robinson

What does an abstract painter want? Color, texture, surface, gesture. . . . Joe Fyfe at James Graham & Sons, New York.
Mar. 25, 2011
Tom Otterness:
ANIMAL SPIRITS
by Walter Robinson

"Tom Otterness: Animal Spirits" at Marlborough Gallery in New York.
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. 24, 2011
Sonia Delaunay:
REAPING WHAT SHE SEWS
by Emily Nathan

Colorist Sonia Delaunay shows her spots -- and her checks and zigzags -- in an exhibition of textiles at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Mar. 22, 2011
TEFAF Maastricht 2011:
MASTERPIECE MASH
by Brook S. Mason

From Rembrandt to Jenny Saville, over 30,000 works worth $1.4 billion showcased by 260 dealers from 16 countries.
Mar. 17, 2011
AIPAD Photo Show:
LOOK SMART
by Walter Robinson

A quick look at the Association of International Photography Art Dealers Photography Show with critic Carlo McCormick and painter Duncan Hannah.
Mar. 17, 2011
At the Brooklyn Museum:
TIPIS OF THE
BROOKLYN PLAINS

by N.F. Karlins

Three full-sized tipis plus 160 Plains Indian objects in a remarkable survey of Native American artistry.
Mar. 16, 2011
Terry Allen:
FROM SEA TO DARKER SEA
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

In a new exhibition at L.A. Louver, Terry Allen reconceives Antonin Artaud's journey into madness.
Mar. 14, 2011
BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
by Beatrice Thornton

Two kinds of "Drawing by Light" at Paul Kasmin Gallery -- with neon by Iván Navarro and with paper negatives by 19th-century photographers.
Mar. 11, 2011
Video Art Fair:
MOVE IT OR LOSE IT
by Emily Nathan

A report from Chelsea dealer Ed Winkleman's Moving Image Art Fair of Contemporary Video Art.
Mar. 9, 2011
Beijing Notebook:
ART & POLITICS IN CHINA
by Barbara Pollack

Wang Gongxin, Lin Tianmiao, Baron Guy Ullens, Song Dong, Wang Jin, Liang Yuanwei, Li Yousong, Zhao Liang, more.
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.
Mar. 2, 2011
ADAA Art Show:
SHOW AND TELL
by Walter Robinson

The Art Dealers Association of America presents the 23rd annual Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory.
Mar. 1, 2011
Art & Antiques:
NICE IN NAPLES
by Brook S. Mason

David Lester's new fair in Naples, Fla., hones in on a rich and untapped market.
February
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. 18, 2011
Stuart Hawkins: HAPPY HOMEMAKER
by Barbara Pollack

New York artist Stuart Hawkins takes a comical look at globalization.
Feb. 17, 2011
Van Cleef & Arpels: TIME TO DAZZLE
by Brook S. Mason

"Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels" opens at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Feb. 16, 2011
VALENTINE FOLLY
by Emily Nathan

In which our heroine tries to buy a date from a vending machine.
Feb. 11, 2011
Lynda Benglis: TOP FORM
by Emily Nathan

The New Museum presents a long-overdue survey of works by the pioneering feminist sculptor Lynda Benglis.
Feb. 10, 2011
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Pedro Vélez

The Art Los Angeles Contemporary art fair and more from the Left Coast capital.
Feb. 9, 2011
ME ROBOT
by Walter Robinson

In MoMA’s "Projects" series, Danish artist Henrik Olesen wants to be a machine.
Feb. 8, 2011
Tom Phillips: GO DIGITAL YOUNG MAN
by Adrian Dannatt

The celebrated English portrait painter takes his "Humument" project into the iTunes world.
Feb. 3, 2011
Brice Dellsperger: MULTIPLICITY OF MASKS
by Elisabeth Kley

Brice Dellsperger’s gender-bending filmic vision turns to Eyes Wide Shut.
Feb. 2, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

George Condo, Luis Camnitzer, León Ferrari, Vargas-Suarez-Universal, Gerd and Gego, David Hammons, Rachel Feinstein, more.
January
Jan. 26, 2011
OLD MASTER IN DENIM
by N.F. Karlins

Newly discovered paintings by a 17th-century Italianate painter dubbed the Master of the Blue Jeans.
Jan. 21, 2011
WINTER WONDERLAND
by Brook S. Mason

At the Winter Antiques Show 2011, hipster celebs, $5 million-plus price tags and new buying snap.
Jan. 19, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Dior, Phillips de Pury, Robert Irwin, Irving Penn, Jill Krementz, David Aronson, T.R. Ericsson, Tibor de Nagy’s 60th, more.
Jan. 18, 2011
YVON’S PARIS
by Beatrice Thornton

The city of light via the works of a little-known early-20th-century postcard photographer.
Jan. 14, 2011
DAY JOB
by N.F. Karlins

Working artists do the 9-to-5 thing at the Drawing Center.
Jan. 13, 2011
CHICAGO 2010
by Pedro Vélez

The Year of Theaster Gates, plus notes on important artists, exhibitions, controversies and critics in the Windy City.
Jan. 11, 2011
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Ezra Stoller’s architectural photos, Peter Marino’s Dior makeover, Lowy’s frames are in demand, and Jens Praet’s furniture made from magazines.
Jan. 10, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Aura Rosenberg, Taro Suzuki, Larry Clark, Jesse McCloskey, Barton Lidice Benes, McDermott & McGough, Jon Kessler, Joe Zucker, Sam Samore, Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, more.
Jan. 7, 2011
ALL THE LITTLE PEOPLE
by Elisabeth Kley

Charles LeDray goes "micro" at the Whitney Museum.
Jan. 6, 2011
VIENNA ART WEEK 2010
by Julie Ryan

"Crossing Limits," Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Ragnar Kjartandsson, Caroline Heider, Henri Chopin, more.
Jan. 5, 2011
SENSUAL SPACES
by N.F. Karlins

A look at the yin and yang of ceramics and baskets in "Contained Excitement" at Cavin-Morris Gallery.
Jan. 4, 2011
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones

Martin Creed, Genesis P-Orridge, Charles Saatchi, Tracey Emin, Gilbert & George, "400 Women," Gary Webb, Rachel Kneebone, Hannah Barry, Ibid Projects, more.
December
Dec. 23, 2010
THE ARAB MODERN
by Barbara Pollack

A report on the opening of Mathaf, the Arab Museum of Modern Art, in Doha, Qatar.
Dec. 21, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Movers, shakers and milestones for 2010 -- and the coming year.
Dec. 21, 2010
MYTH AND DREAM
by Emily Nathan

The past and present merge in Sergei Isupov’s porcelain sculptures.
Dec. 17, 2010
LIBRARY STUDIES
by Beatrice Thornton

Massimo Listri’s photographs of great European libraries at the Morgan.
Dec. 10, 2010
ART GALLERY AMBLE
by Robert G. Edelman

Damien Hirst, Neil Jenney, Enoch Perez, Jenny Holzer, Judith Bernstein, Jasper Johns, more.
Dec. 3, 2010
DALLAS, OH DALLAS!
by Pedro Vélez

Part I of a report on art in the Lone Star State.
Dec. 2, 2010
SEA SPIRIT
by Deborah Ripley

Isaac Julien’s new film, Ten Thousand Waves.
Dec. 2, 2010
INFINITY OF NATIONS
by N.F. Karlins

The Gustav Heye Center’s new installation of 700 works from its collection is both deep and wide.
November
Nov. 30, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO SKETCH
by Walter Robinson

SFMOMA, Gary Simmons, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Sara VanDerBeek, Shannon Finley, more.
Nov. 19, 2010
Nov. 18, 2010
LATITUDE OF LOVE
by Walter Robinson

Hiro Yamagata’s "Atmosphere" at the Tenri Cultural Institute.
Nov. 17, 2010
ARTNET INSIDER
by Rosetta Stone

Kate Moss, need we say more? Plus Alex Prager, John Currin, Tony Fitzpatrick and Tommy Tune.
Nov. 15, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

The Brooklyn Museum of Art/Modernism Awards, Dominick Dunne’s art, sales at SOFA, more.
Nov. 12, 2010
THE BIG CRIT
by Walter Robinson

Holland Cotter’s AICA lecture, "Art Critic, So What?"
Nov. 9, 2010
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley

A tale of two more art-on-paper fairs: the E/AB and the New York Art Book Fair.
Nov. 5, 2010
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley

Prints and more at the annual IFPDA Print Fair at the Park Avenue Armory.
Nov. 4, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

Art in America, Art Journal, New Left Review.
Nov. 1, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

A misbegotten gallery round, plus "MOVE!" at MoMA PS1, Phillips de Pury goes uptown, Hammer Galleries, more.
October
Oct. 29, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Nadia Pasquer, Daniel Buren, "Material Poetry," Swedish antiques, De Vera taste, Alain Douillard, more.
Oct. 28, 2010
TRANSCENDENT TRASH
by Ben Davis

Fishing in the gutter with Ester Partegàs at Foxy Production.
Oct. 27, 2010
MORBID BEAUTY
by Laura K. Jones

The artificial exotica of British artist Mat Collishaw.
Oct. 27, 2010
ART FOR AUTUMN
by N.F. Karlins

The Hudson River School and more at Questroyal Fine Art in Manhattan.
Oct. 22, 2010
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones

Frieze Week, with Damien Hirst, Paul McCarthy, Des Hughes, Ryan McGinley, Ai Weiwei, "House of the Noble Man," more.
Oct. 22, 2010
ARTNET INSIDER
by Rosetta Stone

Where’s Damien? Plus, notes on Frieze, the best vid in NYC and Gordon Onslow Ford.
Oct. 20, 2010
MOTHER COURAGE
by Walter Robinson

Patricia Piccinini’s sci-fi sculptures test our humanity.
Oct. 19, 2010
QUADRUPLE HITTER
by Brook S. Mason

The 22nd International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show, plus three special gallery shows of Old Masters.
Oct. 13, 2010
ART FILMS IN TORONTO
by David D’Arcy

Werner Herzog, Lynn Hershman, Julian Schnabel, Yves St. Laurent, Anselm Kiefer, more.
Oct. 8, 2010
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones

Paola Pivi, Anti Design, “Loud Flash,” Pinkietessa, “Back, Sack and Crack,” Henry Moore’s Old Flo, Racky la Rue, Helene Appel, Cineroleum, Marisol Malatesta, Thomas Scheibitz and the Turner Prize.
Oct. 8, 2010
ART IN THE TIME OF AUSTERITY
by Ben Davis

A Tale of Two Art Worlds.
Oct. 6, 2010
ACTION MOVIE
by Kayla Guthrie

Sexual communion -- and community -- in A.L. Steiner and A.K. Burns’ film Community Action Center.
Oct. 1, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Sue Williams, Dominic Nurre, Heather Bennett, Pam Lins, Scott Lyall, Tobias Putrih, more.
September
Sept. 30, 2010
MUSIC MAN
by Pedro Vélez

Actually listening to "Christian Marclay: Festival" at the Whitney Museum.
Sept. 28, 2010
ROLL TAPE
by Ben Davis

Zilvinas Kempinas’ "post-minimalist disco dungeon," Ballroom.
Sept. 27, 2010
SPACE INVADERS
by Tiff Chalmers

Opening in Los Angeles: LACMA’s Resnick Pavilion and L&M Arts.
Sept. 24, 2010
ARTNET INSIDER
by Rosetta Stone

Marianne Boesky, Liao Yibai, Damien Hirst, Robert Rauschenberg, Loretta Howard, Mac Premo, Arlene Shechet, more.
Sept. 21, 2010
UNE NOUVELLE BELLE ÉPOQUE
by Brook S. Mason

Asians, Americans and some Europeans at the 25th Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris.
Sept. 19, 2010
GWANGJU RULES
by Ben Davis

Massimiliano Gioni’s "10,000 Lives" in Gwangju redeems the biennial.
Sept. 16, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Dan Colen, Pipilotti Rist, Louise Bourgeois & Tracey Emin, Mark Newson, Anselm Reyle skateboards, Sterling Ruby ashtrays, more.
Sept. 15, 2010
GATEWAY TO THE HIMALAYAS
by N.F. Karlins

Buddhas and deities at the Rubin Museum of Art.
Sept. 14, 2010
FREAK FLAG
by Elisabeth Kley

David LaChapelle, Michael Jackson and the Catholic Church.
Sept. 8, 2010
KID STUFF
by Walter Robinson

"Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody’s Fool" at the Asia Society Museum.
Sept. 3, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Design Miami update, Constantin & Laureen Boym to Doha, Anish Kapoor for Bulgari, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Cecily Brown, more.
Sept. 2, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

In the August issues of our favorite art mags, it was museums, museums, museums (what else was open?).
August
Aug. 31, 2010
REPORT FROM REYKJAVIK
by David D’Arcy

Spessi, Eggert Johanesson, Katrin Sigurdardottir, Friederike von Rauch, David Byrne, Fridgeir Helgason, Ragnar Axelsson, more.
Aug. 30, 2010
THE "EMERGING" CONSENSUS
by Ben Davis

“Greater New York” through the lens of "emerging adulthood."
Aug. 26, 2010
PITY THE TREE
by Elisabeth Kley

Kal Spelletich brings forest giants down to a sad human level.
Aug. 23, 2010
TUT TUT TUT
by N.F. Karlins

A look at twin shows of King Tut, one in New York and the other in Denver.
Aug. 20, 2010
SUMMER OF PLOP
by Pedro Vélez

Tony Tasset’s Eye, Ben Stone’s Ghost, Roger Hiorns’ Untitled (Alliance) and Shane Selzer’s Grey Lady.
Aug. 20, 2010
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone

Suggestions on fall’s not-to-be-missed art events, from Artnet mag’s trusty writers.
Aug. 19, 2010
KURT LIVES
by Ben Davis

Letter from Seattle: Failing to attain Nirvana at the Seattle Art Museum.
Aug. 17, 2010
BERKSHIRES STYLE
by Sarah Archer

"20/21: Modern Style and Studio Craft" opens in August.
Aug. 11, 2010
ACTION ARRESTED
by Elisabeth Kley

Babette Mangolte’s Minimalist photographs and films.
Aug. 6, 2010
EYEFUL
by Walter Robinson

Sean Mellyn’s "Paper Monet" at APF Lab.
Aug. 4, 2010
"SOCIAL MEDIA ART" IN THE EXPANDED FIELD
by Ben Davis

Squaring the circle of "art and social media."
Aug. 3, 2010
MAD ALLURE
by Erik Bakke

Rupert Goldsworthy’s paintings take the pulse of Berlin’s social spectacle.
July
July 29, 2010
SOUVENIRS OF SALVATION
by Elisabeth Kley

Jack Pierson’s exotic souvenirs at Bortolami Gallery.
July 28, 2010
WILD RIDE
by N.F. Karlins

Paintings, and a few skateboards, by autistic artist Dan Miller at Ricco/Maresca.
July 28, 2010
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone

The surf art esthetic in New York. Plus, hot stuff in Sante Fe, London’s LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair.
July 27, 2010
HUMAN CAMERA
by Elisabeth Kley

Forty years of film art from Michel Auder -- by turns glamorous, lyrical and seedy.
July 23, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

Taking stock of the "Griffin Years" at Artforum.
July 19, 2010
REPORT FROM ZURICH
by Aoife Rosenmeyer

Summer art happenings in the Swiss city.
July 16, 2010
MACHINE TOOL
by Ben Davis

Brion Gysin, pursuing the Other, on a cloud of smoke, into his own mind.
July 14, 2010
THE BORING AND THE BEAUTIFUL
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

"Pure Beauty" at LACMA shows John Baldessari to be "moral, responsible."
July 13, 2010
SANTA FE SCENE
by Brook S. Mason

SOFA West in Santa Fe: impressive venue, huge potential.
July 2, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

For Independence Day, the ultimate in Old Glory. Plus, more luxe from London.
June
June 18, 2010
REALITY BITES
by Kimberly Bradley

Striving for social consciousness in the 6th edition of the Berlin Biennale.
June 18, 2010
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone

Interesting art-market figures for May, and the new ArtAspen art fair, plus more.
June 17, 2010
DESIGNER DREAMS
by Ben Davis

Alex Dodge’s anxiety of influence, towards the Apple Corp.
June 17, 2010
GLAMOUR, AGAIN
by Stefan Kobel

The new art-market boom at Art 41 Basel.
June 16, 2010
LUXURY PROBLEMS
by Stefan Kobel

Young art at Liste 15 and Art Basel’s "Art Statements" section, plus a word on "Art Unlimited."
June 11, 2010
OLYMPIC HEIGHTS
by Brook S. Mason

David and Lee Ann Lester debut their new London International Fine Art Fair.
June 11, 2010
DECAYING WORLD
by Elisabeth Kley

New works by Nate Lowman and Karla Black at Andrea Rosen Gallery.
June 11, 2010
POLKEPHEMERA
by Charlie Finch

RIP Sigmar Polke, 1941-2010.
June 10, 2010
THE DAWN OF THE ROMANTIC
by N.F. Karlins

British painter Richard Wilson paved the way for Constable and Turner.
June 9, 2010
JOHN GIORNO LIVE
by Elisabeth Kley

The celebrated New York poet does his first gallery installation in Manhattan.
June 4, 2010
EAT THE RICH
by Walter Robinson

Shepard Fairey’s missed opportunity.
June 3, 2010
MY TIME WITH TUT
by N.F. Karlins

"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," plus other mummy related goings-on in New York.
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
May 26, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

Design Onscreen, Lucienne Day, Leleu, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Pol Quadens, Maria Pergay, Miuccia Prada, and François-Xavier Lalanne’s 1968 Chat Polymorph.
May 26, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

May 2010 issues of Artforum, Art Monthly, Mute, Art in America and ARTnews.
May 25, 2010
LITTLE ART FILMS
by David D’Arcy

Picasso, Vermeer, Hockney, Casa Bronfman and more in the latest crop of art documentaries.
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 21, 2010
MOMA THE KID
by Walter Robinson

"Greater New York" opens at P.S.1 in Queens.
May 18, 2010
THE AGE OF SEMI- POST- POSTMODERNISM
by Ben Davis

An assessment of the state of an unfortunately still-relevant concept.
May 14, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Lil Picard, Lizzi Bougatsos and Lee Bul.
May 12, 2010
Close it, sell it, MAKE SOmeTHING new
by Pedro Vélez

Art Chicago has become the Nick Nolte of art fairs.
April
Apr. 30, 2010
PICASSOS FOR THE MET
by Walter Robinson

The auctions are coming, let’s buy some art.
Apr. 29, 2010
FOLK ART NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins

Winfred Rembert at Adelson Galleries, and "WOMEN ONLY: Folk Art by Female Hands" at the American Folk Art Museum.
Apr. 28, 2010
THE SORCERESS OF CEDAR
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy

What’s so unsettling about Ursula von Rydingsvard’s eccentric, craggy sculptures?
Apr. 27, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

April issues of Art Papers, Artforum, ARTnews and The Arts Politic.
Apr. 23, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

New art-and-antiques festival for NYC, new design fair for Miami, Keno Auctions launches, Eyjafjallajökull: the Watch.
Apr. 23, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley

Simon Hantaï, Eileen Quinlan and Willie Cole.
Apr. 22, 2010
METROPOLITAN PICASSO
by Walter Robinson

Random thoughts on "Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art."
Apr. 20, 2010
PUERTO RICO IS HARDCORE
by Pedro Vélez

Reflections on an island on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
Apr. 15, 2010
LONDON DISPATCH, PART TWO
by Laura K. Jones

Gary Webb, "Cape Farewell," more.
Apr. 14, 2010
LONDON DISPATCH, PART ONE
by Laura K. Jones

"Crash," Bani Abidi, Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Kelly-Anne Davitt, Bruce McLean, Testbed 1, "Peeping Tom," Giles Round, Richard Hamilton.
Apr. 12, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

George Condo, Rosemarie Trockel, Paul Rusconi, Sundarshan Shetty, Tatiana Trouvé, Alberto di Fabio, more.
Apr. 9, 2010
CHILDISH AS HE WANTS TO BE
by Ben Davis

Billy Childish’s nihilistically amateurish flower painting.
Apr. 9, 2010
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason

New paradigm for Thaddaeus Ropac, John Lautner news, Joris Laarman, more.
Apr. 7, 2010
DIGITAL DESACRALIZATION
by Ben Davis

The Vatican puts the Sistine Chapel online, raising some questions.
Apr. 2, 2010
IT’S A SAD, SAD WORLD
by Walter Robinson

"Haunted" at the Guggenheim Museum.
March
Mar. 30, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO SKETCHY
by Walter Robinson

Cartier, King Tut, "Shanghai," Luc Tuymans, Tomokazu Matsuyama, John Bankston, Shannon Ebner, Theophilus Brown, Diane Arbus, more.
Mar. 29, 2010
FREE THE BARNES 800
by Walter Robinson

Straitjacketed for 90 years, the Barnes collection deserves better.
Mar. 26, 2010
MINOR MIRACLES
by Ben Davis

Jessica Jackson Hutchins looks for a way out.
Mar. 24, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino

March issues of Art in America, ARTnews, Artforum and Art Review.
Mar. 18, 2010
GAGA AT THE PHOTO FAIR
by Walter Robinson
Searching for the MacGuffin at the 30th AIPAD Photography Show in New York.
Mar. 17, 2010
TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2010
by Brook S. Mason
Briefly plunged into darkness, the world’s finest fair emerges still glittering with feverish sales.
Mar. 10, 2010
IT’S NOT THE SIZE. . .
by Ben Davis
Scoring Jeff Koons’ "Skin Fruit" vs. Shaq’s "Size Does Matter."
Mar. 9, 2010
ARMORY WEEK 2010
by Walter Robinson
The art fairs all go round and round.
Mar. 8, 2010
GIFT HORSE
by Laura K. Jones
A visit to the UK premiere of Banksy’s new film, Exit through the Gift Shop.
Mar. 4, 2010
THE COLOR OF MEANING
by Adrian Dannatt
New paintings by the Georgia artist Alexandro Santana.
Mar. 3, 2010
DIGITAL DREAMS
by Blake Stone-Banks
China’s urbane new generation of digital photography tricksters.
February
Feb. 23, 2010
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
February issues of Artforum, Art in America, The New Criterion and Flash Art.
Feb. 19, 2010
X OUT
by Ben Davis
The lesson’s of X-Initiative’s final show, "Bring Your Own Art."
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.
Feb. 11, 2010
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Vyner Street, Magali Reus, A K Dolven, Rolf Wallin, Rebecca Stevenson, Bishi, Paul Pieroni, Aleksandra Domanovic, Destroy All Monsters, John Sinclair, Polly Morgan, Michael Landy, Walton Ford, more.
Feb. 9, 2010
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley
Part two of our report on "Philagrafika 2010," the citywide print exposition in Philadelphia.
Feb. 5, 2010
FIERA! FIERA! FIERA!
by Mark Kostabi
The Bologna art fair thunders on.
Feb. 4, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"The Visible Vagina," Superflex, KK Kozik, Jon Pylypchuk, Philip Haas, Ned Smyth, XXX Macarena, Gelitin, Damien Hirst.
Feb. 2, 2010
MCLAUGHLIN REDISCOVERED
by N.F. Karlins
The Zen spirit in L-1958.
Feb. 1, 2010
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley
"Philagraphika 2010" exposes "The Graphic Unconscious."
January
Jan. 29, 2009
CHICAGO BUILD UP
by Pedro Vélez
A survey of notable 2009 art events in the Windy City, plus "Italics" at the MCA.
Jan. 28, 2009
THE BAUHAUS IN HISTORY
by Ben Davis
The Bauhaus and the contradictions of artistic utopia.
Jan. 26, 2009
AS GOOD AS IT GETS
by Brook S. Mason
The 2010 Winter Antiques Show in New York.
Jan. 25, 2009
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
Crossing the streams in Modern Painters, Juxtapoz, Frieze and Art in America.
Jan. 22, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Marcus Schinwald, No Longer Empty’s "Never Can Say Goodbye," Antony McCall, James Siena, Anna Von Mertens, Hannes Bend, "Look Again," more.
Jan. 21, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Virgil Marti, Claire Fontaine, Omer Fast, Sharon Lockhart, Robin Graubard and Hélio Oiticica.
Jan. 11, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Thomas Dozol, Ellen von Unwerth, R. Kern, Warhol drawings of feet, Annette Lemieux, MPA, Matthew Cusick, Vadim Katznelson, Les Rogers, John Tottenham, more.
Jan. 7, 2010
PHOTOS FOR TINO
by Ben Davis
The erotics of Tino Sehgal’s photo ban.
Jan. 5, 2010
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Martin Wong, Christian Holstad, Wallace Berman, Tommy Hartung, Kuba Bakowski, Clara Tice.
December
Dec. 29, 2009
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Mustafa Hulusi, Peter Davies, Phil Collins, Katie Paterson, Bob Law, William E. Jones, Lise Hovesen, Daniel Sinsel, Boo Saville and more.
Dec. 22, 2009
HOLIDAY MUSEUM-HOPPING
by N.F. Karlins
The Horse Nation, American Beauty, El Greco, New York folk artists and the Danube Valley.
Dec. 21, 2009
A LITTLE MORE ON MIAMI
by Walter Robinson
The Maybach, "Being in the World," NADA, the De La Cruz Collection, Miami street murals, Robert Indiana’s HOPE, Claire Fontaine, more.
Dec. 18, 2009
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
December issues of Artforum, ARTnews, Art in America and Art Monthly.
Dec. 15, 2009
GOOD OLD BOYS
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
Richard Serra, Dan Flavin, Red Grooms, Philip Pearlstein and Al Held.
Dec. 11, 2009
LOST IN MIAMI
by Ben Davis
Wandering through Art Basel Miami Beach 2009.
Dec. 7, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
Naughty doings, online and in Miami Beach.
Dec. 3, 2009
MIAMI MANIA 2009
by Walter Robinson
Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 takes off.
November
Nov. 24, 2009
IN DEFENSE OF CONCEPTS
by Ben Davis
A new battle between "conceptual" and "traditional" art.
Nov. 24, 2009
SILVER ANNIVERSARY
by N.F. Karlins
Choice early photographs at Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photography.
Nov. 20, 2009
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
November issues of ARTnews, Artforum and Art in America.
Nov. 19, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Tracey Emin, Steve Gianakos, Sister Mary Corita Kent, Jonas Mekas, William Kentridge, Joan Jonas.
Nov. 11, 2009
CHICAGO A GO-GO
by Brook S. Mason
Windy City news update, Richard Gray "pop-up," SOFA art fair, more.
Nov. 13, 2009
ALICE’S WONDERLAND
by Walter Robinson
"Alice Guy Blanché: Cinema Pioneer" at the Whitney Museum.
Nov. 11, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
Good stuff at Artnet Auctions. Plus, cakes, meat, bullfights and more.
Nov. 10, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
George Grosz, Fernell Franco, Sally Mann, Justine Kurland, Hellen van Meene and Keizo Kitajima.
Nov. 6, 2009
PAPER CHASE
by Deborah Ripley
Prints in New York in fall 2009, at auction and at the fairs.
Nov. 5, 2009
LOST IN TIME
by Ben Davis
Josh Gosfield imagines the life of completely made-up French pop star "Gigi Gaston."
Oct. 29, 2009
RED ALL OVER
by Walter Robinson
A spiritual journey -- in ketchup -- from Cosimo Cavallaro.
Oct. 26, 2009
I REALLY WANT TO DIRECT
by David D’Arcy
With so many artists working in video, their percolation to feature films is only a matter of time, or of ambition.
Oct. 23, 2009
LIGHT TOUCH
by Ben Davis
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer represents the future of art -- but what kind of future is it?
Oct. 21, 2009
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Frieze Art Fair number seven, plus more, much more.
Oct. 20, 2009
LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
The Brothers Quay, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt and John Evans, Robert Kinmont and Jacques Henri Lartigue.
Oct. 19, 2009
HOT TAMALE!
by Walter Robinson
El Museo del Barrio reopens with "Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis."
Oct. 19, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Glamour, super gilt and some drop dead chic at the 21st Haughton International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show.
Oct. 16, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Joe Brainard, Alfred Gescheidt, Mary McConnell, Simone Lucas, A.R. Penck, Jean Paul Riopelle, the Gagosian store, Mike Glier, more.
Oct. 15, 2009
ENDLESS SUMMER
by Lara Taubman
Bruce Nauman, Kenny Scharf, Zoë Sheehan Saldaña, Sanford Biggers, William Leavitt, Gustavo Artigas, Brian Bress, Neïl Beloufa, June Wayne, Titus Kaphar, more.
Oct. 14, 2009
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
October issues of Frieze, Artforum, ARTnews and Art and Auction, summed up.
Oct. 9, 2009
MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ANTI-NEA CAMPAIGN
by Ben Davis
Some questions for Patrick Courrielche, the man behind the "NEA propaganda story."
Oct. 7, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Genesis P-Orridge, K8 Hardy, the Bernadette Corporation, My Barbarian, Naomi Fisher and Austé.
Oct. 5, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Antiques, kitchenalia, gardenalia and more in Lodon. And Anish Kapoor.
September
Sept. 30, 2009
MOSCOW EXPRESS
by Matthew Bown
The Moscow Biennale is the best yet; ArtMoscow is an ignominious failure.
Sept. 29, 2009
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Pestival, Rob Pruitt, Henry Hudson, Museum of Non Participation, Matthew Bannon, Vegas Gallery, Ceal Floyer, Mat Collishaw, more.
Sept. 28, 2009
THE NEW CULTURE WARS
by Ben Davis
A defense of the NEA conference call.
Sept. 25, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
Have you seen anything good?
Sept. 24, 2009
MAPP & MICH
by Lavinia Filippi
"Robert Mapplethorpe: Perfection in Form" at Florence’s Galleria dell’Accademia.
Sept. 23, 2009
Shanghai SERENADE
by Barbara Pollack
Taking the temperature of the Chinese art scene at ShContemporary.
Sept. 21, 2009
MAGAZINE RACK
by Grant Mandarino
September issues of Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews and Bidoun.
Sept. 18, 2009
SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
by Ben Davis
Caragh Thuring’s end-of-painting paintings at Simon Preston.
Sept. 18, 2009
REPORT FROM TORONTO
by Clare Henry
New developments in Canada’s most populous city.
Sept. 11, 2009
COMMUNISTS! IN THE ART WORLD!
by Ben Davis
Four art institutions that Glenn Beck should look into.
Sept. 4, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Louis Eilshemius, Kal Spelletich, Kehinde Wiley, Tauba Auerbach, Davis Rhodes, Rafael Vargas-Suarez, Julie Harvey.
August
Aug. 28, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
The Anna Wintour sensibility. Plus, a fall design preview, and a bit on the gold bug.
Aug. 24, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
David Goldblatt, Song Dong, Mayer Kirshenblatt, Hurvin Anderson, and Annie Pootoogook.
Aug. 20, 2009
MONEY TALKS
by Mary Rinebold
The Bruce High Quality Foundation critiques the art market.
Aug. 18, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
Art world gears up for September openings, Leibovitz at Danzinger, Obama as G.O.D., more.
Aug. 12, 2009
ALONE IN A CROWD
by Roger Boyce
Ronnie Van Hout at Christchurch City Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Aug. 7, 2009
THE MUSEUM BUBBLE
by Ben Davis
Who’s to blame for the pain of the non-profit art world?
Aug. 7, 2009
ENDLESS SUMMER
by Lara Taubman
The Los Angeles gallery scene percolates during the off-season.
Aug. 5, 2009
ARCADIA ALL OVER
by N.F. Karlins
"Arcadia" at ClampArt and "Desert Light" at Throckmorton Fine Art.
Aug. 4, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Inside MoMA’s Ron Arad show, Met Museum book gossip, Lauren’s second Gilded Age and Clic’s new art gallery paradigm.
July
July 31, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"Andy Warhol: From the Factory," Seth Price, Orchard Street galleries, art in Callicoon, more.
July 28, 2009
BACON, HALF-BAKED
by Ben Davis
Why philosopher Gilles Deleuze’s book on Francis Bacon is so much tamer than Francis Bacon’s work itself.
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.
July 22, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"Travels in Conceptual Art," M.A.C. Make-Up Art Cosmetics, "Time-Life" at T&S, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, more.
July 20, 2009
IRANIAN ART NOW
by Ben Davis
"Iran Inside Out" at the Chelsea Art Museum.
July 6, 2009
REVOLUTION’S WAKE
by Blake Stone-Banks
Shows by Huang Rui and Gao Shiqiang represent the changing moment in Beijing.
June
June 25, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Huang Yong Ping, Patty Chang, Laurel Nakadate, Andrea Fraser, Sadie Benning, Rochelle Feinstein.
June 23, 2009
VIENNA REPORT
by Julie Ryan
Spring in the Austrian capital.
June 22, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Sterling Ruby, filmmaker.
June 18, 2009
BITTERSWEET CACOPHONY
by Ben Davis
Bruce Nauman’s vile, refreshing art.
June 16, 2009
DUCHESS SPARKLE
by Brook S. Mason
The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair, the duchess dowager of fairs, garners new sparkle.
June 12, 2009
OLYMPIAN HEIGHTS
by Brook S. Mason
Luxe and big bucks at the 36th annual Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair in London.
June 11, 2009
MANON TRANSFORMER
by Mary Rinebold
New York’s first survey of photographs and installations by the contemporary Swiss artist Manon.
June 10, 2009
BIENNALE DEGREE ZERO
by Ben Davis
Daniel Birnbaum’s "Making Worlds" is a Type 0 Biennale.
June 9, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Judit Reigl, Jennifer Reeves, Enrico Castellani, Gosha Ostretsov, Michael Brown, more.
June 5, 2009
PARIS DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Stanislas Bourgain, Masha Shubina, Gyan Panchal, Didier Trenet, Emeric Glayse, Keiichi Nitta, Yorgos Nikas, Thomas Dryll, Shilpa Gupta, Nick Devereux, more.
June 4, 2009
MAKE DO
by John Drury
Intuitive action and true passion from four Outsider Artists.
June 3, 2009
REPORT FROM MILWAUKEE
by Pedro Vélez
Jefferson Pinder and Dennis Balk at Inova, the Green Gallery East and West, Jan Lievens, more.
June 2, 2009
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Berlin Gallery Weekend, Georg Herold, Robert Elfgen, Zbigniew Rogalski, Attila Csörgö, Stella Hamberg, more.
May
May 29, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Dynamo Donald Judd, ceramics for contemporary art fans, Rudolf Nureyev costumes, more.
May 26, 2009
PEEP SHOW
by Michèle C. Cone
Sex and the phenomenology of looking in "Two Shows: Peeps / Pistoletto"at CUNY’s James Galley.
May 22, 2009
FAIREY TALES
by Ben Davis
The myth and reality of Shepard Fairey’s preppy Pop anti-authoritarianism.
May 20, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Malcolm Morley, Oliver Herring, Betty Tompkins, Carrie Moyer, Basim Magdy, Glen Baldridge, Michelle Handelman.
May 19, 2009
AN ALEXIS SMITH REVIVAL
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Word play and narrative in works by the Los Angeles artist.
May 19, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
A trip to Greenwich, Brits in Chelsea, fag ends in art.
May 12, 2009
JUST FRIENDS
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
The original of Man Ray’s Le Violon d’Ingres, and other gems, at Pace-MacGill.
May 11, 2009
AROUND ARTROPOLIS
by Pedro Vélez
Art Chicago, Next and other fair events in the Windy City 2009.
May 4, 2009
KIEV DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
An on-the-spot report on the opening of Damien Hirst’s "Requiem" at the Pinchuk Art Centre.
April
Apr. 30, 2009
ANIMAL SPIRITS
by Ben Davis
The strengths and limits of Adel Abdessemed’s nihilistic guerrilla art.
Apr. 24, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
"Late Picasso," John Waters, Kalup Linzy, Kinke Kooi, Thomas Trosch, Richard Allen Morris.
Apr. 22, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
"Younger Than Jesus" in the temple of commerce.
Apr. 17, 2009
JESUS COMPLEX
by Ben Davis
The New Museum Triennial fails as a portrait of a generation -- but succeeds as an essay on the "naughty oughties."
Apr. 16, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Bright spots in design and antiques, despite the recession.
Apr. 7, 2009
PERFECTLY FRANK
by Sidney Lawrence
Robert Frank’s "Americans" step into the National Gallery.
March
Mar. 30, 2009
The Recession Biennale
by Lavinia Filippi
An interview with Venice Biennale exhibition director Daniel Birnbaum.
Mar. 27, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Carolee Schneemann, Laura Parnes, Paul Sharits, James Castle, Andrew Lord.
Mar. 25, 2009
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
The Berlin art bubble has burst. Sort of.
Mar. 24, 2009
HE’S THE SHIT
by Ben Davis
Italian conceptualist Piero Manzoni was more of a professional than he seems.
Mar. 23, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
The Venice Biennale, art sales in New York, Thomas Kinkade and Disney, more.
Mar. 20, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Jenny Holzer, "It Is What It Is," Emily Jacir, Jacob Kassay, Josh Smith, Richard Phillips, more.
Mar. 18, 2009
AMERICANS IN MILAN
by Alice Savorelli
TJ Wilcox, Wade Guyton and Catherine Sullivan at Raffaella Cortese and Giò Marconi.
Mar. 13, 2009
THE TWITTER ESTHETIC
by Ben Davis
The art fair experience finds the form of writing proper to it.
Mar. 13, 2009
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
The Colony Room, Keith Coventry, "Mythologies," Alan Miller, Evan Holloway, Cindy Sherman, Wallis Gallery, Alex Melamid, Ull Hohn, Boo Saville, much more.
Mar. 12, 2009
CHICAGO BUILD UP
by Pedro Vélez
Edvard Munch, Robert Davis and Michael Langlois, Michelle Grabner, Matt Nichols, Matt Hanner, more.
Mar. 6, 2009
WHAT NEVER HAPPENED?
by Coline Milliard
A new filmic portrait by Jane & Louise Wilson.
Mar. 4, 2009
STARS IN CARS
by Walter Robinson
New works by Sarah Davis investigate the parlous fate of starlets in a digital age.
February
Feb. 23, 2009
PSYCO-SOCIAL STILL-LIFE
by Ben Davis
Ruud van Empel’s "Souvenir" series shows how history troubles our fantasies.
Feb. 20, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
The Art Show, art magazine news, galleries opening and closing, more.
Feb. 19, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Mary Heilmann, Derek Jarman, Matta, Justin Samson, Peter Caine, Michael Mahalchick.
Feb. 19, 2009
TREASURY OF STYLE
by Brook S. Mason
What to watch in Christie’s sale of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Collection.
Feb. 12, 2009
A TRANS-NATIONAL TRIENNIAL?
by Coline Milliard
Nicolas Bourriaud curates a sexy new phrase at Tate Britain.
Feb. 12, 2009
THE BOOK LOVER
by Jeff Joyce
Duncan Hannah’s "Poems and Poets" bring a bohemian past to life.
Feb. 6, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Pierre Bonnard, Peter Doig, Erik Van Lieshout, more.
Feb. 4, 2009
Arte Fiera Bologna 2009
by Lavinia Filippi
The Last Days of Pipilotti Rist’s Pour Your Body Out (7354 Meters).
Jan. 29, 2009
CRISIS AND CRITICISM
by Ben Davis
The "crisis in criticism" meets the economic crisis.
Jan. 28, 2009
NEW LAMPS FOR OLD
by Brook S. Mason
Good-bye pricey pilgrim furnishings, hello contemporary flair at the 55th Winter Antiques Show in New York.
Jan. 26, 2009
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Stephen Sprouse, Liz Renay, Nick Cage, Barkley L. Hendricks, "Gothic: Dark Glamour," Don Bachardy.
Jan. 23, 2009
PALMY DAYS
by Walter Robinson
Changes of course at the palmbeach³ art fair.
Jan. 16, 2009
ARTNET GOSSIP
by Rosetta Stone
"Younger Than Jesus," Jay Jopling hearts Lily Allen, shark attacks, dealers struggle to get paid, an artist in Antarctica, more.
Jan. 15, 2009
OUT IS IN
by N.F. Karlins
Good news at the 2009 Outsider Art Fair.
Jan. 9, 2009
CULTURE JAM
by Jesi Khadivi
Three Bay Area artists at L.A.’s new Charlie James Gallery.
Jan. 8, 2009
ART AND IDEA
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
An acre of Sol LeWitt drawings at Mass MoCA.
Jan. 7, 2009
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
A look back at 2008, and the year ahead.
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.
Jan. 5, 2009
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Pedro Vélez
Comedy and corruption in the celebrated U.S. territory.
December
Dec. 30, 2008
THE 2008 REVUE
by Walter Robinson and Ben Davis
"Fly high, fall hard," a motto for the times.
Dec. 19, 2008
REAL NORTH AMERICA
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
Neil Jenney’s recent work.
Dec. 18, 2008
BAD MANNERS
by Ilka Scobie
The great Italian artist Carol Rama gets her due in a major New York exhibition.
Dec. 15, 2008
MIAMI PRINT REPORT 2008
by Deborah Ripley
The print scene at Art Basel Miami Beach week.
Dec. 11, 2008
PAWN SHOP CONCEPTUALISM
by Ben Davis
Jeff Sonhouse’s "composites" reach for a neither/nor esthetic.
Dec. 9, 2008
MIAMI MEMORIES 2008
by Walter Robinson
Odds and ends from Miami’s annual art fair week.
Dec. 5, 2008
CRISIS, WHAT CRISIS?
by Walter Robinson
Weathering the storm at Art Basel Miami Beach.
Dec. 5, 2008
DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
Six centuries of drawings of New York City at the New-York Historical Society.
Dec. 1, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Jonathan Horowitz, Stan Douglas, Christopher Brooks, Gail Thacker.
November
Nov. 25, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
ABC, Berlin Art Forum, Jeff Koons, Vik Muniz, Iona Rozeal Brown, Udo Kittelmann, Candace Breitz, Thomas Eller, more.
Nov. 20, 2008
OH YES THEY DID!
by Ben Davis
The Yes Men and Friends take on the New York Times.
Nov. 17, 2008
HIGH MODERNISM
by Brook S. Mason
Sanford Smith’s 23rd annual "Modernism: A Century of Style and Design" at the Park Avenue Armory.
Nov. 13, 2008
FOLK ART NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
James Castle, Thomas Chambers and Martín Ramírez.
Nov. 11, 2008
DEAD HEAT
by Ben Davis
Berlinde de Bruyckere riffs on the wretchedness of life.
Nov. 10, 2008
BLEEDING-HEART BIENNALE
by Walter Robinson
Dan Cameron and the "Prospect.1 New Orleans" international biennial in New Orleans.
October
Oct. 28, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Leon Golub, Berlinde de Bruyckere, Medardo Rosso, Robert Melee, Nicole Cherubini, Aurel Schmidt, more.
Oct. 24, 2008
SPACE CADETS
by Walter Robinson
"Theanyspacewhatever" at the Guggenheim Museum.
Oct. 21, 2008
COOL COSMOLOGY
by Ilka Scobie
Thomas Woodruff’s delirious solar system.
Oct. 17, 2008
AN ODD COUPLE
by N.F. Karlins
"Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams" at the Smithsonian.
Oct. 16, 2008
A NEW CHAPTER ON TASTE
by Brook S. Mason
The 20th International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show takes the measure of the market.
Oct. 15, 2008
SCENES FROM SHANGHAI
by Ben Davis
Searching for the soul of the Chinese art world.
Oct. 7, 2008
LONDON LETTER
by Ben Street
Jorge Queiroz, Ewan Gibbs, Anthony Goicolea and Roger Hiorns.
September
Sept. 30, 2008
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Pedro Vélez
The FAS 08 Sound Art Fair in San Juan.
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.
Sept. 19, 2008
THE CHINA PRICE
by Ben Davis
Stalking the elusive Chinese collector at ShContemporary.
Sept. 12, 2008
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
"Gothic: Dark Glamour," Trafik at Morgans Hotel, The Duchess, Yves Saint Laurent, Babar, "Home Delivery," more.
Sept. 8, 2008
AN ELEGANT RETREAT
by N.F. Karlins
The summer ends with a trip to the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden.
Sept. 5, 2008
ESTHETIC POLITICS?
by Ben Davis
The idea that art is a model for politics is the biggest art-critical boondoggle around.
Sept. 4, 2008
THINK ABOUT IT
by Walter Robinson
Sense data and symbol systems in paintings by Dena Shottenkirk.
August
Aug. 28, 2008
TWO FRIDAS
by Ben Davis
Frida Kahlo’s surreal Socialist Realism.
Aug. 21, 2008
STRANGE MANIFESTATIONS
by Brian Skar
The parts are greater than the whole in Manifesta 7.
Aug. 19, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Collier Schorr, Rupprecht Geiger, Wolfgang Tillmans, "Rohkunstbau," "Art Biesenthal," Sammlung Gerstenberg-Scharf, Berlin’s White Cube, more.
Aug. 14, 2008
SUMMER SOCIAL
by N.F. Karlins
Political art in "Competing Ideologies" at D. Wigmore Fine Art. Plus, "Philip Guston: Works on Paper."
Aug. 13, 2008
KOENIG OF THE CATSKILLS
by Walter Robinson
New York dealer Leo Koenig opens a satellite gallery in his dairy barn.
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.
Aug. 6, 2008
COTTAGE INDUSTRY
by Andrew Berardini
L.A.’s new Cottage Home gallery and the evolution of the Chinatown gallery art scene.
Aug. 4, 2008
SKYBOXES
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Halfway between the prairie and the Jetsons with the architecture of John Lautner.
July
July 31, 2008
UP PERISCOPE
by Ben Davis
The unlikely tale of Scope Hamptons ‘08.
July 29, 2008
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Arad-mania, gasoline alley trophy heads, Christie’s design auctions, Brideshead Revisited, Thomas Hope, MAD’s new quarters, more.
July 28, 2008
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Sudeley Castle, Boo Saville, CCC Moscow, Alexei Buldakov, Diane Machulina, Sacha Newley, Liliane Lijn, Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin, more.
July 25, 2008
NATURAL FACTS
by Ben Davis
"After Nature" shows it’s easier to turn apocalypse into a motif than it is to imagine it sincerely.
July 18, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Larry Fink, Leopoldo Maler, Leonid Lerman, Charles Matton, Edith Maybin, Danny Lyon, Luigi Benedicenti, more.
July 16, 2008
THE RISE OF THE SUPERARTISTS
by Ben Davis
Takashi Murakami, Olafur Eliasson and today’s avant-garde.
July 14, 2008
THE IRAQI CENTURY OF ART
by Ben Davis
Mohammed al Hamadany’s Night of Fire and 100 years of struggle by Iraqi artists.
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.
July 3, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Louise Bourgeois, "Dali and Film," "Retrospective" at Gagosian, Sarah Braman, Lower East Side galleries, more.
June
June 20, 2008
GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley
Natsuki Uruma, E’wao Kagoshima, Kerry James Marshall, Laleh Khorramian and Ellen Cantor.
June 18, 2008
MALACHITE, MEISSEN, MOSCOW
by Brook S. Mason
Russians love the traditional English country house look, frothed up with continental trimmings.
June 18, 2008
BUILDING BLOCKS
by Ben Davis
David Byrne’s Playing the Building: Once in a lifetime experience, or road to nowhere?
June 16, 2008
PERIPHERAL VISION
by Kimberly Bradley
The second edition of the new Art Athina fair is all about being on the edge.
June 10, 2008
OLYMPIAN SWAGGER
by Brook S. Mason
The Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair goes contemporary.
June 10, 2008
MOSCOW EXPRESS
by Kate Sutton
Art Moscow 2008, the World Fine Art Fair, the new MCAA, Volker Diehl, Gary Tatinsian, Dmitry Prigov, more.
June 6, 2008
BASELMANIA 2008
by Walter Robinson
Esthetic delirium in the art fair city.
June 5, 2008
TREASURING CRETE
by N.F. Karlins
"From the Land of the Labyrinth" at the Onassis Cultural Center.
June 4, 2008
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Gary Webb, the Hix Oyster and Chop, John Currin, Nicholas of London, Harland Miller, Mat Collishaw, Brenda Beban, Mustafa Hulusi, Keith Coventry, more.
June 3, 2008
BIG AT BASEL
by Walter Robinson
Art 39 Basel opens with "Art Unlimited" and "Art Statements."
May
May 28, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Berlin’s "Gallery Weekend," the new "Hallen am Wasser" gallery district, and the Boros Collection art bunker.
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.
May 23, 2008
FIRE AND ICE
by Ben Davis
Sexual dysfunction and environmental consciousness at the Reykjavik Arts Festival in Iceland.
May 19, 2008
ATLAS OF MINDSCAPES
by Robert G. Edelman
For Pier Pizzi Cannella, a map is a mystery.
May 16, 2008
HAPPENING NOW
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Sotheby’s contemporary does a record-setting $362 million.
May 12, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Superhero fashion, Serge Spitzer, celebrating Tony Shafrazi, more.
May 9, 2008
THE BILLY PAPPAS PROBLEM
by Ben Davis
Julie Checkoway’s documentary Waiting for Hockney raises questions about the sociology of art.
May 9, 2008
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Wendell Castle, Wright sells Louis Kahn and more, and Sebastian+Barquet on a roll.
April
Apr. 30, 2008
SEAT ASSIGNMENT
by Ben Street
A provocative and elegant installation by Hans Schabus at the Barbican Art Gallery, London.
Apr. 30, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
The Gregor Schneider "dying" controversy, Jean Fabre in the Louvre, Berlin art-fair news.
Apr. 28, 2008
THE INSIDER’S OUTSIDER
by Ben Davis
Henry Darger’s "unrealism" and the anxiety of influence.
Apr. 25, 2008
CINEMA HIRSHHORNA
by Sidney Lawrence
"The Cinema Effect" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Apr. 22, 2008
CLAUDE AT THE CLARK
by Paul Jeromack
Inside a major museum acquisition of drawings by Claude Lorrain.
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.
Apr. 16, 2008
SHADOW DANCING
by Kimberly Bradley
Confrontations and confusion in the 5th Berlin Biennale.
Apr. 16, 2008
ANIMAL KINGDOM
by Sarah Canner
Liu Jia’s "Social Fables" at Galerie Vallois.
Apr. 14, 2008
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Walter Robinson
Art and artists at the third annual Circa Puerto Rico art fair.
Apr. 11, 2008
ART IN FLUX
by Ben Davis
Flux Factory’s final show marks the end of an era.
Apr. 8, 2008
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Thomas Scheibitz, Angus Fairhurst, Derek Jarman, Les Blank, Michael Landy, more.
Apr. 7, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Warhol’s Jews, Rauschenberg’s ecology, Ashley Bickerton, Ryan McGinley, Daniel Richter, "Substraction," more.
Apr. 2, 2008
CARIBBEAN CACHET
by Pedro Velez
The Museo de Arte de Ponce is one great museum in the Caribbean.
March
Mar. 28, 2008
FAIR WEATHER?
by Walter Robinson
The Armory, Volta, Scope, Pulse, LA Art, Bridge, more.
Mar. 24, 2008
HELLO DUBAI
by Ana Finel Honigman
Art Dubai, the Creek Art Fair, more.
Mar. 20, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Surrend controversy at Galerie Nord, galleries leave Cologne for Berlin, more.
Mar. 18, 2008
STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO
by Brian Andrews
Jens Haaning, Paul McCarthy, Nicholas Graham, Albert Reyes, Packard Jennings, Steve Lambert, Paul Shambroom, more.
Mar. 14, 2008
REALISM AND VOYEURISM
by Michèle C. Cone
Gustave Courbet liked to see what he was not supposed to see.
Mar. 13, 2008
PLAYING WITH FIRE
by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy
Cai Guo-Qiang’s "I Want to Believe" at the Guggenheim Museum.
Mar. 13, 2008
CAI GUO-KILLER
by Ben Davis
In the basement with Chinese art star Cai Guo-Qiang.
Mar. 12, 2008
THE NEW NEW CHIC
by Brook S. Mason
Deco arts stylish reign at TEFAF Maastricht 08.
Mar. 10, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Jane Simpson, John F. Simon Jr., the Whitney Biennial, the New Museum, Hannah Wilke, Dennis Kardon, more.
Mar. 7, 2008
RAVE ON
by Ben Davis
A "rave review" for the Whitney’s 2008 biennial.
Mar. 5, 2008
MIDDLE EASTERN ALLURE
by Brook S. Mason
New art fairs, and new challenges, in the United Arab Emirates.
Mar. 4, 2008
FOLK HEROINE
by N.F. Karlins
A retrospective of the celebrated self-taught painter Malcah Zeldis.
February
Feb. 21, 2008
PHANTOM SENSATIONS
by Kathryn Garcia
Andreas Hofer’s end-of-art funhouse.
Feb. 20, 2008
LONDON DISPATCH
by Laura K. Jones
Rachel Howard, The Approach, Roman Signer, Poppy de Villeneuve, Germaine Kruip, Darren Almond, Paul Pfeiffer, Marc Quinn, Peter Doig, more.
Feb. 19, 2008
LYRICAL NEW YORK
by Ilka Scobie
Yvonne Jacquette and Rudy Burckhardt at the Museum of the City of New York.
Feb. 15, 2008
THE BLING GAME
by Ben Davis
Say hello to Luis Gispert’s little friend.
Feb. 15, 2008
CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
A Panda pick-me-up, roller-coaster moods and New York nostalgia on 14th Street. Plus, D.C.’s new Norman Foster courtyard.
Feb. 14, 2008
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Berlin as part MySpace, part iTunes. Plus, Alexander Bühler, Roman Lipski, Brian Alfred, Roman Schramm, more.
Feb. 13, 2008
Alas and Alack at LACMA
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
The elephant in the room at LACMA’s new Broad Contemporary Art Museum.
Feb. 4, 2008
GARDEN OF LIFE
by Julia Morton
Dieu Donné celebrates the life and work of New York artist Alan Shields (1944-2005)
January
Jan. 30, 2008
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Walter Robinson
Michael Asher at SMMoA, ART LA 2008 and the Los Angeles Art Show, Culver City galleries, more.
Jan. 29, 2008
PAIN WITHOUT INJURY
by Eliza Slavet
Works by Avi Alpert & Steven Lam, Steve Ausbury and Olen Hsu at PS122 Gallery.
Jan. 25, 2008
THE POLITICS OF PORCELAIN
by N.F. Karlins
The porcelain of the European Courts at Bard.
Jan. 25, 2008
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Doug Harvey’s "Third Annual L.A. Weekly Biennial" at Track 16 Gallery.
Jan. 24, 2008
GATEWAY TO NOWHERE
by Ben Davis
Do-Ho Suh’s Reflection and art’s power to forget.
Jan. 15, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Robert Rauschenberg, Al Taylor, Judith Bernstein, Joyce Pensato, Max Schumann, more.
Jan. 11, 2008
COMMERCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
by Ben Davis
The year in "complicit esthetics."
Jan. 11, 2008
RAY OF LIGHT
by Ben Street
Rediscovering Anthony McCall’s Line Describing a Cone.
Jan. 10, 2008
PARIS AFLICKER
by Sarah Canner
Victor Erice, Abbas Kiarostami, Jim Shaw, Ariane Michel, Elina Brotherus, Bruno Serralongue.
Jan. 3, 2008
MODERNISM & MATERIAL
by Walter Robinson
"Drawing in Space" at Richard Feigen & Co.
December
Dec. 24, 2007
MIAMI POST MORTEM
by Ben Davis
The "social unconscious" in Art Basel Miami Beach and beyond.
Dec. 21, 2007
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
New directors for Berlin museums, Heiner Bastian builds, Hamburger Bahnhof sold, "white cube" for Berlin, more.
Dec. 20, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Marcus Tremonto, gallery bling, Robert M. Kulicke and Bessie Jamieson, Armand Rateau, Tony Duquette, more.
Dec. 19, 2007
NEW DELHI IN THE
OLD WORLD

by Alice Savorelli
Contemporary Indian art comes to Milan, courtesy Primo Marella Gallery.
Dec. 14, 2007
HEARTS OF DARKNESS
by Pedro Velez
Art vs. economic oppression in works by Steve McQueen and Hubert Sauper.
Dec. 12, 2007
EVERYDAY PARIS
by N.F. Karlins
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin was the Manet of the Enlightenment.
Dec. 11, 2007
QUIET TIME
by Roberta Fallon
Eileen Neff at the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art.
Dec. 10, 2007
ONE MORE ON MIAMI
by Walter Robinson
CIFO, car karma, Catherine Sullivan, Margulies, Aqua, photo fairs, "Art & Value," etc.
Dec. 7, 2007
MIAMI MYASTHENIA
by Walter Robinson
Art Miami, Scope, the Rubell Collection, NADA, the Miami Art Museum, Design Miami, more.
Dec. 7, 2007
PATTERNS AND POSSIBILITIES
by Adrian Dannatt
An exhibition of new paintings by the celebrated School of Paris artist, Françoise Gilot.
Dec. 6, 2007
MIAMI EN GARDE
by Walter Robinson
Art Basel Miami Beach, Flow, Joe’s Stone Crab, etc.
Dec. 6, 2007
POSERS AND ROCKERS
by Pedro Velez
The Chicago MCA ventures a show on art and rock music.
Dec. 5, 2007
MIAMI IN PIECES
by Walter Robinson
Grilled meats, Pulse, Geisai, bathroom breaks, Jorge Pardo, Carlos Amorales, Emmanuel Perrotin, more.
Dec. 4, 2007
WESTERN PROMISES
by Ben Davis
Piotr Uklanski’s ""Western"" Summer Love.
November
Nov. 29, 2007
PARIS IN THE FALL
by Michèle C. Cone
"The Third Mind" at the Palais de Tokyo, the new Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Diaspora, Alexander Ponomarev, more.
Nov. 27, 2007
NEW LIVES FOR OLD
by Jane Harris
Surviving Wooloo Productions’ Life Exchange.
Nov. 27 2007
SAN FRANCISCO HAPPENINGS
by Brian Andrews
Olafur Elaisson, Douglas Gordon, Takeshi Murata, Will Rogan, Tracy Timman, Liz Walsh, Tony Labat, Nathan Redwood, more.
Nov. 19, 2007
DISASTER TEAM
by Ben Davis
The beauty of drowning Africans in Isaac Julien and Russell Maliphant’s "Cast No Shadow."
Nov. 12, 2007
GUY SMILEY
by Ben Davis
Yue Minjun, human logo.
Nov. 2, 2007
NEW YORK PRINT REPORT
by Deborah Ripley
Prize works at two art fairs during Print Week in New York.
Nov. 2, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Salander’s dec arts, Yonel Lebovici, a Mediaeval renaissance in New York, more.
October
Oct. 31, 2007
UNDONE AT ALTRIA
by Leah Modigliani
The Whitney Museum bids farewell to its Altria branch with a show about "unraveling."
Oct. 26, 2007
LONDON CALLING
by Joe La Placa
During "Frieze Week" in London, the Zoo Art Fair was the most exciting venue for new art.
Oct. 26, 2007
THE CONTRA IRAN AFFAIR
by Ben Davis
Shirana Shahbazi’s new work reacts against images of Iran, in a veiled way.
Oct. 25, 2007
THE VIENNA MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Herbert Brandl, Svenja Deininger, Tillman Kaiser, Marina Faust, more.
Oct. 23, 2007
OUT AT FRIEZE
by Mary Barone
The Frieze Art Fair in London.
Oct. 19, 2007
FORCE OF CULTURE
by N.F. Karlins
Hidden depths in the drawings of Domenico Zindato.
Oct. 18, 2007
CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
Renée Stout, Chuck Close tapestries, Jiha Moon, Ian Whitmore, Olga Viso, Jane Jerardi, Nathan Baker, more.
Oct. 17, 2007
ARTNET.DE DIGEST
by Kimberly Bradley
Controversy from the Cardinal, Art Forum Berlin, Zhang Huan’s ash Buddha at Haunch of Venison, more.
Oct. 12, 2007
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Sharon Levy, William Pope.L, Benjamin Butler, Ruben Ochoa, Matthew Spiegelman, more.
Oct. 11, 2007
ABORIGINAL LONDON
by Ben Street
"Rarrk London" presents over 100 works by 15 Aboriginal artists.
Oct. 11, 2007
ALL THIS USELESS BOOTY
by Ben Davis
Julie Heffernan’s anti-history painting.
Oct. 5, 2007
DREAM WEAVER
by Carlo McCormick
Isaac Abrams’ psychonautical adventures.
September
Sept. 27, 2007
MAN AND SUPERMAN
by Ben Davis
Shaun El C. Leonardo, budding superartist.
Sept. 26, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Friedman Benda, Breuer at Wright, MacBain’s bags, Nan Kempner, Noguchi, Jansen furniture, John Beresford Fowler, more.
Sept. 25, 2007
APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION
by Brian Skar
The 1st Athens Biennial, "Her(his)tory" and "Re-Map KM" in Athens.
Sept. 20, 2007
SHCONSUMER SHCONFIDENCE
by Summer Kumar
A promising start for ShContemporary, the new Shanghai art fair.
Sept. 19, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Sol LeWitt, Huma Bhabha, Arlene Shechet, more.
Sept. 11, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Keith Tyson, Larry Clark, Jessica Craig-Martin, Jedediah Caesar, Damien Hirst, more.
Sept. 16, 2007
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Pedro Velez
Open season with Ada Bobonis and Karlo Ibarra.
August
Aug. 16, 2007
Art and Politics
by Jane Harris
A modest "Resistance Is. . ." at the Whitney Museum.
Aug. 16, 2007
GETTING INTIMATE
AT YALE

by N.F. Karlins
Tokens of love and respect from the Jane Katcher Collection of Americana.
Aug. 15, 2007
THE MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Banks Violette, Dash Snow and Dan Colen, group show highlights, more.
Aug. 9, 2007
ART IN THE WOODS
by Walter Robinson
Ann-Sofi Siden, David Hammons, Nate Loman, Serge Spitzer and more at Artbarn in Qiuogue on Long Island.
Aug. 3, 2007
NEW WORLD AT SALZBURG
by Brook S. Mason
The new Salzburg World Fine Art Fair mixes Mozart sonatas and Meissen porcelain with the occasional avant-garde piece.
Aug. 1, 2007
FAIR FLIP-FLOPS
by Ben Davis
Commerce and/or personality at the third Scope Hamptons.
July
July 27, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Martin Creed at Bard, "What Is Painting" at MoMA, "The Shapes of Space" at the Guggenheim, more.
July 27, 2007
THE ART OF WINNERS
by Paul H-O
Ron Rocheleau his roster of art-star money shots.
July 26, 2007
LEFT COAST
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Richard Ross, Renée Petropoulos and "L.A. Object."
July 23, 2007
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Boy Los Angeles, with Chris Beas, Amir H. Fallah, Dan Ho and Osman Khan, plus Lynn Hershman, galleries in Chinatown, more.
July 20, 2007
GLOBALIZED FEMINISM
by Ben Davis
Can Miwa Yanagi dismantle the master’s house with the master’s tools?
July 19, 2007
ROME OPEN CITY
by Kristen Lorello
Negotiating issues of space and structure in Rome’s contemporary art scene.
July 16, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Art & realty, Ezra Stoller, collectible textiles, Russian modernist architecture, Macklowe redesigns, more.
July 10, 2007
CHINA SUMMER
by Summer Kumar
A dissected brontosaurus in Beijing, deserted amusement parks in Shanghai.
July 9, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
More on Robert Storr’s "thinking with the senses, seeing with the mind".
July 3, 2007
LIGHT TOUCH
by Ben Street

Paul Chan’s epic, fantastical animations at the Serpentine Gallery in London.
June
June 28, 2007
POP TRIBAL
by N.F. Karlins
The Phantom makes a surprise appearance on fighting shields from Papua New Guinea.
June 25, 2007
MÜNSTER MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Public art and its problems at Skulptur Projekte Münster 2007.
June 18, 2007
ART CAPITAL
by Walter Robinson
The market triumphs at Art 38 Basel.
June 15, 2007
LOST IN SPACE
by Walter Robinson
Documenta 12 roams the globe and finds. . . what?
June 13, 2007
POWER PLAY
by Ben Davis
Tom Friedman’s aluminum foil sculptures are portraits of Aby Rosen as a "fun" guy.
June 13, 2007
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
"Eden’s Edge" and "Sans Soleil" on the future of Los Angeles.
June 12, 2007
RED IS THE COLOR
by Alice Savorelli
New works by Pino Pinelli in Milan.
June 11, 2007
CACCIA AL TESORO
by Walter Robinson
The art-lover’s "treasure hunt" during the Venice Biennale 2007.
June 8, 2007
KVETCH FEST
by Walter Robinson
The 52nd Venice Biennale leaves ‘em griping.
June 7, 2007
THE MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Devin Leonardi, Wayne Gonzales, David Ratcliff, Richard Tuttle, Tim Hawkinson, Jason Meadows, Barbara Bloom, Anselm Reyle, more.
June 6, 2007
SYGHRONI ELLINIKI
by Walter Robinson
Art Athina 2007 takes the Greek art scene to a new level.
May
May 31, 2007
NOUS VOILA!
by Walter Robinson
Montreal, Canada’s French "Sin City," is the country’s "art central."
May 27, 2007
MEMORIES OF
PAST TIME

by Adrian Dannatt
Painter Duncan Hannah summons a specifically English esthetic.
May 25, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Sheldon LaPierre
The new art and design scene in Los Angeles.
May 25, 2007
AFTER THE DELUGE
by Mary Rinebold
Agathe Snow plans a post-apocalyptic future.
May 23, 2007
THAT’S THE SPIRIT
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Marnie Weber provides a feminized variant of testosterone-driven West Coast installation art.
May 21, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Marc Quinn, Tony Cragg, Damián Ortega, Roxy Paine, Mr., Betty Tompkins, Markus Lüpertz, Darby Bannard, more.
May 18, 2007
CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
Washington, D.C., goes for the brass ring with its own art fair.
May 16, 2007
HOLLOW LAUGHER
by Ben Davis
David Godbold answers the question: Why isn’t postmodern art funnier?
May 14, 2007
SALES, SALES, SALES
by Brook S. Mason
Anna and Brian Haughton’s International Fine Art Fair reveals a masterful and changing market.
May 11, 2007
PINAULT AND CO.
by Ben Davis
A glorious romance with power in "Sequence 1" at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice.
May 7, 2007
THE MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Dana Schutz, Josh Smith, Hannah Van Bart, Katharina Wulff, Shana Moulton, Liz Deschenes, Sterling Ruby, more.
May 2, 2007
ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason
Fast paced changes in Manhattan and beyond.
April
Apr. 25, 2007
STREET SHOTS
by Paul H-O
Dona Ann McAdams and the performance of self in everyday life.
Apr. 24, 2007
MUMBAI JUMBO
by Summer Kumar
Abstract painting and giant fingerprints in the Indian megacity.
Apr. 20, 2007
CRAZY FOR COLOGNE
by Walter Robinson
A new look for the 40th annual Art Cologne.
Apr. 19, 2007
LONDON LETTER
by Ben Street
"Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative," George Condo, Ian Monroe, Marcel Dzama, more.
Apr. 17, 2007
IRANIAN EVOLUTION
by Ben Davis
A secret politics in Abbas Kiarostami’s photos and videos.
Apr. 16, 2007
DIZZYING HEIGHTS
by N.F. Karlins
The Stendhal Syndrome at two Old Master exhibitions in London.
Apr. 13, 2007
LOOK AGAIN
by Walter Robinson
The AIPAD Photography Show 2007.
Apr. 12, 2007
YOUNG NOISE
by Pedro Velez
Jorge Castro and Davila 666 rock the Noise music scene of San Juan.
Apr. 10, 2007
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Walter Robinson
A report from Circa ’07 in San Juan.
Apr. 5, 2007
THE MINUTE
by Abraham Orden
Stefan Kern, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Gordon Matta-Clark, Mary Lucier, Sam Gordon, Johannes VanDerBeek, Mrzyk & Moriceau, Wilhelm Sasnal.
Apr. 3, 2007
SPICE OF LIFE
by Paul H-O
Martin Creed’s "Variety Show" on the Lower East Side.
March
Mar. 16, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Arnold Newman, Robert Rauschenberg, Jim Dine, Robert Ryman, Karin Davies, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Odd Nerdrum, more.
Mar. 13, 2007
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
Dutch Masters: The European Fine Art Fair, at a mere 20 years old.
Mar. 8, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"Barcelona and Modernity," "Dateline Israel," The Sabine Women, Jeff Wall, Lorna Simpson, "Not for Sale," Stefan Eins, Elisabeth Kley, Cary Leibowitz, Rachel Howard, more.
Mar. 8, 2007
CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
John Baldessari curates at the Hirshhorn. Plus, lots of action in D.C. galleries.
Mar. 2, 2007
IMAGE ALCHEMY
by Adrian Dannatt
Ena Swansea’s new paintings have an almost occult intensity.
Mar. 2, 2007
REPORT FROM PARIS
by Chris Bors
Takashi Murakami, body artist. Plus, Valérie Belin, Allan Wiener, Daniel Zeller, Heather Bennett, Meredyth Sparks, Karen Kilimnik, Kristof Kintera, more.
Mar. 1, 2007
PAINTING TO PAINTING
by Ilka Scobie
Merlin James at the New York Studio School.
February
Feb. 28, 2007
THE LONG VIEW
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Art history catches up to Vija Celmins.
Feb. 26, 2007
LA LA LAND
by Ben Davis
L.A. Art challenges New York on its own turf.
Feb. 23, 2007
THE "IT" FACTOR
What makes something hot? A survey inspired by a forthcoming New Museum panel.
Feb. 22, 2007
ART SHOW CONTEMPORARY
by Brook S. Mason
The ADAA Art Show goes contemporary in a spiffed-up armory.
Feb. 22, 2007
OLYMPIC METAL
by Grant Mandarino
An outdoor museum in Seattle, a city where it rains half the year.
Feb. 21, 2007
PUERTO RICAN SUN
by Pedro Velez
Photographers, graffiti and ghosts -- Tristán Reyes, Elsa Melendez, Bik Ismo, Lee Quinones, Aby Ruíz and Jose Luis Vargas.
Feb. 16, 2007
ARTE AMA ARCO
by Walter Robinson
The esthetics of shopping at the Spanish world’s top art fair.
Feb. 15, 2007
THE "IT" FACTOR
by Walter Robinson
What makes something hot? A survey inspired by a forthcoming New Museum panel.
Feb. 15, 2007
FOLK ART NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
Martín Ramírez’s fractured "psychic maps." Plus, Thomas Burleson.
Feb. 14, 2007
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Movie stars and hot sales at Art L.A.
Feb. 14, 2007
NET WORTH
by Ben Davis
The dilemmas of science-as-art in curator Marisa Olson’s "Networked Nature."
Feb. 13, 2007
FAIRS ON THE FRINGE
by John Drury
Three "outsider" art fairs make SoHo’s Puck Building their home.
Feb. 8, 2007
THE STATE WE’RE IN
by Ben Street
Mark Wallinger’s anti-war anti-monument at Tate Britain.
Feb. 6, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Stan Douglas’ Klatassin, Stephen G. Rhoades’ Recurrency, art on West 29th Street, more.
Feb. 5, 2007
BRINGING THE COOL
by Natasha Roje
A suite of new works by David Hammons takes aim at the rich.
Feb. 2, 2007
PHNOM PENH DIARY
by Joe Fyfe
Cambodia’s capital through an art critic’s eyes.
January
Jan. 31, 2007
LIKE A PRAYER
by Ana Finel Honigman
Contemporary devotion in Ryan McGinley’s photographs of Morrissey and his fans.
Jan. 30, 2007
THE NEW YORK LIST
by Brook S. Mason
New trends in the antiques world, from the 2007 Winter Antiques Show to the Chelsea art district.
Jan. 24, 2007
THE WINDY APPLE
by Abraham Orden
Jay Heikes, Josh Smith, Gavin Turk, Mel Bochner, Philip Vanderhyden, Matt Stole, Leslie Baum, Melanie Schiff, Deb Sokolow and Mitzi Pederson.
Jan. 22, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Terence Koh, Kembra Pfahler, Bambi the Mermaid, Joe Ovelman, Tony Matelli, Paulina Olowska, Carrie Moyer, Robert Chambers, more.
Jan. 19, 2007
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
A pumped-up Americana market at the Winter Antiques Show and more.
Jan. 12, 2007
FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
by Kimberly Bradley
Berlin’s Brunnenstrasse bubbles with new galleries and (very) young art.
Jan. 9, 2007
PETAL PERFECTION
by Ilka Scobie
Portia Munson’s contemporary flower mandalas.
Jan. 8, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Brice Marden, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Irwin, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Monica Bonvicini, Jock Sturges, Maro Gorky, more.
Jan. 4, 2007
STEINBERG’S SIGNATURES
by Ben Davis
Saul Steinberg takes on Adorno and Benjamin.
December
Dec. 27, 2006
THE 2006 REVUE
Artnet’s avant-garde art critics take a look back.
Dec. 21, 2006
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
Last minute shopping for 2006, and looking ahead to 2007.
Dec. 18, 2006
MORE ON MIAMI
by Ben Davis
A report on the Ink, Flow, Bridge, Aqua, DiVA, Pulse, NADA, Photo Miami and Scope art fairs.
Dec. 15, 2006
THE NEW YORK LIST
As the year rushes to a close, a few art-world issues and other things that linger on the mind this week.
Dec. 8, 2006
MIAMI HEAT
by Walter Robinson
The art business swings for the fences at Art Basel Miami Beach.
Dec. 8, 2006
AURA PHOTOGRAPY
by Ilka Scobie
Patti Smith finds poetry in the Polaroid.
Dec. 7, 2006
BLACK SITE SPECIFIC
by Ben Davis
Trevor Paglen brings CIA torture to Chelsea.
November
Nov. 30, 2006
GOLDEN AGE
by N.F. Karlins
At the American Museum of Natural History, masterpieces of gold, from Iranian idols to Liz Taylor’s watch.
Nov. 29, 2006
SOLAR BUZZ
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Actor and artist Robert Dean Stockwell talks about his art and his life.
Nov. 27, 2006
LONDON CALLING
by Brooke Lynn McGowan
Conrad Shawcross, Gabriel Orozco, James Rosenquist and Mariko Mori.
Nov. 21, 2006
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
"Modernism" in New York, now the nation’s pre-eminent design show.
Nov. 21, 2006
AUTO-METAMORPHOSIS
by Lara Taubman
Liz Cohen, the Trabant, car calendars and chameleon desire.
Nov. 15, 2006
REPORT FROM PARIS
by Chris Sharp
Feeling contemporary in Turin.
Nov. 13, 2006
ARTISSIMA 2006
by Walter Robinson
Feeling contemporary in Turin.
Nov. 10, 2006
THE NEW YORK LIST
An interested compilation of the week’s doings in the global art capital.
Nov. 8, 2006
MINNESOTA VICE
by Ben Davis
Angela Strassheim’s tortured photos of suburbia.
Nov. 7, 2006
SHANGHAI SURPRISE
by Summer Block
Having fun with design at the 2006 Shanghai Biennial.
Nov. 6, 2006
THE IFPDA PRINT FAIR
by Walter Robinson
The 16th annual IFPDA print fair in New York.
October
Oct. 30, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Joseph Kosuth, Barnaby Furnas, Domenico Tiepolo, Albert Oehlen, Anton Henning, Stephen Lack, more.
Oct. 25, 2006
CULTURAL KARAOKE
by Ben Davis
Nikki S. Lee’s "conceptual documentary" A.K.A. Nikki S. Lee.
Oct. 24, 2006
NAUGHTY FILMS, PRISSY ART
by Michéle C. Cone
Titillating the masses in the early 20th century.
Oct. 24, 2006
MATERIAL EVIDENCE
by Xavier LaBoulbenne
Isa Genzken, Germany’s 2007 pick for the Venice Biennial, at Neugerriemschneider in Berlin.
Oct. 20, 2006
LONDON CALLING
by Joe La Placa
"Frieze Week" prompts a question -- Is a new battle brewing between dealers and auctions?
Oct. 18, 2006
HORTICULTURE BERLIN
by Ana Finel Honigman
A report from the 11th annual Art Forum Berlin.
Oct. 17, 2006
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH
by Walter Robinson
New museums by Daniel Libeskind, David Adjaye, Devon Dikeou and more in Denver.
Oct. 13, 2006
CRAZY QUILTS
by Ben Davis
Ai Kijima’s fabric collages bring Pop extravagance to a traditional form.
Oct. 12, 2006
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Gert and Uwe Tobias, Angela Dufresne, Sterling Ruby, Ruben Ochoa, Rodney Macmillian, Michael Lazarus, more.
Oct. 11, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO DAYS
by Abraham Orden
The new de Young, Matthew Barney, "Cosmic Wonder," "Prophets of Deceit," more.
Oct. 11, 2006
PHOTO NEW YORK
by Walter Robinson
Forty contemporary photo dealers at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.
Oct. 10, 2006
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Chippendale
The International Art + Design Fair, 1900-2006 in New York, plus a note on Cher’s auction.
Oct. 3, 2006
NEW YORK HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman
Gerald Davis, Rob Pruitt, Aaron Young, Dash Snow, Frank Magnotta, Lindsay Brant.
September
Sept. 28, 2006
ART FAIR NEW YORK
by Walter Robinson
Easy parking at the Art(212) art fair.
Sept. 26, 2006
MURAKAMI, IMPRESARIO
by Walter Robinson
With his Geisei #10 art fair, Takashi Murakami brings Japanese art to the world.
Sept. 22, 2006
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
Lavish, Marie Antoinette-like consumerism at the Biennale des Antiquaires.
Sept. 20, 2006
DREAM FACTORY
by Ben Davis
Art and ads from director Michel Gondry.
Sept. 14, 2006
Sarajevo Art Diary
by Molly Kleiman
Contemporary art copes with the legacy of civil war in Sarajevo.
Sept. 13, 2006
DECORATIVE ARTS DIARY
by Brook S. Mason
England's legendary Attingham Summer School is "boot camp for curators."
Sept. 12, 2006
UNIQUELY SINGAPORE
by Walter Robinson
The first Singapore Biennale puts the island-nation on the art map.
Sept. 7, 2006
DEATH ON THE INSTALLMENT PLAN
by Ilka Scobie
From Bomber Harris to LeFrak City with artist Adam McEwen.
August
Aug. 30, 2006
GLASS HOUSES
by Ben Davis
The art world lessons of Toledo, Ohio.
Aug. 24, 2006
BERLIN HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman
Javier Peres, Terence Koh, My Barbarian, Huang Yan, F.C. Gundlach, Dieter Mammel, more.
Aug. 21, 2006
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Ken Brecher, Kim Rugg, Shaun O'Dell, Jay Battle, more.
Aug. 18, 2006
FRAGILE PLEASURE
by Kathryn Garcia
Elliot Hundley's free-form assemblages at the Hammer Museum in L.A.
Aug. 4, 2006
CHROMA TROUBLE
by Chris Bors
Giving hue to the new Goth.
Aug. 3, 2006
DOWN TEMPO
by Ben Davis
The hidden history of the Bauhaus in Marianne Brandt's photomontages.
Aug. 2, 2006
3D
by N.F. Karlins
Nek Chand, "White on White," Aquamanila, Sheila Hicks, and "Sculpture."
July
July 20, 2006
SCOPE HAMPERED?
by Ben Davis
The second go-round for the Scope franchise in the Hamptons.
July 18, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Zidane: A 21st-Century Portrait, Chris Moukarbel, Joe Scanlan, William Anastasi, Munro Galloway, more.
July 17, 2006
REPORT FROM OSAKA
by Kay Itoi
New art developments in Japan's western capital.
July 13, 2006
SHANGHAI NIGHTS
by Summer Block
The booming art world of China's financial capital.
July 12, 2006
IRREVERENT TRUTHS
by Gorgon
The New Puritanism and the New Urbanism, happy together.
July 3, 2006
ROYAL REALISM
by N.F. Karlins
"Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1789): Swiss Master" at the Frick Collection.
July 3, 2006
SPACE IS THE PLACE
by Stephen Maine
Smack Mellon's new Brooklyn space is ideal for mediations on art and environment.
June
June 27, 2006
PRAGUE SUMMER
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Tina B. offers a different kind of European art festival.
June 26, 2006
LONDON HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman
Gary Hume, Sara White Wilson, Armando Anrade Tudelo, Ivan Navarro, Boo Ritson, Bridget Riley.
June 23, 2006
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
David Hockney, Joel Mesler, Thomas Zipp, Stephen Hull, Nu Nguyen, Frances Stark, more.
June 21, 2006
Fantastic Journey
by Alice Savorelli
The utopian urbanism of Patrick Tuttofuoco's "Revolving Landscape."
June 16, 2006
BASEL ART DIARY
by Walter Robinson
Summer 2006 begins as the global contemporary art market moves to the artful Swiss city on the Rhine.
June 15, 2006
REFLECTED GLORY
by Ben Davis
The tortured journey of James Lee Byars fills six galleries in New York.
June 13, 2006
HELLO MOSCOW
by Walter Robinson
Art Moscow and the flourishing Russian art market.
June 7, 2006
CRAFT ON THE DARK SIDE
by Chippendale
The art-market boom extends to functional art at SOFA New York 2006.
June 7, 2006
SAY LESS AND SAY YES
by Ilka Scobie
Mark Kostabi and the art of painting.
June 5, 2006
MOMENT IN THE SUN
by Ben Davis
Circa '06 in San Juan, the first commercial art fair in the Caribbean.
June 2, 2006
MIRROR DANCER
by Vivian Gordon
Stephen Posen draws a total environment at the Drawing Center.
May
May 31, 2006
RETRO ACTIVITIES
by Ben Davis
Marco Boggio Sella, Vadis Turner and Michael Bell-Smith take on the past.
May 22, 2006
A DAY AT THE GETTY VILLA
by N.F. Karlins
The Getty Villa in Malibu is a delight.
May 19, 2006
CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
Internationalists and regionalists battle it out in D.C.
May 19, 2006
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Coachella, Kim Light, Sean Duffy, Jen Liu, Dani Tull, Lorna Simpson, more.
May 18, 2006
THE WINDY APPLE
by Abraham Orden
A report from Art Chicago, the Nova Art Fair and the Chicago gallery scene.
May 17, 2006
KLEE IN AMERICA
by Dena Shottenkirk
"Klee and America" at the Neue Galerie in New York.
May 16, 2006
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by Kathryn Garcia
Delia & Gavin create a monument to the twisted Hollywood of Kenneth Anger.
May 12, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Richard Serra, Tony Smith, Mark di Suvero, Josiah McElheny, Olafur Eliasson, Tony Oursler, Kay Schimert, E.V. Day, more.
May 4, 2006
INANE ASYLUM
by Ben Davis
Wooloo Productions offers up an immigrant "Survivor" as art in "AsylumNYC."
May 3, 2006
REPORT FROM PARIS
by Chris Sharp
Ingres, Bonnard, Pierre Huyghe, "Notre Historie," "La Force de l'art," more.
April
Apr. 28, 2006
BIG TILDA
by David D'Arcy
Photographer Lucy Gray brings the image of androgyny to San Francisco City Hall.
Apr. 27, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Ceal Floyer, Eduardo Sarabia, Alexis Rockman, Cai Guo-Qiang, Aaron Parazette, more.
Apr. 24, 2006
DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS
by Kathryn Garcia
Enrique Metinides' death-obsessed photos of Mexico City come to L.A.
Apr. 21, 2006
THIRTEEN UNEASY PIECES
by Ben Davis
Chinese video art at P.S.1's "The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now."
Apr. 20, 2006
LONDON HORTICULTURE
by Ana Finel Honigman
Spring has sprung, with works by Maaike Schoorel, James Aldridge, Andrew Mania, Nigel Cooke, Jacques Nimki, more.
Apr. 17, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Max Liebermann, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Fred Wilson, Pierre Huyghe, Tobias Rehberger, Joey Kötting, Manuel Ocampo, more.
Apr. 13, 2006
DEADPAN MAGIC
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Visual wit in the collages and paintings of Roy Dowell. Gallery, more.
Apr. 13, 2006
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Emma Gray
Coco Fusco at MC, Dennis Hopper at Ace, Håvard Homstvedt at Kantor/Feuer Gallery, more.
Apr. 11, 2006
THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BARNEY
by Ben Davis
Drawing Restraint 9 is a hoot.
Apr. 10, 2006
LIGHT AND DARK IN ARGENTINA
by Ariadna Capasso and Diana Korchak
The politics of photography under the Junta, 1976-1983.
Apr. 7, 2006
PAINTING PRESENTATION
by Stephen Maine
The pleasures of "presentational painting" at Hunter College/Times Square Gallery.
Apr. 6, 2006
YOUTH APPEAL
by Despina Zefkili
"Panic Room" at the Deste Foundation in Athens.
March
Mar. 30, 2006
SWALLOWING SEATTLE
by Grant Mandarino
Northwest artists break out at the Frye Art Museum.
Mar. 27, 2006
GOYA IN EXILE
by N.F. Karlins
The Spanish artist's final experimental works, on view at the Frick Collection
Mar. 27, 2006
SHOWMAN IN HARLEM
by Chris Bors
David Humphey's carnal inflatables at Triple Candie.
Mar. 20, 2006
TWILIGHT OF THE TEEN IDOLS
by Ben Davis
Masturbating jocks and cheerleaders, courtesy Brock Enright and Ivan Hürzeler.
Mar. 20, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Remembering the big art events of the first half of March 2006.
Mar. 14, 2006
AMOROUS INTRIGUES
by N.F. Karlins
Dutch master Frans van Mieris at the National Gallery of Art.
Mar. 14, 2006
Unstable Nudity
by Donald Kuspit
Robert Graham's new nudes have a nonconformist primordiality.
Mar. 10, 2006
THE ARMORY BOWL
by Ben Davis
Reading the semiotics of the Armory Show 2006, Mar. 9-13, 2006.
Mar. 2, 2006
LABELING THE WHITNEY
by Ben Davis
The art of text at the Whitney Biennial 2006.
February
Feb. 24, 2006
LOOK AGAIN
by Ben Davis
Photography in New York -- the AIPAD photo show, Tracey Moffatt, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Christopher Williams and Florian Maier-Aichen.
Feb. 13, 2006
ARTE FIERA 2006
by Joe La Placa
Do Italian artists need a new manifesto for the 21st century?
Feb. 10, 2006
ARCO AT 25
by Walter Robinson
More than 275 galleries from 35 countries at the celebrated Spanish art fair.
Feb. 10, 2006
RETURN FIRE
by Ben Davis
New images of art from Iraq in New York.
Feb. 9, 2006
FOR HEARTH AND ALTAR
by Victor M. Cassidy
20th-century African pottery in Chicago.
Feb. 7, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
David Smith, Pia Lindman, Pino Pascali, McDermott & McGough, more.
Feb. 6, 2006
YOU LOVE LIFE
by Carlo McCormick
A 20-year survey of work by British photographer Nick Waplington.
Feb. 2, 2006
CORPOREAL
by Ilka Scobie
A survey of photography by feminist performance art pioneer Carolee Schneemann.
January
Jan. 24, 2006
TECHNICAL KNOCK-OUTS
by Ben Davis
Dorkbot, "Breaking and Entering" at PaceWildenstein, "Superlowrez" at vertexList, "Dewanatron" at Pierogi.
Jan. 23, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"The Downtown Show," "Flaming Creatures" then and now, Asher Edelman as art dealer, more.
Jan. 10, 2006
PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy
Joel Shapiro, Rachel Davis, Jacob Hashimoto, "Pompeii"
Jan. 6, 2006
REPORT FROM TOKYO
by Kay Itoi
Tokyo galleries on the move (again!)
Jan. 5, 2006
DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine
Peter Finnemore, Jim Nolan, Stephen Westfall, Elizabeth Grady, Rick Briggs, Sharon Lawless, more.
Jan. 4, 2006
REPORT FROM PUERTO RICO
by Walter Robinson
Jorge Pardo designs a house. Plus, the Museum of Puerto Rican Art, "Taxi Galeria," more.
December
Dec. 16, 2005
Pop Life
by Ben Davis
0100101110101101.ORG proves Europe kicks butt.
Dec. 13, 2005
PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy
Photos by Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman, stoneware sculptures by Toshiko Takaezu, and a new edition of Erwin Panofsky's classic.
Dec. 12, 2005
MAXIMUM MIAMI
by Walter Robinson
Miami's Wynwood Art District, the Pulse and Aqua art fairs, more.
Dec. 8, 2005
DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
"From Clouet to Seurat" and "David Milne, Watercolors" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Dec. 5, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Cy Twombly, Yves Klein, "Pollock/Tiffany," Berend Strik, Marina Abramović, Matthew Geller, David Robbins, more.
Dec. 2, 2005
MIAMI HEAT
by Walter Robinson
Soup to nuts at Art Basel Miami Beach.
Dec. 1, 2005
PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy
New work by Jae Ko, Inga McCaslin Frick and Burtonwood & Holmes in Chicago.
November
Nov. 23, 2005
Raging within the Machine
by Ben Davis
Gelitin's "Tantamounter" -- a good time is had by all.
Nov. 21, 2005
Capital Roundup
by Sidney Lawrence
It's all happening in D.C. this fall.
Nov. 16, 2005
I Want My Mike Kelley
by Ben Davis
Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery.
Nov. 15, 2005
DIFFERENT STROKES
by Mark Van Proyen
New painting from Griff Williams, Rex Ray, and Omar Chacon and Jose Sarinana in San Francisco
Nov. 14, 2005
THE HOUSE THAT GLASS BUILT
by John Drury
Dale Chihuly and William Morris at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma.
Nov. 10, 2005
DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
Vincent van Gogh, Egon Schiele and Alex Katz.
Nov. 9, 2005
CHICAGO OPEN HOUSE
by Victor M. Cassidy
A tour of the annual open house at Chicago's Podmajersky Village artist colony.
Nov. 8, 2005
SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS
by Walter Robinson
Museums and galleries in the "show me" city.
Nov. 8, 2005
START IN MILAN
by Alice Savorelli
A contemporary art marathon to kick off the fall art season.
Nov. 2, 2005
We Are Duchampians
by Ben Davis
"The Imagery of Chess Revisited" at the Noguchi Museum.
October
Oct. 27, 2005
New London Sun
by Joe La Placa
The Frieze Art Fair plus more light up the British capital.
Oct. 26, 2005
PARIS À LA MODE
by Xavier LaBoulbenne
During FIAC, art colluded with the fashion industry.
Oct. 26, 2005
MAGIC FEMINISM
by Ilka Scobie
Eteri Chkadua portrays herself in global guise.
Oct. 17, 2005
PASSION FOR COLOR
by N.F. Karlins
Early American modernist Oscar Bluemner sought the spiritual in nature.
Oct. 12, 2005
Photo New York
by Ben Davis
A report from the 2nd annual photo fair in Manhattan.
Oct. 5, 2005
DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine
Chris Martin, Erik Moskowitz, Phong Bui, Sante Scardillo, Adam Simon, Jesse Bercowitz and Matt Bua, Siemon Allen, more.
Oct. 4, 2005
Dancing Gods, Dynamic Visions
by Fred Stern
"Images of the Divine" at Asia Society.
September
Sept. 27, 2005
Knock Out
by Ben Davis
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's "A Knock at the Door"
Sept. 26, 2005
Weekend Update
by Walter Robinson
Beauty, uptown and in Chelsea, plus more.
Sept. 20, 2005
THE VIEW FROM EAST THIRD
by Ilka Scobie
Bill Rice paints a smoldering low-rise city.
Sept. 16, 2005
Weekend Update
by Walter Robinson
People standing around naked. Plus more.
Sept. 12, 2005
The Baby-Satyr's Club
by Ben Davis
Ohad Meromi at Harris Lieberman.
Sept. 7, 2005
The Feast, Part II
by Victor M. Cassidy
The Art Institute of Chicago reinstalls its galleries of American Art.
August
Aug. 26, 2005
August Company
by Ben Davis
The end of the summer at three shows in Williamsburg.
Aug. 22, 2005
Prairie Smoke
by Victor M. Cassidy
Three shows, and Mies' McCormick House, at the Elmhurst Art Museum in Illinois.
Aug. 22, 2005
Allegorical Remix
by Erwin Weishaupt
Douglas Gordon's "The Vanity of Allegory" at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin.
Aug. 19, 2005
Paint a Happy Tree
by Melissa Gronlund
Portland painter Don Attoe mixes the abject and the sublime.
Aug. 18, 2005
Ms. Cardiff Goes to Washington
by Sidney Lawrence
The Hirshhorn Museum commissions a new sound piece from Janet Cardiff.
Aug. 17, 2005
Signs of the Times
by Ben Davis
Steve Powers and the Dreamland Artist Club at Coney Island.
Aug. 15, 2005
Drawing Notebook
by N.F. Karlins
French drawings in Baltimore.
Aug. 11, 2005
Prairie Smoke
by Victor M. Cassidy
The Chicago Project, two cubist printmakers and Sandra Perlow.
Aug. 9, 2005
Lust and Found
by James Westcott
New artists from swinging London at New York's Cynthia Broan.
Aug. 4, 2005
No Trespassing: The Art of Dan Flavin
by Victor M. Cassidy
Dan Flavin at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Aug. 3, 2005
Ultra-Violette
by Ben Davis
Banks Violette rocks the Whitney.
July
July 27, 2005
Caravaggio's Shadow
by Joe La Placa
The heritage of Caravaggio at London's Robilant + Voena.
July 25, 2005
Clutter
by Kathryn Rosenfeld
Cleaners, rock stars and geishas all have art shows in Chicago.
July 18, 2005
Mimicry-works
by Walter Kranz
Urs Fischer from the Flick Collection at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin.
July 13, 2005
DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins
Get 'em while it's hot -- drawings at the Frick, the Spanish Institute and Achim Moeller Fine Art.
July 13, 2005
Magic Garden
by Eve Wood
Jennifer Steinkamp's narcotic new media work.
July 12, 2005
Letter Love
by Ben Davis
O.K. Harris documents the career of Don Celender.
July 5, 2005
SOCIAL STRUCTURE
by Donald Kuspit
Cheryl Goldsleger's paintings and drawings resurrect the designs of utopian women architects.
June
June 29, 2005
THE THAMES GANG
by N.F. Karlins
Monet and company at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
June 23, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Robots and mannequins take over New York for the summer.
June 23, 2005
AVRIL IN PARIS
by Phyllis Tuchman
The world of Toulouse-Lautrec at the Art Institute of Chicago.
June 22, 2005
Basel Highlights 2005
by Macu Moran
A belated report from last month's Art 36 Basel art fair.
June 14, 2005
PATHS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Surveys of work by Paul Strand and Frederick Sommer at the Getty.
June 10, 2005
FESTIVE VENICE
by Walter Robinson
The 51st Venice Biennale gets off to a flashy start.
June 9, 2005
UNCORKED
by Sidney Lawrence
D.C.'s Corcoran Biennial is a little flat.
June 8, 2005
SUSTAINING ABSTRACT PAINTING
by Donald Kuspit
The many layers of Wlodzimierz Ksiazek.
June 8, 2005
MILAN SPRING
by Alice Savorelli
Contemporary art galleries and the Salone del Mobile.
June 7, 2005
A FUTURE PRESENT
by Ben Davis
D. Dominick Lombardi puts his mark on the apocalypse.
June 6, 2005
LONDON IN PICTURES
by Ana Finel Honigman
The second annual Photo-London art fair.
May
May 27, 2005
MILAN ART CENTRAL
by Joe La Placa
A report on the Milan art fair.
May 26, 2005
CHAIRMASTER
by Neil Manson
Ron Arad's fantastic furniture designs.
May 23, 2005
THE WILDER BUNCH
by Ben Davis
The artists associated with legendary L.A. dealer Nicholas Wilder.
May 18, 2005
INTERIOR WEATHER
by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Olafur Eliasson tests the darkness in Pasadena.
May 10, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Pat Steir, Graham Nickson, Philippe Parreno, Roger Fenton, Yoshua Okun, Lucas Samaras, Suzanne McClelland, more.
May 6, 2005
WAYS OF SEEING
by Jerry Saltz
Looking at Michelangelo's David with Thomas Struth.
May 3, 2005
CHICAGO CONTEMPORARY & CLASSIC
by Victor M. Cassidy
A new art fair debuts in the Windy City.
April
April 29, 2005
ART CHICAGO 2005
by Victor M. Cassidy
Positive energy at the reconfigured Chicago art fair.
April 25, 2005
TEXAS FOUR-STEP
by Victor M. Cassidy
A visit to regional museums in Texarkana, Jefferson, Marshall and Tyler, Texas.
April 22, 2005
QUEEN CITY
by Abraham Orden
The ins and outs of the Cincinnati art scene.
April 18, 2005
REPORT FROM MADRID
by Walter Robinson
El Círculo de Bellas Artes, Botero and Abu Ghraib, Dürer at the Prado, Die Brücke, the gallery scene, more.
April 15, 2005
DATELINE BROOKLYN
by Stephen Maine
Thornton Willis, James Little, Rich Timperio, Margaret Neill, Jim Torok, more.
April 8, 2005
DIGITAL GYRE
by Max Henry
Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven at the Kunsthalle Bern.
April 7, 2005
TEENAGE TEMPEST
by N.F. Karlins
Kim McCarty's watercolors capture the erotic transformation of youth.
April 4, 2005
PRAIRIE SMOKE
by Victor M. Cassidy
Tokihiro Sato at the Art Institute in Chicago, Rena Leinberger at ZG Gallery.
March
March 30, 2005
LONDON CALLING
by Joe La Placa with Diana Ewer
Modernist classics at London's blue-chip galleries.
March 29, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Daniel Buren, Jack Tilton, Jörg Immendorff, Robert Morris, Robert Gober, Eric Fischl, Ellen Berkenblit, more.
March 28, 2005
PHILADELPHIA STORY
by Roberta Fallon
Renewed curatorial energy in the city of brotherly love.
March 28, 2005
PEG'S TALE
by Deborah Ripley
Mercedes Ruehl is Peggy Guggenheim in Woman before a Glass.
March 23, 2005
AFTER ARCO
by Macu Morán
Lots of new art at ARCO 05 in Madrid.
March 15, 2005
LATE REMBRANDT
by N.F. Karlins
"Rembrant's Late Religious Portraits" at the National Gallery of Art.
March 14, 2005
THE CHIMERAS OF UNICA ZÜRN
by Valery Oisteanu
Works by the little-known Surrealist artist, writer and companion to Bellmer and Michaux.
March 7, 2005
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Eve Wood
Travels in Chinatown with Flan the little dog.
March 3, 2005
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by Walter Robinson
Robert Graham, David Hockney, Richard Prince, Kenny Scharf, Russell Crotty, James Welling, more.
February
February 25, 2005
ONE ROAD FROM TWO ROADS
by Nicole Davis
New works by N. B. Dash and Kol Solthon at Ingalls & Associates in Miami.
February 23, 2005

21ST-CENTURY FUNK
by N.F. Karlins
Robert Arneson and Kim Krans in New York.
February 18, 2005

CAPITAL ROUNDUP
by Sidney Lawrence
Figurative paintings by Gerhard ter Borch, Kelly Towles and Ian Whitmore.
February 17, 2005

LETTER FROM LISBON
by James Westcott
Susan Mendes Silva, Francisco Queirós, António Olaio, Julião Sarmento, João Louro, more.
February 15, 2005

WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Cecily Brown, Sarah Lucas, Diana Thater, Petah Coyne, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, Reena Spaulings, more. Plus, the AIPAD Photo Show.
February 11, 2005

IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE
by Jerry Saltz
Impish new paintings by Jason Fox.
February 11, 2005

CIRCUS WITHOUT A TENT
by Abraham Orden
A visit to Art L.A., plus a gallery tour.
February 10, 2005

BLACK IS BACK
by John Drury
The 2005 National Black Fine Art Show.
February 9, 2005
A NEW LEASE ON PAINTING
by Nicole Davis
Postmodern painting show at Greene Naftali Gallery.
February 7, 2005

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
Eve Wood
Exhibitions of work by Skylar Haskard, Sally Elesby and Richard Meier.
February 7, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO DAYS
Abraham Orden
Art in City Hall, Kate Shepherd, SECA 2004, SFAIE, more.
February 4, 2005
DATELINE BROOKLYN
Stephen Maine
Thomas Lendvai, Mark Power, Katherine Bradford, Tony Fitzpatrick, more.
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January 31, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
Walter Robinson
Allen Ruppersberg, Steve McQueen, Jack Levine, Marc Quinn, Sante D'Orazio, Mangina, more.
January 25, 2005
ORIGINARY FORMS
Alice Savorelli
A new look at nature in works by four contemporary artists.
January 24, 2005
ART FROM THE EAST
Fred Stern
The dawn of China's golden age at the Metropolitan Museum.
January 24, 2005
THE NEW YORK LIST
Nicole Davis
Richard Tuttle, Barry Le Va, Chris Hammerlein, Tanyth Berkeley, Kent Henricksen, more.
January 13, 2005
REPORT FROM ATHENS
Chris Bors
"Monument to Now," Ileana Tounta, The Breeder, Els Hanappe, and more.
January 12, 2005
AN INSIDER'S SYMPATHY
Victor M. Cassidy
Photographs by Miao Xiachun and Somei Tomatsu.
January 10, 2005
PHOTOGRAPHY IN A LIGHTLESS SEASON
Kathryn Rosenfeld
Shimon and Lindemann, Sam Taylor-Wood, Lyle Ashton Harris.
January 5, 2005
PRAIRIE SMOKE
Victor M. Cassidy
Chicago exhibitions by Beverly Mayeri, Craig Anderson at NAB Gallery, Jason Peot, more.
January 4, 2005
EAST VILLAGE COLLAGE
Valery Oisteanu
Neo-Dada artist John Evans chronicles downtown New York.
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