- December 23, 2002 | Art Review
- Quilts of Personality
Jackson who? These strikingly beautiful quilts from an isolated Alabama town just might deserve a place among the great works of twentieth-century abstract art.
- March 8, 1999 | Art Review
- Maximal Minimalist
Long seen as a father of Minimalism, the sculptor Ronald Bladen looks more and more like something else entirely.
- April 5, 1999 | Art Review
- Masterpiece Theater
In MoMA's "Museum As Muse" show, artists cast a critical eye at the way museums go about the very act of presenting art.
- December 15, 2003 | Art Review
In the candied world of John Currin, the irreverence—toward the old masters, toward modern-day sexual attitudes—is risk-free.
- June 21, 2004 | Art Review
- Tables d'Haute
At the Met, the beautiful—and unabashedly elitist—furniture of Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, Art Deco’s greatest designer.
- February 24, 2003 | Art Review
- The Two Towers
Picasso and Matisse, evenly matched juggernauts of twentieth-century art, face off in Queens—and the answer to the question “Who wins?” may surprise you.
- November 17, 2003 | Art Review
- Dress Reversal
A show that has legs—lots of them—looks at what the changing nature of men’s clothing can reveal about the guys who wear it.
- April 18, 2005 | Art Review
- Toxic Cuteness
At the Japan Society’s “Little Boy,” Hiroshima leads directly to Hello Kitty.
- September 22, 2003 | Art Review
- Zen and Now
An artist whose witty Conceptual gems from the Vietnam era to the present transcend the merely absurd to reveal deeper truths.
- October 18, 2004 | Art Review
- Bohemians at the Gate
Authorities closed down a show at JFK’s grand, shuttered TWA terminal after the opening got out of hand. Too bad: The building alone is worth a visit.