- October 5, 1998 | Art Review
- God Is in the Detail
At the Met, a show of Low Countries paintings from Van Eyck to Bruegel captures a defining moment -- when artists fell in love with the worldly.
- September 28, 1998 | Art Review
- The Great Mall?
Examining the old iconography of Communism and the consumerist images that are replacing it, artists from an evolving China find some common ground.
- July 20, 1998 | Art Review
- Power to the People
At MoMA, the work of Rodchenko, who put down his brush to invent the look of the Russian Revolution -- only to be crushed by reality.
- June 8, 1998 | Art Review
- Bee-ing and Nothingness
In the hands of Wolfgang Laib, pollen -- painstakingly, ritualistically gathered bit by bit over months -- becomes luminous art.
- May 11, 1998 | Art Review
- Here's the Beef
At the Jewish Museum, the visceral paintings of Chaim Soutine, one of the century's essential outsiders.
- May 4, 1998 | Art Review
- Lost in Space
At Dia, Richard Serra and Robert Irwin make art you can enter; a forgotten French sculptor enlivens the Met.
- April 6, 1998 | Art Review
- Let the Sun Shine In
At the Whitney Museum, where a face-lift once was contemplated, more modest changes shed new light on art.
- March 30, 1998 | Art Review
Two shows at the Met capture a turning point in twentieth-century art: the moment when photography became modern.
- March 9, 1998 | Art Review
- Machine Dreams
At MoMA, two painters from opposite ends of the century, Fernand Léger and Chuck Close, and their meditations on the mechanical.
- February 16, 1998 | Art Review
- China Inc.
The Guggenheim's massive exhibition of Chinese art flatters the reigning powers of East and West -- by ironing out the rough spots.