- October 24, 2005 | Art Review
- Scribble Scribble
How Van Gogh rendered his flickery world in the hard lines of pen and ink.
- January 24, 2005 | Art Review
- Middle Eastern Studies
A century’s worth of proletarian portraits gives the Arab world a very different face.
- June 27, 2005 | Art Review
- Better Art Through Chemistry
Two ICP shows demonstrate that the earliest photographers were artists as well as technicians.
- October 17, 2005 | Art Review
- Is New York Too Safe?
Our buildings are boring, our cultural institutions tentative, our sex lives constrained. Maybe a world-class city shouldn’t be quite so thoroughly babyproofed.
- January 3, 2005 | Art Review
- Everything Went
The New Museum’s survey of the East Village art scene is loose and shaggy—but so was the real thing.
- October 3, 2005 | Art Review
- Constructivist Criticism
Masterpieces abound in the Guggenheim’s “Russia!”—but it all seems too official.
- September 26, 2005 | Art Review
- Ink-Stained Wretches
The mad geniuses of “Obsessive Drawing” doodle around the outside edges of outsider art.
- September 19, 2005 | Art Review
- Iron Joan
One could easily have written off Joan Snyder as too earnest and cuddly. But there’s steel under those warm fuzzies.
- October 18, 1999 | Art Review
- Shuffling the Deck
For its millennial show on the human figure, MoMA rearranges some familiar works in its permanent collection -- with eye-opening results.
- December 13, 2004 | Art Review
- Beyond the Frame
Two shows explore the ﬂickery, lively niche between painting and video art.