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Mark Stevens

November 14, 2005 | Art Review
Gentle Giant

The early Renaissance genius Fra Angelico painted even crucifixions with a glowing, ineffable warmth.

October 7, 2005 | Art Review
Wow! Neat-o!

Elizabeth Murray embraced Pop Art’s playfulness without succumbing to chilly detachment.

October 24, 2005 | Architecture Review
Way Outside the Box

In Santiago Calatrava, New York may have found an architectural savior. And lucky for us, he’s even moving to town.

October 24, 2005 | Art Review
Scribble Scribble

How Van Gogh rendered his flickery world in the hard lines of pen and ink.

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.

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.

September 12, 2005 | Fall Preview 2005 - Art
Who Ya Gonna Call?

A century of attempts to catch a spirit in the act.

September 12, 2005 | Fall Preview 2005 - Art
In Van Gogh's Drawing Room

By organizing an exhibition of his drawings instead of paintings, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will give us a somewhat less familiar portrait of the popular Dutch master than we are accustomed to seeing.

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