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Mark Stevens

September 12, 2005 | Fall Preview 2005 - Art
Floating Opus

More than 30 years after the artist’s death, a wonderful Robert Smithson folly bobs up at Manhattan’s edge.

August 8, 2005 | Art Review
Hooked on Classics

The Guggenheim’s Mapplethorpe exhibit places the artist in a Mannerist frame.

July 18, 2005 | Art Review
Waking the Dead

The Matisse and Cézanne shows prove that smart curators can refresh even the most overexposed artists.

July 4, 2005 | Art Review
The Maximalist

The Whitney brings a little of Robert Smithson’s outward-looking art back into the white box.

June 27, 2005 | Art Review
Better Art Through Chemistry

Two ICP shows demonstrate that the earliest photographers were artists as well as technicians.

June 20, 2005 | Art Review
Surrealism U.S.A.

The enormous Lee Friedlander retrospective shows us America in all its garish glee.

June 6, 2005 | Art Review
Bad Impression

A critic confesses: I hate Monet.

May 30, 2005 | Art Review
Collision Course With Reality

Not quite a photorealist, not quite a photographer, Malcolm Morley gives an ironic kick to painting’s oldest function: documenting the familiar.

May 23, 2005 | Art Review
Jaded Beauty

Jack Goldstein and Gregory Crewdson continue dancing on the line between earnest and distanced.

May 2, 2005 | Art Review
The Interpretation of Dreams

Gritty and grounded, Max Ernst managed to dig out the more substantive side of Surrealism.

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