- 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.