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Mark Stevens

April 18, 2005 | Art Review
Toxic Cuteness

At the Japan Society’s “Little Boy,” Hiroshima leads directly to Hello Kitty.

April 4, 2005 | Art Review
Has Damien Hirst Jumped the Shark?

The provocateur’s new paintings still can’t get much beyond his need to shock.

March 28, 2005 | Art Review
American Graffiti

“Basquiat” is a bit too reverent, but it catches the messy energy of the artist in his moment.

March 14, 2005 | Art Review
Naked Eye

Diane Arbus's raw brilliance is exposed beautifully at the Met.

February 28, 2005 | Art Review
Curtain Up

The Gates may be a minor Christo work, pooh-poohed by the art Establishment. But as event, as spectacle, as public gesture—whoah!

February 21, 2005 | Art Review
In Black and White

“Ellen Gallagher: DeLuxe” confronts issues of race not with hectoring but with clever, even antic, satire.

February 14, 2005 | Art Review
Lush Life

Drawings by Rubens and Twombly form a perfect duo—with more in common than you might expect.

January 24, 2005 | Art Review
Middle Eastern Studies

A century’s worth of proletarian portraits gives the Arab world a very different face.

January 17, 2005 | Art Review
His Old Kentucky Home

Ralph Eugene Meatyard’s eerie, gorgeous portraits of children walk a line between sentimental and gothic.

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.

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