- 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.