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Art Reviews Archive

April 23, 2007
Get Me a Brush, Stat!

The National Academy’s splendid show catches a moment when the New York art world thought painting was dead—and took heroic measures to revive it.

March 13, 2006
No Surrender

As old age consumed Goya, his art grew purer and ever more closely observed.

June 2, 2008
The Art World’s Space Invader

Does a Warhol look different when it’s hanging above someone’s TV set? Ask Louise Lawler.

October 23, 2006
Bossa Nova on the Concourse

The Bronx Museum dedicates its shiny new home by taking a trip to sixties Rio.

March 3, 2008
Fever Dreams

A show about archives gets brilliantly lost in the vaults.

December 10, 2007
Little House on the Bowery

Has the New Museum sold itself short?

November 22, 2004
Gentle Giant

The reborn Museum of Modern Art is determinedly low-key—benefiting both the visitor and the art.

October 11, 2004
Stairway to Nirvana

The old Barneys building in Chelsea—with spiral staircase intact—is reborn as a lovingly curated museum of Himalayan art.

October 21, 2002

As sex becomes so mainstream that there's now an entire Manhattan museum devoted to the subject, whither smut?

April 16, 2007
Instant Classic

The Met’s new Greek and Roman galleries are perfect for scholars and Byronic dreamers alike.

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