- November 5, 2007
- The Wild One
The late Steven Parrino was bent on destroying painting in order to save it.
- May 10, 2004
- Boro Hell
A new mural celebrates the Brooklyn Museum’s emergence from the past with a vision of the future. It isn’t pretty (unless you’re a roach).
- August 9, 2004
- California Dreaming
How Ed Ruscha’s drawings and photographs— of signs, gas stations, parking lots—put viewers in an L.A. state of mind.
- December 26, 2005
- Collage Education
Rauschenberg’s Combines, now at the Met, are rich and dense in a way that has to be seen to be believed.
- December 5, 2005
- Insider Outsiders
Two shows remind us why museums need to look beyond their marquee names.
- November 21, 2005
- Deadpan Alley
Sure, Richard Tuttle’s work is art about art. But it also makes you want to keep looking.
- November 14, 2005
- Gentle Giant
The early Renaissance genius Fra Angelico painted even crucifixions with a glowing, ineffable warmth.
- July 4, 2005
- The Maximalist
The Whitney brings a little of Robert Smithson’s outward-looking art back into the white box.
- October 7, 2005
- Wow! Neat-o!
Elizabeth Murray embraced Pop Art’s playfulness without succumbing to chilly detachment.
- October 24, 2005
- Scribble Scribble
How Van Gogh rendered his flickery world in the hard lines of pen and ink.