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Art Reviews Archive

November 7, 2011

On the Metropolitan Museum’s swoon-inducing new galleries devoted to art of the Near East.

October 3, 2011
Imported From Detroit

Matthew Barney’s epically mystic Egypto-industrial detritus sculpture inspires and transports.

September 26, 2011

At MoMA, the full, amazing, ever-evolving, never-retreating story of Willem de Kooning.

June 13, 2011
Making the Spirits Dance

Mark Grotjahn’s sinews of paint take on lives of their own.

May 30, 2011
Drawing From Nightmares

Kara Walker returns to basics and makes her most powerful images yet.

May 2, 2011
The Rutting Bull

An exhibition devoted to Picasso and a mistress-muse is soaked in sex.

April 25, 2011
Desolation Row

Katy Grannan lets her subjects direct her—and they often reveal far more than they expect.

April 4, 2011
After the Drips

Once Jackson Pollock exploded painting, anything from petals to pee could wind up on a gallery wall.

February 21, 2011
Three of a Kind

A trio of Cézannes walks us through the artist's pioneering way of seeing space.

January 31, 2011
Up Close and Personal

With “Singular Visions,” the Whitney offers a show of rare intimacy.

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