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Art Reviews Archive

June 19, 2000
Dream Weaver

A fascinating show on the Bauhaus-trained textile artist Anni Albers may finally move her out of the shadow of her more famous husband.

June 12, 2000
Past Perfect?

At the Brooklyn Museum, idyllic views of a long-ago New York -- where crime and killer mosquitoes were as much a concern as they are today.

June 12, 2000
William Edmondson
May 29, 2000
Roads Less Traveled By

The Guggenheim's expansive "1900: Art at the Crossroads" presents revisionist art history, forsaking chronology and refusing to judge.

May 22, 2000
A View With Some Room

In his grandiose landscape paintings, Frederic Edwin Church staked out that typically American space between the sideshow and the sublime.

May 15, 2000
Metaphysical Culture

Unlike most spiritually inspired Western art, the sub-Saharan African works on display in the Met's "Art and Oracle" haven't lost their religion.

May 8, 2000
It's All in the Rist

Pipilotti Rist's mix of fifties-era kitsch and postmodern self-awareness delivers a savvy commentary on the state of contemporary art.

April 17, 2000
Barbell Dolls

Are the pumped-up female bodies on display in "Picturing the Modern Amazon" really showing us what liberation looks like?

April 17, 2000
Painters in Paris: 1895-1950
April 3, 2000
Built for Comfort

"Sanitation" aside, amid all the pop effluvia and Internet art at the 2000 Whitney Biennial, there's a sense not of anger but of ease.

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