- March 26, 2001
- Ahead of the Curves
Critics scoffed at Morris Lapidus's Fontainebleau and Summit hotels, but actual people loved their swoops and angles.
- December 24, 2001
- Mass Appeal
Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art From the British Museum
Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island
- May 5, 2003
- Belly Up
By embracing the past, contemporary Buddhist art—much in vogue—helps center us in the present.
- February 22, 1999
- War Stories
A Guggenheim exhibit of his works from the World War II era amounts to a case for Picasso as the quintessential twentieth-century artist.
- February 2, 2004
- Skin Games
An International Center of Photography look at the evolution of racial attitudes makes one wonder, How far have we really come?
- July 16, 2001
- Not Just Desserts
At the Whitney Museum of American Art; through 9/23.
- February 28, 2000
- Tomb It May Concern
Because the ancients painted on wood, some of their most glorious art is dust; all the more reason to treasure the "mummy portraits" at the Met.
- July 14, 2003
- Heaviness of Being
At MoMA QNS, a modernist painter who distinguished himself by bearing the weight of the world—and a delicious Pop contrast.
- March 8, 1999
- "Fever: The Art of David Wojnarowicz"
- April 4, 2005
- Robert Gober
Robert Gober's first New York gallery show in eleven years is a heavily mannered, personal, and at times puzzling attempt to process a global event.