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Art Reviews Archive

November 15, 1999
Shooting the Breeze

In the casually snapped photographs of Daido Moriyama, the boundaries between art and life, like the images themselves, can be blurry.

November 8, 1999
Seeing Is Believing:
700 Years of Scientific and Medical Illustration

The Public Library uncovers anatomy of a different sort.

November 8, 1999
Social X-Rays

The Guggenheim reveals Francisco Clemente in all his voluptuary, self-involved glory.

November 1, 1999
West World

In Carleton Watkins's exquisite photographs of the developing American West, everything -- natural and manmade -- seems to have a purpose.

October 18, 1999
Shuffling the Deck

For its millennial show on the human figure, MoMA rearranges some familiar works in its permanent collection -- with eye-opening results.

October 11, 1999
High and Low

After more than a century, Ingres still feels mysterious and modern.

October 4, 1999
History Lessens

Great works and surprising moments aside, part two of the Whitney's giant survey of twentieth-century American art feels like a freshman civ course.

September 27, 1999
The Photographs of Adam Fuss
September 27, 1999
Giving Up the Ghost

The Met's huge "Egyptian Art" show manages to dazzle without mummies; whispers of loss in the photographs of Adam Fuss.

July 26, 1999
Christmas in July

This summer's bag of goodies includes the Brooklyn Museum's refreshing "Impressionists in Winter" and Surrealists at the uptown Guggenheim.

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