- December 6, 2010
- Playing It Straight
MoMA’s “On Line” celebrates, but doesn’t liberate, its subject.
- November 1, 2010
- The Long Arm of John Baldessari
The conceptual pioneer, subject of a retrospective at the Met, has a lot to answer for.
- May 31, 2010
- In the End, It Was All About You
How “Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present” turned the viewer into the viewed.
- May 24, 2010
- Not Just Pretty Gardens
The untamed beauty of Monet’s last paintings.
- May 10, 2010
- The Picassos From the Basement
The Met’s enormous show of its own collection is short on Cubism—which, in a way, is a blessing.
- April 19, 2010
- Let’s Reconsider
I found something to like about Marlene Dumas.
- April 5, 2010
- Less Than the Sum of Its Parts
“Skin Fruit,” the New Museum’s show curated by Jeff Koons, highlights the cracks in the institution.
- March 8, 2010
- Change We Can Believe In
The Whitney Biennial is thoughtful, humanly scaled, and blessedly low on hype.
- February 22, 2010
Twenty years ago, Wolfgang Tillmans reimagined what a photo could be. Now he’s doing it again.
- February 15, 2010
- How I Made an Artwork Cry
In Tino Sehgal’s work, the viewer gains unexpected power.