- November 5, 2007
- The Wild One
The late Steven Parrino was bent on destroying painting in order to save it.
- October 22, 2007
- The Elephant in the Room
Why you should give a crap about Chris Ofili’s new paintings.
- September 17, 2007
- Back From the Brink
MoMA relives painting’s postwar near-death experience.
- July 16, 2007
- Cocktail Culture
The European megashows, under the glitz, are all about the power of the unexpected mix.
- July 2, 2007
- Ugh, Venice
Biennials are boring and bloated—yet we trudge from one to the next. There must be a better way to see art.
- June 18, 2007
- Buona Serra
A museum custom-built for Richard Serra delivers on its wishes for shock and awe.
- June 11, 2007
- A Real Bummer
The Whitney’s “Summer of Love” show needs to come down from its psychedelic high. The stuff just wasn’t that good.
- June 4, 2007
- Deal or No Deal
Takashi Murakami’s show is nakedly commercial; “Underdog” strikes an opposite pose, to much the same effect.
- May 21, 2007
- It’s Boring at the Top
Is Andreas Gursky—the highest-priced photographer alive—running out of ideas?
- May 14, 2007
- Conspicuous Consumption
Rirkrit Tiravanija once again makes dinner for gallerygoers—this time, with self-references as a side dish.