- November 13, 2006
- The Imperial War Museum
Manet's Execution of Maximilian is the exceedingly rare piece of political message art that really delivers.
- November 6, 2006
- The Big Chill
Brice Marden saw how to cool down Abstract Expressionism without quenching the fire.
- October 30, 2006
- The Allure of the Garret
“Americans in Paris” recalls the years when, if you wanted to paint, you moved to Montmartre.
- October 9, 2006
- At the Bull's-Eye
Picasso, the devouring father who gave birth to so much American art.
- October 2, 2006
- Earth in the Balance
In “Ecotopia,” we face up to our cold war against nature—and our deep unease about its potential result.
- September 25, 2006
- Buy Low, Sell Very High
The dealer who brought us Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, and Picasso, revealed at the Metropolitan.
- August 7, 2006
- It’s the Little Things
In petite portraits of princes and princesses—and even of himself— Liotard found depths of personality.
- July 10, 2006
- The Anxiety of Influence
Ninety years later, Dada should give Chelsea the willies.
- June 19, 2006
- Green Party
A spiffed-up Madison Square Park gets the kind of summer visitors that New Yorkers actually like.
- June 12, 2006
- Drizzle With Dazzle
Pollock’s works on paper are more intimate than his giant paintings, but no less artful in their freedom—and control.