- July 13, 2009 | The Art Review
- Teeing Up the Twentieth Century
In Belgium 120 years ago, James Ensor let his freak flag fly.
- June 19, 2009 | The Art Review
- Entropy in Venice
There’s too much art about art at the Biennale. But maybe something’s coming out of the other side of that black hole.
- June 15, 2009 | The Art Review
- Dude, You’ve Gotta See This
Charles Ray’s minimalist installations are as mind-blowing as any hallucinogen.
- May 25, 2009
- Sacred Monster
On the eve of the Met’s giant retrospective, a critic asks: Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the twentieth century, or just a fascinating mess?
- May 18, 2009 | The Art Review
- Great Artists Steal
The Met’s “Pictures” show captures a moment when borrowing became cool.
- April 20, 2009 | The Art Review
- ‘Jesus’ Saves
God bless the New Museum’s tantalizing triennial.
- March 30, 2009 | The Art Review
- Energy to Burn
Two new gallery spaces (one in Williamsburg) are, if not fully realized, rich in possibility.
- March 23, 2009 | The Art Review
- After the Orgy
Some art-boom heroes (Lisa Yuskavage) feel suddenly dated. Others (Rudolf Stingel) are perfectly present.
- March 9, 2009 | The Art Review
- The Artist Who Did Everything
MoMA’s Martin Kippenberger retrospective takes him back from the academics.
- April 13, 2009 | Intelligencer
- The Poet of Pavement
Helen Levitt made the life of the street come alive in her photographs.