- 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.
- February 16, 2009 | The Art Review
- Down With the Cube!
White Columns’ anniversary show is a vital reminder that galleries can (and should) enliven art.
- February 9, 2009 | The Art Review
- Reeling In the Years
On Kawara’s latest show calls for participants to read long lists of dates. Sounds easy, right?
- January 16, 2009 | The Art Review
- Manhattan Mega Storage
How can great museums cope with hard times? By pulling great work out of the attic.