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Jerry Saltz

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.

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