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Karen Rosenberg

January 22, 2007 | Show and Tell
Show and Tell: Tracey Moffatt

The Australian photographer’s latest series, “Under the Sign of Scorpio,” considers 40 other powerful astrological sisters, from Marie Curie to Hillary Clinton, represented by the artist in costume against Photoshopped backgrounds of nebulae and explosions.

December 18, 2006 |
The Year in Art

It was a year of gigantism: A huge show of Dada. Norman Foster’s diamond-faceted 46-story tower. A $135 million Klimt. The Lower East Side galleries kept gaining stature. And the Morgan Library bulked up without sacrificing its charm.

November 27, 2006 | Feature
Influences: John Currin

Artist John Currin discusses his influences.

November 13, 2006 | Feature
An Afternoon in Chelsea

A critical walking tour of four of this fall’s highest-profile gallery shows.

October 23, 2006 | Show and Tell
Show and Tell: Making Art Out of Making Art

For his forthcoming book, Artists (Edition 7L/Steidl), the former Columbia art-history student spent the past six years touring studios and biennials for the privilege of seeing contemporary art “when it’s halfway done, almost there.”

October 23, 2006 | The Virtual Gallery
The Prismatic Fred Tomaselli

Fred Tomaselli aims to alter your consciousness without the nasty side effects, pouring layers of high-gloss resin over dizzying, psychedelic arrays of pills, pressed leaves, and magazine cutouts.

October 9, 2006 | Show and Tell
Show and Tell: Nikki S. Lee

If Cindy Sherman had turned her “Untitled Film Stills” into an actual film, the result might have been like a.k.a. Nikki S. Lee.

October 2, 2006 | Feature
Take a Walk on the (Not So) Wild Lower East Side

Even though the New Museum’s not reopening on the Bowery until next year, the area is already reconsolidating its reputation as an arts district. What’s worth seeing—or not?

September 25, 2006 | Process
Long After the Flood

The postapocalypse hits Chelsea.

September 11, 2006
An Inconvenient Half-Truth

From Oregon’s clear-cut forests to Israel’s pine groves planted over the ruins of evacuated Arab towns, these artists show the “natural” environment as less a refuge than a global battleground.