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October 9, 2016


Agnes Martin, White Flower, 1960 Oil on canvas, 71 7/8 x 72 inches (182.6 x 182.9 cm) Courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum © 2016 Agnes Martin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Installation view at the Guggenheim. Courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, photo by David Heald I will head out this week to see the huge […]

This fall is good.

September 20, 2016


But next winter will be better. Amy Sillman is at the Drawing Center! In the meantime… “Draft of a Voice-Over for Split-Screen Video Loop” Poem by Lisa Robertson drawing/animations by Amy Sillman approx. 6 minutes Courtesy Untitled (Blue with Legs), 2015 Oil on canvas 75 x 66 inches (190.5 x 167.6 cm) Courtesy Sikkema […]

History Keeps Me Awake at Night

July 5, 2016


David Wojnarowicz at the Whitney in 2018! I know it’s quite a wait but it’s been a long time. Remember Fever at the New Museum in 1999? David Wojnarowicz, Untitled (One day this kid . . .), 1990. Photostat, 30 × 40 1/8 in. (76.2 × 101.9 cm). Edition of 10. Whitney Museum of American […]


May 15, 2016


Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories is open at the New Museum.This is Eisenman’s first major museum survey show and all I can say is, about f-in time! Nicole Eisenman, Coping, 2008 Oil on canvas, 65 × 82 in Courtesy the New Museum/the artist/Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin/Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects Photo © Carnegie Museum of Art See […]

James Esber at Pierogi

May 8, 2016


James Esber opens at Pierogi’s new space on Suffolk Street (yes, in Manhattan) on May 15th with “Dewey Defeats Truman“. James Esber Boy With Five Legs, 2016, Acrylic on PVC panel, 52 x 44 inches Image courtesy Pierogi Gallery

Krasner At the Whitney

September 27, 2015


Lee Krasner’s 1957 painting fills a wall at the new Whitney in the show, America Is Hard to See. Lee Krasner, The Seasons, 1957 Oil and house paint on canvas, 92 3/4 × 203 7/8 in Whitney Museum of American Art

Ending Winter With the Boys

April 2, 2013


Three worth seeing before the trees bloom. Philip Guston, Untitled (Book) 1968, gouche on paper board Paul Klee, Comedians’ Handbill 1938, Gouache on newsprint Milton Avery, Landscape, c. 1935, Oil on canvas board Images courtesy of McKee, The Met and DC Moore respectively.

Holy Cordy Ryman!

September 21, 2012


Cordy Ryman has a new exhibition at Lora Reynolds Gallery in Texas. I wish I could use that teleporter a friend of mine has been working on for the past 25 years to go there now. Thanks to the blog New American Painting,  for shedding light on this work earlier this week. All I can say […]

Feel Good Paintings for Bad Times

July 6, 2012


I am very very happy that Deborah Kass is having a retrospective at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh – Deborah Kass: Before and Happily Ever After, a Mid-Career Retrospective. Kass has always represented pop art good times at its cleverest. Her most recent series includes lyrics from Broadway shows and dance party anthems, along […]

From Red to White

May 3, 2012


I’ve been meaning to post something about Robert Ryman for weeks. A hyperlink to a Google image search makes a memorable impression and decent place of departure. From the first live view of Mr. Ryman’s work at MoMA in the 90’s, I was hooked. The edges, the tape, the surfaces, the oil stains, and the consideration […]