Electrifying Art: Atsuko Tanaka 19541968By Katie Stone
A piercing bell breaks the silence in the gallery. It sounds like a fire alarm or a high-pitched human scream, startling, warning, terrifying, a harbinger of destruction.
By James Kalm
Four Decades of Painting
What does it say about an artist when he is universally acknowledged as being under-recognized?
By Nick Stillman
Youre a Sensation
Lets see, whats been memorable over the last few months? Reagan died, and then television news and tabloid papers worshipped him relentlessly for a couple days.
Bjørn MelhusBy William Powhida
Roebling Halls new Chelsea space is not quite as finished as Bjørn Melhuss symphonic installation Prime Time (2001). The video installation composed of thirty-two televisions and a large wall projection should make Melhus a truly international art star.
By Roger White
K is MultipliedThe Swirling Mists Freeze and the Stars Melt Across the Sky
The initial effect of Halsey Rodmans show at Triple Candie is an agreeable kind of confusion. Theres a lot of different stuff involved, from big sprawling assemblages to videos to figurative sculpture.
White Matter(s)By Chris Howard
The concept of white has many meanings: purity, virginity, and innocence. It refers to issues of race, of right and wrong, of life and death.
By William Powhida
Opening the fall season with three concurrent solo exhibitions, Brooklyn-based sculptor Mark Esper presents his vision of art governed by the supersensible forces of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Gerta ConnerBy Tomassio Longhi
Unreal, give back to us what you once gave: The imagination that spurned and crave —Wallace Stevens
The Wedding ProjectBy Shane McAdams
Unless youve been avoiding television for the past twenty years, youve probably seen more fake weddings than real ones. Theyre everywhere, virtually, and virtually everywhere.
By Stephanie Buhmann
Roaming: New Landscapes
In an exhibition of new color works, Todd Hido sets out to explore a fairly traditional genre: landscape photography.
Jason Alan Klotz and Mikhail Leykin
By Sonya Shrier
In the small back room of Leadbased, the artist-in-residence stands against the wall, paintbrush poised in its prosthetic hand, admiring four of its latest abstract landscape paintings.
By Ben La Rocco
Heads, Hands, and Leaves
Sometimes in painting exhibitions, one piece jumps out to indicate a direction the other paintings might have taken but didnt. This is the case at Jon Greggs show entitled Heads, Hands and Leaves at 55 Mercer.
By Farrah Karapetian
In one of the great photographic legends of our century, William Egglestons career began in 1967 on the doorstep of New Yorks Museum of Modern Art.