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Pepe Karmel

PEPE KARMEL is a Associate Professor of Art History at New York University, New York.

Three Crises

It seems to me that there are at least three crises in contemporary art criticism: first, a perceived marginalization; second, a loss of intellectual moorings following on the disappearance of the avant-garde; third, a dawning recognition of the inadequacy of conventional taste.

Ad Reinhardt: Unvirtual Images

Like a procession of Japanese monks with black robes and shaven heads, the 13 late paintings by Ad Reinhardt circle a large white room at David Zwirner Gallery.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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