Art In America

Alexander Calder

The appreciation of any aural nuances in Calder's constructions requires neutral acoustics at the very least.

Peter Hujar

“Much of the New York that mattered to Hujar,” read one of this exhibition’s wall texts, “was to be found only after sundown.”

Everything Is About To Begin

Visiting the US in 1966 and 1969, Italy’s controversial postwar Renaissance man, Pier Paolo Pasolini, found a rejuvenating energy in his encounters with fellow filmmakers, artists, writers, and activists.

Matthew Day Jackson

Matthew Day Jackson’s exhibition “In Search Of . . . ,” comprising sculpture, installation, photography and video, felt a bit lean in the soaring spaces of the Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna. Even the show’s larger works seemed disjointed,...

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Almost all of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s sitters confront the viewer. The few that turn away, as in the oil-on-canvas Bird of Reason (2009), still read as portraits. Of course, “sitter” and “portraiture” are not quite the right words, since none of these...

Anj Smith

The somewhat incongruous title of this exhibition, “Geometry of Bliss,” twice belies the paintings that it encompasses. Anj Smith’s mostly small (up to 14 inches on a side) oil-on-linen works burrow into a murky realm in which the angularity of...

Maya Bloch

Maya Bloch’s paintings reproduce so vividly—the saturated hues of the fig­ures leaching into arresting, subsidiary stains, forms and patterns—that one might suspect a printing error, that the real things cannot possibly measure...

Troy Brauntuch

Comprising photographs, drawings and works on canvas of all sizes along with framed newspaper clippings, handwritten notes and rubber stamps, this exhibition ranged in scale from the minuscule to the grand, the singular to the serial. The expansive...

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