Art In America

Jonathan Meese

Is it cheating, one wonders, to mount an elegantly installed, well-balanced exhibition of wild and wooly, hyper-expressive messy work by painter, sculptor, and performer Jonathan Meese? Such is the dilemma posed by “DR. TRANS-FORM-ERZ,” a selection of...

Cecily Brown

Cecily Brown, who has long drawn on the deep as well as recent past for her imagery and techniques, continues to bring her work into the present with this show of more than eighty drawings. She appears to be more relaxed and personally expressive than...

Summer in the Artful Hamptons

Summer is short and busy in the artful Hamptons. Now more than ever, there are high-quality galleries, sophisticated museum shows, performances, temporary exhibition spaces, pop-up events, and charity benefits—all to entice visitors away from beach...

Kim Levin

For this show, art critic and curator Kim Levin has excavated rare treasures from her secret life as a painter in the 1960s and ’70s. The works are big paintings based on small photos. She rendered black-and-white images found mostly in the New York...

Arlene Shechet

Arlene Shechet’s earthly interventions into 130 pieces produced by the Royal Meissen manufactory from the renowned Arnhold Collection brilliantly and imaginatively update a venerable collection without cheapening either tradition or the new.  Shechet,...

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor’s two-venue show, titled "Today You Will Be in Paradise,” should scare the living daylights out of you. Kapoor’s work characteristically bridges the exquisite and the grotesque, with each extreme harboring elements of the other. The...

Jennifer Bartlett

The large oil diptychs in Jennifer Bartlett’s stunning and engaging show generously expand on her distinctive visual vocabulary. From her Minimalist focus on houses and fences in the early ’90s to her series of grid-based, pixelated paintings and...

Weekly Bulletin: August 7

In this week's weekly bulletin, Alexandra Peers checks in on a tax break-minded art provocateur, and encourages you to jet to Aspen.

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