Jeffrey Kastner

“The Artist’s Museum”

September 2016

Curated by Dan Byers It’s hardly surprising that the art museum, with its deeply ingrained protocols of accumulation and display, has frequently been the subject of artistic (and curatorial) interrogation. Such institutional ambitions … READ ON


Ed Atkins

September 2016

Pixel-thin in aspect but frequently profound in effect, the disturbingly polished motion-capture video works of British artist Ed Atkins engage, and complicate, the sensory-emotional space known as the “uncanny valley.” First limned in … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2016 [TOC]

“Kienholz: Five Car Stud”

May 2016

Curated by Germano Celant The work of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz is by now so deeply ingrained in the contemporary art world’s collective consciousness that it’s easy to forget just how profoundly strange and unrelentingly thorny… READ ON


Tim Hawkinson

May 2016

Arguably the most talented bricoleur of his generation—resourceful and inventive, a maestro of the giddily improbable—Tim Hawkinson has produced a deeply peculiar, genially sprawling body of work across his more than three-decade-long … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

Ann Veronica Janssens

March 2016

A whisper of a show, spare to the point of near-disappearance, Ann Veronica Janssens’s recent exhibition at Bortolami—the Belgium-based artist’s solo debut at the gallery, timed to coincide with the first American museum survey of her … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2016 [TOC]

“The Wolfpack Show”

January 2016

Across the more than forty years of his art-world career, Jeffrey Deitch has rarely been shy, and has always been canny, about liberally leavening the blue-chip with the offbeat. And the shows he’s mounted at his old Grand Street space … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2016 [TOC]

Trevor Paglen

November 2015

Curious viewers looking for advance information on Trevor Paglen’s recent exhibition at Metro Pictures in the run-up to its opening probably encountered a rather unusual promotional tease created by the artist, an obliquely ominous … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

Philippe Parreno

October 2015

“I wonder which is worse. To feel too busy or not busy enough.” This wistfully introspective not-quite question—included in a monologue delivered by a series of child actresses as part of Tino Seghal’s contribution to Philippe Parreno’s… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2015 [TOC]

“Christopher Knowles: In a Word”

September 2015

Curated by Anthony Elms and Hilton Als Christopher Knowles’s remarkably elastic practice—ranging freely across painting, sculpture, sound, performance, and poetry both spoken and concrete—has for more than four decades produced a jubilant… READ ON


“Ragnar Kjartansson: Seul Celui Qui Connait Le Désir

September 2015

Curated by Julien Fronsacq Weaving together forms of production so diverse and interpenetrating that they defy almost any attempt at categorization, Ragnar Kjartansson has developed one of the least self-serious and yet most profound practices… READ ON