Genevieve Allison

Loie Hollowell

Feuer/Mesler

December 2016

What is the female nude anymore? In Loie Hollowell’s idiom, female orifices are conflated with elements of the natural world: a canyon might be spread legs, or the sun, an anus. Her unflinchingly direct paintings sublimate aspects of the … READ ON

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GCC

Mitchell-Innes & Nash | Chelsea

October 2016

GCC’s first exhibition with the gallery, which features multiple wall pieces, a sculptural installation, and sound work, is concerned with the evolution of various holistic practices—such as alternative healing and life coaching—that are … READ ON

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Yun Hyong-keun

Blum & Poe | New York

December 2015

The refusal to create a “clear image,” a critic once said of Yun Hyong-keun’s work after seeing it exhibited at the National Museum of Modern Art of Seoul in 1974, came out of a privileging of texture—which compromised painting’s “image-bearing… READ ON

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Liam Gillick and Louise Lawler

Casey Kaplan

December 2013

What’s most surprising about Liam Gillick and Louise Lawler’s first collaboration—for which both artists created separate installations dealing with modernist ideals—is how distinct their work is from the other. Lawler has taken over the … READ ON

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“Ambient”

July 2013

In the liner notes of his 1975 composition Discreet Music, Brian Eno shares that music, even at barely audible levels, will affect the color, frequencies, and timbre of its surrounding environment. Eno’s work, largely considered the benchmark… READ ON

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“Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980”

MoMA PS1

November 2012

Originally presented at the Hammer Museum as part of “Pacific Standard Time,” this illuminating exhibition telescopes in on African-American artists working in Southern California during these particularly formative decades for art and social… READ ON

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Gudmundur Thoroddsen

Asya Geisberg Gallery

February 2012

Working in a method that strongly evokes an archaeological study, Gudmundur Thoroddsen has made the image––or imagining––of the patriarchal figure the focus of his solo debut in New York. A video, carvings, drawings, and small excrement-based… READ ON

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Claire Fontaine

November 2011

As the title, “Working Together,” foregrounds, this exhibition considers the social aspect of production. Beyond a concrete practice, industry is presented as an essential social force inseparable from economic-philosophical and ontological… READ ON

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Collier Schorr

November 2010

Collier Schorr has been returning to Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, for nearly two decades. Curious visitor turned assimilated outsider turned intinerant resident: The artist’s ongoing relationship with this provincial southern town has been the… READ ON

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Mona Hatoum

August 2010

Though modest in size, the exhibition featuring the 2010 winner of the Käthe Kollwitz Prize, Mona Hatoum, highlights the vicissitudes of her prodigious career over three decades. Hatoum was born in Beirut to Palestinian parents and has resided… READ ON

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