Jeffrey Kastner

Marilyn Minter

January 2017

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance with pornography—which, given its utter digital ubiquity, is pretty much anybody who’s ever turned on a computer—will know that the contemporary taste in female pubic hair (certainly, at least, among … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2017 [TOC]

“Paul Ramírez Jonas: Atlas, Plural, Monumental”

January 2017

Curated by Dean Daderko An artist for whom audience participation is at the very conceptual—and ethical—core of his practice, Paul Ramírez Jonas creates work that is not simply for civic spaces but also interrogates how such spaces and the … READ ON


“Moving Is In Every Direction: Environments, Installations, Narrative Spaces”

January 2017

Curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers and Gabriele Knapstein Installation art’s ability to produce, or disrupt, narrative experience—to alternately conjure and complicate linearity through interventions in spatiotemporal conditions—is central to… READ ON


Roy McMakin

December 2016

The dozen or so objects—call them sculpture, furniture, or something poised indeterminately in between—included in Roy McMakin’s recent exhibition at Garth Greenan Gallery for the most part proceeded from a superficially simple line of inquiry:… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2016 [TOC]

Andrea Zittel

November 2016

It’s been twenty-five years now since Andrea Zittel initiated her eponymous “A–Z” enterprise, the generative Gesamtkunstwerk that has become, for all intents and purposes, indivisible from her life. Run out of a complex she’s built over the… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2016 [TOC]

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 the … READ ON

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“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 would… 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 career.… READ ON

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“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 it … READ ON


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 work,… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2016 [TOC]