Michelle Grabner

Fred Wilson

December 2016

Fred Wilson’s exhibitions “Wildfire Test Pit” and “Black to the Powers of Ten,” which have taken over two galleries of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, a venerated teaching collection at Oberlin College, are sagacious follow-ups to the artist’s… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2016 [TOC]

“Louise Fishman: Paper Louise Tiny Fishman Rock”

May 2016

Curated by Ingrid Schaffner In tandem with an independently organized retrospective at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, this hometown survey of Fishman’s fifty-year-long career features the painter’s… READ ON


Paul McCarthy

March 2016

White Snow Placemat Drawings, WS, 2013–14, a set of six scallop-edged paper place mats, each depicting an assortment of quickly drawn, naked, dripping, hairy figures engaged in various acts of dominance or submission, set the tone for this … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2016 [TOC]

Joseph Yoakum

December 2015

The fabulist and inveterate drifter Joseph Yoakum was known to claim that he had traveled the world as a circus man, a soldier, and a train porter during the first six or so decades of his life. In 1962, at the age of seventy-one, he took up… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]

Erika Rothenberg

June 2015

Since 1991, Erika Rothenberg has employed the form and generic sentimentality of the greeting card as a means of examining a vast range of social ills and political injustices. Rothenberg’s cards, executed simply in gouache and watercolor, … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2015 [TOC]

Michael Kaysen

May 2015

The exuberant pre-crash 2007 exhibition “Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramics,” in which sixty-four ceramic objects by thirty-one artists crowded Chelsea’s Gladstone Gallery, was a watershed moment for the medium. Today, it’s difficult to… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

“Arlene Shechet: All at Once”

May 2015

Curated by Jenelle Porter For more than twenty years, Arlene Shechet has rigorously worked at the material limits of plaster, paper pulp, and glass. In the past ten, she has also—and with increasing concentration—explored the possibilities … READ ON


Walter Robinson

March 2015

As Walter Robinson’s paintings have evolved, they’ve come to serve as an uncannily accurate gauge for the American art world’s analogously shifting, and increasingly nuanced, attitudes toward consumerism and mass culture. The artist’s … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

“Implicated and Immune”

Michael Lett

February 2015

In 1981, the New York Times ran a story with the headline “Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals.” Over ten years later—the year that drug-therapy “cocktails” became an effective treatment in slowing down the disease—the first exhibition to … READ ON


Lucie Stahl

February 2015

Lucie Stahl’s exhibition at the venerated apartment gallery Queer Thoughts in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood was a fitting last project before the gallery relocates to downtown Manhattan. Known for featuring work that embraces the shape-shifting… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2015 [TOC]