Nathaniel Lee

Joe Zucker

Mary Boone Gallery

April 2013

Joe Zucker has an interesting way of melding subject matter and the objective qualities of materials in his paintings. After all, from 1975 to 1976, Zucker executed an intensive series about the ignominious history of US cotton production … READ ON


“Your Content Will Return Shortly”

Franklin Street Works

March 2013

What has become of television, that ugly box that once sat in our living rooms, satiating our appetites for information and inanities with its one-way stream of content? This group show, including ten artists—Christopher DeLaurenti, Eric … READ ON


“How I Wrote Elastic Man”


March 2013

One of the more compelling aspects of “How I Wrote Elastic Man,” a group show featuring six artists—Anne Doran, Franklin Evans, Daniel Newman, Deb Sokolow, Philip von Zweck, and Ishmael Randall Weeks—is the way their works employ subterfuge… READ ON


Anna Plesset


February 2013

A summer residency in Giverny, France, sparked “A Still Life,” Anna Plesset’s New York solo debut, which includes a trove of drawings, painted objects, and paintings of objects. Much of this exhibition can be seen as investigation into the … READ ON


Keltie Ferris

Mitchell-Innes & Nash

December 2012

The most noticeable, and therefore notable, features of Keltie Ferris’s well-lavished paintings are their two most immediate strata: Ferris finishes off her large-scale abstractions with arrays of spray-painted dots and dashes and then returns… READ ON


Eberhard Havekost

Anton Kern Gallery

November 2012

Those familiar with Eberhard Havekost’s previous output might deem the three large, colorful canvases near the entrance to his latest exhibition a radical departure from the photo-based paintings the German artist has been making for over a… READ ON


Al Taylor

David Zwirner

October 2012

The titles of the pieces in Al Taylor’s “Pass the Peas” series, 1991–92—like Pea Passing Device, or many that simply bear the name of the series in some augmented form—allude to a kineticism implied in the static objects and drawings themselves,… READ ON


Guido van der Werve

Luhring Augustine

September 2012

Guido van der Werve’s latest film, Nummer veertien, home, 2012, opens with a somber text recounting the events surrounding composer Frédéric Chopin’s troubled life and untimely death. Taking the some 1,058 miles between Warsaw and Paris that… READ ON


Ella Kruglyanskaya

Gavin Brown's enterprise

July 2012

The title of Ella Kruglyanskaya’s latest exhibition, “Woman! Painting! Woman!,” signals the artist’s unexpected affinity with the notorious sexploitation director Russ Meyer and his most recognized film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965).… READ ON