Solveig Nelson

Joyce Pensato

March 2017

In the early 1990s, Joyce Pensato shifted away from what she calls her “atmospheric” abstract paintings of previous decades to a parallel body of works based on charcoal drawings of cartoons, now transferred to black-and-white enamel paintings.… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2017 [TOC]

Lee Godie

September 2016

Departing from previous painting-dense retrospectives of Chicago-based artist Lee Godie’s work, Intuit’s recent exhibition—though it did include several strong canvases—focused instead on some fifty of the several hundred self-portraits that… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2016 [TOC]

“Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”

May 2016

Curated by Michal Raz-Russo “Invisible Man” traces the artistic collaborations between photographer Gordon Parks and novelist Ralph Ellison (an avid recreational photographer who utilized photographic metaphors in his writing) via forty-five… READ ON


“The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now”

November 2015

AT THE THRESHOLD of this exhibition is Glenn Ligon’s Give Us a Poem, 2007, positioned immediately adjacent to the show title that spans the entirety of the gallery’s outer wall. Ligon’s neon wall work quotes Muhammad Ali’s response to a 1975… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

Tony Lewis

November 2015

In The “Calvin and Hobbes” Tenth Anniversary Book, Bill Watterson explains his decision not to commercially license his comic strips as an attempt to preserve the imaginative place generated by the characters: “Calvin and Hobbes was designed… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

the Halprin workshops


January 2015

IN 1966, David Antin declared that environment was “a pretty dead word.” The critic was being more than a little ironic, yet his pronouncement diagnosed a real anxiety. For artists and critics across the ideological spectrum, environment had… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Josef Koudelka

November 2014

Moravian-born French photographer Josef Koudelka gained renown in early-1960s Czechoslovakia for his portraits of social groups—from the Roma to avant-garde theater collectives—but it was not until 1984 that he came forward as the previously… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2014 [TOC]

Casilda Sánchez

December 2013

Casilda Sánchez’s best-known digital-video installation, As Inside as the Eye Can See, 2009, pictures two eyes with long lashes approaching each other in extreme close-up. This confrontation between anatomies brings to mind the physical and… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2013 [TOC]

“Michelle Grabner: I Work From Home”

September 2013

Curated by David Norr Scrambling one’s creative practice and domestic life, as conceptual painter Michelle Grabner has done since the mid-1990s, carries forward feminist critiques while opening up the contradictory poles of intimacy and … READ ON


“The Way of the Shovel: Art As Archaeology”

September 2013

Curated by Dieter Roelstraete Addressing the recent historiographic turn in artistic practices through works made in the last two decades by thirty-three artists, including Joachim Koester, Deimantas Narkevičius, and Hito Steyerl, MCA curator… READ ON