Jeffrey Kastner

1 Lee Lozano (Moderna Museet, Stockholm; curated by Iris Müller-Westermann) A revelatory (occasionally painfully so) survey of the late artist’s willfully nasty, persistently brutish, tragically short—and utterly galvanizing—career. Though the show’s rigid circulation pattern struck some as overdetermined, the work was sufficiently fascinating and ferocious to confound any attempt to corral it. Lozano’s decade or so of mature work produced an oeuvre at once deeply personal and usefully generalizable to the concerns of her 1960s milieu, moving from cartoonish Pop grotesqueries through hard-edge and a kind of transcendental Minimalism to fully dematerialized and fearlessly diaristic text pieces. These paved the way for her initial controlled withdrawal—and ultimate lamentable disappearance—from the art world.

2 Markus Schinwald (Yvon Lambert, New York) The long-overdue

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