Reviews

February 2015 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month's print edition

Selected reviews from the February 2015 issue of ARTnews follow below. All of the reviews are available in the print edition of the magazine, which is on newsstands February 3.

Takashi Murakami, Reach out to Dark Matter, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 118⅛" x 118⅛". ROBERT MCKEEVER/©2014 TAKASHI MURAKAMI AND KAIKAI KIKI CO., LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

Takashi Murakami, Reach out to Dark Matter, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 118⅛" x 118⅛".

ROBERT MCKEEVER/©2014 TAKASHI MURAKAMI AND KAIKAI KIKI CO., LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

New York

  • Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks, November 8 – January 10, by Alfred Mac Adam
  • Takashi Murakami at Gagosian, November 10 – January 17, by Andrew Russeth
  • Richard Pousette-Dart at Pace, November 7 – January 10, by Lilly Wei
  • Judy Pfaff at Loretta Howard and Pavel Zoubok, October 18 – November 15, by Eleanor Heartney
  • Joseph Montgomery at Peter Blum (October 24 – December 6) and Laurel Gitlen (October 26 – December 21), by Doug McClemont
  • Klara Liden at Reena Spaulings Fine Art, November 1 – December 7, by Elisabeth Kley
  • R.H. Quaytman at Gladstone, October 31 – December 20, by Alfred Mac Adam
  • Meighen Jackson and Lauren Jones Worth at Walter Wickiser, November 1 – November 25, by Alexa Lawrence
  • Alexander Ross at David Nolan, October 30 – December 6, by Barbara A. MacAdam
  • Melvin Edwards at Alexander Gray Associates, October 30 – December 13, by Andrew Russeth
  • Patrick Carrara and Inger Johanne Grytting at Muriel Guépin, October 10 – November 16, by Stefanie Waldek
  • Inka Essenhigh at Jacob Lewis, October 17 – November 15, by Carol Diehl
  • Julio Valdez at June Kelly, November 7 – December 9, by Stefanie Waldek
  • Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures, October 25 – December 20, by Kim Levin
  • Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks, September 13 – October 25, by Stephen Maine
James Castle, Untitled, n.d., found paper and soot, 4" x 6½".  SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., GIFT OF JAMES CASTLE COLLECTION AND ARCHIVE, BOISE, IDAHO, AND MUSEUM PURCHASE THROUGH LUISITA L. AND FRANZ H. DENGHAUSEN ENDOWMENT

James Castle, Untitled, n.d., found paper and soot, 4" x 6½".

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., GIFT OF JAMES CASTLE COLLECTION AND ARCHIVE, BOISE, IDAHO, AND MUSEUM PURCHASE THROUGH LUISITA L. AND FRANZ H. DENGHAUSEN ENDOWMENT

National

International

Imran Qureshi, Self-portrait, 2009, gold leaf and gouache on wasli paper, 10⅝" x 13½". © IMRAN QURESHI/COURTESY THE ARTIST, IKON GALLERY, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, AND CORVI-MORA, LONDON/COLLECTION OF AMNA AND ALI NAQVI, HONG KONG

Imran Qureshi, Self-portrait, 2009, gold leaf and gouache on wasli paper, 10⅝" x 13½".

© IMRAN QURESHI/COURTESY THE ARTIST, IKON GALLERY, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, AND CORVI-MORA, LONDON/COLLECTION OF AMNA AND ALI NAQVI, HONG KONG

  • Philippe Parreno at Schinkel Pavillon (November 15 – December 21) and Esther Schipper (November 14 – January 15), Berlin, by Jordan Troeller
  • “Illusions” at Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, September 13 – February 13, by Claire Rigby
  • Imran Qureshi at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England, November 19 – January 25, by Roger Atwood
  • James Richards at Cabinet, London, October 11 – December 6, by Roger Atwood
  • Brent Wadden at Peres Projects, Berlin, November 22 – January 10, by Ana Finel Honigman

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