Author Archives: Barbara A. MacAdam


‘A Name We Will Remember for Decades to Come’: Critics and Artists Memorialize Irving Sandler

Vasari Diary

Vasari Diary: Simon Schama’s ‘Civilizations,’ Neil Grayson, and Dostoevsky as Draftsman


Naked Truth: Kurt Kauper, Master of the Nude Hockey Player, Paints the Female Figure

Vasari Diary

Vasari Diary: Stuart Klipper, Toni Dove, and ‘The William H. Gass Reader’

Vasari Diary

Vasari Diary: Julianne Swartz, Munch Meets Schoenberg at the Met, and Artists Playing With Dolls

Vasari Diary

Vasari Diary: Judith Bernstein, ‘The Animal Gazer,’ and Birds in Art

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Vasari Diary: ‘Artists Against Originality,’ Peter Soriano, and Nathalie du Pasquier

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Vasari Diary Redivivus: Portrait Medals at the Frick, Arman and Nick Cave, and Emma Reyes’s Memoir


Manic Modernist: Philippe Vandenberg Wrestled with Aesthetics and Self-Destruction

Artists Books

‘It Was Very Clear I Was Possessed’: New Books Reveal Leonora Carrington’s Surreal Voice in Memoir and Fiction

Frieze New York 2017

Impressions from the Fair: A Paean to Abstract Paintings and Food for Thought at Frieze

Market News

Josée Bienvenu Heads Down to Street Level

Art News

Stacking Up to Holbein: Ciprian Muresan Makes an ARTnews Palimpsest

Armory Week 2017

Secret Pleasures at the Armory Show: Works That Delight and Surprise