Tag Archives: Barbara Pollack


Artists Retrospective

The New Razzle-Dazzle: El Anatsui on His ‘Gem’-Encrusted Tapestries, in 2008

With five decades of El Anatsui’s work on view at Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School, in upstate New York, we turn back to June 2008, when Barbara Pollack profiled the Ghanaian-born artist for ARTnews. Anatsui, who won the Golden Lion … Read More


Reviews
Judith Bernstein, Birth of the Universe #4, 2012, 
oil on canvas, 96" x 96".©JUDITH BERNSTEIN/COURTESY MARY BOONE GALLERY, NEW YORK

Judith Bernstein at Mary Boone

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Joan Semmel, Purple Diagonal, 1980, oil on canvas, 78" x 104". ©2015 JOAN SEMMEL/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY ALEXANDER GRAY ASSOCIATES, NEW YORK

Joan Semmel at Alexander Gray Associates

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Wang Gongxin, Whose Studio, 2014, 9-channel video installation, 9 minutes. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Wang Gongxin at OCAT

Shanghai Read More


2015 Venice Biennale Dispatches
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His Future Looks Bright: Okwui Enwezor on the 2015 Venice Biennale

What can you say about a Venice Biennale that features a public reading of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital? Nigerian-born Okwui Enwezor, who organized the exhibition, has referred to Marx’s work as “our holy book,” which gives some insight into the … Read More


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Sun Xun, The Time Vivarium – 70, 2014, acrylic and ink on paper, 24" x 18". JASON WYCHE, NEW YORK/©SUN XUN/COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

Sun Xun at Sean Kelly

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Features Market
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Boom Time for Brazil’s Art Market

Who needs soccer when you’ve got fairs, galleries, and a flood of international collectors animating the country’s art scene? Read More


Artists Features
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Charles Atlas: Ready for Prime Time

The artist stars in Chelsea and Times Square Read More


Features
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The State of Hong Kong’s Art Scene

With the Occupy movement, ‘the entire city is a work of art, and everyone is an artist’ Read More


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Dina Kelberman, I’m Google (detailed still), 2011–present, Tumblr blog of found images and videos, dimensions variable. COURTESY CUE ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

Dina Kelberman at CUE Art Foundation

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Features Market
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Young and Worldly: China’s Newest Collectors

A new generation reaches out far beyond its traditions and borders Read More


News
The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More


On View Reviews
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‘Feito Por Brasileiros/Made By Brazilians’ at Matarazzo Hospital

São Paulo Read More


Features
Arne Svenson, accused of being a Peeping Tom, used a telephoto lens to shoot through uncovered windows. The Neighbors #11 (detail), 2012, pigment print. ©ARNE SVENSON/COURTESY JULIE SAUL GALLERY, NEW YORK

When Does Surveillance Art Cross the Line?

Changes in technology and conventions are raising questions about what it means to invade others’ privacy in the name of art Read More