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Authentic Success: Kathleen White 1960–2014

When Kathleen White moved to New York in 1987 she didn’t have any friends, so she painted one. That’s the quick story of a picture I can legitimately call haunting: My Friend. Seated, or perched, on a yellowish plinth that … Read More

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The Kids Are All Right: What to Expect at the New Museum’s 2015 Triennial

A different approach to a contemporary-art survey Read More

Installation view of 'Melgaard + Munch: The End of It All Has Already Happened' at the Munch Museum in Oslo.PHOTOS COURTESY THE MUCH MUSEUM

His Struggle: Norwegian Mischief-Maker Bjarne Melgaard Meets Edvard Munch in Oslo

“He’s a very crazy man,” my Norwegian taxi driver, Viktor, told me on the way to the Munch Museum in Oslo. “Makes a lot of scandals.” He was speaking of Bjarne Melgaard, who is Norway’s most infamous living artist, like … Read More

Artists Features

Charles Atlas: Ready for Prime Time

The artist stars in Chelsea and Times Square Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Kate Gilmore, a still from Standing Here, 2010.COURTESY THE ARTIST

9 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2 Talk: Michael Berryhill at Pratt Painter Michael Berryhill is next in Pratt’s always excellent visiting lecture series. Coming up after him: Wafaa Bilal on February 23, and Catherine Opie on April 8. Pratt Institute, Memorial Hall Auditorium, … Read More


Retrospective: Duchamp’s ‘interior-decorator’s eye’

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

Artists consumer reports

Consumer Reports: Jeanette Hayes

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Jeanette Hayes is a painter and multimedia artist based in New York City and originally from Chicago. Her work addresses the … Read More

Art of the City
A work by Joseph Geagan and Jessie Reaves.

Art in the Dead of Winter: A Painting Blowout at Gavin Brown, the Winter Antiques Show, and ML Artspace

It is cold and wet outside in New York, which is not an ideal combination, the conditions making it essential for any trip outside to really count. Below, two suggestions for art exhibitions on view with plenty to offer, and … Read More


The Art of the Curious Nineties

The decade is back big-time—but whose ’90s is it, anyway? Read More


February 2015 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More

Zaki Razak's talk show.

Gilbert & George, Ice Cream, and a Talk Show at Art Stage Singapore

One afternoon last week, at the Art Stage Singapore fair, which closed on Sunday at the futuristic-looking Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Center, French collector Steve Rosenblum and his wife Chiara talked for an hour with Cambodian artist Svay … Read More


Sex, Mayhem, and Ghosts of the Unconscious: The Art World’s Multimedia Extravaganza

Antirealism, visual artifice, and stylized action are helping artists explore the irrationality of a changing world Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

6 Art Events to Attend In New York This Week

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29 Opening: Alec Soth’s “Songbook” at Sean Kelly This new show is “an exhibition of over twenty-five new, monumental black and white photographs by Alec Soth,” maybe the best photographer working in America right now. It’s silly not … Read More

Artists consumer reports
Body By Body. Photo courtesy Body By Body.

Consumer Reports: Body By Body

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Body by Body is a collaboration between Melissa Sachs and Cameron Soren. In 2014 they had solo exhibitions at Interstate … Read More