Tag Archives: John Ashbery


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Alec Soth's Crazy Legs Saloon. Watertown, New York, from his Songbook series. 

COURTESY LONDON'S SCIENCE MUSEUM/© ALEC SOTH

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Reviews
Madeleine Lemaire, Portrait of Raymond Roussel, ca. 1885, watercolor on paper, 15⅜" x 12¼". COURTESY GALERIE BUCHHOLZ, NEW YORK

Raymond Roussel at Galerie Buchholz

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Retrospective
Joseph Cornell, Palace, 1943, box construction. HICKEY ROBERTSON/COURTESY THE MENIL COLLECTION, HOUSTON/©THE JOSEPH AND ROBERT CORNELL MEMORIAL FOUNDATION/VAGA, NY/DACS, LONDON 2015

The Cube Root of Dreams: John Ashbery on Joseph Cornell, in 1967

In honor of the Royal Academy of Arts’s Joseph Cornell survey, “Wanderlust,” which finishes its run this weekend, we turn back to the Summer 1967 issue of ARTnews, in which John Ashbery reviewed a major Cornell retrospective at the Guggenheim. (“Wanderlust” … Read More


Retrospective
Joan Mitchell, Rivière, 1990, oil on canvas. ©ESTATE OF JOAN MITCHELL, COLLECTION OF JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION

An Expressionist in Paris: John Ashbery on Joan Mitchell, in 1965

In honor of the Kunsthaus Bregenz’s Joan Mitchell retrospective, which opens tomorrow in that Austrian city, we turn back to April 1965, when John Ashbery wrote about the work the American painter was making in Paris. At that time, Ashbery, … Read More


Artists News
Freilicher in 1984.

Jane Freilicher, Painter and Confidant of the New York School, Dies at 90

The painter Jane Freilicher, whose airy, radiantly colored still lifes and landscapes made her a leading light of the 1950s New York School and one the great representational artists of postwar America, died on Tuesday in New York. She was 90. … Read More


News
Plate two of Ellsworth Kelly’s 1992 portfolio “The Mallarmé Suite.”

Words with Friends: Artist-Poet Pairings

Picasso, Ashbery, Rivers, Johns, Motherwell, Alberti and more in “The Artist and the Poet” at the Art Institute of Chicago Read More


Profiles
Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.

Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More