Year: 2019

Moreby Hall

Originally published in the Freer | Sackler Galleries’ Whistler in Watercolor digital exhibition catalogue. â—Šâ—Š In the early 1880s, James McNeill Whistler was a house guest at Moreby Hall, located south of York in Yorkshire, where he encountered the scene that fills this watercolor. The manor house, built between 1818 […]

Rafael Soldi at the Print Center

Originally published in Artforum’s Critics’ Picks. â—Šâ—Š Rafael Soldi’s exhibition “Cargamontón” features selections from two of the artist’s recent series that consider dissonance as a tool of identity formation. Hung across one wall in three rows are twenty-five of the fifty self-portraits Soldi took in a photobooth over the span […]

Rina Banerjee at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Originally published in Art in America’s January 2019 issue. â—Šâ—Š Rina Banerjee’s midcareer retrospective at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), “Make Me a Summary of the World,” feels like a serendipitous pairing of an artist’s corpus and an exhibition space—even though Banerjee’s sculptural installations, brimming with sundry […]