Bruce Nauman at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Originally published in Art in America’s January 2017 issue. ◊◊ Bruce Nauman’s Contrapposto Studies, I through VII (2015–16) is part of his ongoing search for capaciousness in the particular. This seven-part video installation is split between two galleries at the Philadelphia

Bruce Nauman at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Originally published in Art in America’s January 2017 issue. ◊◊ Bruce Nauman’s Contrapposto Studies, I through VII (2015–16) is part of his ongoing search for capaciousness in the particular. This seven-part video installation is split between two galleries at the Philadelphia

Norman Lewis at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Originally published in Art in America’s July 2016 issue. ◊◊       Norman Lewis (1909–1979) was an energetic participant in the Harlem Renaissance and one of the only African-American painters who associated himself with the Abstract Expressionists. While he

Norman Lewis at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Originally published in Art in America’s July 2016 issue. ◊◊       Norman Lewis (1909–1979) was an energetic participant in the Harlem Renaissance and one of the only African-American painters who associated himself with the Abstract Expressionists. While he

Jennifer Bartlett at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

Originally published in Art in America’s December 2015 issue. ◊◊ It is challenging to choose terms to describe the works in Jennifer Bartlett’s recent show at Locks, titled “Hospital.” We are told in press material that the show’s 10 oil

Jennifer Bartlett at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

Originally published in Art in America’s December 2015 issue. ◊◊ It is challenging to choose terms to describe the works in Jennifer Bartlett’s recent show at Locks, titled “Hospital.” We are told in press material that the show’s 10 oil

Barbara Kasten at ICA Philadelphia

Originally published in Art in America’s April 2015 issue. ◊◊ The ground floor galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art currently house “Stages,” the first and sorely overdue survey of Barbara Kasten’s photography-based, multi-medium practice. As a prismatic allusion, the

Barbara Kasten at ICA Philadelphia

Originally published in Art in America’s April 2015 issue. ◊◊ The ground floor galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art currently house “Stages,” the first and sorely overdue survey of Barbara Kasten’s photography-based, multi-medium practice. As a prismatic allusion, the

Art on the Block

Originally published in the Brooklyn Rail’s February 2014 Issue. ◊◊ With its enormous title and ambition, Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond is the latest demonstration of introspection

Art on the Block

Originally published in the Brooklyn Rail’s February 2014 Issue. ◊◊ With its enormous title and ambition, Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond is the latest demonstration of introspection

Embracing the Personality of Paper: Ben Berlow at Rawson Projects

Originally published in Hyperallergic. ◊◊ Rawson Projects is a miraculously bright spot in the neighborhood of Greenpoint, where many first-floor businesses are still in repair after Hurricane Sandy. Inside the gallery, Ben Berlow’s show of new drawings seems timely and

Embracing the Personality of Paper: Ben Berlow at Rawson Projects

Originally published in Hyperallergic. ◊◊ Rawson Projects is a miraculously bright spot in the neighborhood of Greenpoint, where many first-floor businesses are still in repair after Hurricane Sandy. Inside the gallery, Ben Berlow’s show of new drawings seems timely and