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

Against Interpretation and Authorship: Carol Bove at Maccarone

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ Carol Bove does not consider her art in terms of its site-specificity, which might come as a surprise considering her recent projects for institutions such as the Highline and the Museum of Modern Art. Hers

Against Interpretation and Authorship: Carol Bove at Maccarone

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ Carol Bove does not consider her art in terms of its site-specificity, which might come as a surprise considering her recent projects for institutions such as the Highline and the Museum of Modern Art. Hers

In Praise of Peaceful Art: A Chris Johanson Monograph

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ On the back cover of Phaidon’s new Chris Johanson monograph is a close-up of I AM CLEAR NOW (2004), a vignette featuring two reclining figures on a green expanse of urban lawn, painted with acrylic and latex

In Praise of Peaceful Art: A Chris Johanson Monograph

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ On the back cover of Phaidon’s new Chris Johanson monograph is a close-up of I AM CLEAR NOW (2004), a vignette featuring two reclining figures on a green expanse of urban lawn, painted with acrylic and latex

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ Greene Naftali’s presentation at the Frieze Art Fair in May featured a new sculpture by Gedi Sibony that exhibits all the quint  essential traits of the artist’s work. Humorously and enigmatically titled, The Sleeve Lifter (2013) is

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ Greene Naftali’s presentation at the Frieze Art Fair in May featured a new sculpture by Gedi Sibony that exhibits all the quint  essential traits of the artist’s work. Humorously and enigmatically titled, The Sleeve Lifter (2013) is

Other Sights of a Career: Gordon Matta-Clark at David Zwirner

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ The introduction to Gordon Matta-Clark’s 2007 Whitney retrospective catalog muses that “in many ways, an exhibition of [Matta-Clark’s] art is an oxymoron.” That’s not an inaccurate or infrequent assumption. An artist best known for his

Other Sights of a Career: Gordon Matta-Clark at David Zwirner

Originally published in ArtCritical. ◊◊ The introduction to Gordon Matta-Clark’s 2007 Whitney retrospective catalog muses that “in many ways, an exhibition of [Matta-Clark’s] art is an oxymoron.” That’s not an inaccurate or infrequent assumption. An artist best known for his

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present: An Afterword

I was recently asked to review PATTERN, one of Phaidon Press’s new volumes on contemporary fashion, and I was rendered wordless for a while. It’s both a survey and a monograph without fully committing to either category. PATTERN is a

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present: An Afterword

I was recently asked to review PATTERN, one of Phaidon Press’s new volumes on contemporary fashion, and I was rendered wordless for a while. It’s both a survey and a monograph without fully committing to either category. PATTERN is a