Retrospective

Radical Statements: Four Reviews by Laurie Anderson



During the early ’70s, Laurie Anderson was a mainstay in this magazine’s reviews section, often writing several reviews every issue. With her criticism receiving a shoutout from Alanna Heiss in MoMA PS1’s exhibition “Forty,” below are four reviews by Laurie … Read More



Fonte: Radical Statements: Four Reviews by Laurie Anderson , Publicado em 22 July 2016 | 3:59 pm

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‘Bold Colors, Odd Shapes, Squiggly Lines’: The Changing Reputation of Alma Thomas



Yesterday the Studio Museum in Harlem opened a large Alma Thomas retrospective, the artist’s first solo New York museum show in more than 40 years. The last one was in 1972, when the under-appreciated abstract painter had an exhibition at the Whitney Museum, … Read More



Fonte: ‘Bold Colors, Odd Shapes, Squiggly Lines’: The Changing Reputation of Alma Thomas , Publicado em 15 July 2016 | 3:00 pm

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‘The Work Helps Me Remember’: Nan Goldin’s Photographs of Friends and Lovers, in 1993 and 2006



With the Museum of Modern Art in New York having recently put on view Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency—a slide show of photographs of herself, her friends, and her lover that she began presenting in the mid-1980s, with the … Read More



Fonte: ‘The Work Helps Me Remember’: Nan Goldin’s Photographs of Friends and Lovers, in 1993 and 2006 , Publicado em 1 July 2016 | 4:00 pm

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Cubist Misunderstanding: An Argument Against Fernand Léger, in 1967



In honor of the Museum Ludwig’s show “Fernand Léger: Painting in Space,” we turn back to the February 1967 issue of ARTnews, in which Marcelin Pleynet made an argument against the French modernist painter, who, he said, failed to comprehend … Read More



Fonte: Cubist Misunderstanding: An Argument Against Fernand Léger, in 1967 , Publicado em 24 June 2016 | 4:40 pm

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True to Life: Elaine de Kooning on Stuart Davis, in 1957



With the Whitney Museum opening a massive, 100-work Stuart Davis retrospective, we turn back to the April 1957 issue of ARTnews, in which Elaine de Kooning reviewed a different retrospective, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. (Coincidentally, that show … Read More



Fonte: True to Life: Elaine de Kooning on Stuart Davis, in 1957 , Publicado em 10 June 2016 | 4:00 pm

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