Marlene Dumas: Name No NamesBy Megan Heuer
The drawings in the current retrospective of works on paper by the Amsterdam-based, white South African artist Marlene Dumas offer a fine example of art as a translation of the personal into a strong visual language of the familiar and the ordinary.
The Paris/Brooklyn ExchangeBy William Powhida
The Paris/Brooklyn Exchange involves 18 galleries and extends over a two month period with nine galleries participating in each country.
Architecture for OneBy Rachel Youens
Five Myles, located just a few blocks from the Brooklyn Museum, on the other side of the tracks, is not just a gallery, but welcomes its neighbors and youth to experience and participate in art.
Ellen GallagherBy Rachel Youens
Alternately rough, raw, heated, and cool, Ellen Gallaghers show Preserve underscores the discrepancies between modernisms search for a utopian order and historys stinging remnants.
Roni HornBy Katie Stone
Blah, blah, blah, blah, moon, Blah, blah blah, above; Blah blah, blah, blah, croon, Blah, blah, blah, blah, love, is part two of Roni Horns solo show at the Dia Center.
Karen KilimnikBy Peter Eleey
Karen Kilimnik has been painting for a number of years now in the dialectical area between romanticism and irony, a tenuous relationship of interest to an increasing number of artists.
Rendez-VousBy John Hawke
Rendez-Vous is one part of the ambitious, multi-venue program now underway throughout Williamsburg and DUMBO, entitled Paris in Brooklyn, Brooklyn à Paris.
Im With NatureBy John Hawke
Brooklyn Front presents an alluring array of paintings by Paul Brainard and Ryan Steadman, ranging from the uncanny to the goofy to the aggressively blank.
Nicholas Baker-MaffeiBy Hrag Vartanian
Couched in the artists pleasure, Baker-Maffeis eight paintings, spanning from 2000 to the present, are testaments to the creators moodwhether sexual, intellectual, or technical.
This Conversation May Be Recorded for Training PurposesBy Daniel Baird
The Boyd Cycle is a military strategy developed by Col. John Boyd in an effort to explain the success of U.S. fighter pilots in the Korean War, despite their having inferior planes.
Portraying Gorky at GagosianBy Hrag Vartanian
Larry Gagosians fixation on Gorky is not surprising considering the cultural and personality traits the two figures share.
Loren MunkBy Tomassio Longhi
Loren Munk is a painter who for quite some time has been engaged in a dialogue between the formal language of synthetic cubism and casual imagery derived from popular culture.