Louise Fishman: Ignoring aesthetic wanderlust

In the May issue of The Brooklyn Rail I take a look at Louise Fishman’s recent show at Cheim & Read. When I saw the show, I had the same feeling I had at Susan Rothenberg‘s recent show and had to write about it. Here’s an excerpt from the review. “In stark counterpoint to the … read more… “Louise Fishman: Ignoring aesthetic wanderlust”

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Jonathan Lasker’s impishness rascality

Jonathan Lasker celebrates the act of making in highly controlled compositions of thick impasto elements and dense linear circuitry. Using color, silhouette, and pattern, Lasker invents a fresh vocabulary of abstract signifier and painterly glyph. “In The Oregonian, DK Row reports that Lasker, especially in the larger paintings, is like a cartographer of the abstract, … read more… “Jonathan Lasker’s impishness rascality”

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Xavier Tricot, Ensor scholar, cuts to the bone

“I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art,”curated in part by James Ensor scholar Xavier Tricot. Cheim & Read, New York, NY. Through November 3. Artists include Francis Alÿs, Donald Baechler, Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, Michaël Borremans, Louise Bourgeois, Marcel Broodthaers, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Wim Delvoye, Marlene Dumas, James Ensor, Jan … read more… “Xavier Tricot, Ensor scholar, cuts to the bone”

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