Report from the Front

Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard-copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

ART NEWS V. ART CRITICISM

January 25, 2011

If you haven’t heard too much from me lately, it’s a) because I’ve been busy with other things, and b) because there’s been a shortage of exhibitions that I’ve really wanted to review. However, the College Art Association’s newsletter recently called my attention to an article by Ben Davis, (more…)

THE SHOW OF SHOWS

January 23, 2011

With most dealers, group shows are a way of filling in during off-peak days --- at Christmas, when everybody is out Christmas shopping, or in summer, when only tourists are left in town, and the regulars are in the Hamptons or on the Riviera. With Richard Timperio, however, a group show rates prime time, (more…)

BELATED HAPPY NEW YEAR

January 12, 2011

Tags: Stephen Achimore, Anselm Kiefer, Joy Mancini

So sorry not to have passed around the good wishes right on the holiday, but my life has been rich & full lately. I do have some last thoughts about the old year to impart, specifically….

On December 10, I was invited by Stephen Achimore of Syracuse NY to look at some of his (more…)