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."


July 14, 2012

Tags: Heinrich Kuehn, Rineke Dijkstra, Burgoyne Diller, Ann Walsh

Palette in the shape of a pair of turtles. Naqada II (ca. 3650-3300 BC). Provenance: unknown. Graywacke. H. 15.3 cm (6 in.), W. 16 cm (6 5/16 in.), Th. 0.6 cm (1/4 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1910 (10.176.78). Image: (c) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
I’ve been so busy dealing with the Barnes that I haven’t written about summer art fare in Manhattan, so here is a brief attempt to tell you what you might enjoy seeing in the cool, cool, cool of our delightfully air-conditioned art museums, and in a couple of galleries... (more…)