From September 5 through October 6, “Sandi Slone: Quick Mettle Rich Blood” was at Allegra LaViola, on the Lower East Side. I thought the show worth seeing and accordingly wrote a favorable review of it for artcritical.com. My summary of Slone’s career, as I’ve followed it over the past Read More
Report from the Front
Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. New shows: "events;" how to support the online edition: "works."
September 1, 2012
In June, I was up in Connecticut, and had a delicious scone with Stacie Weiner, friend & subscriber to the print edition of FMD. She asked what big shows would be coming to New York in the autumn, so here is the beginning of a list. It’s primarily of museums, as they announce their plans earlier and in more detail, but at the end are four galleries Read More
July 21, 2012
Out on the South Fork of Long Island, the art fairs are multiplying like rabbits. The oldest, which has been in business for five years, is ArtHamptons, which was held this year between July 12 & 15, showcased the wares of about 75 galleries, and featured a special party celebrating the 100th birthday Read More
July 11, 2011
Summertime is group show time. Two galleries, Spanierman and Allegra LaViola, are indulging that impulse with abstract shows, while the Neue Galerie is employing it to examine early 20th century Austrian modernism.
Allegra LaViola is on the lower East Side (not far from the Educational Alliance, where Rothko exhibited, in his salad days, and Read More