Despite Matthew Wong’s relatively banal subject matter essentially, nature the way it is handled in the exhibition on view at Cheim and Read elevates the art and makes it enthralling, like secrets gently whispered.
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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. […]
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 […]
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 Al�s, Donald Baechler, Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, Micha�l Borremans, Louise Bourgeois, Marcel Broodthaers, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Wim Delvoye, […]