Tag: CTRL Gallery


Anders Oinonen: An intuitive society of forms

In Artforum, critic Sean Carrol singles out Anders Oinonen’s show at Houston’s CTRL Gallery this month. When I was in Miami last year, Oinonen’s work stood out for it’s easygoing oddness; it’s good to see him get an endorsement. “Bewilderment and tension give way to calm and understanding when looking […]


Literally and figuratively in Houston

“Jackie Gendel and Valerie Hegarty,” CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX. Through Jan. 12. Brooklynites Jackie Gendel and Valerie Hegarty have shipped their paintings off to Houston for a show at CTRL. Gendel, what I call a classic pentimenti-ist, paints and over-paints, obliterating layers of imagery in the process, while leaving some […]