Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Its quite a feat for a figurative painter to achieve both intimacy and remove simultaneously, but Jennifer Packer accomplishes just that in The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing, the vibrant survey of her work at the Whitney.
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By Laurie Fendrich / Critics have been lavish in their praise of the Brown, queer-themed figurative paintings by the Pakistani-born Brooklyn artist Salman Toor, currently on view in the Whitney Museums first-floor lobby gallery (free of charge to the public). And rightly so. Toors pictures touch the heart, and his […]
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / The Trump administration has tried to physically cordon off Mexico from the United States, and presumably would just as soon exclude the country from America�s cultural orbit as well. From that perspective, the Whitney�s judiciously conceived exhibition �Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art� is […]
�Jacob Lawrence�s Migration Series: Selections From the Phillips Collection,� Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Through Jan. 6. �Undoing the Ongoing Bastardization of �The Migration of the Negro� by Jacob Lawrence,� Triple Candie, New York, NY. Through Jan. 20. Slide show. This exhibition, originally organized by the Studio […]
“Lawrence Weiner: As Far As The Eye Can See,” co-curated by Donna De Salvo, Whitney Museum Chief Curator and Associate Director for Programs, and Ann Goldstein, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Senior Curator. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. November 15, 2007-February 10, 2008. At MOCA […]
“Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love,” organized by Philippe Vergne and Yasmil Raymond, both from the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. Whitney Museum of American Art, , New York, NY. Through Feb. 3. UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA March 2 to June 8, 2008. �It�s […]
Leslie Camhi in the Village Voice: �Zigzagging between figuration and abstraction, his disparate oeuvre is filled with conceptual antics, optical pleasures, and abject traces of his melancholy presence…. At times visually dazzling, his work is also strangely off-putting�flirting on the one hand with decay, and on the other with pure […]