On View Now

Reviews of current exhibitions, with a focus on the New York art scene

On View Now

On View Now | The Spaces Between: John Baldessari at the Metropolitan Museum

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On View Now | The Spaces Between: John Baldessari at the Metropolitan Museum

Every so often, there comes along a retrospective exhibition or mid-career survey that puts to rest whatever doubts I may have had as to where a particular artist sits in …

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On View Now | Mirrors with Memories: The Photographs of Binh Danh

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On View Now | Mirrors with Memories: The Photographs of Binh Danh

Binh Danh: In the Eclipse of Angkor at the North Carolina Museum of Art reveals Vietnamese born artist Binh Danh’s search to imbue photographs with meaning not only through subject …

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On View Now: Tony Oursler’s Uncanny Bodies

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On View Now: Tony Oursler’s Uncanny Bodies

The video artist Tony Oursler is perhaps best known for his video projections of human faces onto the heads of small doll-like bodies.  Lying on the ground or hanging limply …

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On View Now | Rock and Roll Fantasy: Yoshitomo Nara at the Asia Society

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On View Now | Rock and Roll Fantasy: Yoshitomo Nara at the Asia Society

For those who enjoy Yoshitomo Nara’s mischievousness characters and pop-culture inspired iconography, or those who are not yet familiar with them, the current show at the Asia Society in New …

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Tanzanian Reflections

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Tanzanian Reflections

It was an odd feeling going on my first-ever safari during my recent trip to Tanzania.  Odd because even though I had never been on one, I already had a …

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On View Now: Bruce Nauman and the Days of Our Lives

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On View Now: Bruce Nauman and the Days of Our Lives

Having written my dissertation on the art of Bruce Nauman, I often find myself fielding questions from confused, even perturbed friends or acquaintances seeking to make sense of his art.  …

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On View Now | Mind the Gap: Thoughts on Representing the Holocaust through Comics

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On View Now | Mind the Gap: Thoughts on Representing the Holocaust through Comics

The act of codification that is enshrined in the International Declaration of Human Rights has ensured that the unspeakable has been cut down to size at the very moment that …

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New column! On View Now

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New column! On View Now

What better way to kick off this first day of July than with a new column (one of two, in fact)? We are pleased to introduce On View Now. Written …