Reviews

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PARIS — The work of Carol Rama has a powerful belligerence about it.

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Post image for Canadian Modernist Emily Carr Finally Gets Her Due

TORONTO — In the discussion around underrepresented female artists in the art world, one name is slowly becoming more well known.

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This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.

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BOSTON — Before 1968, when Philip Guston more or less began working on a new body of work that would define his late career, it could be said of him, as it was of Lord Dartmouth by the poet William Cowper: this was a man “who wears a coronet and prays.”

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John Ashbery,

I do know that I had no intention of writing about the two exhibitions currently at Tibor de Nagy, John Ashbery & Guy Maddin: Collages and Richard Baker: The Doctor is Out, when I went to the gallery.

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MusicWeekend

Phonetic Yeetcraft

by Lucas Fagen on June 27, 2015

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Anybody who can parse two consecutive words on the new Young Thug record should pursue a career in speech therapy.

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Alison Hall, “Brooklyn Nocturne XI, Smiling” (2015)

Alison Hall’s small, smart, monochromatic panels are clear, compact and not at all what they seem.

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When it comes to the celebrity of film crews, fame is not fickle; it dotes lovingly on the director.

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Post image for A Textile Artist’s Long Overdue US Survey Ropes You In

Human figures seem to lurk in almost all of Françoise Grossen’s folded, knotted, and coiled rope sculptures.

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Post image for Rare Stephen Sprouse Sketches Shine a Light on the 1980s Style Icon

If there were ever a fashion world equivalent of Andy Warhol, the universe found it in Downtown street kid Stephen Sprouse.

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