Ohad Meromi’s public sculpture “Sunbather,” perhaps unintentionally, turns out to be a button pusher. And the pushback it has already received is a healthy sign.
When first I heard that the sculptor Josiah McElheny had devised a series of paintings for his current show at Andrea Rosen Gallery, I tried to imagine what they would look like.
Looming over the pedestrians of midtown Manhattan is a monumental new work, “Big Clay #4” (2013–14) made by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer.
Much has been seen of the American artist Alexander “Sandy” Calder (1898–1976). And much has been said. Despite the perpetual relevance and freshness of Calder’s art, it is hard to speak about him without descending into cliché-land.
Julian Kreimer is a “painter’s painter.”
No, I take that back. He’s a “photographer’s painter.”