Romantic love for Lisa Yuskavage is something we can deride as unrealistic, yet its sweet, naïve simplicity reminds us of a youthful ideal.
Yale Photography MFAs Smash the Thin Border Between Fiction and Reality
While shows like this one make the Yale-to-Chelsea pipeline seem all the more real, these artists have some serious skills.
A Mega-Gallery Marks a Quarter Century
I remember David Zwirner Gallery back in the 1990s, before Chelsea, when the New York art world was much smaller and more manageable.
12 Revelatory Exhibitions from 2017
Each of these exhibitions showed me something I had not seen before.
Best of 2017: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows
It was a powder keg of a year in visual art, with strong, politically inflected, deeply personal, and wildly inventive exhibitions that touched on the classics, courted controversy, and yielded new favorites.
A Cardboard Box Alternative to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms
Artist Jon Burgerman is offering people queueing outside David Zwirner a more modest and less immersive experience: the “Infinity Box.”
Falling in Love with a Felix Gonzalez-Torres Go-Go Dancer
During a recent visit to David Zwirner, I was transfixed by the dancer performing on a Gonzalez-Torres sculpture, so I decided to track him down.
Hilton Als Curates Alice Neel’s Portraits of Life in Upper Manhattan
The exhibition at David Zwirner gallery features five decades’ worth of Neel’s paintings and drawings of people of color.
The Loving, Self-Deprecating Comics of Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Robert Crumb
An exhibition at David Zwirner brings together the artist couple’s individual and collaborative autobiographic comics.
Art Under the Influence of a Day Job
Now showing at David Zwirner, People Who Work Here is a celebration of the many artists who help run one of the world’s most powerful galleries.
Exposing the Editor’s Hand in 20th-Century News Photos
Photography has never gazed so deeply into its own navel as with Thomas Ruff.
Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon’s Weird Mind Meld
Gumby, surfers, penises, Batman and Robin, naked ladies with machine guns, Diamond Dogs-era David Bowie, bats and skulls, Charles Manson, dancers in polka dot dresses: These are a few of the motifs that crop up in Forgetting the Hand, a show of collaborative works by artists Raymond Pettibon and Marcel Dzama at David Zwirner Gallery.