In Ito’s art we glimpse something we cannot comprehend. A sense of longing and mystery, isolation and solitude fill the paintings.
Matthew Marks Gallery
Robert Gober Looks Into Our Heart of Darkness
In his new works, Gober pulled me into another world, one that was both illuminated by natural light and full of cold shadows.
Terry Winters’s Allegiance to Science and Abstraction
Winters’s art is about decisions, choices, quality of attention, the shaping of one’s existence in time.
Stanley Whitney’s Improvisatory Approach to Abstraction
Each canvas follows its own off-beat rhythm.
Martin Puryear’s Open Questions
To focus on Puryear’s devotion to craft and the handmade is valid, but now seems too narrow a view.
Anne Truitt’s Spiritual Quest
As her death approached, was the artist starting fresh or beginning to let go?
Ceramic Sculptures That Refuse the Neat and Tidy
Trafficking in fragments of beings, machines, and ideas, Julia Phillips rejects the immediate gratification of simple forms and answers.
The Enigmatic Beauty of Leidy Churchman’s Paintings
Churchman raises pointed philosophical and sociopolitical inquiries by coaxing viewers toward a position of otherness.
The Wonderfully Perplexing World of Gladys Nilsson
Nilsson’s paintings come across as youthful and wise, a rare combination in any art.
The Secret Paintings of a Hermetic Filmmaker
Jordan Belson wanted the viewer to see only what was in front of his or her face — to scrutinize his paintings from up close.
Jasper Johns’s Messengers of Aging and Mortality
In these works, we are looking at a merging of organization and dissipation, an image of our destiny.
Suellen Rocca Turns an Inward Eye
Rocca’s drawings evidence an interior gaze and the working out of psychological states.