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BWW Reviews: The Shapes, the Colors, the Triumph of HENRI MATISSE: THE CUT-OUTSBWW Reviews: The Shapes, the Colors, the Triumph of HENRI MATISSE: THE CUT-OUTS
by Patrick Kennedy

A new exhibition at MoMA reaffirms Henri Matisse's status as one of the most vital artists of the 20th century. (more...)
Exhibitions of the Week with V.S. Gaitonde at the Guggenheim, Chris Ofili at the New MuseumExhibitions of the Week with V.S. Gaitonde at the Guggenheim, Chris Ofili at the New Museum
by Patrick Kennedy

Two painters with international inspirations deliver tour-de-force showcases. (more...)
Exhibitions of the Week: BEAUTY IS POWER at the Jewish Museum, DANCE & FASHION at the Fashion Institute MuseumExhibitions of the Week: BEAUTY IS POWER at the Jewish Museum, DANCE & FASHION at the Fashion Institute Museum
by Patrick Kennedy

New exhibitions adapt ballet and biography to unique museum formats. (more...)
BWW Review: Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into ROBERT GOBER: THE HEART IS NOT A METAPHOR at the MoMABWW Review: Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into ROBERT GOBER: THE HEART IS NOT A METAPHOR at the MoMA
by Patrick Kennedy

The Museum of Modern Art devotes its galleries to Gober's objects and installations--works that speak to the crises of our time. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Arts Criticism at Its Most Bracing in ART IN AMERICA 1945-1970BWW Reviews: Arts Criticism at Its Most Bracing in ART IN AMERICA 1945-1970
by Patrick Kennedy

An essential new anthology from the Library of America charts the glory days of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Minimalism--a time of almost-unmatched vitality in art writing. (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Rough Magic of EGON SCHIELE: PORTRAITSBWW Reviews: The Rough Magic of EGON SCHIELE: PORTRAITS
by Patrick Kennedy

In its major autumn exhibition, the Neue Galerie delves into one of the most outlandish and most outstanding artists to emerge in early 20th century Vienna. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Exhibitions of the Week with Oleg Vassiliev at the Zimmerli, David Hockney at PaceBWW Reviews: Exhibitions of the Week with Oleg Vassiliev at the Zimmerli, David Hockney at Pace
by Patrick Kennedy

Two masters of representational art are treated to one-man retrospectives. (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Visual Splendor of FROM THE MARGINS: LEE KRASNER / NORMAN LEWISBWW Reviews: The Visual Splendor of FROM THE MARGINS: LEE KRASNER / NORMAN LEWIS
by Patrick Kennedy

Focusing on two artists from the heyday of Abstract Expressionism, the Jewish Museum has put together an exhibition abounding in formal delights, and informed by curatorial tact. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Metropolitan Museum Offers Riches and Reflection with ASSYRIA TO IBERIABWW Reviews: Metropolitan Museum Offers Riches and Reflection with ASSYRIA TO IBERIA
by Patrick Kennedy

A display of culture from the first millennium B.C.E., the Met's major fall showcase finds the museum doing everything it does best. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Close Quarters with Renaissance Portraiture in MEN IN ARMOR: EL GRECO AND PULZONEBWW Reviews: Close Quarters with Renaissance Portraiture in MEN IN ARMOR: EL GRECO AND PULZONE
by Patrick Kennedy

In its most recent exhibition, the Frick Collection pairs off military portraits by two very different sixteenth-century masters. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Photographic Immersion at CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS: THE PRODUCTION LINE OF HAPPINESSBWW Reviews: Photographic Immersion at CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS: THE PRODUCTION LINE OF HAPPINESS
by Patrick Kennedy

The Museum of Modern Art offers a brainy, beautiful retrospective of photographer Christopher Williams--with a lot of high-concept guidance from Williams himself. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Fashion Institute Chronicles Women's Attire with EXPOSED: A HISTORY OF LINGERIEBWW Reviews: Fashion Institute Chronicles Women's Attire with EXPOSED: A HISTORY OF LINGERIE
by Patrick Kennedy

With its fall exhibition, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology links the evolution of high-end lingerie styles to changes in aesthetics and society. (more...)
BWW Reviews: OCCUPANT - The True or False History of Sculptor, Louise Nevelson at Cesear's ForumBWW Reviews: OCCUPANT - The True or False History of Sculptor, Louise Nevelson at Cesear's Forum
by Roy Berko

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BWW Reviews: Exhibitions of the Week with Mel Bochner, Paul Graham, and Garry WinograndBWW Reviews: Exhibitions of the Week with Mel Bochner, Paul Graham, and Garry Winogrand
by Patrick Kennedy

Discover these must-see exhibitions of painting and photography from throughout the 20th century. (more...)
BWW Reviews: MODERNISM IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Offers a New Angle on 20th Century ArtBWW Reviews: MODERNISM IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Offers a New Angle on 20th Century Art
by Patrick Kennedy

By drawing on painters and sculptors from outside the modernist mainstream, the Seattle Art Museum delivers an exhibition that is visually ravishing and historically enlightening. (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Bronx Museum, Sze It Now and Burcaw's Street MuralBWW Reviews: The Bronx Museum, Sze It Now and Burcaw's Street Mural
by Barry Kostrinsky

Hop on the 4 or the D train and travel north young men and woman to see art in the South Bronx. No, that's not a typo, I did not mean to say go see the Yankees. Like many inner cities including Detroi... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Clay in a Blaze of Glory at the Clay Arts CenterBWW Reviews: Clay in a Blaze of Glory at the Clay Arts Center
by Barry Kostrinsky

Sometimes art is not about Museum blockbuster exhibits, 50 minute interviews on Charlie Rose and opening night attendence by a who's who list of celebrities from coast to coast. Most times art is abou... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Art to Respect, or Art to Reject, in JEFF KOONS: A RETROSPECTIVEBWW Reviews: Art to Respect, or Art to Reject, in JEFF KOONS: A RETROSPECTIVE
by Patrick Kennedy

In an enormous and well-curated exhibition,the Whitney Museum invites its visitors to discover and debate one of today's divisive sculptors and painters. (more...)
BWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most TragicBWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most Tragic
by Patrick Kennedy

With DEGENERATE ART, the Neue Galerie revisits an infamous 1937 exhibition, posing Nazi official artists against vilified German modernists. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Masterpiece After Masterpiece at Philadelphia's Barnes CollectionBWW Reviews: Masterpiece After Masterpiece at Philadelphia's Barnes Collection
by Naomi Serviss

Better allow plenty of time for visiting the astonishing collection, which includes more than 800 paintings and is worth an estimated $25 billion. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Lots of Versatility, and a Dash of Controversy, in SIGMAR POLKE: ALIBISBWW Reviews: Lots of Versatility, and a Dash of Controversy, in SIGMAR POLKE: ALIBIS
by Patrick Kennedy

In a major retrospective, the Museum of Modern Art examines the career of Sigmar Polke, a German artist who worked in breathtakingly different mediums and styles. (more...)
BWW Reviews: MARK ROTHKO: THE WATERCOLORS Reveals the Delicate Side of a High-Drama ArtistBWW Reviews: MARK ROTHKO: THE WATERCOLORS Reveals the Delicate Side of a High-Drama Artist
by Patrick Kennedy

A new show at Pace Gallery finds Mark Rothko, one of the leading lights of Abstract Expressionsim, combining rigorous techniques, well-chosen influences, and bursts of originality all his own. (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Jewish Museum Revisits Post-Modern Breakthroughs with OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURESBWW Reviews: The Jewish Museum Revisits Post-Modern Breakthroughs with OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES
by Patrick Kennedy

An 'exhibition about an exhibition,' OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES both puts a new spin on a defining moment in modern sculpture and achieves entertaining experiences all its own. (more...)
BWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art FormsBWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art Forms
by Patrick Kennedy

With its retrospective of Paul Gauguin's paintings, sculptures, prints, and wood carvings, the Museum of Modern Art provides an evenhanded yet enchanting view of a major modern innovator. (more...)
BWW Reviews: STRIKING RESEMBLANCE Brings Honest, Insightful Portraiture to the Zimmerli MuseumBWW Reviews: STRIKING RESEMBLANCE Brings Honest, Insightful Portraiture to the Zimmerli Museum
by Patrick Kennedy

The genre-specific exhibition STRIKING RESEMBLANCE focuses on a difficult artform--the portrait--and reveals moments of enjoyment and enlightenment. (more...)


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