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Rita McBride

Exemplary of post-structuralist writing that has been published on Rita McBride’s work thus far is Catherine Ingraham’s.

Francesca Woodman

A young woman crouches in a crumbling interior, her dark hair and deeply outlined eyes contrast sharply with her pale skin and a dilapidated white wall.

Kutluğ Ataman

In Kutluğ Ataman’s fourth show at Lehmann Maupin he constructs a dynamic video portrait of Stefan Naumann, a young German man obsessed with moths.

David Altmejd

Walk into David Altmejd’s exhibition at Andrea Rosen and there it is, in the center of the gallery floor: the ur-piece, his biggest sculpture yet, an inevitable explosion of his mysterious personal system of iconography.

Rainer Gross

With eyes resting on an old pipe in a small room in a monstrous gallery building on the west side of Chelsea, its painted coating ravaged with cracks and flaking, my mind wandered back into memory.

Vincent Katz & Vivien Bittencourt

Of the quality of Vincent Katz’s confessional poetry on the walls of Bruno Marina Gallery, I am little qualified to judge, except to say that it is touching in its intimacy.

Cecily Kahn

Cecily Kahn has been committed to the tradition of early American abstract painting for many years.

What The Book?

An embroidered scroll emanating from a fat papier-mâché kitten, a pop-up dungeon diorama, phone books twisted and turned into spiral waves, a flipbook of armpits bound in dirty tee-shirt cotton.

Rosson Crow

At Canada Gallery on the Lower East Side, Rosson Crow exhibits a cohesive set of baroque interior paintings.

Cora Cohen

Cora Cohen’s recent paintings explore a theme that never ceases to challenge: the multiple paths within abstraction.

Neue Sachlichkeit: New Objectivity in Weimar Germany

As you enter the first room of the Ubu Gallery, a large oil painting of a naked man listening to radio-headphones dominates the stage in a powerful painting by Kurt Weinhold.

Design ≠ Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread

The art of design often takes a back seat to explorations of art and architecture, fashion, or music.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2004

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