Drawing on Firsthand Experience to Depict the Horrors of Katrina

An Impulse Towards Narrative: Agnès Varda at Blum & Poe

Alice Neel’s Uptown

Sue Williams

Katherina Grosse: Color and Dimension Unbound


Caitlin Keogh: Loose Ankles

Vintage Postcards for the Apocalypse: David Opdyke at Magnan Metz

Live Fully and Well: Art at Slag Gallery in a Time of Trauma

Faith and Formalism: Rachel Harrison at MoMA

The Kinetics of Stillness: Maria Hassabi at MoMA

Tim Hawkinson: Counterclockwise at Pace Gallery

America is Hard to See: David Hammons at Mnuchin

Nona Faustine: White Shoes at Smack Mellon Gallery

Ralph Eugene Meatyard at D.C. Moore Gallery


Angel Otero: New Paintings at Lehmann Maupin Gallery

Strong Sweet Sorrowful Sculptures by Alina Szapocznikow at Andrea Rosen Gallery

Chuck Close: Red Yellow Blue at Pace Gallery

Rodríguez Calero: Urban Martyrs and Latters Day Santos at El Museo del Barrio

Emily Mason: The Intuitive Print at Russell Janis

Exposed: Shows by June Leaf and Joan Semmel

Boundless: Judith Scott at the Brooklyn Museum


Counter Forms: Tetsumi Kudo, Alina Szapocznikow, Paul Thek, Hannah Wilke at Andrea Rosen Gallery

Bill Lynch at White Columns

Revival: Xanti Schawinsky is Rediscovered

Looming Tower: Monika Sosnowska at Hauser & Wirth

Larry Clark: they thought I were but I aren't anymore at Luhring Augustine Gallery

Howardena Pindell: Paintings 1974-1980 at Garth Greenan Gallery

Metro at Julie Saul Gallery


Jason Middlebrook: My Landscape at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Mushroom Hunter at The Journal Gallery

George Sugarman: Painted Wood at Garth Greenan Gallery

Surface, Support, Process: The 1960s Monochrome at the Guggenheim Museum

“Calder, Mi Amigo” in Vanity Fair España, (no. 100, December 2016, pp. 186-195). Translated into Spanish. Download PDF (English text) here.


The Passionate Art of LGBTQ Prisoners in the U.S.


Criticism and Civility


Patriotism: A Schooling (and Unschooling) (Also published in the premiere print issue of Blunderbuss Magazine and featured on Literary Hub)

10 Things to Know About Alexander Calder

VoCA Talk: Jaime Davidovich

Crisp Focus: Hilton Als Talks Diane Arbus at the New Museum

Mary Calder Rower (1939 – 2011)

"A Personal, Possible Guide to Writing Criticism" in Zephyr, Issue #2, Fall 2013

"When You're Running Towards It, Before It Hits You" in Zephyr, Issue #1, Spring 2012

"Mary Calder Rower, 1939-2011" in In Memoriam: Mary Calder Rower 1939-2011 (also excerpted in Brooklyn Rail), 2011

"Savage and Deliberate: Alexander Calder's Wearable Art" in The Magazine Antiques, March 2008