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Awards

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published January 28, 2005

    "Feeding Frenzy"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published May 26, 2005

    "Hammered"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published April 25, 2005

    "Dire Diary"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published March 18, 2005

    "We Are Theirs"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published April 18, 2005

    "To Hell and Back"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published February 4, 2005

    "Mourning Glory"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published April 5, 2005

    "The Emperor's New Paintings"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published January 21, 2005

    "A Modest Proposal"

  • 2006 - The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism/Columbia University, published December 16, 2005

    "Seeing Out Loud"

2003 Stories by Jerry Saltz

Archives: 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998
  • Blinded by the Light

    published December 30, 2003

    I often wonder what will make my workseem dated in 20 years, and whether or not I can change those things now. A similar question nagged me as I... More >>

  • Poor Memorial

    published December 23, 2003

    Because it's so heartbreakingly bad, the worst show of the year by far is the display currently on view at the Winter Garden of the eight models... More >>

  • Breathing Lessons

    published December 16, 2003

    I spent the past 11 years being disappointed in Jeff Koons. Before then, between 1980, when he began making his first Plexi-encased vacuum cleaner... More >>

  • Desolation Row

    published December 9, 2003

    A funny thing happened on my way to review the blind alley Gregor Schneider has fashioned out of Barbara Gladstone's ground-floor Chelsea gallery.... More >>

  • First-Round Knockout

    published November 18, 2003

    James Rosenquist's retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum probably couldn't look any better than it does. Many of the artist's touchstone pictures... More >>

  • Head Case

    published November 11, 2003

    Back in the late 1970s, when I was a young artist (yes, I was once one, too) and still living in Chicago, Jim Nutt was the enemy. I hated his... More >>

  • After Shock

    published November 4, 2003

    As British bigwigs at the Frieze Art Fair raved, "This fair changes everything! The city's not just an art capital but a major market force now,"... More >>

  • Forever Yours

    published October 28, 2003

    Seen in almost any Chelsea art gallery, Patricia Cronin's realistic, life-size, carved Carrara marble sculpture of her and her artist partner,... More >>

  • Visionary Logic

    published October 14, 2003

    El Greco is an artist you can love without liking, a painter you can relish but whose work can also irritate. His style is so aberrant and brazen;... More >>

  • At the Crossroads

    published October 7, 2003

    With exhibitions of John Currin, Arshile Gorky, and Lucas Samaras on its fall schedule, the Whitney Museum of American Art should perk up. It... More >>

  • The Artist Who Fell to Earth

    published September 30, 2003

    I'm not a member of the sizable Janine Antoni cult, one of those who view this MacArthur-winning artist as a kind of aesthetic archangel. I am a... More >>

  • Only the Lonely

    published September 16, 2003

    Katy Grannan has taken a leap forward in her work. Her second New York solo show is better than her impressive 2000 debut because it is richer,... More >>

  • Ass Backwards

    published September 16, 2003

    In the current issue of Artforum there's a two-page ad with a close-up color photograph of a woman's bare behind. On the next page there's... More >>

  • Babylon Rising

    published September 9, 2003

    Times are strange. Not so long ago everything was extroverted, all about scandals and shock tactics. Now we don't know if Saddam is dead or alive,... More >>

  • Critical Condition

    published September 9, 2003

    Just as the 100 days before the diagnosis of a serious illness can be as fraught as the first days of the disease itself, art-world changes are... More >>

  • Apotheosis Now

    published July 15, 2003

    Michael Kimmelman stirred up a hornet's nest recently when he called the 24 artists whose work is enshrined at Dia:Beacon "The Greatest... More >>

  • Out of Line

    published July 1, 2003

    A funny thing happened to me in James Siena's sweetheart of a drawing show. Two things, really. The first, which occurred about 20 minutes into... More >>

  • Burn, Baby, Burn

    published June 3, 2003

    Here are two uneven but auspicious debuts. One is filled with primitivistic fervor, decorative flourish, pent-up emotion, and a trace of... More >>

  • Lewd Awakening

    published May 27, 2003

    The best of Christian Schad's hyper-realistic, ultra-racy paintings were made between 1926 and 1929 when he was in his early thirties and in a... More >>

  • A Stumblebum's Progress

    published May 20, 2003

    Amy Sillman paints in one of the weirder gaps in recent art: between Philip Guston's early abstract impressionistic canvases and his later bulbous... More >>

  • Dark Star

    published May 13, 2003

    Weird how art communicates deep or secret things about its maker. The first words I said to Mark Lombardi when I met him on November 19, 1998, the... More >>

  • Primal Time

    published April 29, 2003

    It is said that through some sort of mystic cabalistic jujitsu, when all 666 names of God are spoken, the world will end. Over the millennia,... More >>

  • Borderline Cases

    published April 22, 2003

    The main reason Jim Shaw's 1991 Metro Pictures exhibition, "Thrift Store Paintings," was one of the most important shows of the decade, other than... More >>

  • Architectural Follies

    published April 15, 2003

    A mid-career survey of a living artist is one of the hardest things a museum can do. But that's no excuse for doing it completely wrong, as the... More >>

  • Dog Gone

    published April 1, 2003

    People tend to forget that William Wegman makes paintings, and that he has made them for almost 20 years. This is partly because he hasn't shown... More >>

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