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Awards

  • 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"

  • 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 Stories by Jerry Saltz

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  • The Brice Is Right

    published December 12, 2006

    Over the last 40 years, the painter Brice Marden has been photographed wearing funny hats, wielding stick-like paintbrushes in his studios,... More >>

  • Robert Rosenblum, 1927–2006

    published December 12, 2006

    Robert Rosenblum was a magnificent imp of the art-historical perverse. On December 6, this intellectual rabble-rouser, a man behind so many... More >>

  • Currin Events

    published December 5, 2006

    Around 1998, John Currin began his rise to the top of every collector's wish list and commenced his descent into slick, fussy, quasi–Northern... More >>

  • Nightlights

    published December 5, 2006

    In the summer of 1996, Gregory Crewdson was 10 years out of art school and his career was going nowhere. Currently known for his mega-expensive to... More >>

  • Space Odysseys

    published November 21, 2006

    Four weeks ago, I wrote a piece arguing that the Whitney Museum should, in effect, divide and conquer. Rather than building a trophy expansion to... More >>

  • The Lion in Minter

    published November 21, 2006

    Marilyn Minter had a tough mid 1990s. Over the course of 36 horrific months, critics lambasted her work. This began when she exhibited a series of... More >>

  • Only Disconnect

    published November 14, 2006

    There's a new psycho-social space, mainly American, that increasing numbers of artists are probing. Painter Charlene von Heyl has put it this way:... More >>

  • Dot-Mistress

    published November 14, 2006

    Mindy Shapero claims her work is "narrative-based." If so, that narrative is so hermetic you can't access it. What's plainly out in the open,... More >>

  • Female Trouble

    published November 7, 2006

    Lisa Yuskavage's new color-infused paintings of naked sloe-eyed girls with melon-like breasts, erect nipples, and contorted bodies have the... More >>

  • Time Machine

    published November 7, 2006

    This stinging, typically smart if a bit dry group show at Orchard looks at art, the Lower East Side neighborhood, and the gallery itself. It... More >>

  • Pablum Picasso

    published October 24, 2006

    All four of the big New York art museums have their go-to modernist movements and guys (it's always guys, but that's another story)—an ism or... More >>

  • Marcia Tucker

    published October 24, 2006

    Marcia Tucker was a hero of do-it-yourself aesthetic rabble-rousing. She changed the art world a little bit—which is a lot. On October 17... More >>

  • The Parallax View

    published October 17, 2006

    I used to underestimate the optical juju in the paintings of Mark Grotjahn (pronounced Groat-john). When he first showed in New York, about... More >>

  • Hopelessly Devoted

    published October 17, 2006

    The freight train of art history is long and winding. Its many powerful locomotives are somewhere far away, over the hills, obscured by the ridges... More >>

  • The Undead of Art History

    published October 10, 2006

    For her uneven but tantalizing New York solo debut, 29-year-old, Russian-born Dasha Shishkin has boldly painted all the walls of this warren-like... More >>

  • Yurts and Stalagmites

    published October 10, 2006

    The great sculptor Mark Di Suvero should be given some sort of presidential metal for his amazing generosity. Twenty years ago this maverick broke... More >>

  • The Art World Jungle

    published September 26, 2006

    At exactly 6 p.m. on September 7, what painter Jackie Saccoccio calls the "10-month tour-of-duty in the art world jungle" began when more than 150... More >>

  • Thunderstruck

    published September 26, 2006

    On Friday, September 15, the exact day that Utah's high-desert summer flipped into harsh mountain winter, I finally got to see a work of art that... More >>

  • Where the Girls Aren't

    published September 19, 2006

    When it comes to being artists, women can be as bad as men. The problem is that even now, decades after the onset of women's liberation, women... More >>

  • Lonely Hunter

    published September 19, 2006

    The subjects of Catherine Opie's academic black-and-white photographs are, as the show's title informs us, "American Cities." We see St. Louis,... More >>

  • The Tempest

    published September 12, 2006

    There is only a little more than a week left to see the wrenching, overhung emotional roller-coaster ride that is "No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson... More >>

  • A Bit Sick

    published September 12, 2006

    Welcome Drink, one of Stuart Hawkins's photographic scenarios of herself (she's female, despite the first name) in Nepal, is such a perfect... More >>

  • The Whole Ball of Wax

    published September 5, 2006

    According to its two crackerjack curators, Laura Hoptman and Peter Eleey, "Strange Powers," their group show about spirituality, magic spells,... More >>

  • Playing It Straight

    published August 29, 2006

    "Full House" is the Whitney Museum's smartly speculative, occasionally revelatory, but ultimately predictable attempt to pry itself open and... More >>

  • Ready or Not

    published August 29, 2006

    It's ba-a-ack. The week after Labor Day means the New York art world is flipping from its summer sleep mode into what many dealers hope will be... More >>

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