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Awards

  • 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"

  • 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 Stories by Jerry Saltz

Archives: 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998
  • Surreal McCoys

    published March 21, 2006

    Before I saw "Directed Dreaming," Jennifer and Kevin McCoy's current show, I would have said they could have been in the Whitney Biennial. I'm... More >>

  • Hardcore

    published March 7, 2006

    Given that for every five solo shows of a living artist in a New York gallery only one is by a woman, and that only a small percentage of these... More >>

  • The Quieter Wilder Shores of Painting

    published March 7, 2006

    For miraculous proof of how the old can be new again, art lovers, but especially painters, should make it their business to visit what I think is... More >>

  • Biennial in Babylon

    published February 28, 2006

    "Day for Night" is the liveliest, brainiest, most self-conscious Whitney Biennial I have ever seen. In some ways it isn't a biennial at all.... More >>

  • Full Blast But Falling Short

    published February 28, 2006

    Kelley Walker's second solo show is optically on fire, intellectually edgy, physically lush, and installed like a wrap-around panorama. His... More >>

  • Idol Thoughts

    published February 21, 2006

    God is not an art lover. At least that's what a lot of people have surmised over the centuries, citing as proof the second commandment that states... More >>

  • Idiot Wind

    published February 21, 2006

    Today's self-styled image-breakers, or iconophobes, are as predictable and bellicose as ancient ones. A few weeks ago, not long after The New... More >>

  • Interrogation Nation

    published February 7, 2006

    Just after dawn, on the morning of April 13, 1300, Dante enters the Earthly Paradise at the top of Mt. Purgatory. There, amid an angelic... More >>

  • Saint Paint

    published February 7, 2006

    Joe Zucker's quick-witted just-closed exhibition of muddy-colored paintings at Paul Kasmin began with an art historical wink and a scatological... More >>

  • Sailing

    published February 7, 2006

    Applying longitudinal and latitudinal lines to the walls, Sally Smart, the Australian having her natty New York debut, turns the gallery into a... More >>

  • A Thorn Tree in the Garden

    published January 31, 2006

    The year 2005 was the hottest on the planet in recorded history; there is open water for the first time ever at the North Pole; the snows at the... More >>

  • The Internal City

    published January 31, 2006

    One of the more intriguing things about Andrea Zittel is her name, or rather her initials. Clearly she knows this. Her company is called "A–Z... More >>

  • Nam June Paik, 1932–2006

    published January 31, 2006

    In Memoriam Nam June Paik, 1932–2006 Nam June Paik, the color-addicted, chaos-loving, more-is-more cosmographer of the cathode... More >>

  • Killing Fields

    published January 24, 2006

    Thomas Hirschhorn's latest exhibition is a walk-in manifesto, a book of the dead about the psychic place where mysticism, modernism, mayhem, and... More >>

  • The "Them" Question

    published January 24, 2006

    There's a non-p.c., nevertheless vexing issue lurking in Thomas Hirschhorn's current Barbara Gladstone exhibition: The vast majority of the... More >>

  • Ramping Up

    published January 24, 2006

    The other evening, the Tishman Auditorium at the New School was packed with art professionals, museum mucky-mucks, and students, as seven... More >>

  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Artist

    published January 10, 2006

    At their best, photographs of artists can be totemic: They establish status within the tribe, produce value, dazzle with allure, and manufacture... More >>

  • Inner Workings

    published January 10, 2006

    Speaking of icons and fetish objects, my friend and colleague Kim Levin, who was an art critic at the Voice for more than 20 years, has... More >>

  • Artforum Again

    published January 10, 2006

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the low visibility of women artists in some quarters of the art world. Among other venues I singled out... More >>

  • Our Picasso?

    published January 3, 2006

    Even those of us who revere the work of Robert Rauschenberg have to admit that his mad aesthetic output, while jovial and fearless, borders on... More >>

  • Still Rabble-Rousing

    published January 3, 2006

    Roy Lichtenstein said Robert Rauschenberg's combines "marked the end of Abstract Expressionism and the return of the subject." The combines are... More >>

  • Heavenly Inferno

    published January 3, 2006

    I love some of the combines but if I could take only one Rauschenberg to a desert island, it would unquestionably be his 34 illustrations for... More >>

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