Plus: Martin Kippenberger at Skarstedt Gallery; Julien Gardair and Chris Klapper & Jen Lusker at the Invisible Dog
Andy Kaufman in the gallery
The Swiss-born artist gives New York some tongue as he takes over the New Museum
All images courtesy Michael Werner Gallery"The Illusionist (Lens Painting)", 2007 There is a particular young species of painting that for a long time snarled or spoiled my appreciation of contemporary art. This painting, appearing noisily around a museum corner or turned page, would be busy, usual ... More >>
In the week the word Ickitt became noun, verb, adjective, and baby, we dodged Watchmen hype, welcomed the Roots' newest member, Jimmy Fallon, and tried desperately to forget the details of the Rihanna/Chris Brown police report. Broadway Jimmy Jones got his animated gif. An ailing Michael Steele vow ... More >>
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, is humbled at the MoMA retrospective of the live-fast, die-young German artist Martin Kippenberger. Call him both tank and gnome... "Self Portrait" There are people you encounter, perhaps twice in your lifetime, with more magnetism and extreme enthusi ... More >>
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, lives down his old bad days as a louche art dealer at The Art Dealers Association of America's disastrous Art Show. Holger ThossCourtesy ADAA At the apogee of the last decade's art market boom, a decently connected dealer needed exert only a little ef ... More >>
MOMA does its reputationand utopian wealth of materiala grave disservice. Again.
Buffonish mockery and sarcastic pokes from the late Martin Kippenberger
Rachel Harrison's current show ambivalently memorializes sculptureand men
Snide show: Cary Leibowitz leaves his lipstick traces
Money and the market: Two German artists on view in Chelsea
"I've never had any method except not having a method."
A nervy painter who loves mid-century abstraction and Modernism
Francesco Clemente, Jasper Johns, Kara Walker, John Currin, and other friends of Dorothy
A manic-depressive panic attack in the face of profound information overload
Way beyond tipsy: Are the spirits of abandon and concentration creeping back into art?
For Women Artists, Recognition Comes Late