The beauty and muchness of Ai Weiwei’s art is often underwhelming.
If, in an age of mechanical reproduction, art had lost its aura, he restored that aura; he enchanted an unenchanted world.
Sculpture as a study in disintegration.
Thomas Hirschhorn’s unmonumental monument to egalitarianism and Antonio Gramsci.
Two photographers focus on the difficulties of putting words to what one sees.
A painter who never lost sight of life’s being perpetually in transition.
In her printmaking the artist searched for a constantly elusive vision.
The war between democracy and aristocracy in Janet Malcolm’s Forty-One False Starts.
The Whitney’s adventurous, awkward attempt to explore abstract art through the blues.