Few artists have brought play, presence, magnitude, hostility, and pleasure into such close proximity.
"It's not beyond Gioni to do a bad show, but I'm hopeful that he won't for several reasons."
Jerry Saltz answers your questions about bad art, good biographies, and the Smithsonian controversy.
Museums that work, museums that don't.
Also: an answer to Richard Flood's broadside against the Internet and Jerry Saltz's Facebook page.
And a $100,000 prize.
All is forgiven — apparently.
At a certain point, the hatred seems unrelated to the offense.
I sorely want to defend the New Museum. Unfortunately, the institution may have outsmarted itself.
The work, a motion-activated replica of a human tongue called 'Noisette,' is intended to result in a "mischievous slapstick routine."
For all her influence, this, at 75, is Iannone’s first solo show in an American museum.
The exhibit — 38 pieces of which we’ve included in this slideshow — is part documentary, part high drama.
Exclusive: Originally loaned for a two-year exhibition, the piece was recently purchased for the museum by trustees.
'Grey Gardens'! Mike Tyson! James Toback! 'State of Play'! Amber Tamblyn! And more!
A video tour of the show with the 'New York' art critic.
One more reason to feel good today.
Tomma Abts's mini-canvasses could break your brain with all the rays and zigs and zags.
Art sort of becomes artist here, but we can't help being reminded of that freaky YouTube video that's been circulating lately of the unfortunate Indonesian man turning into a tree.