• Does Art Criticism in Latin America Even Matter?

    Does Art Criticism in Latin America Even Matter?

    I initiated and moderated a debate titled “Does Art Criticism in Latin America Even Matter?” at the Coleccion Cisneros’s website in the Fall of 2014. The following is my prompt for the debate.
  • Jasper Johns - The critic sees

    Jasper Johns - The critic sees

    M.A. Thesis: Confronting the "Death" of Art Criticism
  • Charles Ray - Sculpture 1997-2014

    Charles Ray - Sculpture 1997-2014

    Exhibition preview of “Charles Ray: Sculpture 1997-2014”, at Kunstmuseum Basel and Museum für Gegenwartskunst, originally published in The Art Newspaper’s Art Basel daily edition (19 June 2014).
PDF of Salon "It is true that the great tradition has been lost, and that the new one is not yet established." Baudelaire, Salon of 1846




Art Criticism

Critical evaluation, analysis, and research on contemporary political art works.

Beuys’ Concept of Social Sculpture and Relational Art Practices Today

“Best of Chicago Art Magazine” re-post. Originally appeared in Chicago Art Criticism on 2/28/10

German artist Joseph Beuys’s work appears unfathomable: his entire oeuvre engaged...

Theories Are Sometimes Inverted Images: Beuys’s Concept of Social Sculpture (Part II)

Originally published in 2010 at Chicago Art Criticism.

We will once again depart with the idea that Joseph Beuys’s work appears unfathomable.

Looking at images of...

Jeremy Deller’s Battle with History and Art

Originally published in 2010 at Chicago Art Criticism.

Turner prize-winning artist, Jeremy Deller, installed his traveling project, It Is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq, at the Museum...