A Brooklyn Art Critic’s Notebook
Written by
Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic
  • I love those fleeting moments in the middle of the day when the avenues are overtaken by pedestrians.
  • I love those fleeting moments in the middle of the day when the avenues are overtaken by pedestrians.

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  • Willard Boepple’s “What Gives” (2012) at Greenwood Gardens (at Greenwood Gardens)
  • Willard Boepple’s “What Gives” (2012) at Greenwood Gardens (at Greenwood Gardens)

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  • Karlis Rekevics, “Barrier” (2013), cast plaster (at Greenwood Gardens)
  • Karlis Rekevics, “Barrier” (2013), cast plaster (at Greenwood Gardens)

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  • Marsha Pels, “To Sleep to Dream” (2009–11), white danby marble (at Greenwood Gardens)
  • Marsha Pels, “To Sleep to Dream” (2009–11), white danby marble (at Greenwood Gardens)

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  • This is the cover for Kitabet (كيابات) —an Arabic literary journal — I designed in 1998 for Haigazian University in Beirut. #archives
  • This is the cover for Kitabet (كيابات) —an Arabic literary journal — I designed in 1998 for Haigazian University in Beirut. #archives

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  • John Giorno, “A Hurricane in a Drop of Cum” (2009), oil on canvas, 10x10” (at Andrew Edlin Gallery)
  • John Giorno, “A Hurricane in a Drop of Cum” (2009), oil on canvas, 10x10” (at Andrew Edlin Gallery)

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  • Dennis Oppenheim’s Splash series at the Parrish Art Museum tries too hard. Too much baroque drama in the sculpture, but the drawings really do work. (at Parrish Art Museum)
  • Dennis Oppenheim’s Splash series at the Parrish Art Museum tries too hard. Too much baroque drama in the sculpture, but the drawings really do work. (at Parrish Art Museum)

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  • Checking out this book
  • Checking out this book

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  • Kenny Scharf in #LIC
  • Kenny Scharf in #LIC

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  • From earlier this week w/ @vanneschi  (at New Museum of Contemporary Art)
  • From earlier this week w/ @vanneschi (at New Museum of Contemporary Art)

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  • Morning after 🍹 (at Reynard)
  • Morning after 🍹 (at Reynard)

  • .@vajiajia sleeping
  • .@vajiajia sleeping

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  • Guess where Banksy’s Sphinx is on sale @artsouthampton #NYCResidency  (at Art Southampton)
  • Guess where Banksy’s Sphinx is on sale @artsouthampton #NYCResidency (at Art Southampton)

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  • Texting @parrishart (at Parrish Art Museum)
  • Texting @parrishart (at Parrish Art Museum)

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  • Looking at Maya Lin’s “Pin River—Sandy” (2013) at @parrishart  (at Parrish Art Museum)
  • Looking at Maya Lin’s “Pin River—Sandy” (2013) at @parrishart (at Parrish Art Museum)

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