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Jordan Wolfson

DAVID ZWIRNER, New York

Jordan Wolfson, Colored sculpture, 2016.
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Kevin McGarry

At the apex of art and money, the air is thin and the atmosphere is replaced with rarified pain. Rather than terrestrial life, only blood fortunes are endemic here, whose constituent lifestyles are at least as abstract as the most totemic artworks that give this place meaning. All the vectors... continue reading
View of Christopher Williams, “For Example: Dix-Huit Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle (Revision 19),” David Zwirner, New York, 2014.
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Karen Archey

Do you think any collectors were bothered by the raw, open drywall and exposed electric wiring at Christopher Williams’s newest exhibition at David Zwirner? Or did they read it as a bad-boy “fuck you” without actually feeling insulted? Did they read it as Christopher Williams probably intended, as a savant... continue reading
Ad Reinhardt

DAVID ZWIRNER, New York

View of Ad Reinhardt, David Zwirner, New York, 2013.
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Alan Gilbert

For an artist perhaps most famous for his “black” paintings—some of the most visually obdurate work ever produced on canvas—Ad Reinhardt (1913–1967) spent much of his life taking great pleasure in images. The current show of his work at David Zwirner, which now represents the Reinhardt estate, reveals yet another... continue reading
“Stand still like the hummingbird”

DAVID ZWIRNER, New York

Marcel Duchamp, Comb, 1916/1964.
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Alan Gilbert

Stepping out of time can be a risky proposition, however carefully planned the escape. Art has always been in conflict with time: whether as a magical or religious symbol of the eternal, as the marker of its maker’s immortality, and, in the twentieth century, as an increasingly riven material object... continue reading
Luc Tuymans's "Corporate" at David Zwirner, New York
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Paddy Johnson

Luc Tuymans's paintings set a somber mood at David Zwirner: a ship at sail with its stern to a cloudy horizon; a conspiratorial faceless portrait; a panel discussion dissolving as its participants are cast in blinding light. The 11 works in his latest show titled "Corporate" darkly depict corporations as the new feudal lords. This means a series of portraits, interiors, and landscapes in shades of gray line Zwirner's walls, along with a girl on horseback and some knightly... continue reading

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