REVIEWS

/ Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Mark Dion, The Library for the Birds of New York, 2016.
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Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

While Charles Baudelaire’s definition of “the ephemeral, the fugitive, and the contingent” is a familiar truism of contemporary understandings of “the modern,” Baudelaire’s casual, even offhand 1863 observation, “nature, being none other than the voice of our own self-interest,” is less well known. Yet if one were to draw a... continue reading
“The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s”

TANYA BONAKDAR GALLERY, New York

View of “The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s,” Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, 2014.
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Alan Gilbert

The 1990s art world began with the rumblings of multiculturalism and identity politics and closed with a resurgent art market interested in—as it frequently is—painting, and figurative painting in particular: John Currin, Lisa Yuskavage, and the total ascendance of Gerhard Richter. In between these two moments a variety of forms... continue reading
“ambient”

TANYA BONAKDAR GALLERY, New York

View of “ambient,” Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, 2013.
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Stephen Squibb

The title of the group show currently on view at Tanya Bonakdar, “ambient,” invites historical speculation. Where does ambience settle as an interpretive framework? The show even designates an event, of sorts, that puts forward ambience as an artistic strategy. The press release opens with an anecdote from the liner... continue reading

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