Articles by Kevin McGarry

Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Masters of the Universe, Translucent resin, fiberglass, plastic, and human hair, 1998–2000

First Impression: Skin Fruit (Part 2)

First Impression: Skin Fruit (Part 2)

(continued from Part 1) Down the stairs, Nathalie Djurberg’s sexually violent claymations are followed by Cady Noland’s sculptural image of Lee Harvey Oswald at his death. She has him riddled …

Matthew Savitsky's studio: Temp. storage salon, Northeast Philadelphia

Profile: Matthew Savitsky (artist, Philadelphia)

Profile: Matthew Savitsky (artist, Philadelphia)

The artist Matthew Savitsky has based himself in Philadelphia for the past three years after a lengthy tenure in New York. His practice primarily spans sculpture and painting, working with …

a black sclera contact lens from the Juicing the Equilibrium website

Report: Olav Velthuis at Juicing the Equilibrium (at Independent)

Report: Olav Velthuis at Juicing the Equilibrium (at Independent)

Amidst the storm of attractions and distractions pummeling New York last week while the art fairs were in town, one event stood out for making an earnest attempt to rehabilitate …

Profile: Nina Schwanse (artist, New Orleans)

Profile: Nina Schwanse (artist, New Orleans)

In 2009, artist Nina Schwanse relocated from New York City/Philadelphia to New Orleans to continue her video practice at the University of New Orleans. Her work refreshes the typically didactic …

Robert Cuoghi, "Pazuzu," Epoxy, solvent varnish, fiberglass, polystyrene, and steel, 2008. Photo: Kevin McGarry. Installation view, New Museum, New York, NY. (foreground: Urs Fischer, "Cioran Handrail," Epoxy resin, pigment and enamel, 2006.)

First Impression: Skin Fruit (Part 1)

First Impression: Skin Fruit (Part 1)

This morning I previewed the hotly anticipated exhibition at the New Museum of Greek collector Dakis Joannou’s art holdings, impishly titled Skin Fruit and curated by Jeff Koons. I’ve been …