Review

Salt of the Earth: Dana Schutz at Petzel, Pier Paolo Calzolari at Boesky and Pace

Dana Schutz, "Building the Boat While Sailing," 2012

If we ever send out another Voyager probe, and we need a new image that offers up the full range of human experience, with its chaotic complexity of outward expression, its discreet harmonies and its subtle inward pathos plastered directly onto absurdity, an image that can convey to alien eyes the existential truth that we make our own truths here, but don’t quite make them freely, we ought to use Building the Boat While Sailing, the centerpiece of painter Dana Schutz’s show at Friedrich Petzel Gallery. Read More