Michael Wilson

June 21, 2018, 8:16pm

Spotlight: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

In the midst of record-breaking auction results and notable exhibitions, New American Paintings alum, Njideka Akunyili Crosby (Northeast issue #93), is heading into a year of continued focus.  Writer and critic Michael Wilson takes a look back into Akunuili Crosby's global personal history, philosophies of culture and connection, assembled imagery, and significant milestones on the artist’s rise to prominence. 

 

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Super Blue Omo, 2016, acrylic, transfers, colored pencil, collage on paper, 7 × 9 feet

image courtesy of the artist

 

May 06, 2014, 4:16pm

Hip to Be Square: The Work of David X. Levine

Since the late-1990s, New York-based artist David X. Levine has produced an extraordinary body of work that has continuously evolved. On the eve of his solo booth presentation at the 2014 NADA New York art fair, writer and critic Michael Wilson takes a look at the artist’s influences and – increasingly large-scaled - output over the past five years.


David X. Levine | Mary Brown, 2014, colored pencil and collage on paper, 50 x 52 inches.

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