Deborah Solomon is the art critic for WNYC. Her reviews appear on Morning Edition and The Brian Lehrer Show. Solomon is a longtime contributor to The New York Times, and she is also a prize-winning biographer. Her books include Jackson Pollock: A Biography and Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell. She is currently writing a biography of the artist Jasper Johns. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband, Kent Sepkowitz, and their corgi, Belle, a frequent visitor to the American Museum of Natural History dog run.
Deborah Solomon appears in the following:
Friday, September 15, 2017
The Met’s new “Delirious” show is not delirious enough.
Friday, July 21, 2017
The photographic agency celebrates 70 years of documentary images.
Friday, June 23, 2017
And "Dial-A-Poem," created in 1969, returns for the summer of 2017.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Hats off to the New-York Historical Society for doing a novel show.
Friday, June 09, 2017
A stunning show at the Whitney Museum makes Calder new again.
Friday, May 19, 2017
MoMA’s Rauschenberg retrospective does justice to his scrappy genius
Friday, May 05, 2017
Florine Stettheimer was a great painter who couldn’t deal with it.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The original sculpture has been missing for decades, but the Francis M. Naumann Gallery has mounted a festive homage.
Friday, March 31, 2017
A new exhibit at the Met Breuer redefines the work of one America’s greatest painters.
Friday, March 17, 2017
The show makes social realism new again.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Alexei Jawlensky is having his first retrospective in this country.
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Frick Collection prefers the portside view.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Is he for real, or is he trying to be a cranky Dostoevsky character?
Friday, January 27, 2017
“Fast Forward,” as the show is called, feels more like “Rewind.”
Friday, January 13, 2017
Not the place, but a vanished era in New York City's cultural history when the art scene was still centered in Greenwich Village.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Pablo Picasso said “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” In a political era where it’s impossible to tell fact from fiction, we could use all the help we can get...
Friday, December 09, 2016
The Brooklyn Museum celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art with a series of exhibitions and public programs through early 2018.
Friday, November 18, 2016
The Museum of Modern Art embraces Francis Picabia in all his contradictions.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
In her solo show at the New Museum, you see digitally-manipulated imagery projected on the floor, on the ceiling, in anonymous corners, even on 3,000 dangling LED lights.
Friday, October 28, 2016
You can become a super-hot artist at age 61 with works of art that are both well-painted and make a point.