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, April 13, 2018
“Radical Women” at the Brooklyn Museum is thankfully fun and unpreachy.
Friday, April 06, 2018
April brings major drawing shows by Cy Twombly and Terry Winters.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Powerful and bizarre in equal measure, the new show at the Met Breuer mingles acknowledged masterworks with undisguised kitsch.
Friday, March 02, 2018
Grant Wood and Zoe Leonard form a surprisingly exciting pair.
Friday, February 16, 2018
The late photographer looks first-rate at the Morgan Library.
Friday, January 26, 2018
A small, delightful exhibition of Cornell’s work has just opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that explores how one artist can inspire another one.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Do we want to glimpse infinity, or just a coffee cup?
Friday, December 01, 2017
The Met Museum's David Hockney show makes domesticity exciting.
Friday, November 17, 2017
The photographer Stephen Shore gets a much-deserved MoMA retrospective.
Friday, November 10, 2017
A show of his chalk drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art enchants.
Friday, November 03, 2017
His retrospective show at the Whitney Museum deserves to be a hit.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Carolee Schneemann Belatedly Gets Her Due at MoMA PS1.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Museum and gallery shows to watch out for this fall.
Friday, October 13, 2017
His citywide installation is timely and noble but lacks sculptural power.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Exhibitions of Ad Reinhardt and Ruth Asawa tweak art history.
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.