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, November 09, 2018
A new retrospective at the Whitney Museum is less interested in celebrity worship than in serious and timely subjects in a remarkably handsome and topical show.
Friday, October 19, 2018
Bruce Nauman’s MoMA retrospective speaks to the fears of the present.
Friday, October 12, 2018
The Guggenheim’s show sends her to the head of the class.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Her show at the New Museum reinvents sculpture for the #MeToo generation.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Professor Chagall and Professor Malevich emerge as archrivals in fascinating new show at the Jewish Museum.
Friday, September 14, 2018
The Met’s show only half-wows.
Friday, September 07, 2018
The new show at the Met Breuer is a must-see.
Friday, July 13, 2018
The Whitney Museum does justice to an heir to Rimbaud.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Miriam Schapiro’s crafty paintings deserve wider recognition. Now, you can have a chance at a new exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design.
Friday, June 08, 2018
A new show at the Guggenheim captures his love of oil, paint and plaster.
Friday, June 01, 2018
Andy Warhol spent years building his celebrity persona and challenging artistic norms. Then he got shot.
Friday, May 25, 2018
But misses an opportunity to explore the influence of outsiders on insiders.
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Jewish Museum rehabilitates an undervalued master.
Friday, May 04, 2018
The huge Frieze Art Show is coming to Randall’s Island, the TEFAF New York Spring show is happening at the Park Avenue Armory and lots of smaller shows are popping up all over the city.
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.