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:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Staying in NYC for the holiday weekend? Get cultured with art critic Deborah Solomon and see some art.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Chaédria LaBouvier is the first solo black woman to curate an exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.
Friday, May 31, 2019
The British potter bonds affectionately with the Frick.
Friday, May 17, 2019
When action is needed, it settles for fuzzy warmth, says WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon.
Friday, May 03, 2019
The Brooklyn Museum unveils his unknown, unshown, gorgeous color photographs.
Friday, April 12, 2019
The exhibition explicitly asks you to hum.
Friday, March 15, 2019
A fascinating new show at MoMA rehabilitates a memorable aesthete.
Friday, March 08, 2019
A fascinating show at the Metropolitan Museum puts a feminist spin on a Japanese classic.
Friday, March 01, 2019
Think of the space as Basquiat headquarters.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Giovanni Battista Moroni painted the best tailor ever.
Friday, February 01, 2019
A new show at the Met Breuer revisits post-war Italy.
Friday, December 21, 2018
See her anti-monumental monument in Madison Square Park.
Friday, December 14, 2018
But the exhibition, “Epic Abstraction,” is insufficiently epic.
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.