Kenneth Baker

Review
Donald Judd

Settling into Donald Judd’s demanding furniture

A show at SFMoMA reminds a critic of his past experience with Judd and his creations

News
Three to see

Three to See: Basel

From a gesamtkunstwerk designed to awaken the senses to a five-decade survey of Bruce Nauman

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Exhibitions

The best—and worst—of Magritte is on show at SFMoMA

The “philosophical painter” poses age-old questions about what the senses apprehend, what awareness and reflection contribute, and how we know

Interview
Artists

Susan Meiselas: “I am directed by where I want to go, where I want to stay, where I want to go back to”

The Magnum photographer and subject of a travelling retrospective talks about her work, from documenting conflict zones to portraits of Carnival strippers

Preview
Exhibitions

Bruce Nauman keeps his edge, 50 years on

Retrospective at Basel’s Schaulager ranges from artist’s earliest works to a new 3D video installation

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Exhibitions

Does Basquiat's work still burn with youthful energy or has it become a fossil of 1980s New York?

Kenneth Baker on the US artist's survey at the Barbican, which travels to Germany next month

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Exhibitions

Richard Wentworth and Kenneth Baker on Jasper Johns's retrospective at the Royal Academy of Arts

“So many tropes going on in his work, it would make a lovely laundry list,” says the British artist of his US counterpart

Review
Books

How to read a Twombly

New book asks if late US artist’s work should be read literally or literarily

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Exhibitions

All the things we cannot know: Kenneth Baker on Sophie Calle in San Francisco

The artist makes a virtue out of mystery

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Exhibitions

How Matisse helped Diebenkorn calm his ‘rage at human nature’

The American artist learned much from his French predecessor, but his sense of disquiet was his own

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Obituaries

James Rosenquist: made famous by his anti-Vietnam War work, the Pop artist never went out of fashion

Rosenquist put the mass consciousness of fear and cultural contradiction in a room, outflanking all who entered it

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Exhibitions

The champion of the new: Kenneth Baker on the Dwan Gallery at Lacma

An exhibition examining Virginia Dwan's Los Angeles and New York galleries reminds our critic of times past

Review
Museums

A translator from east to west: Kenneth Baker on John McLaughlin in Los Angeles

A survey of the painter’s work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art reveals his affinities for Asian cultures