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2021    “The American Struggle: Jacob Lawrence,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 (May 2021) (link).

2020  “Cary Hill Sculpture Park at Salem Art Center offers Abstract Art in Nature”; Fine Art Globe, 4/16/20 (link).

2020  “Portraitist in the Moment: Jordan Casteel: Within Reach,” at the New Museum; Fine Art Globe, 3/24/20. (link )

2020   “A Half-Century of Political Painting …. Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment,” at the New Museum; Fine Art Globe, 3/20/20. (link)

2019   “Charles White: A Retrospective,” (Museum of Modern Art); NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 (Nov 2019): 140-149.(Cwhite_rev); same issue:  “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power,” (Brooklyn Museum), 150-153.

 2019   “The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 – 1965,” (Whitney Museum)  New Art Examiner, 34/1 (Sept-Oct 2019): 22-23. [link]

2019 “Photorealism and Food: Challenging Modern Aesthetics and Taste in Postwar Painting ,” Global Humanities Vol. 6, Special Issue “Food Porn,” 33-56. [issue link]

2019 “City Dreams: Bodys Isek Kingelez,” (exh. rev., at Museum of Modern Art) NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art 44 [below “NKA“] (May 2019): 158-161. [Kingelez-City Dreams]

2018  “Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined,” (exh. rev., Whitney Museum of American Art)  NKA 42-43 (Nov 2018).[odutola_final]

2017  “Exhibition: Rubin Museum of Art—Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame,” Museé (online), June 6, 2017;

2017 “Disguise: Masks and Global African Art” (exh. rev., at Brooklyn Museum); NKA 40 (2017): 102-105. [link]

2017  “Feminist Art: Kitchen Testimony,” in The Taste of Art: Food, Cooking, and Counterculture in Contemporary Practices, ed. Silvia Bottinelli and Margherita d’Ayala Valva (U. Arkansas Press, 2017).

2016 “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” (exh. rev.) NKA 38-39 (Nov. 2016): 220-223. [link]

2016  “ The Feminist Burn of Willie Cole’s Iron Art,” International Review of African American Art [below: “IRAAA”], 26/3 (Fall 2016): 24-27.

2016  “Kehinde Wiley: 3-D,” IRAAA 26/2 (Summer 2016):  52-55.  [Wiley_3D]

2014 “Wish You Were Here: Artist Postcards at the Studio Museum in Harlem,” (exh. rev.) IRAAA 25/1 (Fall 2014): 56-59. JBC_SMH_Postcards

2014 “Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video at the Guggenheim Museum and The Museum Series at the Studio Museum in Harlem,” (exh. rev.) Afterimage: the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism [below “Afterimage”] 41/6 (May/June 2014): 34-35.

2013 “Identity Inside Out: Paul Anthony Smith” (at ZieherSmith Gallery, NY), 29-33; and “LaToya Ruby Frazier” (Brooklyn Museum), 55-56; (exh. revs.) IRAAA 24/3 (Sum 2013) .

2012 “Makeup and Art,” (exh. revs., Cindy Sherman and Sanja Ivekovic, Museum of Modern Art) Afterimage 40/1 (July/Aug 2012): 31-32.  Make-Up and Art

2012 “Kehinde Wiley/The World Stage: Israel,” (exh. rev., Jewish Museum, NY) IRAAA 24/1 (2012): 7. Cutler_Wiley

2011 “Narcissus, Narcosis, Neurosis: The Visions of Yayoi Kusama,” in Contemporary Art/Classical Myth, ed. Jennie Hirsh, Isabelle Loring Wallace (UK: Ashgate Press).

2011 “Girl Talk” (Jessica Ann Peavy: Emergency Contraception [videos], (Colette Blanchard Gallery, NY), 22-23; and, “Dada Diaspora” (Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper, James Gallery, CUNY Grad Center, NY), 28-29; Afterimage 38/5 (Mar/Apr 2011; ex. revs.).  Cutler_Peavy

2010 “Derrick Adams: Building a Body of Art,” (ex. rev., at Colette Blanchard Gallery, NY); 21-25; IRAAA 24/2 (2010). Cutler_Adams

2009 “Art Revolution: Politics and Pop in the Robert Colescott Painting George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware,” Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 8/2 (Fall 2009).

2009 “A Lineage is not a Category: Recent Art by African American Women in New York City,” (ex. revs.) 38-42; “The ‘One-Two Punch’: Robert Colescott 1925-2009,” 64; IRAAA 22/4 (2009).

2009 “In Appreciation of Robert Colescott,” Art Ltd. Magazine (Sept/Oct 09), 39.

2009 “The Kusama Myth,” (ex. rev., at Gagosian Gallery, NY) Artnet Magazine May 28, 2009.

2009 “The Magnification of Space,” (exh. rev.; three photography exhibitions, NY) Afterimage 36/6 (May/June 2009): 20-23.

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