Edward M Gomez
Art Projects
Ensayos escritos en el año 2015          
“Bold Spirits: The Jamaican Intuitives Ras Dizzy and Leonard Daley,” review of an exhibition of paintings by the Jamaican Intuitive artists Leonard Daley and Ras Dizzy at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, Oct. 13-Nov. 23, Hyperallergic, Oct. 29, 2016.
“In a New Photobook, Stirring Memories of Man on the Moon,” review of The Moon 1968-1972, published by T. Adler Books, featuring photos from NASA’s Apollo moon-exploration missions, Hyperallergic, Nov. 5, 2016.
“Her Vintage Sonic Blasts Are Still the Future,” article about Yoko Ono’s music-making career and the re-release of the record albums that she, in collaboration with John Lennon or alone, as a solo recording artist, originally issued from 1969 through 1985, The New York Times, Oct. 30, 2016.
“Yoko Ono’s Art in Remote Japan: Traveling Far to See the Sky,” article about my trip to the far north of Japan to see Yoko Ono’s “Sky TV for Hokkaido” art installation in an old, abandoned farmhouse in the Tokachi Millennium Forest, with a history and analysis of this version of her pioneering work of video art, Hyperallergic, Oct. 8, 2016.
“Master of Mysterious Images: Known for his distinctive poster designs, the veteran Japanese artist Tadanori Yokoo is earing belated attention overseas for his work,” Art & Antiques, Oct. 2016, pages 88-93. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.
“In New Paintings, Elisabeth Condon Pours on Color and Unexpected Forms,” profile of the New York-based artist Elisabeth Condon on the occasion of her solo exhibition of paintings at Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, Sept. 7-Oct. 16, 2016, with a review of the gallery show, Hyperallergic, Sept. 10, 2016.
“Roger Ricco, Artist, Has Something to Show You,” profile of the New York-based artist and art dealer on the occasion of his solo exhibition of paintings and photographs at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, Aug. 18-28, 2016, Hyperallergic, Aug. 20, 2016.
“In Houston, an Outsider Art Trove Finds a Museum Home,” review of the exhibition As Essential as Dreams: Self-taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither at the Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, June 10-Oct. 16, 2016, Hyperallergic, Aug. 13, 2016. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form (printable on standard, USA-size letter paper).
“John Crawford’s Heavy Metal: Forging Meaning from Pure Form,” review of the exhibition John Crawford: Sculpture at John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York, Hyperallergic, July 2, 2016.
“Celebrating Self-taught Artists at a Center in Austria,” article about the tenth anniversary of the Art Brut Center Gugging complex near Vienna and its exhibition of Johann Hauser’s drawings and prints, The International New York Times, June 29, 2016.

“La représentation des célébrités, un attrait pour certains auteurs d’art brut,” essay in People, catalog of an exhibition of the same name presented at the Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 3-Nov. 13, 2016.

“Linda Naeff: Les couleurs habillent la souffrance,” review of an exhibition of works by the Swiss self-taught artist Linda Naeff at Musée de Carouge, Switzerland, Apr. 27-Aug. 28, 2017, RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 90, summer 2016, p. 60. Click here to open a PDF.
“Johann Hauser...der Künstler bin ich!,” review of an exhibition of works by the Austrian art brut artist Johann Hauser at Museum Gugging, Maria Gugging, Austria, June 6, 2016-Jan. 8, 2017, RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 90, summer 2016, p. 60. Click here to open a PDF.
“Austria’s Oswald Oberhuber: A Lifetime of Unstoppable Art-Making, Observed,” review of the exhibition Oswald Oberhuber at 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria, Hyperallergic, June 24, 2016.
“From Harlem to the New York School: Once overlooked, the painter Norman Lewis’s contributions to Abstract Expressionism have come into the spotlight,” Art & Antiques, June 2016, pages 54-59.

“In Hannelore Baron’s Art, a Voice of Defiant Hope and Survival,” review of the exhibition Hannelore Baron: Collages and Box Assemblages at Leslie Feely Gallery, New York, Hyperallergic, June 4, 2016.

“Celebrating Art Brut’s Venerable Home: As it marks its fortieth anniversary, the Collection de l’Art Brut looks back — and ahead — at its special role in a unique field,” RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 89, spring 2016, pgs. 32-37. Click here to open a PDF.
“Obituaries: Thonton Dial (1928-2016),” RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 89, spring 2016, p. 12. Click here to open a PDF.
“An Unexpected Modernist: Pensive and reclusive, the Seattle-based painter Larry John Palsson created sophisticated compositions that reflected the spirit of his times,” RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 89, spring 2016, pgs. 32-37. Click here to open a PDF.

“Japan, in from the Wilderness: Reiko Tomii’s Expanded Modern-Art History,” review of the book Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan, by Reiko Tomii, Hyperallergic, May 28, 2016.

Blueprint for Counter Education: Republished and Still Daring After All These Years,” review of a new edition of a book by Maurice Stein and Larry Miller, which was first published in 1970, Hyperallergic, May 14, 2016.

“Alexander Girard: Design for the World — and Just About Everything In It,” review of the exhibition Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe at Vitra Design Museum, Mar. 12, 2015-Jan. 29, 2017, Hyperallergic, Apr. 23, 2016.


“Time to Paint the Doughnuts: Emily Eveleth lavishes the richness of oil paint on one of our richest desserts,” Art & Antiques, Apr. 2016, pages 44-46. Click here to see this article in PDF form.

“A Whole Planet of Modern Art,” article about art historians and curators taking a broader, more global view of modern art’s history in their research and exhibitions, The New York Times, “Museums” special section, March 17, 2016.
“MoMA’s New Japanese Architecture: A Vision of the Future That’s Already Here,” review of the exhibition A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA and Beyond, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, HYPERALLERGIC, Mar. 12, 2016.
“With A New Remixes Album, Yoko Ono’s Music Goes Back to the Future — Again,” review of the new Yoko Ono record album, Yes, I’m A Witch, Too (Manimal Records), HYPERALLERGIC, Mar. 5, 2016.
“America’s Secret Societies: A New Book Probes Their Art and Mysteries,” review of As Above, So Below: Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850-1930 (University of Texas Press), by Lynne Adele and Bruce Lee Webb, HYPERALLERGIC, Mar. 5, 2016.
“The Kimono, Examined: A New Book and a Definitive Collection,” review of the new book, Kimono: The Art and Evolution of Japanese Fashion (Thames & Hudson), edited by Anna Jackson, with essays by various other contributors, HYPERALLERGIC, Feb. 13, 2016.
“Thornton Dial, an American Genius, Dies at 87,” obituary of the visionary self-taught artist, who died at his home in Alabama on January 25, 2016, with a critical analysis/appreciation of his accomplishments and ideas, HYPERALLERGIC, Jan. 26, 2016.
“Art Brut in America: The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet,” review of an exhibition of the same title presented at the American Folk Art Museum in New York from Oct. 13, 2015 through Jan. 10, 2016, RAW VISION (U.K.) issue no. 88, winter 2015/2016. 13, 2016, pgs. 60-61. Click here to open a PDF.
“Outsider Art Fair Preview: Discoveries, Surprises and an Expanded Vision,” article about the main themes and some of the art-on-display highlights of the forthcoming 2016 Outsider Art Fair in New York (Jan. 21-24, 2016), HYPERALLERGIC, Jan. 16, 2016.
Brut Force: In Japan, where fine craftsmanship abounds, remarkable works by self-taught artists — so-called art brut — have emerged and are being noticed,”Art & Antiques, Dec. 2015/Jan. 2016 (Winter 2015/2016 issue), pages 88-92. Click here to see this article in PDF form.