Edward M Gomez
Art Projects
Ensayos escritos en el año 2015            
“Yoko Ono’s Music of the ’70s is Back,” review of three digitally remastered, re-released Yoko Ono record albums: Fly (1971), Approximately Infinite Universe (1973) and Feeling the Space (1973), jointly reissued by the U.S.A.-based labels Secretly Canadian and Chimera Music, Hyperallergic, July 8, 2017.
“An Artist Couple’s Domestic Gesamtkunstwerk,” review of the exhibition Mythologies: Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, a career-spanning survey of an American outsider artist’s diverse and unusual oeuvre; exhibition on view from June 25, 2017 through Jan. 14, 2018, Hyperallergic, July 8, 2017.
“The Sexual Ambiguity of Henry Darger’s Vivian Girls,” review of an exhibition at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, examining sex- and gender-related themes in a legendary outsider artist’s work; exhibition on view from Apr. 12 through Sept. 4, 2017, Hyperallergic, June 24, 2017.
“Minoru Onoda, Circle Master from Japan’s Gutai Group,” review of the first-ever solo exhibition outside Japan of paintings by Minoru Onoda, at Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, Switzerland, June 9-July 14, 2017, Hyperallergic, June 17, 2017.
“Molly Nesbit Chases the Big Ideas,” review of Midnight: The Tempest Essays (Inventory Press), a new book of art-themed essays by Molly Nesbit, an art professor at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, Hyperallergic, May 20, 2017.
“In Hiroyuki Doi’s Tiny Circles, Expanding Miniature Universes,” review of exhibition of new drawings by the Japanese self-taught artist Hiroyuki Doi at Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, May 11-June 24, 2017, Hyperallergic, May 13, 2017.
“Rauschenberg’s Revolution: Indefatigably inquisitive and inventive, the American artist Robert Rauschenberg forever changed modern art; now, a major retrospective examines his achievements and legacy,” preview of exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 21-Sept.17, 2017, Art & Antiques, May 2017, pages 64-71. Click here to view article in PDF form (small file). Click here for larger PDF file (42.7 megabytes).
“Toshio Yoshida Emerges from Gutai’s Grasp,” review of first-ever U.S. solo exhibition of the work of the Japanese Gutai artist Toshio Yoshida (1928-1977), at Fergus McCaffrey, a gallery in New York, Apr. 27-June 24, 2017, Hyperallergic, May 6, 2017.
“Outsider Art Then, Now, Tomorrow,” interviews with leading art dealers on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the annual Outsider Art Fair, with a round-up of their comments about the current status of and future prospects for the outsider art field, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 93, spring 2017, pages 20-27. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.
“Henriette Zéphir,” review of exhibition of drawings by the French self-taught, mediumistic artist, Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland, Feb. 3-Apr. 30, 2017, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 93, spring 2017, page 65. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.
“Dubuffet’s List,” review of exhibition of artworks from the Prinzhorn Collection, with original, evaluative annotations by Jean Dubuffet, Museum im Lagerhaus, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Dec. 6, 2016-Mar. 12, 2017, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 93, spring 2017, page 63. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.
“Franklin Furnace at 40: Still Radical After All These Years,” feature article about the history of Franklin Furnace Archive, the avant-garde art center and performance venue in New York, and its 40th-anniversary commemoration, Hyperallergic, April 15, 2017.
“At the 2017 Dallas Art Fair, Big Ambitions and the Big Mo,” breaking-news report about the Dallas Art Fair, reported from Dallas as the fair was opening, Hyperallergic, Apr. 8, 2017.
“In Carlo Zinelli’s and Eugen Gabritschevsky’s Art, the Life Spirit Endures,” article about two concurrent exhibitions on view at the American Folk Art Museum in New York, Hyperallergic, Mar. 25, 2017.
“In Texas, Valton Tyler’s Unusual Art Conjures Up an Extraordinary World,” article about the life and work of the Dallas-based, self-taught, visionary artist Valton Tyler and an exhibition of his work on view at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, Hyperallergic, Mar. 11, 2017.
“Jamaica Report: A Biennial, Bragging Rights — and the World’s Largest Drum?,” review of the 2017 Jamaica Biennial, on view at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica, Hyperallergic, Mar. 11, 2017.
“Urgent Visions of Inner, Outer and Imaginary Worlds,” essay in catalog of the exhibition Unreal Realms: Darger, Wölfli, Dellschau, Rizzoli, Grimes, on view at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, Jan. 20 through Mar. 26, 2017. Click here to see complete exhibition catalog online.



“From Curiosity to Institution: The Outsider Art Fair at 25,” preview of the 2017 Outsider Art Fair (New York, Jan. 19 through Jan. 22, 2017), the 25th-anniversary edition of this international event, Hyperallergic, Jan. 14, 2017.

“New Galleries of Self-taught and Outsider Art,” review of inaugural exhibition in the newly renovated galleries at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 92, winter 2016/2017, page 62. Click here to open and view article in PDF form.
“The Bush Have Ears: Ras Dizzy & Leonard Daley,” review of exhibition of paintings by two of the legendary Jamaican Intuitive artists at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, Oct. 13-Nov. 23, 2016, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 92, winter 2016/2017, page 63. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.
“Moshe: In Denver, the life’s work of the artist known as ‘Moshe’ is disovered — and rescued — just in the nick of time,” article about the long-unknown oeuvre of the American self-taught artist Moshe Zephaniah Ezekiel Isaiah Mordecai Baronestrevenakowske, RAW VISION (U.K.), issue no. 92, winter 2016/2017, pages 38-39. Click here to open and view this article in PDF form.