Posts from July, 2016

Overlap: Intersecting Identities at the Baxter St. Camera Club


A survey of new photography about identity.


Diamond in the Smooth: Stephen Westfall at Lennon, Weinberg


“Color is liberated to function in a kinetic way”


Practicing Falling: Bas Jan Ader at Metro Pictures


Twin surveys of Ader’s short but brightly burning career are mounted in New York and London.


The Fall: Bas Jan Ader at Simon Lee, London


Twin surveys of Ader’s short but brightly burning career are mounted in London and New York.


Nicole Wermers at Tanya Bonakdar


Nicole Wermers’s sculptures operate both as clever art-historical jibes and contemporary political satire. Their ergonomic and utilitarian construction, using industrially produced materials, continues a kind of mainline homage to Marcel Duchamp, staging objects in ways that highlight their alien nature. Her Vertical Awnings series (rolled-up awnings with colored stripes) is coyly reminiscent of Daniel Buren’s stripes and Nancy…


De Beauvouir’s Inheritors: “The Woman Destroyed” at PPOW


A painterly, sumptuous show of work by women.


Encompassing Hostility: “Golden Eggs” at Team Gallery


A group show gives Marxist voice to recent unrest in art and politics.


In the Spaces of Memory, Geometries of Place: Steven MacIver at Dillon Gallery


The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home.


Back to the Rest of Us: Isabel Lewis at Dia


A performance, installation, and sound artist unites people in collective experience.


Shaped Canvases and Broken Rules: Shapeshifters at Luhring Augustine


A group show explores the contemporary history of unconventional supports.