Writings by Jonathan Goodman

Jorge Queiroz, H for Heads, 2012. Oil stick and vinyl ink on canvas, 63 x 71 inches. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

At War With Nature? Jorge Queiroz at Sikkema Jenkins

The Portuguese painter was on view earlier this Spring

Melvin Edwards, Ways of Steel, 1988. Welded steel, 17 x 32-1/4 x 14-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexander Gray Associates, New York

Resistance of Steel: Melvin Edwards at Alexander Gray

In “Lynch Fragments” chains signify cultural connectedness and violent repression

Fran O’Neill, earthly delight, 2012 (detail). Oil on canvas, 72 x 72 inches. Courtesy of The Artist.

In Hot Pursuit: Fran O’Neill at the Studio School

Her show of rigorous gestural abstraction is up through October 13

Josef Albers, Color Study for White Line Square, not dated. Oil on blotting paper (with gouache, pencil, and varnish), 29.5 x 29.5 cm © 2012 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society New York

“The Greens are Envious of Each Other”: Josef Albers at the Morgan

Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper at the Morgan Library & Museum

Marcia Hafif, Fresco: Italian Brown Pink Lake NY 09 2, 2009. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Monochrome Austerity, Late Roman Style: Marcia Hafif at Larry Becker

Was seen in Philadelphia early Summer 2012

Installation view, Josiah McElheny: Thoughts about the Abstract Body at Andrea Rosen Gallery, May/June 2012. Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery

Context is Key: Josiah McElheny at Andrea Rosen

Thoughts about the Abstract Body remained on view through June

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1978 Young American Artists, 1978 Exxon National Exhibition. with works by Denise Green

Abstraction and Representation on Equal Terms: A Studio Visit with Denise Green

Book launch and lecture, Thursday at 6PM, Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Brice Marden, Joined, 2011. Oil and graphite on marble, 26 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

Eastern Promise: Brice Marden at Matthew Marks

Renewing his engagement with Chinese art, his own is richly rewarded


Hu Bing at the Flatiron Prow Art Space

Shattered Debris, Sheer Transformation is on view through June 3

Bettina Blohm, Phoenicia, 2011. Oil on linen, 68 x 84 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Making New Sense of Abstraction: Lisa Abbott-Canfield and Bettina Blohm

Their joint exhibition at  SUNY College Old Westbury runs through March 15