Writings by Piri Halasz

Sandi Slone, Sex With Strangers, 2012. Oil, acrylic, resin on canvas, 40 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Allegra LaViola Gallery

Sex With Strangers: Sandi Slone at Allegra LaViola

Her  aggressively voluptuous paintings are on view through October 6

Frank Stella, k.359, 2012. Mixed media, 124 x 111 x 77 inches. Courtesy of Freedman Art. © 2012 Frank Stella/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Frank Stella Evolves: The Scarlatti Series at Freedman Art

on view on the Upper East Side  through September 27.

Toon Kuijpers, Blue Cloth, 2011. Oil on canvas, 8 x 9.5 inches. Courtesy of Howard Scott Gallery.

Minimalism, Golden Age-Style: Still Lifes by Toon Kuijpers

The Amsterdam-based painter shows at Howard Scott through April 7

Tim Scott, Wine, 1969. Painted steel tubes and rods with acrylic sheets, 208.5 x 173.5 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery

Colored Like Burgundy: Tim Scott at Loretta Howard

Vintage works by the British sculptor on view in Chelsea through February 25

Helen Frankenthaler, Paris at Night, 1986. Acrylic on canvas, 86 x 55-1/2 inches. Courtesy Greenberg van Doren Gallery. © Helen Frankenthaler/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Defying Categories: Helen Frankenthaler, 1928-2011

He r work was invariably ambiguous, in the best tradition of abstract painting

Randy Bloom, Clown Around, 2011. Acrylic on canvas, 67 x 65 inches. Courtesy of Sideshow

Blazing Autumn: Louise P. Sloane and Randy Bloom at Sideshow

This two woman show of abstract painting ends November 13

Richard Timperio, Jazz Blocker, 2011. Acrylic on paper, 30 x 22 inches. Courtesy of Art 101.

Ebullience in Acrylic: Richard Timperio at Art 101

Williamsburg show up through October 9


Transcending Barriers: George Tun Sein at Tally Beck Contemporary

This Lower East Side show is up through August 30

Roy Lerner, Intertwine, 2011, 48 x 36 inches, acrylic and gel medium on canvas

Barbaric Sophistication: Roy Lerner at Bego Ezair

Exhibition remains of view through June 30.

Larry Poons, Southern Exposure, 1986. Acrylic on canvas, 67-1/2 x 208 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery.

From the Cocoon: Larry Poons at Loretta Howard

A group of paintings from the second half of the 1980s, up through December 23.