Writings by Roman Kalinovski

Verge, 2017, oil on canvas, 72 x 60 inches.

Peekaboo: Rachel Rickert at E.TAY Gallery


“Frustrated vision can actually be fun,” writes Kalinovski. On view in TriBeCa through October 7


Mercedes Helnwein, Queen of the underground, 2015, Oil pastel on paper, 41.5 x 42 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Social Amnesia: Strangers, curated by Emma Frank


at Castor Gallery, on the Lower East Side, through Saturday


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Material Synthesis: The collaborative art of Crystal Gregory and Alexa Williams


Their show was seen last month at Black and White in Bushwick


Mehryl Levisse, renatus barbatus, 2015. Tapestry, weasel, pearls, leather, sequins, tassels, laces, gold thread, fringe, eyelets, gimp braid. 15 × 7 × 9.5 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Agreed Roles: Fetish and theater in the masks of Mehryl Levisse


His show at Catinca Tabacaru is up through July 9


Sepideh Behrouian, Double Cup, 2016, oil on magazine page, 8.2 x 11.4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

A Hybrid State: Art by seven Iranian-American women


Echo, curated by Azita Moradkhani, at Gallery Kayafas


Betty Tompkins, Sex Grid Painting #2, 2016, Acrylic and pencil on paper, 19 1/2 x 41 1/2 inches. Image courtesy of P.P.O.W.

The Opposite of Sex: Betty Tompkins Paints Porn


Shows at PPOW and Marlborough through this weekend


Claire Lachow, still from ludditemeet.space (#1 & #2), 2017, single channel video looped (00:11:14), CRT monitor, speakers, computer, 17 x 17 x 17 inches.

SPRING/BREAK Has Sprung in BKLYN


The fair strays from Manhattan in Armory Week to Brooklyn in Frieze Week


Grant Stoops, Soul of a Clowny Guy, 2015, Oil on Board, 48 x 48 in. Photo courtesy of the artist.

The One-Room Art Fair: Portal in SoHo


Opening reception: Wednesday, May 3, 6-9pm; Thursday, May 4 to Monday, May 8: 11am-6pm. 435 Broome Street, between Broadway and Crosby. Free admission. Perhaps due to an eleventh-hour change of venue from Federal Hall to a small ground-floor room in SoHo, the second iteration of Portal Art Fair looks a bit rushed and disjointed: none…


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The End of History: Adrian Ghenie at Pace


New works by the Romanian painter were on view at Pace in Chelsea


Installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of ART 3/ Silas Shabelewska Gallery

Fulfillment Centers: Brett Wallace at ART3


This recent Bushwick show examined the relationship between digital and physical labor