Writings by Roman Kalinovski

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

Robert Overby, DCT, 1973. Oil on canvas, 38½ x 51¼ inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

Esquire Showcard: Another layer excavated from the legacy of Robert Overby

at at Fredericks & Freiser through October 22


Frieze Week Pick of the Day: Julia Westerbeke at Salon Zürcher

Her pinprick drawings are featured at the booth of Salon Zürcher.


Library of Babel: Ward Shelley’s Complex Taxonomies at Pierogi

The artist’s drawings, paintings, and collaborative installation use Borgesian parodies of organization.

Laura Poitras, ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Pigmented inkjet print mounted on aluminum, 45 × 64-3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist

O’Say Can You See: Laura Poitras at the Whitney

The filmmaker’s exhibition exploits the techniques of its subject: surveillance

Lisa Gwilliam & Ray Sweeten (DataSpaceTime), still from “Oculus 2 (Assumption)”, 2015. 2-channel browser-based grids of animated GIFs, custom code, dimensions variable, duration approximately 8 minutes 30 seconds. Courtesy of the artists

The Third Element: DataSpaceTime at Microscope

Information as raw material: duo Lisa Gwilliam and Ray Sweeten on view in Bushwick

Trevor Paglen. Installation view, 2015. Metro Pictures, New York.

The Squirrel Accumulator: Trevor Paglen and the NSA

Blending the didactic with the paranoid style of conspiracy theories, at Metro Pictures through October 24

Alexi Worth, Green Bedroom, 2015. Acrylic on mylar, 12 x 18 inches. Courtesy of DC Moore Gallery

Through a Green Glass Door Opaquely: Perspectives in Alexi Worth

His show at DC Moore Gallery closes Saturday