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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
 
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A show of activist art from across Latin America. ...
 

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

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

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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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

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

DeShawn Dumas, Hold in Mind, 2017. Thermoplastic and spray paint on wood, 67 x 42 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Ethan Cohen New York

Holocene Extinction: DeShawn Dumas at Ethan Cohen


For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ca. 1915, oil on canvas. Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York

Pretty, Ugly, Beautiful: Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum


“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

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Psychological Environments: Daniel Gerwin and Eleanor King at 326 Gallery


This two-person show ends July 8.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

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

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Cup with Achilles Slaying Penthesileia, attributed to the Penthesileia Painter, ca. 470–460 BCE. Terracotta, Red-figure © Staatlichen Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek, Munich, photograph by Renate Kühling

The Right Amount of Fear: Emotion in Ancient Greek Art


A World of Emotions at the Onassis Cultural Center through June 24

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Antoni Tàpies, Composition, 1972. Tapestry, wire, and burlap on board, 102 3/8 x 80 3/8 inches. © 2017 Comissió Tàpies / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid. Courtesy of the Artist and Nahmad Contemporary.

What Painting Might Do: Antoni Tàpies at Nahmad Contemporary


A seemingly random selection of the Spanish master provoked close readings; from earlier this year

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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A Gyroscopic Equilibrium: Robert Mangold at Pace


a show of recent works, on view in Chelsea through June 17

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sandro Chia, Looking At, 2017. Oil on Canvas, 39-3/8 x 39-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery

Stepping Out of Time: Sandro Chia at Marc Straus


His show of recent paintings took place in the Spring