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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. ...
 

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

Monday, May 29th, 2017

David Novros, Untitled, 1974. Charcoal and red oil paint on paper, 22-3/4 x 59-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.

“A Painted Place”: David Novros at Paula Cooper


Works from the 1970s, on view through June 30

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Installation shot, exhibition under review. Courtesy of Chambers Fine Art

Close Reading: Xie Xiaoze paints blown-up books


At Chambers Fine Art, through June 17

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Greg Lindquist, Smoke and Water: Dispatches, 2017. detail showing coal ash in plexiglass vitrines. Courtesy of the Artist

An Immiscible Swirl: Greg Lindquist at Central Booking


Fine art and social action, on the Lower East Side through May 28

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

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

Friday, May 5th, 2017

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Mentors, Muses and Mystery: Alfonse Borysewicz at First Things Gallery


A Catholic artist and his paintings of ideas

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Harvey Quaytman, Jacob’s Coat, 1984. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 80 inches. Courtesy of Van Doren Waxter

Hard-Edge Happiness: The Paintings of Harvey Quaytman


On view at Van Doren Waxter through April 28

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Agnès Varda, La terrasse du Corbusier, Marseille (1956) / Les gens de la terrasse (2008), 2012. Black and white digital c-print, color/sound video projection with English subtitles., 2 minutes 33 seconds, looped. Courtesy of Blum & Poe, Photo: Genevieve Hanson

An Impulse Towards Narrative: Agnès Varda at Blum & Poe


A survey in different mediums of the legendary New Wave director