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Friday, July 1st, 2016
 
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In the wake of several highly visible acts of violence, artists present works of passion and compassion. ...
Monday, June 27th, 2016
 
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Wolfson’s installation, an animatronic boy, is uncanny and awesome. ...
Sunday, June 19th, 2016
 
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The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician’s exhibition is currently on view at the Park Avenue Armory. ...
 

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Nicole Eisenman, Dysfunctional Family, 2000. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the New Museum.

Crudely, Playfully: Nicole Eisenman at the New Museum


The painter and sculptor of recent renown has a large survey at the New Museum.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Paint Queer, Gender Fluid, Meaning Ambiguous: Nicole Eisenman at Anton Kern


The figure painter confounds the gender roles expected of her subjects.

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Haptic Hallucinations: The “Suns” and “Wavy Rays” of Karen Arm


on view at P.P.O.W. through June 25

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Lee Mullican, The Arrival of the Quetzalcoatl, 1963. Oil on canvas, 60 x 50 inches. Courtesy of James Cohan.

Western Culture: Lee Mullican’s Californian Abstraction


A brief history of the work of a West Coast abstract expressionist.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jean Dubuffet, Vache la belle mufle?e/Cow with the Beautiful Muzzle, 1954. Oil on canvas, 45-5/8 x 35 inches. Private Collection. Photograph by Kent Pell / © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Bull’s Eye: Jean Dubuffet’s Anticultural vision


A major exhibition at Acquavella Galleries, closing June 10

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Installation view of "Juan Uslé: Membrana Porosa," 2016, at Cheim & Read. Courtesy of the gallery.

Heartbeats: The Spanish Rhythms of Juan Uslé


The artist draws on biological rhythms and the history of Spanish painting.

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

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Faith and Formalism: Rachel Harrison at MoMA


The sculptor examines religious faith as feeling carefully for something not fully seen.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

William Leavitt, Starburst Fixture, 2015. Oil marker on linen, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali.

Screen Life or Real: William Leavitt’s “Telemetry” at Greene Naftali


The artist’s domestic tableaux use screens and ersatz furnishings to scrutinize the real world.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Cristóbal Lehyt, Untitled, 2016. Mixed media on paper on plexiglas, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery

Before The Law: Cristóbal Lehyt at Johannes Vogt


Vogt’s first show in new Lower East Side premises

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Thank You For What Is Underneath, Nathlie Provosty


Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side