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Munro Galloway, 65” x 47.5” (What We Talk About When We Talk About Donuts), 2014. Oil, acrylic and inkjet on canvas, 65 x 47 1/2 inches. Photograph by John Berens,  courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.
Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination. ...
 
Samuel Fosso, Le chef qui a vendu l’Afrique aux colons, 1997. C-print, 101 x 101 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.
Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture. ...
 
Josh Dorman, Memento Mori (detail), 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.
Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage. ...
 


Tomer Aluf, Untitled, 2014. Oil on canvas, 60 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and KANSAS, New York.

Sweet and Dandy: Tomer Aluf’s Bohemian Paintings


The artist’s first solo exhibition at KANSAS, New York, shows his discernment and love of the visual and physical promenade.


William Conger, #131, 2014. Gouache on paper, 5 x 4 inches. Courtesy of Studio Vendome Projects

Beyond Image: William Conger of Chicago


A veteran abstract painter defined by and defining his city.


Installation shot, Spaced Out - Migration To The Interior, lower floor. Photo: Greg Mionske / Red Bull Content Pool

Total Work of Art: “Spaced Out” at Red Bull Studios


Curated by Phong Bui, works and installation alike evoke psychedelic experience


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Fine Lines: Kate Shepherd at Galerie Lelong


The last day of her Chelsea show is today


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Adventures Close to Home: Do Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin


The artist’s drawings are collected in a new monograph and a show that spans both of Lehmann Maupin’s New York locations


Ruben Pater, Drone Survival Guide, 2013. Offset printed on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper 19 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and apexart.

Black Ships Ate the Sky: Drones and Photography at apexart


The confluences of flight and photography, forensics and art, are explored in an exhibition now at apexart.


detail of Roxy Paine, Checkpoint, 2014. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery

Denuded Lens: Roxy Paine at Marianne Boesky


spatial and informational compression in sculptures of relentless, scrupulous exploration


Richard Prince, installation view, "Richard Prince: New Portraits," 2014, at Gagosian Gallery. © Richard Prince. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

Try to Make Yourself a Work of Art: Richard Prince’s New Portraits at Gagosian


Richard Prince uses Instagram, but not in the way most people do.


Xanti Schawinsky, Sphera (2859), 1970. Airbrush paint on two layers of stretched guaze on frame, 37 x 36.75 x 1.25 inches. Photograph courtesy of Broadway 1602.

Revival: Xanti Schawinsky is Rediscovered


Two concurrent exhibitions of the artist’s work run in Midtown and Soho.


Paul Sietsema, Red painting, 2014. Enamel on linen, 50 1/8 x 46 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery.

Trompe-l’oeil and Postmodern Cheek: Paul Sietsema at Matthew Marks


Is trompe-l’oeil painting inherently anti-climactic?