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Friday, July 22nd, 2016
 
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A group show gives Marxist voice to recent unrest in art and politics. ...
Friday, July 15th, 2016
 
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A group show explores the contemporary history of unconventional supports. ...
Thursday, July 14th, 2016
 
Cora Cohen, 015-11, 2011. Archival ink jet, pencil on paper, 21.25 x 22.5 inches. Courtesy of the Artist
Seen at the New York Studio School earlier this summer ...
 

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Zlatan Vehabovic, Rock Bottom Riser, 2014. Oil on canvas, 78 x 86 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marc Straus Gallery.

Monochromatic Polyphony: Gray at Marc Straus


A show about gray as a color and a metaphor, limning its way between grim concreteness and silver linings.

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Philip Taaffe, Strata Nephrodium, 2014. Mixed media on canvas 54 x 67 7/8 inches. © Philip Taaffe; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

Chic Set: Cornwall Artists at James Barron


A group show gathers artists who share a common geography, suggesting the possibility of a new art-historical movement.

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Delanie Jenkins, Untitled (from the traces of absorption series), 2005 – 06. Relief print and emboss on Hahnemühle paper, 28 x 46 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Cross-Country Group Show: “Paper Route 66” at BravinLee


A recent works-on-paper show avers a trans-regional American art, with six curators, 20 artists, and an aesthetic road trip.

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Anthony Iacono, Hanging Plant, 2015. Acrylic, cut paper and linen tape, 24 x 19 inches. Courtesy of P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York

Cocktail Hour: Anthony Iacono at P.P.O.W.


In an impressive debut, provocative works that queer picture making

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Eric-Brown, Hieroglyph, 2015. Oil on linen, 10 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Ille Arts, Amagansett, New York

Playful Strategies: Eric Brown in Amagansett


July in the Hamptons saw this show of intimately scaled paintings of reserved exuberance

Monday, July 20th, 2015

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Change and Displacement: Michal Helfman at K.


A recent short-run exhibition questions politics and culture through economics and exchange.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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“Freedom Culture” at The Journal Gallery


Journal’s summer group show explores the creation of meaning in a world of pluralities and abundant choices.

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Ching Ho Cheng, Queenie Study (Panel II of Queenie Triptych), 1968. Gouache and ink on rag board, 30 X 30 inches. Courtesy of Sybao Cheng-Wilson.

Visionaries and Visions: Retrospectives of Tseng Kwong Chi and Ching Ho Cheng


Two innovative artists show the contributions that can be made amid cultural turbulence.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

CultureStrike & Justseeds, Migration Now!, 2012. Screen prints and letter press; First edition, dimensions variable. Courtesy of CultureStrike. Photo by Chad Kleitsch.

Social Justice in the Studio and in the Street: Art and Activism at Franklin Street Works


A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Stan VanDerBeek, Black Micro Kosmos, 1975. Embossed print on paper, 20 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen.

A Room With A Field: Stan VanDerBeek’s Poemfields


An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen.