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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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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
“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25 ...
 

Monday, September 1st, 2003

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Mario Naves


Elizabeth Harris Gallery 529 W. 20th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, New York NY 10001 212-463-9666 September 4 to October 4, 2003 AN ART CRITIC NEEDS NO PRACTICAL TRAINING, no personal immersion in any aspect of craft. In theory, it is enough for a critic to know his history and to have an eye…

Monday, September 1st, 2003

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Requiem For War: Paintings by Hans Burkhardt


Jack Rutberg Fine Arts 357 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles 323 938-5222 July 11 to October 25, 2003 Hans Burkhardt responds to war with deep felt feelings of rage, horror, and disgust. Moreover, he expresses these feelings with a sure hand that takes us to the brink of annihilation and back. It’s an exhausting…

Monday, September 1st, 2003

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George Peck


Florence Lynch Gallery, 531-539 West 25th Street, Ground Floor, New York NY 10001 212-924-3290 September 4 to October 4, 2003 For the past several years, George Peck has been painting on large plastic drop cloths, the kind bought in a hardware store or a from a commercial paint supplier. The paintings consist of two layers,…

Monday, September 1st, 2003

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Barnaby Furnas


Marianne Boesky 535 West 22 Street New York NY 10011 September 6 – October 4, 2003 Guns blazing, Barnaby Furnas returns for his second solo show at Marianne Boesky, offering, in three dozen works on paper, a spectacle of guts, glory, and an occasional orgy. In colors that have become archetypes in today’s print media,…

Thursday, August 21st, 2003

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Richard Stankiewicz at AXA Gallery and Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery


“Miracle in the Scrap Heap: The Sculpture of Richard Stankiewicz” at AXA Gallery until September 25 (The Equitable Building Atrium, 787 Seventh Avenue, at 51st Street, 212-554-2015). Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery until September 13 (523 W. 24th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-243-0200) “A…

Thursday, August 14th, 2003

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Watercolor at Kouros Gallery


23 East 73 Street New York NY 10021, 212 288 5888 August 6-22, 2003 exhibition travels to Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center Auburn, NY in May-June 2004 Watercolor, once the Cinderella of mediums, has been having a ball recently. Pamela Auchincloss and Melissa Meyer curated a survey of 22 abstract painters who use watercolor in 2001…

Thursday, August 7th, 2003

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Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum, Aleš Veselý at Carosso Fine Art, Wim Devoye in Madison Square Park


Eye Candy: Sculptures by Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum until September 7 (511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, 914 963-4550) Aleš Veselý: Infinite Point: Works on paper & studies for sculpture at Carosso Fine Art through September 25 (42 E 76 New York, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212-744-5400) Wim Delvoye in Madison Square Park…

Friday, August 1st, 2003

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Watercolor


Kouros Gallery 23 East 73 Street, New York August 6-22, 2003 End of season group shows are a little like summer movies. They have the advantage of setting out simply to please. In a category-loving art climate, the last exhibition usually relaxes the categories. Works tend to be smaller, allowing us to look at art…

Friday, August 1st, 2003

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Helene Slavin


Patricia Correia Gallery 2525 Santa Monica Avenue E2 Santa Monica, California 310 264 1760 July 19 to August 23, 2003 In her eight large paintings on show at Patricia Correiea, Helene Slavin creates instant patina. Looking aged, well-used, as if they’ve been sitting in an attic, her works resemble maps that mischevious schoolchildren have dipped…

Thursday, July 31st, 2003

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Nature Photography at JG/Contemporary, Alternate Visions at Katharina Rich Perlow


“Nature Photography” JG/Contemporary until August 7 1014 Madison Ave, at 78th Street, 212 535 5767 “Alternate Visions: Contemporary Landscape” Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, until August 29 41 E 57th Street, 13th Floor, between Fifth Ave and Madison Ave, 212 644 7171 A version of this article first appeared in The New York Sun, July 31,…