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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 ...
 

Sunday, June 1st, 2003

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Shigeno Ichimura


On view at Tower 29 through July 2003 and by appointment at M.Y. Art Prospects 547 West 27th Street New York NY 10001 BORN IN OKINAWA AND RAISED IN TOKYO, Shigeno Ichimura has lived and worked in New York since 1989. His small, delicate abstract canvases opened M.Y. Art Prospects’ inaugural show in its new…

Sunday, June 1st, 2003

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Rodney McMillian


Untitled (ellipses) II Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects 5363 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90036 323.933-2117 May 31 – June 28, 2003 Rodney McMillian’s work limns absence as an unmitigated presence. His take on absence is more sensuous than cerebral. He doesn’t deconstruct the idea of absence and then rebuild it as a dialectical opposition,…

Sunday, June 1st, 2003

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Craig Fisher


This is the first publication of an essay written on the occasion of Craig Fisher’s recent exhibitions at Florence Lynch in October 2002 and Galerie Corinne Caminade, Paris, in March/April 2003 The conflicts and antagonisms that impinge on the place of painting in contemporary culture are innumerable, and they’ve been with us for generations. In…

Sunday, June 1st, 2003

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Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years, 1960-1975


Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years, 1960-1975, DIA, Chelsea through June 15, 2003 Richard Serra’s initial reaction upon seeing Jo Baer’s orchid-inspired “Wraparound” paintings, Baer has recalled, was to ask, “How does it feel to do revolutionary work?” [quoted in Stein, see below]. Moreover, the first important art-world article on Baer’s work — a cover article by…

Thursday, May 29th, 2003

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Harry Roseman at Davis & Langdale, Stephen Balkenhol at Barbara Gladstone, Tony Oursler at Metro Pictures, Bruce Gagnier at Lori Bookstein Fine Art


“Harry Roseman: Cloth” at Davis & Langdale until June 6 (231 E. 60th Street, between TK, 212-838-0333. Prices: $900-$8,000. Stephan Balkenhol at Barbara Gladstone Gallery until May 31 (515 W. 24th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-206-9300). Prices: The gallery declined to disclose its prices “Tony Oursler: Recent Works” at Metro Pictures until June…

Thursday, May 15th, 2003

Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler, Joel Shapiro, 20th-Century Sculpture


Retrieved  in tribute to Helen Frankenthaler, December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011

Thursday, May 1st, 2003

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Temma Bell


Bowery Gallery 530 W 25, 4th fl, New York, NY 10001 646-230-6655 www.bowerygallery.org April 22-May 17, 2003 Matisse/Picasso and Manet/Velazquez may have been the most remarkable exhibitions of figurative paintings this spring, but there were also many others of work by such contemporary artists as Lois Dodd, Eric Fischl, Paul Georges, and Wayne Thiebaud, to…

Thursday, May 1st, 2003

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Ena Swansea


Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc. 524 West 19th Street New York, NY 10011 United States tel 1.212.807.9494 March 27-May 3, 2003 Ena Swansea achieved recognition in 1998-99 for a series of abstract paintings based on observations of lightfall in the landscape. Key to this work was a subtly colorized grisaille palette and layers of…

Thursday, May 1st, 2003

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St. Adolf-Giant-Creation: The Art of Adolf Wölfli


February 25 – May 18, 2003 The American Folk Art Museum 45 West 53rd St, New York Tuesday to Sunday 10-6 (Friday til 8) The products of Adolf Wolfli’s horror vacui are daunting. His maniacal doodles are imaginative but his need to fill the entire page limited the impact of many of his compositions. With each…

Thursday, May 1st, 2003

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Frankenthaler: New Paintings


Knoedler & Company 19 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 tel: 212 794-0550 May 1 – July 18, 2003 The cult of the ugly, consisting of people who equate ugliness with artistic merit, would not approve of this exhibit. Helen Frankenthaler is still guiltlessly making beautiful pictures, even though her work has been dismissed,…