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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 ...
 

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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America is Hard to See: David Hammons at Mnuchin


A retrospective of 50 years’ work by the cantankerous, teasing, cutting, and loving sculptor.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Momentous: Shows by Catherine Murphy and Sylvia Plimack Mangold


Two painters delicately depict mundane instants, beautifully.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Tacita Dean, installation view of Portraits, 2016. 16mm color film, optical sound; TRT: 16:00 Edition of 4 +1AP. Courtesy of Marian Goodman.

Smoke, Clouds, Breath: Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman


An exhibition of new photographic and video work by the YBA.

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Aida Ruilova, Rocky, 2016. Vinyl, fan, and hardware, 180 x 185 x 192 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marlborough Chelsea.

Erogenous Zone: Aida Ruilova’s Erotic “Palace”


The artist’s iconic, sensuous new work borrows from charged 1970s film imagery.

Friday, March 11th, 2016

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Built Differently: Mernet Larsen’s Strange Constructions


The artist makes strange use of perspective, planes, and other building blocks of composition and narrative.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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BMPT at Hunter College: All There Is To It


A retrospective of the influential abstract painting group.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Really Killer: Anna Ostoya’s Judith


A fractured re-examination of an infamous Renaissance execution image.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Calisthenic Abstraction: Four Decades of David Row


Restless intelligence in evidence at Loretta Howard Gallery

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Walter Robinson, Woman III, 1984. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Moore College.

“Wanting to be Art”: Buy, Sell and Desire in the Paintings of Walter Robinson


His retrospective, at Moore College, Philadelphia, runs through March 12

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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The Somnambulist: Charles Yuen’s Painterly Waking Dreams


On view at Bushwick’s Studio 10 through Sunday