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These paintings convey nature’s immensity even as they mangle its topography. ...
 
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. ...
 


Installation view of Rona Yefman, Mirror (from the project, "My Brother and I") 1996-2010, 35mm color negative, archival inkjet print 19 x 13 inches; and

Queering Kinship: Hervé Guibert, Francesca Woodman, and Others at Callicoon


The hungry ghost and the true friend


Matthew Barney, HYPERTROPHY (incline), 1991, light-reflective vinyl, graphite pencil, and petroleum jelly on paper in self-lubricating plastic frame,10 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; gift of R. L. B. Tobin. Copyright Matthew Barney. Digital image courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.

Mythology, Mortality, Mailer, and Vaseline: Matthew Barney at the Morgan


An avant-garde ruckus in the library


Tracey Emin: I Followed You To The Sun Installation view, 540 West 26th Street, May 2 to June 22, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein.

The Limits of Confession: Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin


The English enfant terrible scales new heights


Installation view of Hansjoerg Dobliar: "Hysterie und Abstraktion." Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York.

Celestial Order and Hysterical Flourishes: Hansjoerg Dobliar at Vogt


German painter on view through June 15


Gedi Sibony, First There Was This, 2013, light box, 51 x 54 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali


Rugged minimalism, nursery rhymes, and painterly expression


Ken Price, Big Load, 1988, fired and painted clay, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 17 inches. Collection of Stephane Janssen, Arizona. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.

Rough Beauty: The Ceramic Sculpture of Ken Price


His retrospective, seen in LA, comes to the Met in June


RZ-detail

Daring to be Beautiful: Robert Zakanitch at Nancy Hoffman


Pattern and Decoration is a reductive and therefore not very astute term in relation to Zakanitch


John Zurier, Sorgin, 2013. Oil on linen, 21 x 15 inches. Courtesy the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

One Foot In The Sublime: John Zurier at Peter Blum


The monochrome paintings achieve greater particularity when worked small


Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations


On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays


Giosetta Fioroni, Palazzo sul Canal Grande (Palazzo on the Grand Canal), 1970, pencil and aluminum enamel on paper, 39 3/8 x 27 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Giuseppe Schiavinotto.

Imprinting Memory in Space: Giosetta Fioroni at the Drawing Center


Belated New York debut of Sixties Rome Pop Artist