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Saturday, May 14th, 2016
 
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Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side ...
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
 
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The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment. ...
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
 
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The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects. ...
 

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

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Flying Aces: Malcolm Morely at Sperone Westwater


The realist painter loosens up with new assemblages of warships and planes.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Louise Despont, Anak Krakatau (or Child of Krakatau), 2014. Graphite and colored pencil on antique ledger book pages, 53 1/2 x 68 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beauchene.

Eruption: Louise Despont’s Colorful, Vivid Drawings


New drawings at Nicelle Beauchene, with tropical patterns and Art Brut style.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Joan Semmel, Purple Diagonal, 980. Oil on canvas, 78 x 104 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates.

Exposed: Shows by June Leaf and Joan Semmel


Two concurrent exhibitions by women painters, about the body, its love, and labors.

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Etel Adnan, Untitled, 2014. Oil on canvas, 13 x 16.1 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong.

“The sky has entered our senses”: Paintings by Etel Adnan


New work by the poet and painter, reviewed by one of artcritical’s poet-critics.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Abraham, 2010. Inkjet print, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery.

Philip-Lorca diCorcia on America’s Sins


The photographer’s new series connects the financial crisis to biblical narratives of guilt and redemption.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Friedel Dzubas, Heath Cote (sketch), 1976. Magna acrylic on canvas, 6½ x 6½ inches. Courtesy Loretta Howard Gallery.

Friedel Dzubas: Thesis/Antithesis/Synthesis


Works from the 1960s and 1970s in shows at Elkon and Loretta Howard

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Bill Jensen, Mountain Tiger-Sky, 2013. Oil on linen, diptych, 40 x 32 inches overall. Courtesy of Cheim & Read Gallery

Loom of Origins: Bill Jensen’s Way of Developing


A one-man group show of possibilities at Cheim & Read

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Richard Diebenkorn, Urbana #6, 1953. Oil on canvas, 68 5/16 x 57 15/16 inches.

Richard Diebenkorn at the Royal Academy: Six Painters on a Painters’ Painter


A visit and discussion at Richard Diebenkorn’s Royal Academy retrospective.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Jonathas de Andrade: Subverting Cheap Labor and Racism in Brazil


The Brazilian artist’s first New York solo show examine’s South America’s complicated relationship to race and labor.

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Tom Fairs, Untitled, 1988. Pencil on paper, 7 x 4-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Kerry Schuss

Not A Single Link Too Loose: Tony Feher/Tom Fairs


An inspired coupling at Kerry Schuss on the Lower East Side