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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, "Works of the Jenney Archive." Private collection. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

The Artist and the Archive: Neil Jenney at Gagosian


What is the relationship between an artist’s work and the art he collects?


Daniel Lefcourt, Drawing Board, 2013, graphite on machined fiberboard panel with pine frame 32 by 42 inches. Courtesy of Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.

Modeling Art: Daniel Lefcourt at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


The artist’s debut show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


Arne Svenson, Neighbors #5, 2012, pigment print, 44.5 x 30 inches. Courtesy Julie Saul Gallery, New York.

Painterly Voyeurism: Arne Svenson at Julie Saul


A photographer frames his city neighbors


Susan Bee, Ruckenfigur, 2013, oil on linen, 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Accola Griefen Gallery.

Longing Inside the Frame: Susan Bee at Accola Griefen


Cinematic pathos meets painterly expression


Eve Aschheim, Pinch, 2013, oil and graphite on canvas on panel, 22 1/16 x 17 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Art.

Rigors Apart: Ying Li and Eve Aschheim at the New York Studio School


Two abstract painters take on the elegance of form


Ian Hamilton Finlay, Hommage A Rivière, 2002, wooden half boat, 7 7/8 x 30 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, IF4633. Image courtesy of David Nolan Gallery.

The Sea, the Sea: Ian Hamilton Finlay at David Nolan


Words as raw materials = playful sculpture


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