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Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
 
Charles Gaines, Faces 1: Identity Politics, #4, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2018 (detail). Acrylic sheet, acrylic paint, lacquer, wood, 74 x 59-1/8 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.
An unusual show of portraits, on view in Chelsea through June 9 ...
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
 
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A Synthesis of Intuitions is up through July 22 ...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
 
A two-part show at Bookstein Projects and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects ...
 

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Cora Cohen, 015-11, 2011. Archival ink jet, pencil on paper, 21.25 x 22.5 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Slippery Conditions: A Show of Drawings by Cora Cohen


Seen at the New York Studio School earlier this summer

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Alisha Wessler, Shedding the Skin, 2016. Watercolor and ink on paper, 22.5 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Slag Gallery.

Live Fully and Well: Art at Slag Gallery in a Time of Trauma


In the wake of several highly visible acts of violence, artists present works of passion and compassion.

Monday, June 27th, 2016

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Master of Puppets: Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner


Wolfson’s installation, an animatronic boy, is uncanny and awesome.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Nicole Eisenman, Dysfunctional Family, 2000. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the New Museum.

Crudely, Playfully: Nicole Eisenman at the New Museum


The painter and sculptor of recent renown has a large survey at the New Museum.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Paint Queer, Gender Fluid, Meaning Ambiguous: Nicole Eisenman at Anton Kern


The figure painter confounds the gender roles expected of her subjects.

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Installation view, "Martin Creed: The Back Door," 2016, at the Park Avenue Armory. Photograph by James Ewing, courtesy of the Park Avenue Armory.

Back Door Man: Martin Creed at the Park Avenue Armory


The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician’s exhibition is currently on view at the Park Avenue Armory.

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Haptic Hallucinations: The “Suns” and “Wavy Rays” of Karen Arm


on view at P.P.O.W. through June 25

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Lee Mullican, The Arrival of the Quetzalcoatl, 1963. Oil on canvas, 60 x 50 inches. Courtesy of James Cohan.

Western Culture: Lee Mullican’s Californian Abstraction


A brief history of the work of a West Coast abstract expressionist.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jean Dubuffet, Vache la belle mufle?e/Cow with the Beautiful Muzzle, 1954. Oil on canvas, 45-5/8 x 35 inches. Private Collection. Photograph by Kent Pell / © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Bull’s Eye: Jean Dubuffet’s Anticultural vision


A major exhibition at Acquavella Galleries, closing June 10

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Installation view of "Juan Uslé: Membrana Porosa," 2016, at Cheim & Read. Courtesy of the gallery.

Heartbeats: The Spanish Rhythms of Juan Uslé


The artist draws on biological rhythms and the history of Spanish painting.