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Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


Jackie Gendel, Archers I, 2013. Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Jeff Bailey Gallery

Before and After the Flood: Two Shows of Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey Gallery


Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, a show bifurcates


Al Held, The Yellow X, 1965. Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 144 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

Visually Self-Evident: Al Held’s Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read


Paintings of astonishing variety, through April 20


Marina Adams, Spin, 2010. Acrylic on Linen, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Post Hard: Marina Adams at Hionas Gallery


Quietly audacious abstract paintings on the Lower East Side


Margaret Grimes, Baldwin Hill Road, February, 2010. Oil on linen, 72 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

The Connective Sublime: A Retrospective for Margaret Grimes


at Western Connecticut State University through March 14


Cora Cohen, Small Dropcloth Drawing, 2013. Acrylic mediums, graphite, pigment on dropcloth, 20 x 25 inches. Courtesy of Guided by Invoices

Dirty/Clean Painting: Cora Cohen at Guided by Invoices


Her first show at this gallery, through March 30


Jorge Queiroz, H for Heads, 2012. Oil stick and vinyl ink on canvas, 63 x 71 inches. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

At War With Nature? Jorge Queiroz at Sikkema Jenkins


The Portuguese painter was on view earlier this Spring


Sandy Walker, Human Nature III, 2010. Oil on canvas, 80 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

A Pantheist Finds His Place: Sandy Walker at Elizabeth Harris Gallery


Expressionist landscapes of lyrical intelligence, through March 9,


installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

In Search of the Mutable: Peter Soriano at Lennon Weinberg


“To deconstruct painting is also simultaneously to reconstruct this medium”


Suzan Frecon, yellow-orange on more conventional format with 3 holes, 2012. Watercolor on found old Indian paper, 13-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches. Courtesy of David Zwirner, New York

Holding Their Own: Suzan Frecon’s Works on Paper


On view at David Zwirner through March 23


Lawrence Beck, Marlia I, 2010. Archival pigment print mounted dibond, 60 x 73 inches. Courtesy of Sonnabend Gallery

Wish We Were Here: Lawrence Beck and the Grand Tour


“Italian Pictures” was a Sonnabend