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Sunday, June 19th, 2016
 
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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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on view at P.P.O.W. through June 25 ...
Friday, June 10th, 2016
 
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A brief history of the work of a West Coast abstract expressionist. ...
 

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

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Julian Hatton, warbler, 2014-15. Oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Harris Gallery.

There is a Season: Julian Hatton’s Figural Painting Gives Way to Abstraction


A new show by a talented painter of abstract expressionist canvases.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

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Two Visions of Realist Painting: Lois Dodd and Brett Bigbee


Two realist painters share space uptown at Alexandre Gallery.