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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. ...
 


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


David Salle's Tapestries/Battles/Allegories at Lever House, installation shot, courtesy Lever House Art Collection

David Salle 24/7: A Show at Lever House


Tapestries/Battles/Allegories was on view until January 25th


Leo Steinberg, Untitled, 1940. Graphite on paper. Private Collection, courtesy of the New York Studio School

The Craft of Looking: Drawings by Leo Steinberg


Storied scholar’s posthumous debut at the New York Studio School, through March 9


Mario Naves, Louder than God, 2011. Acrylic and oil on canvas on wood, 12 x 16 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Surface Rhythms: Mario Naves’s Rewarding New Direction


His show of paintings is at Elizabeth Harris through February 2nd.


Richard Walker, Fireplace and Shadow, 2011. Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

“What Do We See?” Richard Walker and Our Place in the World


House Paintings on view at Alexandre Gallery through January 5


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A Rich Transition: Al Loving Wall Hangings of the 1970s


on view at Gary Snyder and extended through December 29


Eugène Leroy, Nu blanc couché au grand visage, 1991 [detail]. Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 57 1/2 inches. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery

An Extreme Painter: Eugène Leroy at Michael Werner


Nudes on view through January 5