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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans ...
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
 
Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ca. 1915, oil on canvas. Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York
“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25 ...
 

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

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Swansong for the Williamsburg Scene: Mike Ballou at Pierogi


His goofy sculptures help close Pierogi’s main space in Brooklyn as they move to Manhattan

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Andy Goldsworthy, Hedge crawl, dawn, frost, cold hands, Sinderby, England,  4 March 2014, 2014. Digital video, TRT: 8:22 minutes, edition of six. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong.

Trees, Petals, Dust, Stone: Andy Goldsworthy at Galerie Lelong


A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Julien Bismuth, Willy Billy, 2013. Digital video, TRT: 23:51 minutes, edition of three, plus two APs. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal.

Point at Something: “Very Long Fingers” at Simone Subal


Misshapen figures reveal new ways of thinking about the human body on display.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Ann Pibal, RBWC3, 2013. Acrylic on aluminum, 12-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Lucien Terras

Like a Sequence of Thoughts: Ann Pibal at Lucien Terras


quietly resonant color and stringent asymmetry, on view through January 17

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Ceci N’est Pas: “Not a Photo” at The Hole


An exhibition explores photography’s relationship to and influence on other media.

Friday, January 1st, 2016

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Old Year’s Resolutions: Eight great shows I didn’t review


Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Jean Tinguely, Trüffelsau, 1984.

Mindless Machines: Jean Tinguely at Gladstone


The gallery mounts a retrospective of the artist’s madcap kinetic sculptures.

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Doron Langberg, Tyler, 2015, oil on linen, 35 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Seeing What Sticks: Doron Langberg & Gaby Collins-Fernandez


Two young artists who are friends, at Danese/Corey

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Peter Gallo, Glanz, der nicht tro?sten will, Glanz. Die Toten —sie betteln noch, Franz. (Celan), n.d. Oil & thread on canvas. 55 x 35 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and ZieherSmith & Horton

The Panopticon, The Pill and The Practitioner: David Byrd and Peter Gallo


The Patients and the Doctors at Zieher Smith & Horton