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Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.
A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes ...
 
Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt
Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings ...
 
Torbjørn Rødland, Narrative Stasis (Studio Kabuki), 2008-13, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches. Courtesy of Algus Greenspon, New York.
A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire ...
 


Marcia Hafif, Fresco: Italian Brown Pink Lake NY 09 2, 2009. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Monochrome Austerity, Late Roman Style: Marcia Hafif at Larry Becker


Was seen in Philadelphia early Summer 2012


Keith Haring (American, 1958–1990). Still from Painting Myself into a Corner, 1979. Video, 33 min. Collection Keith Haring Foundation. © Keith Haring Foundation

Out of the Gallery and Into the Streets: Keith Haring’s Early Years


Keith Haring: 1978-1982 at Brooklyn Museum until July 8


Martha Diamond, Untitled, (detail), 2011, Oil on board, 15 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Sue Scott Gallery

Diamond Bright: Martha Diamond at Sue Scott Gallery


Her “bright brush” paintings are on view on the Lower East Side

 


Installation view, Josiah McElheny: Thoughts about the Abstract Body at Andrea Rosen Gallery, May/June 2012. Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery

Context is Key: Josiah McElheny at Andrea Rosen


Thoughts about the Abstract Body remained on view through June


Jean Hélion, Equilibre, 1936. Oil on canvas, 44-7/8 x 57-7/8 inches. Courtesy of Schroeder Romero & Shredder

Permanent Transformation: Jean Hélion at Schroeder Romero & Shredder


Gem of an exhibition by this enigmatic French modernist is up through June 30


Judith Murray, Elevation, 2011. Oil on linen, 63 x 68 inches. Courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Neither Hats Nor Unicorns: Judith Murray at Sundaram Tagore


A boldly original painter revisits her hard-edged past.


Leo Rabkin, Untitled, ca. 1958. Canvas, rope, 30 x 35 x 2 inches. Courtesy of Luise Ross Gallery, New York

Rhinestones, Goggle Eyes and Flocking: Leo Rabkin’s Visual Poems


On view with examples from his folk art collection at Luise Ross through June 22


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An Air of Intellectual Mystery: Noam Rappaport at James Fuentes


His show of destabilizing shaped canvases, on the Lower East Side, closed June 10


André Masson, Corrida au soleil, 1936. Oil on canvas, 29-3/8 x 50-3/4 inches. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Courtesy Blain Di Donna

“Desire Causes the Current to Flow”: André Masson’s Innovations in Taste


A twenty year survey of the Surrealist master at Blain/Di Donna through June 15


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The External Feminine: Chantal Joffe at Cheim & Read


The British painter’s portraits of women are on view through June 22