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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. ...
 


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


David Humphrey, Scratcher, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

A Future in Plastics: David Humphrey’s New Paintings


on view at Chelsea’s Fredericks & Freiser through January 19


Installation shot of The Event of a Thread by Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory, December 2012. Photo: James Ewing

Gentling The Savage Enormity Of Gargantuan Space: Ann Hamilton at the Armory


The Event of a Thread is on view through January 6


Alan Shields, Maze, 1981-82. Acrylic and thread on canvas, cotton belting, Velcro, aluminum pipe, 87 x 219 x 219 inches. Courtesy of Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

A Maze and Grace: Alan Shields takes Color Field for a Walk


Alan Shield’s Maze is on view at Greenberg Van Doren through December 21