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Munro Galloway, 65” x 47.5” (What We Talk About When We Talk About Donuts), 2014. Oil, acrylic and inkjet on canvas, 65 x 47 1/2 inches. Photograph by John Berens,  courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.
Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination. ...
 
Samuel Fosso, Le chef qui a vendu l’Afrique aux colons, 1997. C-print, 101 x 101 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.
Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture. ...
 
Josh Dorman, Memento Mori (detail), 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.
Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage. ...
 


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Dimensions of Blackness: Alberto Burri’s “Cellotex Nero” at Luxembourg & Dayan


These late, sensuous and subtle works are on view through April 20


Gregory Corso, his attic room 9 Rue Gît-le-Coeur…., 1957 Gelatin silver print, printed 1984-97. National Gallery of Art, Gift of Gary S. Davis. © 2012 Allen Ginsberg LLC. All rights reserved.

Point Counterpoint: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg


on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery through April 6


Jackie Gendel, Archers I, 2013. Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Jeff Bailey Gallery

Before and After the Flood: Two Shows of Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey Gallery


Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, a show bifurcates


Al Held, The Yellow X, 1965. Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 144 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

Visually Self-Evident: Al Held’s Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read


Paintings of astonishing variety, through April 20


Marina Adams, Spin, 2010. Acrylic on Linen, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Post Hard: Marina Adams at Hionas Gallery


Quietly audacious abstract paintings on the Lower East Side


Margaret Grimes, Baldwin Hill Road, February, 2010. Oil on linen, 72 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

The Connective Sublime: A Retrospective for Margaret Grimes


at Western Connecticut State University through March 14


Cora Cohen, Small Dropcloth Drawing, 2013. Acrylic mediums, graphite, pigment on dropcloth, 20 x 25 inches. Courtesy of Guided by Invoices

Dirty/Clean Painting: Cora Cohen at Guided by Invoices


Her first show at this gallery, through March 30


Jorge Queiroz, H for Heads, 2012. Oil stick and vinyl ink on canvas, 63 x 71 inches. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

At War With Nature? Jorge Queiroz at Sikkema Jenkins


The Portuguese painter was on view earlier this Spring


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”