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These paintings convey nature’s immensity even as they mangle its topography. ...
 
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. ...
 


Antonio Dias , Do It Yourself: Freedom Territory, 1968, Adhesive vinyl on floor, overall dimensions variable, Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zürich

In the Air: Conceptual Art, North and South


When artists were still writing postcards and sending faxes. At Hunter College through May 8


Mary Lucier, Wisconsin Arc, 2009-2013, Single-channel video installation. Color. Sound. 26:00 (installation view). Courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

Meditative Continuity: New Video Works by Mary Lucier


closing this weekend at Lennon, Weinberg


Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975. Still, 16mm film transfer, 18:40 minutes, silent. Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery

Other Sights of a Career: Gordon Matta-Clark at David Zwirner


“Matta-Clark wanted to be known as more than the guy who cuts buildings in half”


David Hammons, In the Hood, 1993. Athletic sweatshirt hood with wire. 23 x 10 x 5 inches. Courtesy of Tilton Gallery

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today: NYC 1993 at the New Museum


On view through May 26


Sarah Walker, Near Earth Objects XII, 2013. Acrylic on paper, 14 x 13.25 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi Gallery

Quantum Fields and Cellular Processes: Sarah Walker at Pierogi


Planet X on view in Williamsburg thru’ April 21


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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