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The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment. ...
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The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects. ...
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The photographer’s documentary images of Harlem reveal lives and history there. ...
 

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Darkly Iridescent: Vivienne Griffin at Bureau


The artist uses formalism and psychedelia to explore the ways in which we search for freedom from our personal and cultural histories.

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Marsha Cottrell, Aperture Series (15), 2014. Laser toner on paper, unique, 11-3/4 x 18-1/8 inches. Courtesy of Eleven Rivington

The Deliciousness of Staying Still: Marsha Cottrell at Eleven Rivington


“she treats electrostatic toner as a rich, primordial mezzotint”

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Installation view of "Judith Scott Bound and Unbound," 2015. Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.

Boundless: Judith Scott at the Brooklyn Museum


A retrospective of a deaf and mute outsider artist lets her sculptures speak for themselves.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York (N.409), 1979. Vintage Color Print, 3-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches. © Francesca Woodman/ Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery

Gaze Control: Francesca Woodman at Marian Goodman 


‘I’m trying my hand at fashion photography’ was on view through March 12

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Julian Kreimer, Turquoise Fence, 2015. Oil on canvas, 66 x 68 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lux Art institute.

“A Dead Cactus Becomes an Abstract Painting”: Julian Kreimer at Lux Art Institute


The artist produces paintings en plein air, but those he deems unsuccessful are transformed into colorful abstractions in the studio.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

John Zurier, Four Times, 2015. Distemper on linen, 21-3/4 x 29-3/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

“Correspondances”: Evocations of Real World Experience in the Paintings of John Zurier


at Peter Blum Gallery on West 57th Street, through April 4

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Leslie Wayne, Paint/Rag #49 (Kuba), 2014. Oil and acrylic hung on panel, 21.5 x 12 x 6 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery.

So It Goes: A Survey of Painting’s Influence on Other Media


A recent exhibition at Franklin Street Works shows the conversation around painting in video, sculpture, performance, sound, and other media.

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Fred Valentine, Toward Grandfather Mountain, 2015. Oil on canvas, 66 x 44 inches. Courtesy of Studio 10, Buskwick

A Cry in the Wilderness: Fred Valentine at Studio 10


Paintings that dare to think about feelings, on view in Bushwick through this weekend

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Simon Norfolk, The Lewis Glacier, Mt. Kenya, 1987, 2014. Digital chromogenic print, 30 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Benrubi Gallery.

Afghanistan in Time: Simon Norfolk at Benrubi


A photographer tracks time in a beautiful landscape wounded by war.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 2014. Soap-lye and pigments on canvas, 98 1/2 x 118 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery.

Pop History: Jiri Georg Dokoupil’s Modernist Bubbles


The artist uses an idiosyncratic technique to make colorful paintings of bubbles, following in a long line of Modernists.