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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans ...
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
 
Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ca. 1915, oil on canvas. Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York
“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25 ...
 

Friday, January 1st, 2016

publicity image for Alex Katz windows at Barney's, New York

Old Year’s Resolutions: Eight great shows I didn’t review


Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Jean Tinguely, Trüffelsau, 1984.

Mindless Machines: Jean Tinguely at Gladstone


The gallery mounts a retrospective of the artist’s madcap kinetic sculptures.

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Doron Langberg, Tyler, 2015, oil on linen, 35 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Seeing What Sticks: Doron Langberg & Gaby Collins-Fernandez


Two young artists who are friends, at Danese/Corey

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Peter Gallo, Glanz, der nicht tro?sten will, Glanz. Die Toten —sie betteln noch, Franz. (Celan), n.d. Oil & thread on canvas. 55 x 35 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and ZieherSmith & Horton

The Panopticon, The Pill and The Practitioner: David Byrd and Peter Gallo


The Patients and the Doctors at Zieher Smith & Horton

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Retrospective Scraps: A Survey of Work by Nicola Ginzel


The artist’s embroidered fragments act as drawing, sculpture, and collage.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Simon Hantaï, Blancs, 1973-1974. Acrylic on canvas, 78 x 84 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery

Eyes Wide Shut: Simon Hantaï at Paul Kasmin


In the Blancs, colored forms made by folding and creasing the canvas

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Installation view of "Carol Szymanski: My Life is an Index," 2015, at Tanja Grunert. Courtesy of the artist and Tanja Grunert. Photography by Sveva Costa Sanseverino.

Day Jobs, Dictators and Musical Scales: Carol Szymanski at Tanja Grunert


An artist returns from her day job with new work documenting life, big and small.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

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Strong, Sweet, Sorrowful Sculptures by Alina Szapocznikow


The artist’s work embodies her life, tribulations, and love, in works from the 1960s and ’70s.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

John Lees, 42nd Street (Main Title and Dialogue), 2015. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 inches. Courtesy of Betty Cuningham Gallery

Howdy Doody Gravitas: A John Lees Double Bill


and a review by Thaddeus Radell; show on view at Betty Cuningham through Saturday

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

John Lees, In the Park/Early Morning, 2015. Graphite, ink on paper, 11 x 9-1/8 inches. Courtesy of Betty Cuningham Gallery

A Fine Insanity: John Lees at Betty Cuningham


another take on the show, on view through Saturday