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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.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Scooter LaForge, Roadside Memorial with Virgin Mary (Bisbee, Az), 2014. Oil on linen, 40 x 40 inches. Photo courtesy of Munch Gallery.

States of Mind: Scooter LaForge Paints Cross-Country


The artist has documented his journey across the United States in bright and colorful paintings of passing moments.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Anne Neukamp, Latz, 2014. Oil, acrylic and tempera on canvas, 78 3/4 by 59 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash.

Like This: An Exhibition of Near-Representations


A show of paintings and sculptures by three women takes allusion as its theme and raison.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Lisa Bradley, Through This, 2012. Oil on canvas, 48 x 38 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Hollis Taggart Galleries.

“Hard to Explain”: Lisa Bradley’s Mysterious Abstractions


on view Hollis Taggart Galleries through February 28

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Deanna Lee, Eagle Street 1, 2014. Ink on vellum, 8 1/2 x 9 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Robert Henry Gallery.

The Pictorial: Deanna Lee on the Cusp of Figuration and Abstraction


Lee’s panels blend aesthetic and biographical heritage, and show their own creation and materials.

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Annette Wehrhahn, Traces, 2015. Acrylic and shirt on canvas, 40 x 32 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.

Workerism: Annette Wehrhahn at Soloway Gallery


Wehrhahn shows part of artists’ experience: the interdependence of the studio and the home.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

John Miller, Untitled (Pedestrian Series), 2014. Acrylic on dibond/gatorboard, 43 1/4  x 26 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures.

This is Real Life: John Miller’s Crafting of Mediated Vision


In two concurrent shows we see the artist address street scenes and game shows as portraits of daily life.

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

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Glimpsed Curiosities: The Boyhood New York of Kenny Rivero


at Shin Gallery on the Lower East Side, through February 28

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Susan Bee, Untitled, 1977. Self-portrait with hand painted developer, 10 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Visual Scientific Poetry: Susan Bee’s Photograms


An exhibition of work by Bee shows photograms by the artist not seen in more than 30 years.