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Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Eric Holzman, Late Afternoon / Crestwood II, 2013-14. Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches, Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Atmosphere is Key: Eric Holzman at Lori Bookstein


Small, luminous paintings reach deep into American art history

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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A House of Prayer for All People: Yael Bartana at Petzel


Two new videos explore cultural authenticity — one simulating a holy site, another asking how national identity is formed.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Helen Miranda Wilson, Treasure Land, 2012. Oil on panel, 12 x 9 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art.

Helen Miranda Wilson: A New Kind of Space, Carved Out for the Mind to Explore


Her show was at at Lori Bookstein Fine Art late last year

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

V. S. Gaitonde, Untitled, 1975. Oil on canvas, 70 x 42 inches. Mr. and Mrs. Rajiv Chaudhri Collection, New York © Christie’s Images Limited 2014

“Everything Starts From Silence”: Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde at the Guggenheim


The Indian abstractionist’s mini-retrospective is on view through February 11

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Joseph Montgomery, Image Two Hundred Sixty Five, 2014. Animation, monitor, Raspberry Pi, continuous loop. Courtesy the artist and Laurel Gitlen, New York.

Upcycled: Joe Montgomery’s Painting Remixes


The artist, who showed at at Laurel Gitlen last month, makes mutants of his materials.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Marisol, Lick the Tire of My Bicycle, 1974 © Marisol Escobar/Licensed by Vaga, New York, NY

Uncanny Presences: The Dynamic Sculptures of Marisol


closing this weekend at El Museo del Barrio, retrospective of a powerful, hands-on sculptor.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1970. Crayon, graphite pencil, ink, oil stick, colored pencil, tape, and cut and torn paper on paper. The Menil Collection, Houston; Gift of the artist. Photograph: Paul Hester © Cy Twombly Foundation

“Soft and Full of Patience”: Cy Twombly at the Morgan


“Treatise on the Veil” on view through January 25

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Betty Tompkins, Photo Drawing #7, 2013. Ink on digital photograph, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Louis B. James.

The Artist as Voyeur: Group Show as Peep Show


Rear Window Treatment at Louis B. James Gallery through January 17

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Nathan Lyons, Untitled (Return Your Mind to Its Upright Position), 1998-2013. Two gelatin silver prints, 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches each. © Nathan Lyons, courtesy of Bruce Silverstein Gallery, NY.

Mind Ride: Nathan Lyons at Bruce Silverstein


The iconic photographer presents a new book and a new exhibition.

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Vicky Colombet, Earth series # 1305, 2014. Oil, pigment, alkyd wash on canvas, 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Christian Duvernois Landscape/Gallery

A Philosophy of Form: In Vicky Colombet, Abstraction and Nature Meet on Equal Terms


Her show continues at Christian Duvernois