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Saturday, April 25th, 2015
 
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Two realist painters share space uptown at Alexandre Gallery. ...
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
 
Russell Roberts, Paper Bed, Concrete Head #1, 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary
Grid paintings that take a serial risk ...
Friday, April 3rd, 2015
 
Thomas Hart Benton, Woodland Stream, Martha's Vineyard/Chilmark Landscape, 1922. Oil on metal, 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches. Photo courtesy of FreedmanArt.
Exhibitions at the New York Studio School and Freedman Art examine art about its own creation. ...
 

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Torbjørn Rødland, The Corner, 2008-13, 55 1/8 x 43 5/16 inches. Courtesy of Algus Greenspon.

The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon


A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Joanne Ziprin, screen-printed greeting card for Inkweed Art [“Stop doodling! Be my Valentine~”] 4 7?8 x 23 7?8 inches, ca. 1952. Photo credit: Jeffrey Sturges. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, New York.

Carol Bove’s Uncanny Authorship


A staged meeting of the art object with its other at Maccarone

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

David Rhodes, Untitled, 2013. Acrylic on raw canvas, 20 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Starkness and Range: David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery


In its last week, a remarkable New York debut on the Lower East Side

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Gretchen Bender, video still from Total Recall. Courtesy of The Kitchen.

The Flow of the Pulse: Gretchen Bender at The Kitchen


The future was in the past

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Angelina Gualdoni, Opening the Gates, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 47 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Asya Geisberg Gallery.

Oil as Water: POUR at Lesley Heller and Asya Geisberg


Is the act of pouring paint free from the shackles of art history?

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1971. Lithograph, 21.6 x 29.5 inches. © 2013 Cy Twombly Foundation

Calligraphy, Meet Graffiti: Calligraffiti at Leila Heller Gallery


Islamic calligraphy, graffiti art and AbEx painting in Chelsea

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Darrien Jones, Pumping Irony, 2013. Intervention on gym motivational board / digital image 5 x 7 inches. Courtesy of Illuminated Metropolis Gallery and the Artist

Pumping Irony: Darren Jones on Fire Island


“Eden’s Remains,” the Scottish artist’s latest solo show, was at Illuminated Metropolis last month.

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Jonathan Lasker, Double Play, 1987, oil on linen, 76 x 100 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.

Sentimental Education: Abstract Painting in the 1980s


The children of the 1960s grow-up into their paintings

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Ellsworth Kelly, Chatham XI: Blue Yellow 1971. Oil on canvas, two joined panels. 90 inches x 77 inches. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr. © Ellsworth Kelly. Photo credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery / Art Resource, N.Y.

When Two Colors Meet: Ellsworth Kelly at MoMA


An exhibition in celebration of the artist’s 90th birthday

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Installation view of exhibit, including Untitled, 1981, acrylic on canvas. Collection of Joan and Fred Nicholas, Los Angeles; and Aphorisms, 1982, vinyl courtesy of the Estate of Jack Goldstein and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

Vibrating Still Lifes: Jack Goldstein at The Jewish Museum


The first US retrospective for the maverick Pictures Generation artist