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Munro Galloway, 65” x 47.5” (What We Talk About When We Talk About Donuts), 2014. Oil, acrylic and inkjet on canvas, 65 x 47 1/2 inches. Photograph by John Berens,  courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.
Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination. ...
 
Samuel Fosso, Le chef qui a vendu l’Afrique aux colons, 1997. C-print, 101 x 101 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.
Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture. ...
 
Josh Dorman, Memento Mori (detail), 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.
Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage. ...
 


David Humphrey, Scratcher, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

A Future in Plastics: David Humphrey’s New Paintings


on view at Chelsea’s Fredericks & Freiser through January 19


Installation shot of The Event of a Thread by Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory, December 2012. Photo: James Ewing

Gentling The Savage Enormity Of Gargantuan Space: Ann Hamilton at the Armory


The Event of a Thread is on view through January 6


Alan Shields, Maze, 1981-82. Acrylic and thread on canvas, cotton belting, Velcro, aluminum pipe, 87 x 219 x 219 inches. Courtesy of Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

A Maze and Grace: Alan Shields takes Color Field for a Walk


Alan Shield’s Maze is on view at Greenberg Van Doren through December 21


Susannah Phillips, Landscape 10, 2012. Oil on canvas, 36 x 46 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art.

Growing To Know A Place: Susannah Phillips and Landscape


continues at Lori Bookstein through January 2013


Phyllida Barlow, untitled: holedwall, 2012. Wirenetting, polyurethane expanding foam, cement, scrim, paint, 59 x 47 x 82 inches. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

The Cannibal: Phyllida Barlow at Hauser & Wirth


This slow cook artist is something of a speed freak.


Melvin Edwards, Ways of Steel, 1988. Welded steel, 17 x 32-1/4 x 14-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexander Gray Associates, New York

Resistance of Steel: Melvin Edwards at Alexander Gray


In “Lynch Fragments” chains signify cultural connectedness and violent repression


Frank Moore, Her Closet, 1990. Oil and pins on canvas mounted on wood, in artist’s frame (painted wood), 31 x 30 inches. Private collection, New York. Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York

Battle Lines: Frank Moore’s Toxic Beauty


on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery through December 8


Carolanna Parlato, Orbit, 2012. Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 24 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Bringing the Hand Back into Play: Carolanna Parlato at Elizabeth Harris


Her latest show marked a shift in style


Henry Rothman, Untitled (Blue and Red) [double-sided] circa 1960-63. Paper collage, 6-7/8 x 4-7/8 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Beyond The Frame: Henry Rothman at Lori Bookstein


Collages of exquisite touch by frame maker to the New York School


Jiro Yoshihara, Work, 1965. Oil on canvas, 71-5/8 x 89-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

What if…? Gutai, Japan’s New York School


A Visual Essay on Gutai at Hauser & Wirth, through October 27