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These paintings convey nature’s immensity even as they mangle its topography. ...
 
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. ...
 


installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

In Search of the Mutable: Peter Soriano at Lennon Weinberg


“To deconstruct painting is also simultaneously to reconstruct this medium”


Suzan Frecon, yellow-orange on more conventional format with 3 holes, 2012. Watercolor on found old Indian paper, 13-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches. Courtesy of David Zwirner, New York

Holding Their Own: Suzan Frecon’s Works on Paper


On view at David Zwirner through March 23


Lawrence Beck, Marlia I, 2010. Archival pigment print mounted dibond, 60 x 73 inches. Courtesy of Sonnabend Gallery

Wish We Were Here: Lawrence Beck and the Grand Tour


“Italian Pictures” was a Sonnabend


David Salle's Tapestries/Battles/Allegories at Lever House, installation shot, courtesy Lever House Art Collection

David Salle 24/7: A Show at Lever House


Tapestries/Battles/Allegories was on view until January 25th


Leo Steinberg, Untitled, 1940. Graphite on paper. Private Collection, courtesy of the New York Studio School

The Craft of Looking: Drawings by Leo Steinberg


Storied scholar’s posthumous debut at the New York Studio School, through March 9


Mario Naves, Louder than God, 2011. Acrylic and oil on canvas on wood, 12 x 16 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Surface Rhythms: Mario Naves’s Rewarding New Direction


His show of paintings is at Elizabeth Harris through February 2nd.


Richard Walker, Fireplace and Shadow, 2011. Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

“What Do We See?” Richard Walker and Our Place in the World


House Paintings on view at Alexandre Gallery through January 5


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A Rich Transition: Al Loving Wall Hangings of the 1970s


on view at Gary Snyder and extended through December 29


Eugène Leroy, Nu blanc couché au grand visage, 1991 [detail]. Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 57 1/2 inches. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery

An Extreme Painter: Eugène Leroy at Michael Werner


Nudes on view through January 5


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