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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. ...
 

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Ian Hamilton Finlay, Hommage A Rivière, 2002, wooden half boat, 7 7/8 x 30 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, IF4633. Image courtesy of David Nolan Gallery.

The Sea, the Sea: Ian Hamilton Finlay at David Nolan


Words as raw materials = playful sculpture

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Installation view of Rona Yefman, Mirror (from the project, "My Brother and I") 1996-2010, 35mm color negative, archival inkjet print 19 x 13 inches; and

Queering Kinship: Hervé Guibert, Francesca Woodman, and Others at Callicoon


The hungry ghost and the true friend

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Matthew Barney, HYPERTROPHY (incline), 1991, light-reflective vinyl, graphite pencil, and petroleum jelly on paper in self-lubricating plastic frame,10 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; gift of R. L. B. Tobin. Copyright Matthew Barney. Digital image courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.

Mythology, Mortality, Mailer, and Vaseline: Matthew Barney at the Morgan


An avant-garde ruckus in the library

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Tracey Emin: I Followed You To The Sun Installation view, 540 West 26th Street, May 2 to June 22, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein.

The Limits of Confession: Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin


The English enfant terrible scales new heights

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Installation view of Hansjoerg Dobliar: "Hysterie und Abstraktion." Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York.

Celestial Order and Hysterical Flourishes: Hansjoerg Dobliar at Vogt


German painter on view through June 15

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Gedi Sibony, First There Was This, 2013, light box, 51 x 54 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali


Rugged minimalism, nursery rhymes, and painterly expression

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Ken Price, Big Load, 1988, fired and painted clay, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 17 inches. Collection of Stephane Janssen, Arizona. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.

Rough Beauty: The Ceramic Sculpture of Ken Price


His retrospective, seen in LA, comes to the Met in June

Monday, May 27th, 2013

RZ-detail

Daring to be Beautiful: Robert Zakanitch at Nancy Hoffman


Pattern and Decoration is a reductive and therefore not very astute term in relation to Zakanitch

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

John Zurier, Sorgin, 2013. Oil on linen, 21 x 15 inches. Courtesy the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

One Foot In The Sublime: John Zurier at Peter Blum


The monochrome paintings achieve greater particularity when worked small

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations


On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays