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Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


Jean Hélion, Equilibre, 1936. Oil on canvas, 44-7/8 x 57-7/8 inches. Courtesy of Schroeder Romero & Shredder

Permanent Transformation: Jean Hélion at Schroeder Romero & Shredder


Gem of an exhibition by this enigmatic French modernist is up through June 30


Judith Murray, Elevation, 2011. Oil on linen, 63 x 68 inches. Courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Neither Hats Nor Unicorns: Judith Murray at Sundaram Tagore


A boldly original painter revisits her hard-edged past.


Leo Rabkin, Untitled, ca. 1958. Canvas, rope, 30 x 35 x 2 inches. Courtesy of Luise Ross Gallery, New York

Rhinestones, Goggle Eyes and Flocking: Leo Rabkin’s Visual Poems


On view with examples from his folk art collection at Luise Ross through June 22


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An Air of Intellectual Mystery: Noam Rappaport at James Fuentes


His show of destabilizing shaped canvases, on the Lower East Side, closed June 10


André Masson, Corrida au soleil, 1936. Oil on canvas, 29-3/8 x 50-3/4 inches. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Courtesy Blain Di Donna

“Desire Causes the Current to Flow”: André Masson’s Innovations in Taste


A twenty year survey of the Surrealist master at Blain/Di Donna through June 15


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The External Feminine: Chantal Joffe at Cheim & Read


The British painter’s portraits of women are on view through June 22


Domenico Gnoli, What is a Monster? Snail on Sofa, 1967. Tempera, acrylic, and ink on carton, 17-1/3 x 24 inches. Fundación Yannick y Ben Jakober Collection, Mallorca, Spain

Sly Sexuality and Rigorous Tailoring: Late Paintings of Domenico Gnoli


Antidote to Arte Povera: His work from the 1960s at Luxemboug & Dayan


Katherine Bradford, Liner Collage, 2013. Mixed media on paper, 11 x 11-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

A New Hero: Katherine Bradford at Edward Thorp


Katherine Bradford: Small Ships is at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects through October 13.


Dan Flavin, proposals for (in memory of “Sandy” Calder), 1977. Graphite pencil and colored pencil on graph paper, 17 x 21 7/8 inches Collection of Stephen Flavin (c) 2012 Stephen Flavin/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Graham S. Haber, 2011

A Radical’s Romantic Side: Dan Flavin’s Drawings at the Morgan


A different, private side of the minimalist artist


Carol Szymanski, Ceci n'est pas un Kosuth, 2012. Blue fluorescent light, approx. 34 x 34 inches. Courtesy of Guided By Invoices

How Capitalism Functions: Carol Syzmanski at Guided by Invoices


“this marvelously suggestive mini-retrospective” is up through May 26