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Saturday, April 16th, 2016
 
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A recent group show connects dots between form and narrative. ...
Saturday, April 16th, 2016
 
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A recent sound art installation at the Whitney tries to link two New York institutions. ...
Thursday, April 14th, 2016
 
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Humor and hermeneutics collide in the duo’s retrospective. ...
 

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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The Somnambulist: Charles Yuen’s Painterly Waking Dreams


On view at Bushwick’s Studio 10 through Sunday

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Chris Killip, Bever’s First Day Out, Skinningrove, North Yorkshire; 1982. Gelatin silver print, 15 13/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Yossi Milo.

The Past is a Foreign Country: On Photos by Peter Hujar and Chris Killip


Two shows chronicle lost worlds, people from the past and the lives they lead.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Martha Diamond, Untitled, 2002. Oil on panel, 12 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

An Awesome Pursuit of Variety: Martha Diamond’s Little Pictures


A show of recent paintings was her first at Alexandre Gallery

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Amanda Turner Pohan, Continuous looping fluid machine for the release of my Pulsating vapors, 2016. Freestanding shower, hot water heater, water pump, Pulsating shower fluid. Courtesy of the artist.

Sensing Absent Bodies: Amanda Turner Pohan at FiveMyles


New work by the perfumer and sculptor makes absent bodies sensible through scent, sight, and touch.

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Mary Lucier, Color Phantoms with Automatic Writing, 2015. Installation, as seen in "From Minimalism into Algorithm," 2016, at the Kitchen, New York. Courtesy the Kitchen, New York. Photo Jason Mandell

In a Distant Temporal Realm: Mary Lucier at the Kitchen


part of “From Minimalism into Algorithm” celebrating 45th anniversary

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Installation view of "Mark Grotjahn: Sign Exchange 1993-98," 2015, at Karma. Courtesy of Karma.

Then and Now: Two Shows by Mark Grotjahn


Two simultaneous shows examine the early and recent work, and his rising status in the market.

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Irena Jurek, Something to Talk About, 2015. Acrylic, glitter and mixed media on canvas, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery.

Something Old, Something New: Glitter and Glam at Berry Campbell


A show of paintings playing with the vagaries of imagery and language.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Gio Sumbadze, Soviet period bath building, 2015. Photo-Tex, 36 x 48 inches, Tskaltubo. Courtesy of the artist and Rail Curatorial Projects.

“A Sanctuary for Weeds”: Social Ecologies at the Gallery at Industry City


A group show curated by Greg Lindquist gathers an array of artists addressing the environment

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Lisa Gwilliam & Ray Sweeten (DataSpaceTime), still from “Oculus 2 (Assumption)”, 2015. 2-channel browser-based grids of animated GIFs, custom code, dimensions variable, duration approximately 8 minutes 30 seconds. Courtesy of the artists

The Third Element: DataSpaceTime at Microscope


Information as raw material: duo Lisa Gwilliam and Ray Sweeten on view in Bushwick

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts