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Sunday, June 19th, 2016
 
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The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician’s exhibition is currently on view at the Park Avenue Armory. ...
Saturday, June 18th, 2016
 
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on view at P.P.O.W. through June 25 ...
Friday, June 10th, 2016
 
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A brief history of the work of a West Coast abstract expressionist. ...
 

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Momentous: Shows by Catherine Murphy and Sylvia Plimack Mangold


Two painters delicately depict mundane instants, beautifully.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Tacita Dean, installation view of Portraits, 2016. 16mm color film, optical sound; TRT: 16:00 Edition of 4 +1AP. Courtesy of Marian Goodman.

Smoke, Clouds, Breath: Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman


An exhibition of new photographic and video work by the YBA.

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Aida Ruilova, Rocky, 2016. Vinyl, fan, and hardware, 180 x 185 x 192 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marlborough Chelsea.

Erogenous Zone: Aida Ruilova’s Erotic “Palace”


The artist’s iconic, sensuous new work borrows from charged 1970s film imagery.

Friday, March 11th, 2016

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Built Differently: Mernet Larsen’s Strange Constructions


The artist makes strange use of perspective, planes, and other building blocks of composition and narrative.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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BMPT at Hunter College: All There Is To It


A retrospective of the influential abstract painting group.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Really Killer: Anna Ostoya’s Judith


A fractured re-examination of an infamous Renaissance execution image.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Calisthenic Abstraction: Four Decades of David Row


Restless intelligence in evidence at Loretta Howard Gallery

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Walter Robinson, Woman III, 1984. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Moore College.

“Wanting to be Art”: Buy, Sell and Desire in the Paintings of Walter Robinson


His retrospective, at Moore College, Philadelphia, runs through March 12

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.