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Friday, July 22nd, 2016
 
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A group show gives Marxist voice to recent unrest in art and politics. ...
Friday, July 15th, 2016
 
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A group show explores the contemporary history of unconventional supports. ...
Thursday, July 14th, 2016
 
Cora Cohen, 015-11, 2011. Archival ink jet, pencil on paper, 21.25 x 22.5 inches. Courtesy of the Artist
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Monday, March 28th, 2016

Lois Dodd, Jerusalem Artichokes, September, 2015. Oil on Masonite, 20 x 15 7/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

As Agile As Ever: Lois Dodd at Alexandre


As her admirers know, Dodd is a painter who makes things count

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Purity or Pollution: Protection, Plastics and Religion in the Work of Sara Mejia Kriendler


A young artist uses monochromatic sculptures to examine vulnerability and danger.

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Ana Mendieta, Moffitt Building Piece, 1973. Still from super-8mm film transferred to high-definition digital media, color, silent. TRT: 3:17 minutes. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York.

An Outsider’s Tale: Ana Mendieta at Galerie Lelong


A survey of the influential feminist artist’s early films and photographs.

Friday, March 25th, 2016

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Law as Symbol: Taryn Simon at Gagosian


The beautification of legal and economic power is pinned down and studied.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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America is Hard to See: David Hammons at Mnuchin


A retrospective of 50 years’ work by the cantankerous, teasing, cutting, and loving sculptor.

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.