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Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.
A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes ...
 
Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt
Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings ...
 
Torbjørn Rødland, Narrative Stasis (Studio Kabuki), 2008-13, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches. Courtesy of Algus Greenspon, New York.
A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire ...
 


William Kentridge, Whichever Page You Open, 2013. Drawing, India ink on Craggs Universal Technological Dictionary, 1826, 80-3/4 x 82-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery

Old Forms For New Uses: William Kentridge at Marian Goodman and the Met


“He works with archaic materials using self-imposed limitations”


Installation view featuring (on the right) Nine Cosmic CD’s: For The Firespitter (Jayne Cortez), 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45h x 137.5w inches. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York.

Cosmic Put-on: Notes on Jack Whitten


Paintings of the 4th dimension


Anne Truitt, Second Requiem, 1977/1980. Acrylic on wood, 84 x 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

Finding a Place: Anne Truitt from the 1970s at Matthew Marks Gallery


A true independent with a pastoral sense of existing within a landscape


Joanne Ziprin, screen-printed greeting card for Inkweed Art [“Stop doodling! Be my Valentine~”] 4 7?8 x 23 7?8 inches, ca. 1952. Photo credit: Jeffrey Sturges. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, New York.

Carol Bove’s Uncanny Authorship


A staged meeting of the art object with its other at Maccarone


David Rhodes, Untitled, 2013. Acrylic on raw canvas, 20 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Starkness and Range: David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery


In its last week, a remarkable New York debut on the Lower East Side


Gretchen Bender, video still from Total Recall. Courtesy of The Kitchen.

The Flow of the Pulse: Gretchen Bender at The Kitchen


The future was in the past


Angelina Gualdoni, Opening the Gates, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 47 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Asya Geisberg Gallery.

Oil as Water: POUR at Lesley Heller and Asya Geisberg


Is the act of pouring paint free from the shackles of art history?


Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1971. Lithograph, 21.6 x 29.5 inches. © 2013 Cy Twombly Foundation

Calligraphy, Meet Graffiti: Calligraffiti at Leila Heller Gallery


Islamic calligraphy, graffiti art and AbEx painting in Chelsea


Darrien Jones, Pumping Irony, 2013. Intervention on gym motivational board / digital image 5 x 7 inches. Courtesy of Illuminated Metropolis Gallery and the Artist

Pumping Irony: Darren Jones on Fire Island


“Eden’s Remains,” the Scottish artist’s latest solo show, was at Illuminated Metropolis last month.


Jonathan Lasker, Double Play, 1987, oil on linen, 76 x 100 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.

Sentimental Education: Abstract Painting in the 1980s


The children of the 1960s grow-up into their paintings