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Sunday, August 21st, 2016
 
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A show of activist art from across Latin America. ...
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
 
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Twin surveys of Ader’s short but brightly burning career are mounted in New York and London. ...
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
 
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Twin surveys of Ader’s short but brightly burning career are mounted in London and New York. ...
 

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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“Inventive Disorientation”: Katy and Matthew Fischer at Louis B. James


The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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Library of Babel: Ward Shelley’s Complex Taxonomies at Pierogi


The artist’s drawings, paintings, and collaborative installation use Borgesian parodies of organization.

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

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Black Genius: Roy DeCarava at Anders Wahlstedt


The photographer’s documentary images of Harlem reveal lives and history there.

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Originals: Amy Hill and the Kids of America


At Front Room Gallery in Brooklyn, the show is a disconcerting delight

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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H/er Transformative Art: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge at the Rubin


An installation brings sympathetic magic to the museum.

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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Revisiting the Never-Ending Now: Luigi Ghirri at Matthew Marks


A survey of the photographer’s work opens vistas onto small moments.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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At a Safe Remove: Omer Fast at James Cohan


a jarring experience, both intellectually and emotionally, his three films are on view through May 7

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Shimpei Takeda; Trace #7, Nihonmatsu Castle – Nihonmatsu, Fukushima; 2012, printed 2014. Gelatin silver print; 20 1/6 x 23 7/8 inches. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Intense Immobility: “In the Wake” at Japan Society


Photography, history, loss, and the Tohoku earthquake disaster at Japan Society.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Laura Poitras, ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Pigmented inkjet print mounted on aluminum, 45 × 64-3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist

O’Say Can You See: Laura Poitras at the Whitney


The filmmaker’s exhibition exploits the techniques of its subject: surveillance

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Jack Whitten, Psychic Intersection, 1979-1980. Acrylic on canvas, 42 × 42 × 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Studio Museum.

Drawing a Line: “A Constellation” at the Studio Museum in Harlem


A recent group show connects dots between form and narrative.