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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans ...
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
 
Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ca. 1915, oil on canvas. Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York
“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25 ...
 

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Installation view, "Calvin Marcus: Were Good Men," 2016, at CLEARING Gallery. Courtesy of the gallery.

Spilled Blood: Calvin Marcus at Clearing


A show of new paintings puts questions to cultural assumptions about war.

Friday, October 21st, 2016

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True Stripes: Sean Scully at Mnuchin


A survey of Sean Scully’s formative work of the 1980s.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Robert Overby, DCT, 1973. Oil on canvas, 38½ x 51¼ inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

Esquire Showcard: Another layer excavated from the legacy of Robert Overby


at at Fredericks & Freiser through October 22

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

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A Passionate Visual Idiom: Carmen Herrera at the Whitney


A segment of her long career leaves a critic hungry for more

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Rebecca Morgan, Pajama Jug, 2015. Raku ware, 6.75 x 4.5 x 5 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Hillbillies in Chelsea: Rebecca Morgan at Asya Geisberg


Morgan’s new work develops in the direction of lovingly perverse caricature.

Friday, October 7th, 2016

House of Worth, tea gown, blue cut velvet on a green satin ground, Valenciennes lace, circa 1897. © Stéphane Piera/Galliera/Roger-Viollet.

How To Dress The Guermantes Way: “Proust’s Muse” at FIT


Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe is on view through January 7

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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So Slow It Stopped: Teiji Furuhashi at MoMA


MoMA re-stages a 1995 installation by one of Japan’s late, great performance, tech, and collaboration innovators.

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Installation view: Victor Burgin: Midwest, 2016, with still from Prairie. Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York. Photo by John Muggenborg.

Destructive Modernism: Two exhibitions of Victor Burgin


Recent projections at Cristin Tierney, work from 1976 at Bridget Donahue

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Installation view, "Joel Perlman: New Sculpture," 2016, at Loretta Howard Gallery. Courtesy of the gallery.

Man of Steel: Joel Perlman at Loretta Howard


An exhibition of new sculpture makes an argument for virtuosity.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

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Terrestrial Studio: Dennis Oppenheim at Storm King


Sculpture made for the outdoors, on view through November