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Saturday, April 4th, 2015
 
Russell Roberts, Paper Bed, Concrete Head #1, 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary
Grid paintings that take a serial risk ...
Friday, April 3rd, 2015
 
Thomas Hart Benton, Woodland Stream, Martha's Vineyard/Chilmark Landscape, 1922. Oil on metal, 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches. Photo courtesy of FreedmanArt.
Exhibitions at the New York Studio School and Freedman Art examine art about its own creation. ...
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
 
Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York (N.409), 1979. Vintage Color Print, 3-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches. © Francesca Woodman/ Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery
‘I’m trying my hand at fashion photography’ was on view through March 12 ...
 

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Adventures Close to Home: Do Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin


The artist’s drawings are collected in a new monograph and a show that spans both of Lehmann Maupin’s New York locations

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Ruben Pater, Drone Survival Guide, 2013. Offset printed on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper 19 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and apexart.

Black Ships Ate the Sky: Drones and Photography at apexart


The confluences of flight and photography, forensics and art, are explored in an exhibition now at apexart.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

detail of Roxy Paine, Checkpoint, 2014. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery

Denuded Lens: Roxy Paine at Marianne Boesky


spatial and informational compression in sculptures of relentless, scrupulous exploration

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Richard Prince, installation view, "Richard Prince: New Portraits," 2014, at Gagosian Gallery. © Richard Prince. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

Try to Make Yourself a Work of Art: Richard Prince’s New Portraits at Gagosian


Richard Prince uses Instagram, but not in the way most people do.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Mind Craft: Munro Galloway’s New Paintings and Drawings


Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination.

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Samuel Fosso, Mémoire d'un ami, 2000. Gelatin-silver print, 98 x 146 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.

“Would You Please Keep Looking, Please?”: Samuel Fosso at the Walther Collection


Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Xanti Schawinsky, Sphera (2859), 1970. Airbrush paint on two layers of stretched guaze on frame, 37 x 36.75 x 1.25 inches. Photograph courtesy of Broadway 1602.

Revival: Xanti Schawinsky is Rediscovered


Two concurrent exhibitions of the artist’s work run in Midtown and Soho.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Josh Dorman, Memento Mori, 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.

Nature Tries Again: Josh Dorman at Ryan Lee


Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage.

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Paul Sietsema, Red painting, 2014. Enamel on linen, 50 1/8 x 46 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery.

Trompe-l’oeil and Postmodern Cheek: Paul Sietsema at Matthew Marks


Is trompe-l’oeil painting inherently anti-climactic?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Harry Roseman, March 25, 2005.

Snips and Snaps: Harry Roseman’s Haircuts at Sacha & Olivier


A show that gives new meaning to “salon hang”