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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 ...
 


Ian Hamilton Finlay, Hommage A Rivière, 2002, wooden half boat, 7 7/8 x 30 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, IF4633. Image courtesy of David Nolan Gallery.

The Sea, the Sea: Ian Hamilton Finlay at David Nolan


Words as raw materials = playful sculpture


Installation view of Rona Yefman, Mirror (from the project, "My Brother and I") 1996-2010, 35mm color negative, archival inkjet print 19 x 13 inches; and

Queering Kinship: Hervé Guibert, Francesca Woodman, and Others at Callicoon


The hungry ghost and the true friend


Matthew Barney, HYPERTROPHY (incline), 1991, light-reflective vinyl, graphite pencil, and petroleum jelly on paper in self-lubricating plastic frame,10 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; gift of R. L. B. Tobin. Copyright Matthew Barney. Digital image courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.

Mythology, Mortality, Mailer, and Vaseline: Matthew Barney at the Morgan


An avant-garde ruckus in the library


Tracey Emin: I Followed You To The Sun Installation view, 540 West 26th Street, May 2 to June 22, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong Photo: Elisabeth Bernstein.

The Limits of Confession: Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin


The English enfant terrible scales new heights


Installation view of Hansjoerg Dobliar: "Hysterie und Abstraktion." Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York.

Celestial Order and Hysterical Flourishes: Hansjoerg Dobliar at Vogt


German painter on view through June 15


Gedi Sibony, First There Was This, 2013, light box, 51 x 54 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali


Rugged minimalism, nursery rhymes, and painterly expression


Ken Price, Big Load, 1988, fired and painted clay, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 17 inches. Collection of Stephane Janssen, Arizona. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.

Rough Beauty: The Ceramic Sculpture of Ken Price


His retrospective, seen in LA, comes to the Met in June


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Daring to be Beautiful: Robert Zakanitch at Nancy Hoffman


Pattern and Decoration is a reductive and therefore not very astute term in relation to Zakanitch


John Zurier, Sorgin, 2013. Oil on linen, 21 x 15 inches. Courtesy the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

One Foot In The Sublime: John Zurier at Peter Blum


The monochrome paintings achieve greater particularity when worked small


Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations


On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays