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Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
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. ...
 

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Installation shot: Ellsworth Kelly, Curve seen from a Highway, Austerlitz. 1970. Gelatin silver print, 8-1/2 x 12-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

A Process That Takes Place In The Mind: Ellsworth Kelly’s Photographs


on view at Matthew Marks through April 30

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Installation view of "Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective," 2016, at the Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.

Poet, Printer, Prankster: Marcel Broodthaers in Retrospect


The late artist is the subject of four simultaneous exhibitions, including a MoMA retrospective.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

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Still Life with Movement: James Nares at Paul Kasmin


The artist uses high-definition, super slow video to put the viewer in an awkward spot.

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Lois Dodd, Jerusalem Artichokes, September, 2015. Oil on Masonite, 20 x 15 7/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

As Agile As Ever: Lois Dodd at Alexandre


As her admirers know, Dodd is a painter who makes things count

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Purity or Pollution: Protection, Plastics and Religion in the Work of Sara Mejia Kriendler


A young artist uses monochromatic sculptures to examine vulnerability and danger.

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Ana Mendieta, Moffitt Building Piece, 1973. Still from super-8mm film transferred to high-definition digital media, color, silent. TRT: 3:17 minutes. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York.

An Outsider’s Tale: Ana Mendieta at Galerie Lelong


A survey of the influential feminist artist’s early films and photographs.

Friday, March 25th, 2016

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Law as Symbol: Taryn Simon at Gagosian


The beautification of legal and economic power is pinned down and studied.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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America is Hard to See: David Hammons at Mnuchin


A retrospective of 50 years’ work by the cantankerous, teasing, cutting, and loving sculptor.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Momentous: Shows by Catherine Murphy and Sylvia Plimack Mangold


Two painters delicately depict mundane instants, beautifully.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Tacita Dean, installation view of Portraits, 2016. 16mm color film, optical sound; TRT: 16:00 Edition of 4 +1AP. Courtesy of Marian Goodman.

Smoke, Clouds, Breath: Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman


An exhibition of new photographic and video work by the YBA.