Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair.
Melanie Schiff’s work encourages viewers to stare at the sun.
Xu Bing’s interest in metamorphosis takes form as two colossal phoenixes.
Camille Henrot’s ambitious exhibition displays her woven roles as archivist, anthropologist, artist.
Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.
Tom Friedman plays with viewer expectations, using nothing but two materials.
Susan Vecsey and James Walsh lead the vanguard revival of the Tenth Street abstractionists.
Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.