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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. ...
 

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Shimpei Takeda; Trace #7, Nihonmatsu Castle – Nihonmatsu, Fukushima; 2012, printed 2014. Gelatin silver print; 20 1/6 x 23 7/8 inches. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Intense Immobility: “In the Wake” at Japan Society


Photography, history, loss, and the Tohoku earthquake disaster at Japan Society.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Laura Poitras, ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Pigmented inkjet print mounted on aluminum, 45 × 64-3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist

O’Say Can You See: Laura Poitras at the Whitney


The filmmaker’s exhibition exploits the techniques of its subject: surveillance

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Jack Whitten, Psychic Intersection, 1979-1980. Acrylic on canvas, 42 × 42 × 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Studio Museum.

Drawing a Line: “A Constellation” at the Studio Museum in Harlem


A recent group show connects dots between form and narrative.

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

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Unbridgeable Gap: Andrea Fraser Brings Sing Sing to the Whitney


A recent sound art installation at the Whitney tries to link two New York institutions.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

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John Hodgman Meets John Dewey: Fischli and Weiss at the Guggenheim


Humor and hermeneutics collide in the duo’s retrospective.

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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“This is how it’s done”: David Salle Curates Recent Painting


“Nice Weather” is at Skarstedt, uptown and Chelsea, through April 16

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