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These paintings convey nature’s immensity even as they mangle its topography. ...
 
Munro Galloway, 65” x 47.5” (What We Talk About When We Talk About Donuts), 2014. Oil, acrylic and inkjet on canvas, 65 x 47 1/2 inches. Photograph by John Berens,  courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.
Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination. ...
 
Samuel Fosso, Le chef qui a vendu l’Afrique aux colons, 1997. C-print, 101 x 101 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.
Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture. ...
 


Lori Ellison, Untitled, 2011, gouache on wood panel, 10 x 8 inches. Courtesy of McKenzie Fine Art

Mesmerizing Claustrophobia: Drawings and Paintings by Lori Ellison


She will be discussed at The Review Panel tonight. Her last show was considered here at artcritical


Jeff Williams, Oxidation Table, 2013, steel, hydrogen peroxide, muriatic acid, 108 x 60 x 36 inches. Photo by Brad Farwell. Courtesy of Jack Hanley Gallery.

Atomic Minimalism: Jeff Williams at Jack Hanley


Chemical reactions yield striking physical changes in raw materials


Sangram Majumdar, Interrupted, 2013. Oil on linen, 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Striving For Obfuscation: Sangram Majumdar’s Strange New Turn


On view at Steven Harvey and Projector, through December 22


Patricia Treib, Accoutrements, 2013, oil on canvas, 66 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Wallspace.

The Theater of Abstraction: Patricia Treib at Wallspace


Her paint is thinned to the consistency of buttermilk


Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.

Sign Painting and Image: Mike Yaniro at Room East


A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes


Matthew Blackwell, He Tries, 2011, detail. Oil and acrylic on canvas with collage, 65-1/5 x 46-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Edward Thorp Gallery

Bear Men in the Twilight Zone: Matthew Blackwell at Edward Thorp


His sculptures and paintings explicitly cross-pollinate for the first time


Alex Katz, Black Brook, 1989. Oil on board, 9 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Peter Blum Gallery

Time Stands Still: Alex Katz Small Paintings


a survey from 1987 to 2013 at Peter Blum Gallery


Gregory Amenoff, Kronos II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 84 x 76 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

Secular Exhilerations: Gregory Amenoff and Nature


His exhibition, Trace, is at Alexandre gallery through November 23


BALTHUS, ?Untitled, c. 1999–2000?. Color Polaroid?, 4 x 4 inches. ?© Harumi Klossowska de Rola. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Super-Sized and Compromised: Balthus at Gagosian


Balthus: The Last Studies on view through December 21.


Met Hitchcock, Amazing Grace, Letters cut from the Bhagavad Gita, 2013. Detail. Courtesy of Studio 10

Red Letter Day: Meg Hitchcock’s Cut-and-Pastes from Scripture


The Land of Bliss was at Studio 10, Bushwick