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Friday, July 1st, 2016
 
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In the wake of several highly visible acts of violence, artists present works of passion and compassion. ...
Monday, June 27th, 2016
 
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Wolfson’s installation, an animatronic boy, is uncanny and awesome. ...
Sunday, June 19th, 2016
 
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The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician’s exhibition is currently on view at the Park Avenue Armory. ...
 

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Simon Hantaï, Blancs, 1973-1974. Acrylic on canvas, 78 x 84 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery

Eyes Wide Shut: Simon Hantaï at Paul Kasmin


In the Blancs, colored forms made by folding and creasing the canvas

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Installation view of "Carol Szymanski: My Life is an Index," 2015, at Tanja Grunert. Courtesy of the artist and Tanja Grunert. Photography by Sveva Costa Sanseverino.

Day Jobs, Dictators and Musical Scales: Carol Szymanski at Tanja Grunert


An artist returns from her day job with new work documenting life, big and small.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

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Strong, Sweet, Sorrowful Sculptures by Alina Szapocznikow


The artist’s work embodies her life, tribulations, and love, in works from the 1960s and ’70s.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

John Lees, 42nd Street (Main Title and Dialogue), 2015. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 inches. Courtesy of Betty Cuningham Gallery

Howdy Doody Gravitas: A John Lees Double Bill


and a review by Thaddeus Radell; show on view at Betty Cuningham through Saturday

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

John Lees, In the Park/Early Morning, 2015. Graphite, ink on paper, 11 x 9-1/8 inches. Courtesy of Betty Cuningham Gallery

A Fine Insanity: John Lees at Betty Cuningham


another take on the show, on view through Saturday

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Jordan Fulford and Hernán Díaz, still from Monument, 2015. Interactive digital slideshow, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artists and the Kadist Foundation.

Something Untranslatable: A Digital Homage to Smithson’s “Monuments”


An online project for the Kadist Foundation explores the codes and changes of Passaic, NJ.

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Installation view, Joan Linder: Project Sunshine at Mixed Greens Gallery, 2015

Love Canal: Joan Linder at Mixed Greens


Project Sunshine is penultimate show at much-valued gallery, closing Saturday

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

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Angelus Novus Anew: R.H. Quatyman’s Chapter 29


Interpreting Paul Klee after Walter Benjamin, her exhibition continues at Miguel Abreu

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Wolfgang Tillmans: PCR at David Zwirner September 16 to October 24, 2015

Right Beneath Our Noses: The Beauty in Wolfgang Tillmans


Wolfgang Tillmans: PCR at David Zwirner through October 24

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Davina Semo, “IT’S GOOD,” SHE WHISPERS. “SOMETIMES I FORGET HOW GOOD IT IS.”, 2015. Pigmented reinforced concrete, cast glass; 42 1/4 x 36 x 2 7/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lyles & King. Photograph by Charles Benton.

Concrete, Leather, Light, Glass: Davina Semo at Lyles & King


Semo’s new sculptures use language and erotically industrial materials to manipulate and entice.