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Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


William Kentridge, Whichever Page You Open, 2013. Drawing, India ink on Craggs Universal Technological Dictionary, 1826, 80-3/4 x 82-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery

Old Forms For New Uses: William Kentridge at Marian Goodman and the Met


“He works with archaic materials using self-imposed limitations”


Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt

Spooky and Luscious: Aldo Tambellini at James Cohan


Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings


Installation view featuring (on the right) Nine Cosmic CD’s: For The Firespitter (Jayne Cortez), 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45h x 137.5w inches. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York.

Cosmic Put-on: Notes on Jack Whitten


Paintings of the 4th dimension


Anne Truitt, Second Requiem, 1977/1980. Acrylic on wood, 84 x 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

Finding a Place: Anne Truitt from the 1970s at Matthew Marks Gallery


A true independent with a pastoral sense of existing within a landscape


Torbjørn Rødland, The Corner, 2008-13, 55 1/8 x 43 5/16 inches. Courtesy of Algus Greenspon.

The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon


A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire


Joanne Ziprin, screen-printed greeting card for Inkweed Art [“Stop doodling! Be my Valentine~”] 4 7?8 x 23 7?8 inches, ca. 1952. Photo credit: Jeffrey Sturges. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, New York.

Carol Bove’s Uncanny Authorship


A staged meeting of the art object with its other at Maccarone


David Rhodes, Untitled, 2013. Acrylic on raw canvas, 20 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Starkness and Range: David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery


In its last week, a remarkable New York debut on the Lower East Side


Gretchen Bender, video still from Total Recall. Courtesy of The Kitchen.

The Flow of the Pulse: Gretchen Bender at The Kitchen


The future was in the past


Angelina Gualdoni, Opening the Gates, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 47 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Asya Geisberg Gallery.

Oil as Water: POUR at Lesley Heller and Asya Geisberg


Is the act of pouring paint free from the shackles of art history?


Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1971. Lithograph, 21.6 x 29.5 inches. © 2013 Cy Twombly Foundation

Calligraphy, Meet Graffiti: Calligraffiti at Leila Heller Gallery


Islamic calligraphy, graffiti art and AbEx painting in Chelsea