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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. ...
 


Albert York and Giorgio Morandi


Albert York: Paintings; A Loan Exhibition Davis and Langdale Company 231 East 60th Street New York 212 838 0333 October 9 – November 13, 2004 Giorgio Morandi: Paintings, 1950-1964” at Lucas Schoormans Gallery 508 West 26th Street, Suite 11B 212 243 3159 December 4, 2004 A version of these reviews was first published in The…


Jonas Mekas: “From Brooklyn, with Love” (with Martha Colburn and Auguste Varkalis)


Sideshow Gallery 319 Bedford Avenue Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 718 486 8180 In his show “From Brooklyn With Love,” Jonas Mekas exhibits films and stills in which the world is recorded without innuendo or guile. As in all his work known to me, Mekas’ companions and surroundings reveal themselves as one assumes they were encountered…


Chris Martin


Sideshow 319 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn NY 11211 September 17 – October 24, 2005 Art belongs to everyone. So Chris Martin has it at his current show at Sideshow. Or should I say around Sideshow.  The first thing one notices on the approach is one of Martin’s signature abstractions looming large in black and red on the…


Giorgio Morandi: Paintings, 1950-1964


Lucas Schoormans Gallery 508 West 26th Street, Suite 11B 212 243 3159 through December 4, 2004 There are six paintings, one pencil drawing and one watercolor and pencil drawing in this exhibition of works from the last fifteen years of Giorgio Morandi’s life. In Natura Morta, ( most are titled this) 1955 [V944, refer to…


Richmond Burton at Cheim & Read, Hunt Slonem: Recent Work at Marlborough Chelsea, Reed Danzinger at McKenzie Fine Art


Richmond Burton at Cheim & Read through October 23 (547 W 25 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 242 7727) Hunt Slonem: Recent Work at Marlborough Chelsea through October 23 (211 West 19 Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, 212 463 8634) Reed Danzinger at McKenzie Fine Art through October 9 (511 W 25…


Pat Lipsky at Elizabeth Harris, Richard Deacon at Marian Goodman, Richard Long at Sperone Westwater


Pat Lipsky at Elizabeth Harris through October 9 (529 West 20 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 463 9666) Richard Deacon at Marian Goodman through October 7 (24 West 57 Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, 212 977 7160) Richard Long at Sperone Westwater through October 23 (415 West 13 Street, between 9th Avenue…


Will Cotton at Mary Boone, Ena Swansea at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Lois Dodd at Alexandre Gallery


“Will Cotton” at Mary Boone Gallery through October 23 (541 West 24 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 752 2929) “Ena Swansea: situation” at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert through October 9 (524 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 807 9494) “Lois Dodd: Flashings” at Alexandre Gallery through October 2 (Fuller…


Gregory Botts and Stanley Lewis


Salander-O’Reilly Galleries 20 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10021, Telephone (212) 879-6606 September 8 to Octobrt 2, 2004 We have a convenient shorthand phrase for the making of meaningful marks on canvas: “the Painting Process.” But it isn’t really a single process, nor even a finite one. For representational painters the challenge has always…


North Fork / South Fork: East End Art Now


Parrish Art Museum 25 Job’s Lane Southampton, New York 631.283.2118 Part I: May 23- July 18, 2004 Part II: July 25- September 12, 2004 This summer’s exhibition at the Parrish had a simple premise: to survey recent work by artists who live and work at least part of the time on the eastern end of…


Julia Jacquette


Julia Jacquette: White Paintings Michael Steinberg Fine Art 526 West 26th St. Suite 9E-F New York, 212.924.5770 Mar 5 – Apr 3, 2004 Sometimes things change so gradually we don’t see it at all until we first look away and then, returning our gaze, do we find that nothing is as it was. This can…