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Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.
A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes ...
 
Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt
Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings ...
 
Torbjørn Rødland, Narrative Stasis (Studio Kabuki), 2008-13, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches. Courtesy of Algus Greenspon, New York.
A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire ...
 


Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at American Academy of Arts and Letters


Audubon Terrace until April 4 Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets, 212-368-5900 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 11, 2004 It’s overdose week for the New York art world. As if the Whitney Biennial and the Armory Show didn’t, between them, provide enough miles of distraction, the American Academy…


Sol LeWitt at PaceWildenstein and Kate Shephard at Galerie Lelong


Sol LeWitt: Structures 1962-2003 PaceWildenstein until March 27 32 East 57th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-421-3292 PaceWildenstein until April 17 534 West 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-929-7000 Kate Shepherd: Wall, Floor, Rocky Crag Galerie Lelong until March 20 (528 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-315-0470). Early in…


MoMA at el Museo


“MoMA at el Museo”: Latin American and Carribean Art from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 212 831 7272 A shortened version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 4, 2004. This might be a classic “gringo” blunder, but isn’t the…


Moving Pictures: Regarding the “optical art” of Julian Stanczak and Leo Villareal


exhibitions considered in this essay: Julian Stanczak: Master of Op Art: Highlights of the Past 40 Years Stefan Stux Gallery 529 West 20th Street, 9th floor, New York, NY 10011 212-352-1600 February 14 to March 20, 2004 Leo Villareal: Chasing Rainbows Sandra Gering Gallery 534 West 22nd Street New York, NY 10011 646-336-7183 February 21…


Wendy Mark, Rosemarie Beck, Paul Resika, Andrea Morganstern


Wendy Mark: Recent Monotypes Lori Bookstein Fine Art 37 West 57th Street, New York. Tel: 212. 750.0949 Lovers: The Drawings of Rosemarie Beck and Paul Resika, 1968-69 Lori Bookstein Frine Art Andrea Morganstern: Nature’s Pulse Kimberly Venardos & Co. 1014 Madison Avenue at 78 Street, New York. Tel: 212.879.5858 A version of this review appeared…


John Duff: Designed with You in Mind: Various Sculptures, Variously Entailed


Knoedler & Company 19 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 tel: 212 794-0550 Through March 13, 2004 Artists find themselves today in an increasingly intricate dialogue within broader political and social contexts. Visual artists often face harsh and even arbitrary categorization as either progressively aware or reactively aesthetic. Artworks, in turn, are often judged…


Roger Hilton: Works on Paper


Flowers New York 1000 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, N.Y., 10021 212-439-1700 February 20 – March 27, 2004 “Art if it is anything, is a blood and death battle, into which you have to throw everything you got.” – Roger Hilton Along with Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, and others, Roger Hilton was…


Mia Westerlund Roosen and Kim Jones


Mia Westerlund Roosen: “Namesake,” new sculptures & drawings Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. 560 Broadway, Ste. 308 New York, NY 10012 phone: 212-941-0012 February 12 to April 3 Kim Jones: “escape from flatland,” 177 North 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 718.599.2144 13 february–15 march, 2004 Height precedes width precedes depth – that’s the standard format for describing…


Gerardo Rueda: Madrid-Paris-Madrid


Chelsea Art Museum 556 W 22 New York, NY 10011 phone: 212-255-0719 January 21 – March 14, 2004 The evolution of the singular and determined vision of the Spanish master Gerardo Rueda (1926-1996) is clearly presented in a rare exhibition of his work here in the US at the Chelsea Art Museum. Rueda is often…


Bill Jensen at Danese, Ying Li at the Painting Center, Marc Quinn at Mary Boone


“Bill Jensen: Duo Duo and Drunken Brush Drawings” at Danese until March 13 (41 East 57th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues, 212-223-2227). Prices: The gallery declined to disclose its prices. “Ying Li” at the Painting Center until February 28 (52 Greene Street, 2nd Floor, between Broome and Grand Streets, 212-343-1060). Prices: $1,800-$4,000. “Marc Quinn”…