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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. ...
 


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Picasso: The Berggruen Album


May 3-June 26, 2004 Mitchell-Innes & Nash 1018 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021 It’s safe to say that no artist has been so over-exposed as Picasso. It isn’t simply the seemingly countless exhibitions and critical studies; his styles (all of them!) have so thoroughly infiltrated popular culture that no one thinks twice about the…


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Lucian Freud: Realness That Transcends Realism


Exhibitions of new paintings and photographs of the artist by David Dawson in Spring 2004


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Larry Poons at Jacobson Howard Gallery, Robin Richmond at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, Eric Holzman at Jason McCoy Gallery


“Larry Poons: Five Decades” at Jacobson Howard Gallery until June 8 (19 E. 76th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-570-2362) “Robin Richmond: Sacred Geographies” at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art until June 5 (86 Walker Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Street, 646-613-1252) “Eric Holzman: The Sky Is Crying,” at Jason McCoy Gallery until May 31…


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Stuart Arends at Gallery Schlesinger, Nobu Fukui at Stephen Haller Gallery, Alexander Liberman at Ameringer Yohe, Fred Sandback at Lawrence Markey Gallery


“Stuart Arends: Friends” at Gallery Schlesinger Limited, 24 E 73 Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 734 3600) “Nobu Fukui” at Stephen Haller Gallery through May 18 (542 W26 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 741 7777) “Alexander Liberman: No Regrets” at Ameringer Yohe, through April 24 (20 W 57th Street, bewteen fifth…


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Craig Fisher at Florence Lynch, Friedel Dzubas at Jacobson Howard Gallery, Angelo Ippolito at David Findlay


“Craig Fisher: Recent Paintings” at Florence Lynch, through May 8 Florence Lynch Gallery, 531-539 W 25, ground floor, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-924-3290 “Friedel Dzubas: Paintings of the 1950s” at Jacobson Howard Gallery through April 17th 2004, 19 East 76th Street, between Madison and Fifth 212-570-2362 “Angelo Ippolito (1922-2001)” at David Findlay Jr Fine…


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Natalie Charkow Hollander at Lohin Geduld Gallery and Jake Berthot at McKee Gallery


“Natalie Charkow Hollander: Reliefs in Stone” at Lohin Geduld Gallery, through May 1, (531 W 25th Street, between 10th and 11th, 212 675 2656) “Jake Berthot” at McKee Gallery, through April 10, (745 Fifth Avenue, at 58th Street, 212 688 5951) Although she has exerted considerable influence as a teacher at Yale and other institutions,…


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Victor Pesce


Elizabeth Harris Gallery 529 West 20th Street New York NY 10003 212 263 9666 March 11 to April 10 , 2004 a version of this article first appeared in The New York Sun on Thursday, April 8, 2004 Victor Pesce is a sly abstractionist who rides the realist rail. His pared-down imagery refers to real…


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David Levine: Escapes


Forum Gallery 745 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212-355-4545 February 12 to March 20, 2004 Dickensian in temperament, David Levine wields a wicked pen. Part moralist, part entertainer, he lampoons presidents, political contenders, literati, and cultural icons with equal verve. On view are 40 caricatures from The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker…


In Pursuit of Enlightenment: New Watercolors by Alexander Creswell and Dee Shapiro: “The Last Time I Saw Cuba”


Hirshl Adler Galleries April 24 (21 East 70th Street, 212.535.8810) Andre Zarre Gallery May 1 ( 529 West 20th Street, 212. 255.0202) A version of this review appeared in The New York Sun, April 15, 2004 If you are in the market for society portraits of Stately Houses or a souvenir of some luxurious site…


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David Smith at Gagosian and Carl Andre at Paula Cooper


“David Smith: Related Clues” at Gagosian Gallery until April 17 (555 West 24th Street, at 11th Avenue, 212-741-1111) “Carl Andre: Lament for the Children 1976/1996″ at Paula Cooper until April 3 (534 West 21st Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-255-1105)   Gagosian has assembled an exhibition of works by David Smith that any museum…