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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. ...
 
Josh Dorman, Memento Mori (detail), 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.
Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage. ...
 


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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”…


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Duncan Hannah at JG/Contemporary; de Chirico, Picaba and Warhol at Sperone Westwater; Now is a Good Time at Andrea Rosen


“Duncan Hannah: The Spell of London” JG/Contemporary in Chelsea until March 6 505 W. 28th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212.564.7662 “Duncan Hannah: Stolen Moments” JG/Contemporary until March 6 1014 Madison Avenue at 78th Street, 3rd Floor, 212.535.5767 “A Triple Alliance: de Chirico, Picabia, Warhol” Sperone Westwater until February 21 415 W. 13th Street, between TK and…


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Rothko at PaceWildenstein and Esteban Vicente at Ameringer & Yohe


“Rothko: The Year 1949 – A Painter’s Progress” at PaceWildenstein until February 23 (32 E. 57th Street, between Madison and Park Avenues, 212-421-3292) “Esteban Vicente: Early Works” at Ameringer Yohe Fine Art until March 20 (20 W. 57th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 212-445-0051) A good Rothko is always an enigma: You can sense…


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Endless Love: Curated by Mark Greenwold


DC Moore Gallery until February 7 724 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212-247-2111 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, February 5, 2004. Mark Greenwold has a problem. Actually, judging by his bizarre symbolist pictures, he has a few. But from a career perspective, his problem is what to put in…


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Ying Li: Recent Paintings


The Painting Center 52 Greene Street New York NY 10013 212 343 1060 February 3-28, 2004 Painting is as old as, well, the hills around Lascaux or Altamira-and yet painters are still finding ways of challenging our expectations. When we walk into a gallery today, we’re liable to be struck by the curiousness of an…