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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. ...
 


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Philip Pearlstein: Recent Paintings at Robert Miller Gallery


through February 7 524 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-366-4774 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, January 29, 2004 Philip Pearlstein tests limits – his own, his models’, his admirers’. He is not always an artist who is easy to like, but for anyone serious about painting…


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Leon Golub at Ronald Feldman, Sandy Walker at Wooster Arts Space, Jacque Rochester at N3 Project Space


“Leon Golub: Graeco-Roman Colossi 1959-64 + Erotica, etc., 2000-03″ at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts until February 7 (31 Mercer Street, between Grand Street and Canal, 212-226-3232). Prices: $5,000-$350,000. “Sandy Walker: Large Ink Drawings” at Wooster Arts Space until February 14 (147 Wooster Street, between Houston and Prince Streets, 212-777-6338). Prices: $2,000-$5,000. “Jacque Rochester: Paintings” at…


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Joseph Beuys at Gagosian Gallery and Georg Baselitz at Michael Werner


“Joesph Beuys: Jeder Griff Muss Sitzen – Just Hit the Mark, Works from the Speck Collection” Gagosian Gallery until February 14 (980 Madison Avenue, at 77th Street, 212-744-2313). “Georg Baselitz: Recent Paintings” Michael Werner until February 7 (4 East 77th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-988-1623). Does this career sound familiar? A decorated German…


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James Hyde at Brent Sikkema, Suzanne Caporael at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, Graham Parks at Feigen Contemporary


“James Hyde” at Brent Sikkema until February 5 (530 W 22 Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-929-2262). “Suzanne Caporael” at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery until February 12 (730 Fifth Ave at 57th Street, 212-445-0444). “Graham Parks” at Feigen Contemporary until February 19 (535 W 20th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-929-0500). It seems…


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James Turrell at PaceWildenstein and Tony Cragg at Marian Goodman Gallery


“James Turrell” at PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York, through January 10, 2004 “Tony Cragg” at Marian Goodman Gallery, W 57th Street, New York, through January 17, 2004 Like his chosen medium – light – James Turrell’s reputation is untouchable. The notion of an artist who makes the way the viewer sees the essential…


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John Currin


Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street November 20, 2003 – February 22, 2004 Currin is an accomplished stylist who knows how to cover a canvas. His paintings are full of small seductions. The edges of his forms are everywhere graceful. His handling of drapery and clothing can be delicious. His…


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Lois Dodd


Lois Dodd: Nudes in the Landscape New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture 8 West 8th street NYC 10011 212 673-6466 www.nyss.org/dodd December 4, 2003-January 17, 2004 Lois Dodd: Small Paintings Alexandre Gallery 41 East 57th St. NYC  212 755 2828 www.alexandregallery.com December 4, 2003-January 17, 2004 When one thinks about it, it’s…


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Anthony Caro at Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, Michael Steiner at Salander-O’Reilly, Morris Louis at Paul Kasmin Gallery


“Anthony Caro: Sculpture” at Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, through December 27, (730 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212 445 0444) “Michael Steiner: Sculpture” at Salander-O’Reilly Galleries through January 3 (20 East 79 Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 879 6606) “Morris Louis” at Paul Kasmin Gallery, through December 31 (293 Tenth Avenue at…


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Urban Baroque at Plane Space, Jeremy Blake at Feigen Contemporary, Aristides Logothetis at Cue Art Foundation, Augusto Arbizo at Michael Steinberg


“Urban Baroque” at Plane Space through December 21 (102 Charles Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets, 917 606 1266) “Jeremy Blake: Autumn Almanac” at Feigen Contemporary through December 20 (535 W 20 Street, between 10 and 11th Aves, 212 929 0500) “Aristides Logothetis: Speculative Grammar” at Cue Art Foundation through January 24 (511 W 25…


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John Chamberlain at Allan Stone; Dan Flavin and John Chamberlain at Gagosian Gallery


Early and late Chamberlain are compared