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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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Nasreen Mohamedi


Talwar Gallery 108 East 16th St. New York, NY 10003 September. 18 to December 20, 2003 The photographs of Nasreen Mohamedi are a recent supplement to the drawings of this underknown Indian artist/ photographer/ writer. Fascinating in and of themselves, these 25 silver gelatin prints are being exhibited for the first time at Talwar Gallery….


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Al Held: Beyond Sense


Robert Miller Gallery 524 W 26th Street New York, NY 10001 212 366 4774 November 20, 2003 to January 3, 2004 However prepared you are for Al Held’s grandiosity, his work still overawes with technical finesse and compositional drama. Held is best when he’s big. His ability to paint imaginative images at colossal scale sets…


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Let’s Talk about Sex


Reagen Louie: Orientalia- Sex in Asia Von Lintel Gallery 555 West 25th Street New York NY 10001 212 242 0599 September 4 to October 4, 2003 Jurgen Teller: Daddy You’re So Cute Lehmann Maupin 540 West 26th Street New York NY 10001 212-255-2923 September 13 to October 18, 2003 my people were fair and had…


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Robert Adams: No Small Journeys, Across Shopping Center Parking Lots, Down City Streets


Mathew Marks Gallery 523 West 24th Street New York, New York Tel. 212.243.0200 November 8 to December 20, 2003 While many sources have been cited in reference to Robert Adams work, including the nineteenth century landscape photographs of Timothy O’Sullivan, the influence he denies is the one most heavily felt in the current exhibition at…


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Will Barnet at Alexandre Gallery, Mari Lyons at First Street Gallery, Elizabeth O’Reilly at George Billis Gallery


“Will Barnet: Figuration and Abstraction” at Alexandre Gallery until November 29 (Fuller Building, 41 E. 57th Street at Madison Avenue, 212 755 2828) “Mari Lyons: Mostly Broadway at 80th Street” at First Street Gallery until November 29 (526 W. 26th Street Suite 915, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 646 336 8053) “Elizabeth O’Reilly” at George…


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Howard Hodgkin at Gagosian and Thomas Nozkowski at Max Protetch


“Howard Hodgkin” at Gagosian Gallery, until December 20 (555 W.24th Street at Eleventh Avenue, 212 741 1111). “Thomas Nozkowski: New Paintings” at Max Protetch until December 20 (511 W.22nd Street between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212 633 6999). For most of its history, non-representational painting favored the universal over the particular. The very word “abstraction”…


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Kenneth Noland, Markus Linnenbrink and The Sentimental Favorite: abstract painting


“Kenneth Noland: Contrapuntal” Ameringer Yohe Fine Art until November 22 20 W. 57th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 212-445-0051 “Markus Linnenbrink: The Beauty You Are” Margaret Thatcher Projects until November 29 511 W. 25th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-675-0222 “The Sentimental Favorite: abstract painting” Elsbeth Deser, Iva Gueorguieva, Frederick Hayes, Mark Takamichi…


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Mark di Suvero at Paula Cooper, Jessica Stockholder at Gorney Bravin + Lee, Jeff Gauntt at Brent Sikkema


“Mark di Suvero: Sculpture and Drawing” Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 West 21st Street, New York (between 10th and 11th Avenues 212 255 1105) through November 15 “Jessica Stockholder: Table Top Sculpture” Gorney Bravin + Lee, 534 West 26th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 352 8872 “Jeff Gauntt” Brent Sikkema, 530 West 22nd Street,…


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Janet Malcolm


Lori Bookstein Fine Art 50 East 78th Street New York NY 10021 Tel. 212.439.9605 October 9 to November 8, 2003 As a challenge to traditional painting, collage is one of Modernism’s lasting gifts. Argus-eyed, it endows its audience with a kaleidoscope of viewpoints along a scale from the personal and recondite to the purely formal….


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Martha Mayer Erlebacher


Forum Gallery 745 Fifth Avenue New York 10151 Tel. 212.355.4547 If you were raised on Elihu Vedder, then this is the show for you. If not, you might find yourself averting your eyes from figure compositions that ought to have been an embarrassment to paint. Erlebacher’s gift is for matter-of-fact description, a quality that stands…