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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. ...
 


Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler, Joel Shapiro, 20th-Century Sculpture


Retrieved  in tribute to Helen Frankenthaler, December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011


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Temma Bell


Bowery Gallery 530 W 25, 4th fl, New York, NY 10001 646-230-6655 www.bowerygallery.org April 22-May 17, 2003 Matisse/Picasso and Manet/Velazquez may have been the most remarkable exhibitions of figurative paintings this spring, but there were also many others of work by such contemporary artists as Lois Dodd, Eric Fischl, Paul Georges, and Wayne Thiebaud, to…


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Ena Swansea


Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc. 524 West 19th Street New York, NY 10011 United States tel 1.212.807.9494 March 27-May 3, 2003 Ena Swansea achieved recognition in 1998-99 for a series of abstract paintings based on observations of lightfall in the landscape. Key to this work was a subtly colorized grisaille palette and layers of…


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St. Adolf-Giant-Creation: The Art of Adolf Wölfli


February 25 – May 18, 2003 The American Folk Art Museum 45 West 53rd St, New York Tuesday to Sunday 10-6 (Friday til 8) The products of Adolf Wolfli’s horror vacui are daunting. His maniacal doodles are imaginative but his need to fill the entire page limited the impact of many of his compositions. With each…


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Frankenthaler: New Paintings


Knoedler & Company 19 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 tel: 212 794-0550 May 1 – July 18, 2003 The cult of the ugly, consisting of people who equate ugliness with artistic merit, would not approve of this exhibit. Helen Frankenthaler is still guiltlessly making beautiful pictures, even though her work has been dismissed,…


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French Artists in Rome: Ingres to Degas, 1803-1873


Dahesh Museum of Art 580 Madison Avenue at 57th Street, New York (at 57th Street) 212.759.0606 daheshmuseum.org September 3-November 2, 2003 “Academic”: In the contemporary art world, it’s a term so often associated with inflexibility, reaction, and soulless polish that few New York painters would care to wear the label. Since 1995, however, the Dahesh…


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The Awesome Presence of an Implicate Order


Susan Derges and William Henry Fox Talbot First Photographs: William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography; International Center of Photography, New York, December 13, 2002 to February 16, 2003 Under The Moon: Susan Derges; Paul Kasmin, New York, January 1 to February 8, 2003 Two exhibitions in New York this winter by artists…


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John Dubrow


Salander-O’Reilly Galleries 20 East 79 Street, New York www.salander.com April 29 – May 31, 2003 Against the backdrop of war, gallery hopping seems a indolent sport. Does the world need another painting? With scalding images everywhere-in newspapers, on television and the internet-Van Gogh’s comment that “there is more to life than making pictures” comes back…


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Alec Chanda


The Platform, Great Western Studios, London W9, February 8 to 22, 2003 Alec Chanda studied at Camberwell School of Art from 1979 to 1983. He won second prize in the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in 1992. Twenty years after he left art school, his first one-artist exhibition took place in a…


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Inaki Lazkoz


Art Link New York City, April 14-30, 2003 Around the gallery walls at Art Link in New York’s garment district stand vivid and yet seemingly disconnected images of animals, buildings, keys, and chairs painted against flat neutral tones. The background serves here and there as a placeless terra firma, or as ether or ambient space….