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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
 
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A show of activist art from across Latin America. ...
 

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

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Odd Nerdrum, Gretna Campbell, Bill Scott


Odd Nerdrum: New Paintings at Forum Gallery (745 Fifth Avenue, 212. 355.4547) June 4 to July 30 Gretna Campbell (1922 – 1987) at Tibor de Nagy (724 Fifth Aveune, 212.262.5050) June 3 to July 3 Bill Scott: Process and Continuity at Hollis Taggart Galleries (48 East 73 Street, 212.628.4000) May 18 to July 9, 2004…

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

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Early Paintings of Corot


Salander-O’Reilly Galleries 20 East 79th Street New York, NY 10021 May 5 to June 5, 2004 “He is the rare and exceptional genius and the father of modern landscape painting,” noted Delacroix noted in 1861. “He is still the strongest, he has anticipated everything,” Degas affirmed some 20 years later. “There is only one master…

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

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Rackstraw Downes: Drawing as Part of the Process


New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture 8 West 8 Street New York NY 10011 212.673.6466) April 29 to June 12, 2004 A version of this essay appeared in The New York Sun, Thursday, June 3, 2004. Does drawing matter anymore? It is a common question made all the more pointed by the…

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

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Agnes Martin


…going forward into unknown territory… Agnes Martin’s Early Paintings 1957 – 1967 May 16, 2004 – April 18, 2005 Dia:Beacon Riggio Galleries Agnes Martin: An Homage to Life April 19 – June 30th, 2004 PaceWildenstein 32 East 57th Street New York Agnes Martin arrived at her signature style in the 1970s, when she was nearly…

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

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Daniel Richter: The Morning After


David Zwirner Gallery 525 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues 212-727-2070 May 10 to June 19, 2004 This is Daniel Richter’s first show in New York. In Germany and elsewhere in Europe he is a big deal and much, very much, has been written and said about this provocative work. It seems Richter…

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Riva Lehrer: Circle Stories


Chicago Cultural Center 78 East Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 744-6630 March 27 – May 30, 2004 The paintings in Riva Lehrer’s exhibit Circle Stories include overtly personal and political themes. The catalog essay describes Lehrer, a Chicago painter for over 20 years, as a person who has lived with a condition known as…

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Lee Bontecou: Drawings from 1958 to 1999 and Sarah G. Austin: Assemblages


Knoedler & Company (19 East 70 Street, 212.794.0550) May 6 to July 30, 2004 Kimberly Venardos (1014 Madison Avenue at 78 Street, 212.879.5858) April 22 to May 29, 2004 A version of this article appeared in the New York Sun, May 20, 2004 Lee Bontecou is back! Launched by Leo Castelli in the 1960s, she…

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Harriet Korman: New Paintings


Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. 560 Broadway, Ste. 308 New York, NY 10012 phone: 212-941-0012 April 16 – May 28, 2004 For many reasons there has been a lasting mystique surrounding the work of Harriet Korman. She is revered by her peers as well as by older and younger artists. Her new show at Lennon, Weinberg is…

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Robert Sussman


CUE Art Foundation 511 West 25th Street, Ground Floor New York, New York 10001 Tel: 212-206-3583 Robert Sussman’s show at Cue Art Foundation breathes the same Chelsea air as that of his esteemed predecessor Willem de Kooning at Gagosian. I visited the latter just before the former. Unfair perhaps, comparing the two seems nonetheless profitable;…

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Roth Time: A Dieter Roth Retrospective


MoMA QNS 33 Street at Queens Blvd. Long Island City, Queens P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave Long Island City, Queens March 12-June 7, 2004 Dieter Roth (1930-1998) was a Jack of all trades, master of none. He is known as the artist who “not only erased the line between art and life but…