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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
 
Holly Zausner, Unsettled Matter, 2015. Single channel HD video, color + sound, TRT: 10:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters.
The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty. ...
Sunday, May 24th, 2015
 
Installation view, "Malcolm Morley," 2015, at Sperone Westwater. Photo courtesy of the gallery.
The realist painter loosens up with new assemblages of warships and planes. ...
Friday, May 22nd, 2015
 
Louise Despont, Unfolding, 2014. Graphite and colored pencil on antique ledger book pages, 62 1/2 x 56 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beauchene.
New drawings at Nicelle Beauchene, with tropical patterns and Art Brut style. ...
 

Thursday, January 1st, 2004

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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…

Thursday, January 1st, 2004

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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…

Friday, December 26th, 2003

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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…

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

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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…

Thursday, December 11th, 2003

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


Early and late Chamberlain are compared

Thursday, December 4th, 2003

Al Held at Robert Miller and Nancy Spero at Galerie Lelong


“Al Held: New Paintings” at Robert Miller Gallery, 524 W 26th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-366-4774) through January 3 “Nancy Spero: The War Series, 1966-70″ at Galerie Lelong (528 W 26th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-315-0470) through December 6 Al Held is an artist whose work I stare at for…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Lorna Marsh: Cage Paintings


Aldo Castillo Gallery 233 W. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60610. (312) 337-25 October 17  November 15, 2003 In the two years since 9/11 mainstream American artists have failed to confront the tragedy in any significant emotional depth. Peter Plagen’s statement in a 2002 Newsweek web exclusive, that “so far no impressive works about the attack have…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation


Japan Society 333 East 47th St. New York, NY 10017 212.832.1155 Through January 2, 2005 A striking black and white photograph of a cloud over the sea is entitled “Untitled [Hateruma-jima, Okinawa], from the series The Pencil of the Sun,” 1971, by Shomei Tomatsu (b. 1930). The isolated cloud, distinct against an empty sky, casts…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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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….

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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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…