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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 ...
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
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A show of activist art from across Latin America. ...
 

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

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Picasso: The Berggruen Album


May 3-June 26, 2004 Mitchell-Innes & Nash 1018 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021 It’s safe to say that no artist has been so over-exposed as Picasso. It isn’t simply the seemingly countless exhibitions and critical studies; his styles (all of them!) have so thoroughly infiltrated popular culture that no one thinks twice about the…

Thursday, April 29th, 2004

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Lucian Freud: Realness That Transcends Realism


Exhibitions of new paintings and photographs of the artist by David Dawson in Spring 2004

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004

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Larry Poons at Jacobson Howard Gallery, Robin Richmond at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, Eric Holzman at Jason McCoy Gallery


“Larry Poons: Five Decades” at Jacobson Howard Gallery until June 8 (19 E. 76th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-570-2362) “Robin Richmond: Sacred Geographies” at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art until June 5 (86 Walker Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Street, 646-613-1252) “Eric Holzman: The Sky Is Crying,” at Jason McCoy Gallery until May 31…

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004

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Stuart Arends at Gallery Schlesinger, Nobu Fukui at Stephen Haller Gallery, Alexander Liberman at Ameringer Yohe, Fred Sandback at Lawrence Markey Gallery


“Stuart Arends: Friends” at Gallery Schlesinger Limited, 24 E 73 Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 734 3600) “Nobu Fukui” at Stephen Haller Gallery through May 18 (542 W26 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 741 7777) “Alexander Liberman: No Regrets” at Ameringer Yohe, through April 24 (20 W 57th Street, bewteen fifth…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

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Victor Pesce


Elizabeth Harris Gallery 529 West 20th Street New York NY 10003 212 263 9666 March 11 to April 10 , 2004 a version of this article first appeared in The New York Sun on Thursday, April 8, 2004 Victor Pesce is a sly abstractionist who rides the realist rail. His pared-down imagery refers to real…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

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David Levine: Escapes


Forum Gallery 745 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212-355-4545 February 12 to March 20, 2004 Dickensian in temperament, David Levine wields a wicked pen. Part moralist, part entertainer, he lampoons presidents, political contenders, literati, and cultural icons with equal verve. On view are 40 caricatures from The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

In Pursuit of Enlightenment: New Watercolors by Alexander Creswell and Dee Shapiro: “The Last Time I Saw Cuba”


Hirshl Adler Galleries April 24 (21 East 70th Street, 212.535.8810) Andre Zarre Gallery May 1 ( 529 West 20th Street, 212. 255.0202) A version of this review appeared in The New York Sun, April 15, 2004 If you are in the market for society portraits of Stately Houses or a souvenir of some luxurious site…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

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David Smith at Gagosian and Carl Andre at Paula Cooper


“David Smith: Related Clues” at Gagosian Gallery until April 17 (555 West 24th Street, at 11th Avenue, 212-741-1111) “Carl Andre: Lament for the Children 1976/1996” at Paula Cooper until April 3 (534 West 21st Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-255-1105)   Gagosian has assembled an exhibition of works by David Smith that any museum…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

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Ann Craven


Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert Inc. 524 W 19, 2nd fl NY, NY 10011 phone: 212-807-9494 closes April 15, 2004 Ann Craven’s paintings at Gasser and Grunert are confounding. In terms of subject matter, they couldn’t be more straightforward – deer in fields and birds on branches. One painting, one animal for the most part,…

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

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Pedro Cabrita Reis: One Place and Another


Tracy Williams Ltd. 313 bis West 4 Street New York NY 10014 212 229 2757 March 13 to May 1, 2004 Amid the jostling artworks comprising the recent Armory Show an unusually serene sculpture took up the central area of one of the booths. Constructed of weathered wood, pieces of extruded aluminum door panels and…