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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.
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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. ...
 

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Aida Ruilova, Rocky, 2016. Vinyl, fan, and hardware, 180 x 185 x 192 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marlborough Chelsea.

Erogenous Zone: Aida Ruilova’s Erotic “Palace”


The artist’s iconic, sensuous new work borrows from charged 1970s film imagery.

Friday, March 11th, 2016

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Built Differently: Mernet Larsen’s Strange Constructions


The artist makes strange use of perspective, planes, and other building blocks of composition and narrative.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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BMPT at Hunter College: All There Is To It


A retrospective of the influential abstract painting group.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Really Killer: Anna Ostoya’s Judith


A fractured re-examination of an infamous Renaissance execution image.

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Calisthenic Abstraction: Four Decades of David Row


Restless intelligence in evidence at Loretta Howard Gallery

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Walter Robinson, Woman III, 1984. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Moore College.

“Wanting to be Art”: Buy, Sell and Desire in the Paintings of Walter Robinson


His retrospective, at Moore College, Philadelphia, runs through March 12

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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The Somnambulist: Charles Yuen’s Painterly Waking Dreams


On view at Bushwick’s Studio 10 through Sunday

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Chris Killip, Bever’s First Day Out, Skinningrove, North Yorkshire; 1982. Gelatin silver print, 15 13/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Yossi Milo.

The Past is a Foreign Country: On Photos by Peter Hujar and Chris Killip


Two shows chronicle lost worlds, people from the past and the lives they lead.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Martha Diamond, Untitled, 2002. Oil on panel, 12 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

An Awesome Pursuit of Variety: Martha Diamond’s Little Pictures


A show of recent paintings was her first at Alexandre Gallery

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Amanda Turner Pohan, Continuous looping fluid machine for the release of my Pulsating vapors, 2016. Freestanding shower, hot water heater, water pump, Pulsating shower fluid. Courtesy of the artist.

Sensing Absent Bodies: Amanda Turner Pohan at FiveMyles


New work by the perfumer and sculptor makes absent bodies sensible through scent, sight, and touch.