Criticism
 
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Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli ...
 
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. ...
 
Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
 


Jeff Williams, Oxidation Table, 2013, steel, hydrogen peroxide, muriatic acid, 108 x 60 x 36 inches. Photo by Brad Farwell. Courtesy of Jack Hanley Gallery.

Atomic Minimalism: Jeff Williams at Jack Hanley


Chemical reactions yield striking physical changes in raw materials


Sangram Majumdar, Interrupted, 2013. Oil on linen, 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Striving For Obfuscation: Sangram Majumdar’s Strange New Turn


On view at Steven Harvey and Projector, through December 22


Patricia Treib, Accoutrements, 2013, oil on canvas, 66 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Wallspace.

The Theater of Abstraction: Patricia Treib at Wallspace


Her paint is thinned to the consistency of buttermilk


Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.

Sign Painting and Image: Mike Yaniro at Room East


A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes


Marik Lechner, Untitled, 2013. Oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm. Courtesy of Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

Urban Jungle: Marik Lechner in South Tel Aviv


Some of the paintings look as if they are still growing.


Merlin James?, Signal Box, 2009. ?Acrylic and mixed media, ?53 x 57 cm. ?Courtesy the artist

Painting as Signal Box: Merlin James in Berlin


His show was at Kunste-Werke Berlin


Matthew Blackwell, He Tries, 2011, detail. Oil and acrylic on canvas with collage, 65-1/5 x 46-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Edward Thorp Gallery

Bear Men in the Twilight Zone: Matthew Blackwell at Edward Thorp


His sculptures and paintings explicitly cross-pollinate for the first time


Alex Katz, Black Brook, 1989. Oil on board, 9 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Peter Blum Gallery

Time Stands Still: Alex Katz Small Paintings


a survey from 1987 to 2013 at Peter Blum Gallery


Gregory Amenoff, Kronos II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 84 x 76 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

Secular Exhilerations: Gregory Amenoff and Nature


His exhibition, Trace, is at Alexandre gallery through November 23


Antonio Lopez, Gianni Versace Campaign, 1984. Copyright the Estate of Antonio Lopez, courtesy The Suzanne Geiss Company

Hard But Used: Gender, Sexuality and Drawing


Keep Your Timber Limber was at London’s ICA this summer