Criticism
 
Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.
A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes ...
 
Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt
Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings ...
 
“Schwabsky is a master of concision” ...
 


Leo Steinberg, Untitled, 1940. Graphite on paper. Private Collection, courtesy of the New York Studio School

The Craft of Looking: Drawings by Leo Steinberg


Storied scholar’s posthumous debut at the New York Studio School, through March 9


Ellen Lanyon, Hat, Pin & Scarf, 1999. Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 22 inches. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

“…That Women Tend To Make”: The Female Gaze at the Pennsylvania Academy


The show that Ken Johnson previewed with incendiary effect.


Mario Naves, Louder than God, 2011. Acrylic and oil on canvas on wood, 12 x 16 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Surface Rhythms: Mario Naves’s Rewarding New Direction


His show of paintings is at Elizabeth Harris through February 2nd.


Richard Walker, Fireplace and Shadow, 2011. Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

“What Do We See?” Richard Walker and Our Place in the World


House Paintings on view at Alexandre Gallery through January 5


lovingcollage

A Rich Transition: Al Loving Wall Hangings of the 1970s


on view at Gary Snyder and extended through December 29


Eugène Leroy, Nu blanc couché au grand visage, 1991 [detail]. Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 57 1/2 inches. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery

An Extreme Painter: Eugène Leroy at Michael Werner


Nudes on view through January 5


David Humphrey, Scratcher, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

A Future in Plastics: David Humphrey’s New Paintings


on view at Chelsea’s Fredericks & Freiser through January 19


Installation shot of The Event of a Thread by Ann Hamilton at the Park Avenue Armory, December 2012. Photo: James Ewing

Gentling The Savage Enormity Of Gargantuan Space: Ann Hamilton at the Armory


The Event of a Thread is on view through January 6


Alan Shields, Maze, 1981-82. Acrylic and thread on canvas, cotton belting, Velcro, aluminum pipe, 87 x 219 x 219 inches. Courtesy of Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

A Maze and Grace: Alan Shields takes Color Field for a Walk


Alan Shield’s Maze is on view at Greenberg Van Doren through December 21


Susannah Phillips, Landscape 10, 2012. Oil on canvas, 36 x 46 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art.

Growing To Know A Place: Susannah Phillips and Landscape


continues at Lori Bookstein through January 2013