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Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


Cover of the book under discussion

The Early Developmental Stage: A Dialogue on the Contemporary Chinese Art World with Author Karen Smith


Her latest book is As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists


David Hammons, In the Hood, 1993. Athletic sweatshirt hood with wire. 23 x 10 x 5 inches. Courtesy of Tilton Gallery

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today: NYC 1993 at the New Museum


On view through May 26


Sarah Walker, Near Earth Objects XII, 2013. Acrylic on paper, 14 x 13.25 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi Gallery

Quantum Fields and Cellular Processes: Sarah Walker at Pierogi


Planet X on view in Williamsburg thru’ April 21


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Dimensions of Blackness: Alberto Burri’s “Cellotex Nero” at Luxembourg & Dayan


These late, sensuous and subtle works are on view through April 20


Gregory Corso, his attic room 9 Rue Gît-le-Coeur…., 1957 Gelatin silver print, printed 1984-97. National Gallery of Art, Gift of Gary S. Davis. © 2012 Allen Ginsberg LLC. All rights reserved.

Point Counterpoint: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg


on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery through April 6


Alex Katz, Sea, Land, Sky, 1959. Cut and pasted paper, 8-5/8 x 11 inches. © Alex Katz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Digital Image

Sea, Land, Sky: Alex Katz in England


An overview of his work traveled to seaside venues while his latest was on view in London


Sarah Lucas, Untitled (Tit Chair), 2012. Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London

Maximum Gross-Out, Model Form: Sarah Lucas and Antony Gormley


Two very different kinds of sculpture in London


Jackie Gendel, Archers I, 2013. Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Jeff Bailey Gallery

Before and After the Flood: Two Shows of Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey Gallery


Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, a show bifurcates


Al Held, The Yellow X, 1965. Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 144 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

Visually Self-Evident: Al Held’s Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read


Paintings of astonishing variety, through April 20


Marina Adams, Spin, 2010. Acrylic on Linen, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Post Hard: Marina Adams at Hionas Gallery


Quietly audacious abstract paintings on the Lower East Side