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Koons’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art continues through October 19. ...
 
David Lynch, Espresso Table, 1988. Birch plywood, steel, steel wire with turnbuckle, 18 x 13 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Room East.
Who knew David Lynch also designs furniture? ...
 
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. ...
 


Minoru Yamasaki, Model of the World Trade Center, ca. 1964. Mixed media. Photograph by Jin Lee P, courtesy of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

In The Shadow of Loss, Make the World New Again: Collin Sundt on the 9/11 Memorial Museum


The new 9/11 Memorial Museum encourages misery, which might be its necessity.


Superflex, still from Burning Car, 2008. Digital video, runtime: 11 minutes. Courtesy of Superflex.

Superflex in “Bloodflames Revisited” at Paul Kasmin


This simple study of fire destroying a Mercedes is mesmerizing and scary.


Sigmar Polke, German, 1941–2010, Negative Value II (Mizar) (Negativwert II (Mizar)), 1982, Dispersion paint, resin, and pigment on canvas, 103 1/8 × 79 1/8? (262 × 201 cm), Private Collection. Photo: Alistair Overbruck, © 2014 Estate of Sigmar Polke/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

A Critics’ Roundtable on Sigmar Polke at MoMA


with Eric Gelber, Suzanne Joelson, Drew Lowenstein and Saul Ostrow


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“A Dialogue with Nature” at the Morgan Library


“A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany” at the Morgan Library.


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Kristan Kennedy at Soloway


“All the paintings have been made, even the embarrassing ones.”


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Suspect Artforms: Lee Ann Norman on Photographic Appropriation


Does the use of appropriation in photography show more than it hides?


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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.


Installation view, "Jayson Musson: Abstract Art Exhibit," courtesy of Salon 94.

Punchline in Search of a Comedian: Jayson Musson takes on Nancy


Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.


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Outside the Box: David Carrier on the Legacy of Shaped Canvases


Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.


Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal


David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.