Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Cover of the book under review. Image courtesy of the publisher.
A look at eight years of writing by Bob Nickas. ...
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
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. ...
 

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Studio Visit: Ellen K. Levy discusses her “Meme Machines” with Joyce Beckenstein

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According to Richard Dawkins, memes are the cultural equivalent of genes. The difference is that memes are contagious; they are ideas that circulate. “Meme Machines” consist of four painted prints related to four different specialized libraries and an animation that shows you a more global perspective of libraries. Together the animation and still prints relate…

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Neural Networks: Ellen K. Levy on her “Meme Machines” and the thinking behind them


Her exhibition at Mid-Manhattan Library is up thru’ June 28

Monday, May 29th, 2017

a featured item from THE LIST: Ronnie Landfield at Findlay Galleries


In his first show with the newly consolidated Findlay Galleries veteran abstract painter Ronnie Landfield has really pulled out the stops. Career vicissitudes that included heart-wrenching damage to a lifetime’s work during Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent loss of a dream New York studio to gentrification seem to have dented neither the pictorial scale nor…

Monday, May 29th, 2017

David Novros, Untitled, 1974. Charcoal and red oil paint on paper, 22-3/4 x 59-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.

“A Painted Place”: David Novros at Paula Cooper


Works from the 1970s, on view through June 30

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Installation shot, exhibition under review. Courtesy of Chambers Fine Art

Close Reading: Xie Xiaoze paints blown-up books


At Chambers Fine Art, through June 17

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

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A Topical Pick from the Archives: Ali Banisadr at Sperone Westwater


a review from 2014 as Banisadr shows new work at the same gallery

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Greg Lindquist, Smoke and Water: Dispatches, 2017. detail showing coal ash in plexiglass vitrines. Courtesy of the Artist

An Immiscible Swirl: Greg Lindquist at Central Booking


Fine art and social action, on the Lower East Side through May 28

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Jennifer Coates and David Humphery, Untitled, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artists

Phrogz That Collaborate: Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey in Nebraska


Husband and wife team up at hip Lincoln powerhouse, Fiendish Plots

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Left to right: Walter Robinson, Jessica Bell Brown, David Cohen, Hrag Vartanian. Photo: Gregg Richards, Brooklyn Public Library

Latest Podcast of The Review Panel: Whitney Biennial 2017 with Jessica Bell Brown, Walter Robinson and Hrag Vartanian


The May 5 season finale

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Wilmer Wilson IV, still from Channel, 2017. Photo by Allison McDaniel, courtesy of the artist.

The Heroism of the Crowd: Flânerie at the Barnes Foundation


Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie is on view in Philadelphia through May 22