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Ohad Meromi, still from Worker! Actor! Smoker!, 2010-13. Single-channel video, 20:36 minutes. Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Triple V, and Nathalie Karg.
Ohad Meromi’s exhibition at Nathalie Karg continues through August 15. ...
 
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? ...
 
Superflex, still from Burning Car, 2008. Digital video, runtime: 11 minutes. Courtesy of Superflex.
This simple study of fire destroying a Mercedes is mesmerizing and scary. ...
 


Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Mother in Green Dressing Gown, 1975. Oil on canvas, 26 x 22 inches. The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust, London, Courtesy of Galerie St. Etienne, New York

A Remarkable Posthumous Debut


on view at Galerie St. Etienne through December 30, 2010


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Who, Me? James Esber and the Megolomania of the Group Portrait


Up through December 23. Friends of the artist traced his drawing of Osama bin Laden


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What goes around… Audrey Flack’s Wheel of Fortune at Gary Snyder


Up through November 6, a show of the veteran photorealist reveals painstaking process and innovation.


Rose Wylie, DOT and Detail, 2004, left panel. Oil on canvas, 74 x 144 inches. Courtesy of Thomas Erben Gallery New York

Rose Wylie Packs a Punch at Thomas Erben


Nuance where you least expect it in canvases of rambunctious, street-smart brutalism


Annabeth Rosen, Ztheo, 2009. Ceramic, bailing wire, steel plate and neoprene casters, 58-1/2 x 33 x 26 inches. Courtesy of Meulensteen

Gorgon Triffids on 22nd Street: Annabeth Rosen at Meulensteen


Belated New York solo debut of renowned ceramic sculptor


Joe Fyfe, After Corot, 2007. Felt, cotton and jute, 54 x 64 inches. Courtesy of Cheim & Read Gallery

Orgy in the Raw: Joe Fyfe’s “Le Tableau” at Cheim & Read


A geographically and historically wide-angled summer group exhibition.


James Hyde, Big Sample (Davis), 2006. Acrylic sign painter's enamel on vinyl digital print (stretched), 112 x 150 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi 2000

Billboard Syncopations: James Hyde at the Boiler Room (Pierogi 2000)


The Stuart Davis Group are high jinks riffs on that jazzy pioneer’s painterly syncopations.


Mark di Suvero, Nova Albion, 1964-65. Steel and wood, 24 x 20 x 27 feet. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo: Ellen Page Wilson.

Engineering Optimism: Mark di Suvero at Paula Cooper Gallery


Soaring forms engender a fearless sense of conquest


John Giorno, Just Say No To Family Values, 2009. Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery

Twister: John Giorno at Nicole Klagsbrun


In his debut art show the septuagenerian poet shows wittily and nihilistically twisted truisms


Alex Katz, Anna Wintour, 2009. Oil on canvas, 60 x 84 inches. Courtesy Timothy Taylor Gallery

Warm for Wintour: Alex Katz at the National Portrait Gallery


“September Issue” star Anna Wintour is coaxed into shedding her trademark shades