Monday, August 28th, 2017
 
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On view in Chelsea, extended to September 1 ...
Friday, August 25th, 2017
 
Clintel Steed, Taekwondo #2 (Olympic Series), 2016. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the Artist
“I wanted to paint this subject because all the athletes are so in tune with themselves” ...
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
 

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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Max Kozloff, in his first contribution to artcritical, explores the ethics of prettiness in relation to Florine Stettheimer

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What strikes the eye immediately is the rhythm of line and limb that jumps about, especially in ensembles with little narrative pretext. They’re frequently scattered across nebulous white grounds and are endowed with a gem-like aura that resembles the capitals in illuminated manuscripts. Yet, when they’re on the move, they might also recall the snap…

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Featured item from THE LIST: Eve Aschheim, Lines Without Outlines at ‘T’ Space, Rhinebeck, NY


Now in its eighth summer season, ‘T’ Space, a gallery designed by Steven Holl on the architect’s Dutchess County campus, offers an ambitious program of solo presentations and other projects. To launch her exhibition this weekend, Eve Aschheim teams up with poet Susan Stewart and pianist Christopher Oldfather who will perform works by Earle Brown…

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Rico Gatson, Billie #2, 2014. Color pencil and photograph on paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Aspirational: Rico Gatson’s Icons at the Studio Museum in Harlem


Works in colored pencil and collage, on view through August 27

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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Material Synthesis: The collaborative art of Crystal Gregory and Alexa Williams


Their show was seen last month at Black and White in Bushwick

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Medrie MacPhee, Are We Green About This?, 2017. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 45 x 55 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Tibor de Nagy Gallery

“Comfort Clothing for Fraught Times”: Medrie MacPhee in conversation with Leslie Wayne


Her show at Tibor de Nagy is up through July 28

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

DeShawn Dumas, Hold in Mind, 2017. Thermoplastic and spray paint on wood, 67 x 42 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Ethan Cohen New York

Holocene Extinction: DeShawn Dumas at Ethan Cohen


For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ca. 1915, oil on canvas. Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York

Pretty, Ugly, Beautiful: Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum


“Painting as Poetry” on view through September 25

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

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Psychological Environments: Daniel Gerwin and Eleanor King at 326 Gallery


This two-person show ends July 8.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Mehryl Levisse, renatus barbatus, 2015. Tapestry, weasel, pearls, leather, sequins, tassels, laces, gold thread, fringe, eyelets, gimp braid. 15 × 7 × 9.5 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Agreed Roles: Fetish and theater in the masks of Mehryl Levisse


His show at Catinca Tabacaru is up through July 9

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Sepideh Behrouian, Double Cup, 2016, oil on magazine page, 8.2 x 11.4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

A Hybrid State: Art by seven Iranian-American women


Echo, curated by Azita Moradkhani, at Gallery Kayafas