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Taryn Simon, Agreement Establishing the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Al-Bayan Palace, Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 30, 2006 Rosa × hybrida, Hybrid Tea Rose, Ecuador, Gerbera × hybrida, Gerbera, Netherlands, Hydrangea macrophylla, Big Leaf Hydrangea, Netherlands, Dendrobium hybrid, Dendrobium, Thailand; 2015. Pigmented concrete press, dried plant specimens, archival inkjet prints, text on herbarium paper, and steel brace, 43 × 28 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.
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Sunday, June 12th, 2011

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A Feast for the Eyes (and Mouth): Malado Baldwin at Nolita Open House, plus Hummus


A one day show offered short viewing hours but a long view of the paintings

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

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The Mixologist: Peter Reginato at Heidi Cho


Peter Reginato’s gutsy, boisterous assemblages mate the mediums of sculpture and painting.  It would simply be insufficient to describe the components of his collages in steel as colorful.  Welded sculptural form becomes the unlikely support for what would anyway be a dense, involved composition were it contained within the politely conventional dimensions of a stretched…

Monday, February 21st, 2011

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Sleep Patterns: Laurie Frick in LA


at Edward Cella Art + Architecture through  April 2.

Monday, February 21st, 2011

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Stereo Cropdusting: Eve Sonneman at Nohra Haime


Works of the 1970s, on view through March 12

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Jon Pestoni, Black Out, 2010. Oil on canvas, 63 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Lisa Cooley Fine Art

Breathy, Brooding Darkness: Jon Pestoni at Lisa Cooley


LA abstract painter on view through February 20

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

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You will meet a tall handsome stranger… on the Bowery


Artemisia Gentileschi at Sperone, Westwater’s exhibition of old master Italian Paintings

Friday, December 24th, 2010

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

Wednesday, December 15th, 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

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

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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.

Monday, October 18th, 2010

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