These paintings convey nature’s immensity even as they mangle its topography. ...
 
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Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli ...
 
Peter Fend, Flags (Costa Rica, Haiti, Belarus, Chad, ISIS, Korea, Jamaica, Algeria, Russia, United Kingdom), 2014. 10 aluminum flags with UV inkjet, 12 x 18 inches each. Courtesy of Essex Street
See Hockney and Holzer in Chelsea, John Walker on 57th Street, Peter Fend on the Lower East Side ...
 


Theresa Chong, LU (Walking Carefully), 2014. Gouache and colored pencil on Shikibu Gampi, 12 x 11-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Imagined Landscape: Theresa Chong at Danese/Corey


A show of small works on paper, through November 15


A scene from Frederick Wiseman’s “National Gallery”. Courtesy of Zipporah Films

Upstairs Downstairs: Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery


Now playing at Film Forum, through November 18


Christopher Williams; Untitled (Study in Yellow/ Berlin) / Dirk Schaper Studio, Berlin / June 21, 2007 (No. 1); 2008. Chromogenic color print, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne © Christopher Williams.

The Production Line of Credulity: The Rhetoric of Christopher Williams


Williams’s recent retrospective was praised for its critical and visual ingenuity, but was that adoration misplaced?


Gianfranco Zappettini, Surface analytical n. 244, 1973. Acrylic on canvas and powdered quartz, 80 x 80 cm. © Gianfranco Zappettini.

The Zombies: Contemporary Abstraction and Its Critics


Do the recent conversations about abstract painting miss the point?


Harriet Korman, Untitled, 2012. Oilstick on paper, 16-1/2 x 23-1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

Jewel-Pure Color: Harriet Korman at Lennon, Weinberg


“Rigorous, flat, unpredictable, startling, deadpan, funny”


Jim Hodges, the dark gate, 2008. Wood, steel, electric light, and perfume, 96 x 96 x 96 inches. © Jim Hodges. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer.

Give You So Much More: Jim Hodges at the Hammer Museum


A traveling retrospective of the artist’s work renders the personal political and beautiful.


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The Review Panel is tonight: Abramovic, Kjartansson, Hartung, von Rydingsvard


Panelists are Sarah Douglas, Edward Epstein, Lance Esplund


The Review Panel, October 204, left to right, Joan Waltemath, David Cohen, Marjorie Welish, Ken Johnson. Photo: Grace Markman

The Review Panel: Podcast of last week’s debate


Ken Johnson, Joan Waltemath and Marjorie Welish were David Cohen’s guests


Mark Newport, Sweaterman 5, 2008 Hand-knit acrylic yarn and buttons, 80 x 23 x 6 inches

Heroes of Superfuzz: Mark Newport’s Knitted Suits


The artist’s knitted full-body suits queer the superhero mythos and the gendered divisions between arts and craft.


Tomma Abts, Untitled #7, 2013. Colored pencil and pencil on paper, 35-1/2 x 25-7/8 inches (90.2 x 65.7 cm). Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery

Real Spaces and Illusions of Depth: Tomma Abts at David Zwirner


Asymmetry, illusion and odd numbers all add up in her latest exhibition