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Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.
…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker ...
 
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Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
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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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Psychodrama: Modern Art As Group Therapy


The introduction to his latest book with essays on Karel Appel, Louise Bourgeois, Lucian Freud, Helmut Newton and others


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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


Margaret Lanzetta, Karnal 0184, 2009. Oil and enamel on panel, 24 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the Artist.

A Postmodern Garden: The Work of Margaret Lanzetta


The artist’s show at College of the Holy Cross’s Cantor Gallery in Worcester, MA closes December 15


Robert C. Morgan, LS (Tension Balance), 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Sideshow Gallery.

Elegant Systems: Robert C. Morgan on his work


A conversation recorded during his recent show at Williamsburg’s Sideshow Gallery.


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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.


Nancy Spero, Codex Artaud VII, 1971. Cut-and-pasted typed text and painted paper on paper, 2-1/2 inches x 12 feet 6 inches. Reproduced from the book under review

The Figure as Hieroglyph: Nancy Spero’s “First Language”


An extract from the author’s new book as the Nancy Spero retrospective opens in Paris


Sandi Slone, The Buxom Eye, 2009. Oil, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 66 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

The Buxom Eye of Sandi Slone


Essay from the artist’s exhibition at Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, October 7 to 30, 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


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