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Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
 
George Trakas, Times Plaza Tree, 2011. Pencil on vellum, 8.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
The renowned site-specific sculptor has been facing delays in the completion of his recent project at Atlantic Station. ...
 

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Hope Gangloff, The Trouble with Paradise, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 64 x 81 inches. Collection of Cynthia and Stuart Smith

The Aldrich at a Crossroads


Portraiture shows at the Aldrich occasion a portrait of the institution itself

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…

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Lynne Woods Turner, Untitled (9072), 2010. Oil on linen over panel, 10 x 8 inches. Courtesy of Danese

The Canon is Under Fire: What Press Releases Tell You, and What They Don’t


The abundance of self-anointed anti-establishment shows reminds us that nothing in the art world is sacred

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

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The Magic of Twilight: Inka Essenhigh on Working Fast and Being Timeless


Monoprints at Pace Prints Chelsea through April 16. Talk with Alexi Worth at the Studio School Tuesday 29

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Robert Rauschenberg, Short Circuit (Combine Painting), 1955. Oil, fabric and paper on wood supports and cabinet with two hinged doors containing a painting by Susan Weil and a reproduction of a Jasper Johns Flag painting by Elaine Sturtevant, 40-3/4 x 37-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

Too absorbed by the future to bother about the past: Robert Rauschenberg


If Johns is our Mallarmé, Rauschenberg is our Walt Whitman.

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Gina Werfel, Collision, 2010. Oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Gina Werfel’s Persistence of Vision


2011 essay reposted with new show of paintings at Prince Street Gallery

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

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“Like Renoir, he doesn’t only paint with his brush”: Raoul Middleman’s Baltimore Babes


Exhibition at Kouros Gallery runs through April 2.

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, February 14th, 2011

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Star-Crossed Painters: Laurie Fendrich and Peter Plagens


Husband and wife exhibitions overlap – and on St Valentine’s Day to boot.