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Ohad Meromi, still from Worker! Actor! Smoker!, 2010-13. Single-channel video, 20:36 minutes. Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Triple V, and Nathalie Karg.
Ohad Meromi’s exhibition at Nathalie Karg continues through August 15. ...
 
Koons’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art continues through October 19. ...
 
David Lynch, Espresso Table, 1988. Birch plywood, steel, steel wire with turnbuckle, 18 x 13 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Room East.
Who knew David Lynch also designs furniture? ...
 


Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal


David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.


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Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244


Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.


Polly Apfelbaum, installation, For the Love of Gene Davis, 2014, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Courtesy of the Artist

Polly’s Pathway: Polly Apfelbaum and Friends at Tyler and Clifton Benevento


In 1972 Color Field painter Gene Davis created what was billed as the world’s largest painting, “Franklin’s Footpath,” a “ground” mural that stretched along an expanse of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway sweeping up to the monumental steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Sponsored by the museum’s Department of Urban Outreach, this outlandish project had…


Clint Jukkala, Telepath, 2014. Oil on canvas, 44 x 50 inches. Courtesy of BravinLee programs.

Clint Jukkala: Cosmic Trigger at BravinLee programs


Matisse via Color Field abstraction, flower power iconography and Alfred Jensen


Alan Prazniak, Lullaby Bog, 2014. Oil on linen, 46 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Rays of Light Through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo


A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run


A recent meeting of the Breakfast group, Berkeley, California

The Breakfast Group: Exhibition at Richmond Art Center Toasts Bay Area Institution


Informal cafe society has met Friday mornings for half a century


Carin Riley, Knarr, 2014, Watercolor on paper, 20 X 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Myths, Mosaics and Ink Drawing: A Studio Visit with Carin Riley


Riley’s show at the Queens College Art Center is up thru May 9


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A Fleeting Moment on the J Train: Robert Janitz on his recent work


“I used to be obsessed with the idea that the paintings only show you their backside, as if the real painting’s on the other side”


Walter Darby Bannard, Pakistani, 1978. Acrylic on canvas, 33¾ x 62 inches. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell, New York NY

Walter Darby Bannard: Dragon Water at Berry Campbell Gallery


And other modernists who kept creative after modernism’s big moment


Clive Hodgson, Untitled, 2010. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and White Columns

“Coming Apart as Much as Coming Together”: A Conversation with Clive Hodgson


His debut US show opened at White Columns this week