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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 ...
 
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. ...
 


Installation view, "Jayson Musson: Abstract Art Exhibit," courtesy of Salon 94.

Punchline in Search of a Comedian: Jayson Musson takes on Nancy


Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.


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Outside the Box: David Carrier on the Legacy of Shaped Canvases


Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.


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”