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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 ...
 
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. ...
 
George Sugarman, Yellow and White, 1967. Oil on Wood, in two parts, 25-1/2 x 35-1/2 x 27-1/2 each. © Estate of George Sugarman, courtesy Gary Snyder Gallery, New York
“Irving Sandler: Out of Tenth Street and Into the 1960s” is at Loretta Howard Gallery ...
 


Sigmar Polke, German, 1941–2010, Negative Value II (Mizar) (Negativwert II (Mizar)), 1982, Dispersion paint, resin, and pigment on canvas, 103 1/8 × 79 1/8? (262 × 201 cm), Private Collection. Photo: Alistair Overbruck, © 2014 Estate of Sigmar Polke/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

A Critics’ Roundtable on Sigmar Polke at MoMA


with Eric Gelber, Suzanne Joelson, Drew Lowenstein and Saul Ostrow


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“A Dialogue with Nature” at the Morgan Library


“A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany” at the Morgan Library.


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Kristan Kennedy at Soloway


“All the paintings have been made, even the embarrassing ones.”


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Suspect Artforms: Lee Ann Norman on Photographic Appropriation


Does the use of appropriation in photography show more than it hides?


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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.


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…