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Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.
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Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
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The Dutchmen’s Heir: Jenny Saville at Gagosian


The author is having a Frankenstein moment.  “Continuum” continues on Madison Ave through October 22.


Anni Albers, Untitled Tapestry, based on a 1933 design. Hand knotted wool, hand twisted wool and silk, 72 x 116 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery

An Education Over Coffee: Black Mountain College and Its Legacy


A rich historic show at Loretta Howard Gallery, up through October 29


Peter, Will and Todd (on lap) Barnet. Courtesy of Peter Barnet.

“He Still Draws Beautifully and Paints Every Day”: Will Barnet at 100


Painter Peter Barnet and law professor Todd Barnet talk about their father


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Picking Up the Pieces: Julie Heffernan’s Honest Pessimism


Her show opens September 3 at Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco


Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York, 1979-1980. Gelatin silver print, 4 x 9-1/2 inches. Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman

Gorgeous Metamorphoses: Alexander McQueen and Francesca Woodman


More than goth aesthetics and youthful suicides unite the fashion designer and the photographer.


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“Artists who write write for a purpose”


Painter George Hofmann launches artcritical’s BOOKMARKED column, commenting on his favorite blogs


Diana Al-Hadid, Trace of a Fictional Third, 2011 [detail]. Steel, polymer gypsum, wood, fiberglass and paint, 120 x 240 x 156 inches. Courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York © Diana Al-Hadid. Photo: Jason Wyche

Ghost in the Machine: Diana Al-Hadid in Lost Paradise at Marianne Boesky


Part of a group show earlier this summer


Tony Robbin, 2004-4, 2004. Acrylic on canvas, 56 x 70 inches. Collection of the Artist

Pattern, Decoration and Tony Robbin


An exchange between fellow P&D artists from the catalog of Robbin’s Orlando Museum of Art retrospective


Amy Ellingson, Variation (yellow, with emblem), 2011. Oil and encaustic on panel, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, NY

Driven to Abstraction, A Group Show at Von Lintel Gallery


Closing reception Thursday evening (July 28, 5-8pm) as part of Chelsea Art Walk 2011


Jane Fine, Battlefield IV, 2004, acrylic and ink on wood panel, 30 x 24 inches. ©2011 Tang Teaching Museum.

Jane Fine in MELT at the Tang


A striking work in the summer group show at  Skidmore’s teaching museum, up through September  18