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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. ...
 


Jennifer Riley, Mockingbird I, 2011. Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Allegra LaViola

Last Chance: Soundings (Elizabeth Hazan, Jennifer Riley) at Janet Kurnatowski


Intense painterly dialogue in a recent Greenpoint show


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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