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Friday, September 11th, 2020

Reawakenings


Typically, New Yorkers cool their heels during the dog days of summer in air conditioned museums, then, come Labor Day, make up for lost art exposure by dashing around town in a mad rush of gallery openings. Typically! We finally have the chance now to buy timed tickets to long-shuttered museums and their rudely interrupted presentations such as Donald Judd at the Modern and Agnes Pelton at the Whitney. “In each of these centered, delicately refined compositions,” David Brody wrote in these pages of  the latter,  long overlooked visionary artist, “Pelton presents us with something very like an icon for a new religion.” Galleries are tentatively opening their doors and The Review Panel launches its 17th annual season as the art world edges back to “typically”.


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