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Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
 
Installation view of Kara Walker’s Turbine Hall Commission 2019, Fons Americanus. ©Tate photography, Photo by Matt Greenwood.
The American artist Kara Walker poses questions about slavery’s history and legacy with a major UK commission. ...
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
 
Vera Iliatova
The Ties That Bind, 2019
oil on canvas, 24 by 30 inches. Courtesy of Monya Rowe Gallery, New York.
The work of earlier artists can be found in scenes from this expat Russian painter’s adolescence. ...
Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
 
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A derangement of the senses is arrived at via multifarious stimuli ...
 

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

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Noughts and Crosses: David Row at Loretta Howard


His show, “Counter Clockwise”, runs through October 20

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

David Wojnarowicz, Wind (For Peter Hujar), 1987. Acrylic and collaged paper on composition board, two panels, 72 × 96 inches. Collection of the Second Ward Foundation. Image courtesy the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W, New York

Sites of Attraction: David Wojnarowicz at the Whitney


A haunting and timely retrospective closes this weekend

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Installation shot, Nomadic Mechanics: Monoprints 2014-2018 by Jeffrey Bishop at SRO Gallery

Flight or Fight: Jeffrey Bishop’s Monoprints at SRO Gallery


His Crown Heights show extended through October 7

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Babara Takenaga, Outset, 2018. Acrylic on linen, 45 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and DC Moore Gallery

Sliding Away Into Space: Barbara Takenaga at DC Moore


“Outset” can be seen in Chelsea through October 6

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Malcolm Morley, Starry Starry Knight, 2017. Oil on linen, 50 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Sperone Westwater © Malcolm Morley

Starry Starry Knight: Malcolm Morley at Sperone Westwater


Works from the painter’s last three years, on view on the Lower East Side

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Gauri Gill. Untitled from the series Acts of Appearance. 2015–ongoing. Pigmented inkjet print. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Robert B. Menschel. © 2018 Gauri Gill

Mask Life: The Mystical and the Mundane in Gauri Gill


“Projects 108” is at PS1 through September 3

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Gertrude Abercrombie, Untitled (Blue Screen, Black Cat, Print of Same), 1945. Oil on board, 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy Karma Gallery.

The Queen of Chicago: Gertrude Abercrombie at Karma


Surreal paintings from the mid-century Mid West, in the East Village through September 16

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Louis Eilshemius, Mother and Child, 1914, oil on masonite, 21 x 28 1/4 inches

Libidinal Charge: A Summer Group Show at Greenspon


The Seam, the Fault, the Flaw, through August 3

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Thomas Bayrle, Mao, 1966. Oil on wood construction and engine, 145 x 148 x 32 cm. Photo: Axel Schneider.

Disrupting the System: Thomas Bayrle at the New Museum


Five-decade survey delving culture, politics, economics, infrastructure

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

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Ekphrasis: Helene Appel at James Cohan


Her second show with the gallery was on Grand Street this month