A painting-centric guide to art exhibitions in New York City, featuring Wendy White at Denny Dimin, Josh Abelow’s take on abstraction at Magenta Plains, and Alyssa Fanning at Platform Project Space.
“AS/AS: Anton Stankowski / Adam Simon” at Osmos Address explores the convergent interests of two artists, separated by 50 years, coming from two different fields, who had never met and whose work was unbeknownst to one another,.
Contributed by Zach Seeger / Mark Joshua Epstein’s quietly inspiring exhibition “A Change in Mood and Weather” in The Skirt Space at Ortega y Gasset Projects embodies the artist’s move away from New York and formal recapitulation of the city in his work. The skirt is an around-the-corner hall of […]
Frieze New York arrives last week at the Shed in Hudson Yards for a four day post-lockdown reunion, but tickets are sold out, so perhaps you’ll want to check out the galleries instead. Don’t miss “Glyphadelphia” a big goup show at Hess Flatow, Keltie Ferris at Mitchell-Innes and Nash, and […]
Foraging and Landing: A conversation between Angelina Gualdoni, Fabienne Lasserre, and Sangram Majumdar
Contributed by Sangram Majumdar / I think I met Angelina first through a mutual friend Karla Wozniak when Karla and I were residents at the Sharpe Walentas Residency in 2009. Soon we realized we had other things in common, including MICA, where she went for a brief time. I met […]
Brooklyn Kentler International Drawing Space / Joanne Howard: Skid Marks / 353 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NY / April 10 to May 30 Peninsula Art Space / Mike Olin: Infinite Get / 352 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY / closes May 9 Pioneer Works / Patty Chang: Milk Debt video […]
Contributed by Sharon Butler / I stopped by James Cohan on Grand Street to see Michelle Grabner’s beautiful show of small-scale paintings and panel pieces, sized like the cutting boards that inspired them. The paintings are based on textiles that Grabner altered by pulling threads out and creating grid-like patterns. The […]
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / The art that accompanies magazine articles usually seems decorative and functional, there merely to cheer up black-and-white text and interrupt regimented columns. Rarely does it well-nigh embody the article itself. William Powhida’s portrait of Joe Biden, centered below the title of Fintan O’Toole’s “To Hell […]
Contributed by Emma Stolarski / Plant life is one of nature’s masterpieces. Botanical beauty, medicine, and ecological systems are integrated in every part of our lives, whether we think about it or not. Despite being here well before us and defining us as humans, plants are having an especially unique […]
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / In the 1940s, Philip Guston noted that the problem with figurative art was that it “vanishes into recognition.” By 1960, he was griping about the conceit that abstract art was “autonomous, pure and for itself.” The tension implied by these two conflicting but evidently valid […]