Janice Biala retrospective at Tibor de Nagy

“Biala: I belong where my easel is…” Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY. Through Jan. 5. Janice Biala (1903–2000), Jack Tworkov‘s kid sister, lived and painted among the art and literary intelligentsia in New York and Paris for over sixty years. In the NY Sun, John Goodrich suggests that a little attention is long … read more… “Janice Biala retrospective at Tibor de Nagy”

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William Beckman’s life studies at Forum

With a surgeon’s attention to detail, William Beckman depicts the people and places closest to him: his family, his first home, and studio, all down to the last strand of hair on each head and smudge on every wall. In the NYTimes, Ken Johnson reports that in this new series of paintings, Beckman is showing … read more… “William Beckman’s life studies at Forum”

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Rosemarie Beck(1923-2003) in NYC

“Rosemarie Beck: Paintings, Abstraction into Figuration, 1952-1966,” Lori Bookstein, New York, NY. Through Dec. 1. In the NY Sun, John Goodrich reports: “Rosemarie Beck (1923–2003) enjoyed early success working in an Abstract Expressionist vein, but it left her unfulfilled. Her 10 paintings at Lori Bookstein show the intriguing progression of her work in the ’50s … read more… “Rosemarie Beck(1923-2003) in NYC”

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Xavier Tricot, Ensor scholar, cuts to the bone

“I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art,”curated in part by James Ensor scholar Xavier Tricot. Cheim & Read, New York, NY. Through November 3. Artists include Francis Alÿs, Donald Baechler, Matthew Barney, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, Michaël Borremans, Louise Bourgeois, Marcel Broodthaers, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Wim Delvoye, Marlene Dumas, James Ensor, Jan … read more… “Xavier Tricot, Ensor scholar, cuts to the bone”

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FU figuration at Deitch Projects

“Mail Order Monsters,” curated by Kathy Grayson. Deitch Projects, New York, NY. Through Sept. 29. Originally installed at Peres Projects, Berlin. See the installation video of the Berlin show. Artists include Fran Spiegel, Dennis Tyfus, Ben Jones, Tomoo Gokita, Eddie Marinez, Wes Lang, Ry Fyan, Taylor Mckimens, Joe Grillo. In the NY Sun, John Goodrich … read more… “FU figuration at Deitch Projects”

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