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Turning the Male Gaze on Its Head

by Seph Rodney on August 26, 2016

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It’s an oh-so-good premise for an exhibition: exploring the female gaze.

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PORTLAND, Oregon — What can a herd of headless deer painted gold with gaudy tinsel tails teach the 1% and the rest of us? The answer is a lot.

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There are no drawings on the walls for the Drawing Center’s current exhibition — at least, none you may define in the conventional sense of the medium.

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In Rabin Mondal’s most iconic paintings, amphibious characters resembling frogs stare out of the canvas.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Stephanie Syjuco’s exhibition Neutral Calibration Studies (Ornament + Crime) at Catharine Clark Gallery is physically dominated by an installation of the same name.

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SÃO PAULO — On Sunday, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro came to a close with the conspicuous absence of Interim President Michel Temer, who was met with boos when he appeared at the opening ceremony.

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I’d expected the exhibition of 45, wood-paneled mini-fridges at the Lower East Side’s Denny Gallery to offer a literally cool breather from this sweltering summer, but none of them were running.

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Roger Ricco is an artist. He is also a steel-foundry worker’s son, a former rock-band promoter, and a co-founder and co-director, with Frank Maresca, of Ricco/Maresca, a well-known New York venue specializing in contemporary art by both schooled and self-taught artists

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Blackness in Abstraction is one of the best opportunities in years to face the riddle of the color black and the phenomenon of blackening.

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LOS ANGELES — The current show at Sprüth Magers gallery, Eau de Cologne, has a title that might seem like a play on words (that’s what I initially thought), but it is actually quite straightforwardly unironic.

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