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Ephemera, Wives, Paint: Cézanne & Picasso

by Joe Fyfe on December 20, 2014

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Masters of painting are occupying major venues in New York this winter. Egon Schiele at the Neue Galerie, Matisse cutouts at MoMA. In addition, the rival Picasso exhibitions at Gagosian and Pace are noteworthy, as is Madame Cézanne at the emblazoned, tarnished Met.

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Shredded Sheets and a Mountain of Words

by Allison Meier on December 19, 2014

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A mountain of typography and a two-story installation of ripped fabric are on view at Pierogi Gallery’s the Boiler as part of Terra Infirma, a duo exhibition featuring Linda Herritt and Elana Herzog.

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In our times, the sincerity and passion of Ab-Ex look pretty good again, especially when the formal strengths of the work add up to more than just stylistic adventuring. Elizabeth Harris Gallery’s current show is a case in point.

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The Colorful Past of Huguette Caland

by Hrag Vartanian on December 16, 2014

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For the last four decades, artist Huguette Caland has largely languished in obscurity.

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Monochrome Sets You Free

by Robert C. Morgan on December 16, 2014

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I discovered the work of Ha Chonghyun in 2000 at an exhibition mounted at the Gwangju City Art Museum, curated by the art critic Yoon Jin Sup.

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Jacolby Satterwhite Keeps Reality Virtual

by Alicia Eler on December 15, 2014

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LOS ANGELES — Jacolby Satterwhite’s solo exhibition How lovly is me being as I am is born out of a maternal virtual hive mind.

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Albert Oehlen’s current show at Skarstedt, a selection of 14 “fabric paintings” made between 1992–96, is explosive. Explosive as in a burst or the arrival of a fiery red comet on earth.

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Absolutely Modern: Robert Motherwell on Paper

by Tim Keane on December 13, 2014

Robert Motherwell in his studio

In 1950, when the painter Robert Motherwell invented the phrase “The School of New York,” he summed up its mission as “an activity of bodily gesture serving to sharpen consciousness.”

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MIAMI BEACH — Sometimes at a fair all the art blends together and it’s hard to know what to make of anything. Other times a motif emerges, and once you spot it, you wander the aisles and booths seeing it everywhere.

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Safety First at Design Miami

by Michael Groth on December 8, 2014

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MIAMI BEACH — In its tenth year, Design Miami again enjoyed a prime location across the street from the center of the Miami universe, Art Basel Miami Beach.

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