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Jonathan Lyndon Chase is all about the funk.

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DETROIT — It is sometimes difficult to realize that a lot of what might be construed as who you are is actually a reflection of where you are.

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Post image for The Underground Press and Its Extraordinary Moment in US History

What if the history of an era were stocked away in an attic, waiting for our attention?

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Post image for In Cleveland, Two Artists Picture the Ugly Realities of American Politics

CLEVELAND — Maybe it’s not quite that bad; hell is just some others — many of who stopped in Cleveland this past week for the Republican National Convention.

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Post image for Democracy, Art, and the Frustrations of Populism

Art exhibitions concerned with politics are very much of the moment.

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The Two Faces of Grace Jane

by John Yau on July 24, 2016

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Margot Bergman paints boldly simplified portraits of women on top of found paintings, which she salvages from flea markets.

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Clowns Never Get Caught

by Stan Mir on July 23, 2016

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Political campaigns, like Jasper Johns’s painting, “Flag,” are based on dreams.

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Post image for The Shelf Life of Political Art

Tucked into a side wall at Postmasters Gallery in Tribeca, as part of a handsome group show called Grayscale, there are five new drawings by William Powhida, one of which is titled “Is Donald Trump an Existential Threat? Or Just A Major Asshole…”

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Nowhere to Go in a Desert of Images

by Seph Rodney on July 22, 2016

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In Xaviera Simmon’s CODED exhibition, now on view at The Kitchen, there are a lot of intersections between the human, sexualized (and colored) body, and wide, visually monotonous land- and seascapes.

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Antony Gormley has consistently plied a practice that’s about articulations and permutations of the human body, often fabricating his forms in materials that can withstand the vicissitudes of the natural environmental.

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