Galleries

Post image for The Luminous Plastic of an Underappreciated Light and Space Artist

To create translucent sculptures in the colossal proportions he desired, De Wain Valentine needed a new type of plastic.

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Post image for Picking Apart Outmoded Museum Practices

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — How do we combat colonialism and the troubled history of ethnographies?

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Post image for Personal Data Surveillance as Modern Portraiture

The constant data collection on our lives, from iPhone usage to subway card swipes, transforms through Laurie Frick’s art into portraiture.

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Post image for Flashes of Life in Sculpted Skulls and Frozen Faces

Son Ford was born with dying on his mind.

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Post image for A Journalist and an Architect Investigate China’s Sway Over Africa

Forty years on, a new arrogance continues to complicate the narrative of Africa as China encroaches — physically, socially, and economically — on its soil.

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Ruth Root,

Ever since the beginning of this century, when Ruth Root got rid of her references to Philip Guston, she has gotten better and better. In her current show, Ruth Root, at Andrew Kreps, she has kicked out the jams, and the results are unlike anything else being done right now.

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Andrew Ginzel, “Limen” (2009)

Cuts Noon Light is a sleek, smart, strikingly cohesive group show at Brian Morris Gallery featuring the work of three very different artists, Andrew Ginzel, Kara Rooney, and Steel Stillman. At once immediately familiar and decidedly alien, its hybrid objects foreground the unseen, the cryptic, and the elliptical.

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Post image for Hidden Artworks That Come with Instructions

Maria Nordman’s show is not the first thing you’ll see when you step off the elevator and into Marian Goodman’s midtown space.

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Post image for From Ancient Myth to Contemporary Politics, Utopia’s Dangerous Lure

In her exhibition titled Jauja at Y Gallery, Manuela Viera-Gallo uses the legend of Jauja as a platform from which to examine both the political and mythological ramifications of an idealized fantasy world.

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Post image for Gaming the Pop Culture Fantasy of the Vietnam War

Pop culture fetishization of war and violence of video games are explored with vivid watercolor-based animation in Eddo Stern’s Vietnam Romance, on view at Postmasters gallery in Tribeca.

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