Leslie Wayne’s richly layered paintings remind us of the playfulness and emotional range to be found in abstraction.
Jack Shainman’s summer show, spread across galleries in Chelsea and Kinderhook, NY, effectively encourages existential reckoning.
The artist, best known for his bold portraits of Black people, passed away early this morning.
At Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School, a show of four artists explores how our memories of a place can shift radically after war.
For one week, the monumental flag bearing the text, “A MAN WAS LYNCHED BY POLICE YESTERDAY” flew outside Jack Shainman Gallery’s West 20th location as Dread Scott’s unfortunate update to the nearly identical one the NAACP once flew outside its Manhattan headquarters.
This week, we’ve witnessed another onslaught of senseless killings of Black people by police in the United States.
The recently closed exhibition by Shimon Attie at Jack Shainman gallery is the documentation of a peculiar work made two years ago and installed in contested locations in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Barkley L. Hendricks is well known for creating life-size oil paintings of mostly black American subjects from northeastern cities, but his practice involves much more than that.
Sometime in late 1997, at the former site of the New Museum, I was introduced to a seemingly dejected young painter named Odili Donald Odita.
Originating in the Himalayas, the Yamuna river flows through New Delhi and accounts for more than 70% of the city’s water supply.
KINDERHOOK, NY — “The School,” Jack Shainman’s splendid gallery in Kinderhook, NY, is about to blow its own roof off.
The idea is so ingenious, it almost seems obvious: take advertisements and remove the text that makes them so, leaving only a string of images behind.