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Est. 1902

Alex Gartenfeld

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Peter Peri

The tropes taken up by Peter Peri, a young British artist, are esoteric (cult objects; the career of his Constructivist grandfather) and unlikely (impossible perspectives by way of M.C. Escher). The…

Marlo Pascual

Amateurs and the forgotten images they make are the source and subject of Marlo Pascual’s installations. Something of an artists’ artist (she was named a New Artist of the Year in Rob Pruitt’s recen…

Art of the Fashion Show

A fashion show generally begins with dead time as people file in, chit-chat, and have their picture taken. A publicist screams or a light is dimmed; men and women assume their hierarchical place in th…

The Artist’s Secrets

Make the Secrets Productive devotes two rooms primarily to three decades of Joseph Beuys' free-standing sculpture, works that see formal interventions into the minimalist idiom and the vocabulary of…

Re-Generating the 80s

A caveat given me by David Salle before seeing, Your History is Not Our History, the show of work from the 1980s he co-organized with Richard Phillips: "Journalism creates generalizations, and…

Christian Holstad

The title of Christian Holstad’s fifth show at this gallery, “The World’s Gone Beautiful,” referred to Malvina Reynolds’s song about a world that shows its best face only when threatened with extincti…

Henrik Olesen

This exhibition’s title, “Studio Voltaire Presents Mr. Knife and Mrs. Fork,” ascribes the work to the nonprofit space hosting the show, a choice consistent with Henrik Olesen’s usual evasion of identi…

Erin Shirreff

It’s a truism that most art shows are experienced primarily via gallery websites, the effect of which is a strange hegemony of secondary—or tertiary—imagery derived from exhibition photography. Workin…

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