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Ara H. Merjian

Learning from Fascism

One hundred years ago, on the early morning of March 23, 1919, a small crowd gathered in the Piazza San Sepolcro in Milan, a few blocks west of the Duomo. Many had arrived from other cities the night…

Peter Halley

A central fixture in New York's conceptualist Neo-Geo scene of the 1980s, Peter Halley's work all but disappeared from the city's galleries by the start of the '90s, and for the subsequent decade was…

Surrealist Women

At the center of the Surrealist imagination stood women. Or, more precisely, "woman": an idealized, eroticized figure created in the minds of men.

Judith Eisler

The nine oil paintings in Judith Eisler's first New York show in a decade (all 2017 or 2018) take their imagery full circle, in a sense: they portray shots from director Derek Jarman's film…

Domenico Gnoli

For this presentation of paintings by Domenico Gnoli (1933–1970), Luxembourg & Dayan gathered a selection of canvases that had never been seen in the United States or, in a few instances, had not…

Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas's painting Drop (2018) is a close-up portrayal of a woman. Her skin has a faint blue tinge, and concentric rings surround her head, suggesting an aura or halo.

Alberto Savinio

For Savinio, myth was not simply a set of discrete tales, but rather "an iridescent vapor" that could transform—like Ovid's poetry—even the most familiar entities.