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Terry Adkins

The objective of "Nenuphar," an exhibition by Terry Adkins mounted at both of Salon 94's downtown galleries, was to illuminate similarities between two very different men: Yves Klein, the French Nou…

Angela Berry

Carnival and second lines, piracy and political corruption, crawfish boils and jazz festivals, gun violence and police misconduct and, of course, Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath—all have been mi…

Melanie Willhide

When photographer Melanie Willhide's home was burglarized in the spring of 2010, the artist assumed that many years' worth of her work, stored on her computer, was lost for good. Police did eventual…

Tommy Hartung

Jacob Bronowski’s documentary series “The Ascent of Man”—the focus of Tommy Hartung’s first show at On Stellar Rays, in 2009—culminates in Crick and Watson’s discovery of the secret of life. And one c…

We Regret To Inform You

The press release for the group show “We Regret To Inform You There Is Currently No Space Or Place For Abstract Painting” (the bulk of which comprised—you guessed it!—contemporary abstract painting) c…

Christian Marclay

Certain moments nearly everyone remembers: where you were, for instance, at 8:46 am on September 11, 2001. Other moments are more forgettable: what you were doing, say, last Tuesday at 6:32 pm. Chri

Michel Auder

What do prostitutes trolling the Bowery, paintings by Brueghel and the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles have in common? They all have been captured by Michel Auder, who has exhaustively recorded th…

Mamma Andersson

The dead man in Karin Mamma Andersson's Kitchen Fight sprawls across the painting, yet it takes several minutes to realize he is even there. And judging by the way viewers casually glanced at the…

Nari Ward

Tackling the multivalent subject of support—with its implication of preexisting threat—“LIVESupport,” Nari Ward’s first solo show at Lehmann Maupin, included a roomful of sculptures (all works 2010)…

Superflex

Blame capitalism. Blame Bush. Blame Goldman Sachs. You needn’t have watched Michael Moore’s documentaries to know that much reportage on crises resorts to finger-pointing, and although that impulse…

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