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Julian Kreimer

Suellen Rocca

The recent proliferation of smart, funny, cartoony paintings by younger artists in New York has coincided with the rediscovery, through a spate of museum and gallery shows, of work by artists who made…

Pam Glick

Bouncy and muscular, Pam Glick’s recent large-scale paintings are inspired by the grandeur of Niagara Falls. In many of the works, spray-painted stripes evoke the schematic form of the cataracts, and…

Rubens Ghenov

Rubens Ghenov’s paintings employ an abstract visual language of controlled spills, color-gradient shapes, and slender lines to conjure the displays of books, objets d’art, and pictures typically found…

Carrie Moyer

Mythical sirens lure listeners to their enslavement and eventual death with songs of irresistible beauty. As the title of a recent solo show by Carrie Moyer, an artist with queer activist roots, “Sire…

Mernet Larsen

Mernet Larsen makes precise, quirky paintings depicting the seemingly unpromising banalities of everyday, middle-class life. Faculty meetings, drinks at a café, a family snack, reading in bed: all are…

Giorgio Morandi

Like the softly repeated murmur of a prayer, there’s something both comforting and conservative in Giorgio Morandi’s career-long affinity for painting small still lifes of bottles, vases and other obj…

Jim Shaw

The baby boomers’ obsession with the mid-20th-century Americana of their childhoods—that anxious nuclear-age mix of religion and sexuality immortalized in comic books and B-movies—can seem like a year…

Stanley Whitney

Stanley Whitney’s two recent shows of lyrical abstract paintings and drawings stepped with springy confidence into an art world where, for the last decade or so, abstraction has been increasingly visi…

Leon Golub

Leon Golub’s death in 2004, at the age of 82, coincided with the full flowering of the privatized guerrilla warfare that he caustically portrayed in his most celebrated paintings of the 1970s and ’80s…

Joan Snyder

Joan Snyder’s canvases—alternately gentle and tragic, pastoral and grimy—elicit thoughts of Susan Sontag’s half-century-old call for an “erotics of art.” The works’ emotional openness compels us to ex…

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