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Friedrich Petzel

Charline Von Heyl

"Schadenfreude," the German word meaning "pleasure taken from another's misfortune," came inescapably to mind upon encountering Blacksmile (2013), the first of 14 paintings in Charline von Heyl's…

Christian Jankowski

Christian Jankowski's latest solo show featured an artist who can't see where he's going, a newscaster who doesn't know what she's talking about, a group of critics who have been effectively silenced…

Joyce Pensato

In spring 2011, Joyce Pensato lost a real-estate battle over her studio in Williamsburg and had to vacate the premises. She had been there for more than 30 years. Inside, apart from a number of inproc…

Nicola Tyson

The broad and brittle brushstrokes and teeth-grinding, acid hues that Nicola Tyson favors in her work would be a recipe for disaster for less talented painters. But in each canvas, the London-born, Ne…

Cosima Von Bonin

Addressing viewers feet first, like Mantegna's dead Christ, a jet black, 51⁄2-foot-tall plush bunny lay pros- trate on a table at the entrance to Cosima von Bonin's "The Juxtaposition of Nothings"…

‘Dear Picasso’

Revisiting and recasting the master's work, from Cubism through Guernica to the Mosqueteros of his old age, new generations of artists are discovering Picasso all over again.

Charline von Heyl

German-born Charline von Heyl has a predilection for blunt, semiabstract painting. Her work is largely self-referential and has an autonomous air. It almost feels as though it doesn’t need the atten…

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