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Dana Schutz

With bravura brushwork, vibrant colors and inventive forms, Dana Schutz’s paintings make for an exhilarating viewing experience. In the recent exhibition “Fight in an Elevator,” consisting of 12 large…

Monique van Genderen

It was high time for Monique van Genderen's first New York solo show. While the Los Angeles-based artist has become known for large-scale wall pieces such as those she created in Savannah and Philadel…

Albert Oehlen

Not since Rauschenberg's Combines of the 1950s have paintings looked so fresh and of their time as did a dozen by Albert Oehlen recently exhibited at Gagosian's uptown gallery. Most of the 2008-11 c…

Pat Passlof

Is painting a choice? It doesn’t seem to have been for Pat Passlof, who died of cancer just days before her long-planned exhibition, her seventh solo at Elizabeth Harris, was to open this fall. There…

Per Kirkeby

Seven paintings on canvas (all 2011) made up a recent New York show by Per Kirkeby. Though the 73-year-old Danish painter, writer, poet and sculptor had a retrospective at London's Tate Modern in 20…

Craig Taylor

Gathering a dozen oil-on-canvas paintings from this year and last, and a series of mixed-medium works on paper (2009-11), Craig Taylor’s recent exhibition was straightforward and refreshingly gimmick…

Michael Williams

While the imagery and meaning of Michael Williams’s marvelous paintings may be “Straightforward as a Noodle” (as his recent exhibition at Canada Gallery was called), the method of their making is fa…

Jennifer Bartlett

Recitative, the title piece of Jennifer Bartlett’s recent exhibition at Pace, is a magnum opus, the latest in an ongoing body of work using painted steel plates. When the most celebrated of these…

Hurvin Anderson

A rich range of greens, from turquoise to pond algae, predominates in the oil paintings of “Subtitles,” Hurvin Anderson’s first solo exhibition at Michael Werner. Figuration flows easily into abstra

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