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Matthew Buckingham

Two film installations (both 2009) in "Likeness," Matthew Buckingham's latest show at Murray Guy, explored the nature and limitations of portraiture. The room that housed the 12-minute title work wa…

An-My Le

In her recent exhibition, Vietnamese-American photographer An-My Lê returned to the subject matter, if not the ambiguities, of her earlier work. Her previous documentary photographs addressed Americ…

Patricia Esquivias

The two videos in Patricia Esquivias’s recent show effectively combine oblique storytelling and a taste for the absurd. The young Venezuelan-born artist lives and works in Madrid and Guadalajara, an…

A History of Coincidences

A historical narrative is only as compelling, and as credible, as its author. But when the credibility and accuracy of a given history take a backseat to playful but solipsistic self-interest, a new a…

Moyra Davey

Moyra Davey’s first show with Murray Guy was an engrossing demonstration of the camera’s ability to isolate detail, organize content and serve agendas both simple and complex. Since the early ’90s, th…

Alejandro Cesarco

In his latest New York solo, young New York-based Uruguayan artist Alejandro Cesarco exhibited two short 16mm films transferred to DVD, both in Spanish (with English subtitles), that address literatur…

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