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Pat Steir

There is a moving new intensity to the seven huge paintings, produced over the past three years, in Pat Steir's recent exhibition. Through years of working with what is essentially a simple idea—tha…

Ann Shostrom

The 17 works in Ann Shostrom’s exhibition, her first in NewYork in 18 years, are collectively called “Harvest.” They mightbe thought of as a harvest of internalized ideas o…

Joe Zucker

For many years Joe Zucker has tested painting’s material boundaries using everything from cotton balls to rope. The how and what of his practice are always poetically and sometimes rather humorously…

Stephen Mueller

In his recent solo exhibition at Lennon, Weinberg, Stephen Mueller seemed intent on making sure that his viewers left the gallery in a state of optical bliss. Mueller, who has shown regularly since…

Arlene Shechet

In her masterful show of idiosyncratic sculptures in clay, titled “The Sound of It,” Arlene Shechet turned an astute eye to the painterly effects of glaze chemistry as well as to her own past work. Fo…

Suzan Frecon

Suzan Frecon is an old-fashioned painter, and it’s about time one showed up. Approaching the large abstract paintings in her recent show was similar to walking up to a big, resonant Veronese. No tim…

Bill Komoski

Bill Komoski’s recent work exemplifies one of several approaches being employed today to generate new abstract paintings. That approach is to superimpose or layer different variations of the grid an…

Bill Jensen

Steeped in Taoist and American Transcendentalist philosophies, and with a firm admiration for some of the more eccentric U.S. painters of the past (Albert Pinkham Ryder, Arthur Dove, Forest Bess), v…

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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