Nicole Eisenman, Progress Real and Imagined, panel 1, 2006, (detail)

Nicole Eisenman’s Allegorical Possibilities

Stop Making Sense

By way of a smallish retrospective at the New Museum titled “Al-ugh-ories,” and a major exhibition of new paintings at Anton Kern Gallery “Magnificent Delusion,”…
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Chris Killip, From the series “In Flagrante Two,”Youth on wall, Jarrow, Tyneside, 1976, © Chris Killip, courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

Chris Killip

Yossi Milo Gallery / New York City

From 1973 to 1985, Chris Killip lived among and photographed working-class and underclass communities in the north of England whose livelihoods depended on traditional heavy…
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Frank Stella, Harran II, 1967. Polymer and fluorescent polymer paint on canvas. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; gift, Mr. Irving Blum, 1982. © 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society

Frank Stella: A Retrospective
@Whitney Museum of American Art/New York City

To find a curatorial through-line for the wildly varied career of Frank Stella must be an enormous challenge. Hanging opposite the elevators on the new…
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Roy Ferdinand, Untitled (Sax man), 1993.

FILM: Missing People

David Shapiro’s Art of Darkness

“I trust in the intelligence of the audience,” says artist and filmmaker David Shapiro, whose elliptical, complex documentary film, Missing People, had its debut screening…
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Mary Weatherford, La Noche, 2014, Collection Mandy and Cliff Einstein, Los Angeles. Courtesy David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen

The Forever Now

Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World at MoMA

Curated by Laura Hoptman and on view at MoMA through April 5, “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World” attempts to identify a…
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Aviarium, 2014, by Terry Adkins, installation view. Whitney Biennial 2014, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Photograph by Bill Orcutt

The Party Rolls Along: Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Biennial is exhausting, but stick with it

Except for those closely involved with it, I can’t imagine many people actually look forward to the Whitney Biennial. It feels like one of those…
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