Takako Yamaguchi

Takako Yamaguchi

Given the fact that most spend their lives swathed in textiles, it’s amazing how dismissively cloth is viewed. Concern for one’s apparel is frequently considered…
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Alex Couwenberg and Steve Diet Goedde

Alex Couwenberg and Steve Diet Goedde

To striking effect, Finish Fetish painting binds erotic fetish photography in Alex Couwenberg and Steve Diet Goedde‘s exhibition at Coagula Curatorial. Titled simply “Collaboration,” this…
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Xylor Jane

Xylor Jane

A must-see for abstract painting devotees, Xylor Jane‘s show at Parrasch Heijnen is aptly titled “Magic Square for Earthlings.” Adhering to logic so bizarre as…
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Jen DeNike and Katherine Bradford

Jen DeNike and Katherine Bradford

Jen DeNike and Katherine Bradford have converted Anat Ebgi‘s small secondary space, AE2, into a mysterious bipartite chamber dominated by the theme of people at…
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Judith Linhares

Judith Linhares

Via her expressionistic brush, Judith Linhares teases latent absurdity and uncanniness from hackneyed pictorial genres. Female nudes, sublime landscapes, exotic animals and floral still lifes…
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Mike Kelley

Mike Kelley

The late Mike Kelley‘s “Kandors 1999-2011” at Hauser & Wirth is literally and figuratively tenebrous. Deviating from Kelley’s typical folksiness, this show exudes a clinical…
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Caroline Larsen and Dominic Terlizzi

Caroline Larsen and Dominic Terlizzi

A pair of concurrent shows at Craig Krull features paintings that, despite firm adherence to the tradition of pigment on canvas, appear to exist as…
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Emily Counts

Emily Counts

Emily Counts‘ sculptures appear suspended at an intriguing juncture of covetable fashion and female shamanism. Of motley materials and contrasting forms, Counts’ esoteric abstract shapes…
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Sarah McEneaney & Ann Toebbe

Sarah McEneaney & Ann Toebbe

Each painting currently displayed at Zevitas Marcus evokes the satisfyingly voyeuristic sensation of Sarah McEneaney or Ann Toebbe allowing you to peer through a window…
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WALTON FORD, Isla de California, 2017. Watercolor, gouache and ink on paper, mounted on aluminum panel,108 x 144 inches unframed, (274.3 x 365.8 cm) © Walton Ford. Photography by Tom Powel. Courtesy Gagosian.

Walton Ford

It’s unique to see a distant artist delving deeply into our obscure local lore. In his current show at Gagosian, New York-based painter Walton Ford…
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Lynda Benglis

Lynda Benglis

Lynda Benglis‘ sculptures are motley in makeup, manifold in their evocations of natural features and visceral gestures. Variously forged of steel, bronze, polyurethane, chicken wire,…
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Kelly McLane

Kelly McLane

So often is the label Surrealism tacked onto fantasy art that, in descriptions of contemporary work, it’s become practically synonymous with utopian scenes or lowbrow….
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Sayre Gomez

Sayre Gomez

In a corridor just inside Ghebaly Gallery, a faded sign, barely legible for its low contrast, reads “Déjà Vu.” This isn’t merely a placard bearing…
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Van Hanos

Van Hanos

Van Hanos‘ paintings parodizing partisan preposterousness would be utterly comical if they didn’t so mordantly reflect our circusy cultural reality. Cynically dubbed “Late American Paintings,”…
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Nemesio Antúnez

Nemesio Antúnez

Nemesio Antúnez (1918-1993) possessed a remarkable talent for crystallizing the spirit of certain locations and scenarios. In his small but captivating pictorial selection currently on…
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Ariana Papademetropoulos

Ariana Papademetropoulos

With salmon walls, magenta carpet and eccentric ornament, Ariana Papademetropoulos has transformed Wilding Cran into a life-size dollhouse where you are the doll and everything…
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