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Cory Arcangel

Team Gallery | Wooster Street

October 2014

In Diddy/Lakes, 2013—the first in the recent series of Arcangel’s work featured here—a seventy-inch flat screen displays a photo of the perennially recycled rapper boarding a private jet. As in all of the Lakes, the image has been … READ ON

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Clement Valla

TRANSFER

April 2014

In utilizing texture maps—a form of visual data generated by the rendering of objects into 3-D digital models—Clement Valla’s new series, “Surface Survey,” 2014, highlights the eroding boundary between the real and the virtual … READ ON

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Stan Douglas

David Zwirner | 519, 525 & 533 West 19th Street

January 2014

In Luanda-Kinshasa, 2013, a six-hour-and-one-minute video, Stan Douglas revisits some of the major ideas that have informed his work to date: the video loop as a mechanism of the Freudian uncanny; the past as a construction of the present; … READ ON

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Katherine Bauer

Microscope Gallery

January 2014

Though their scale and amorphous, explosive forms resemble those of Abstract Expressionist paintings, Katherine Bauer’s “Eye-O-Grams,” (all works 2013)—like Man Ray’s Rayograms—are black-and-white photos produced by shadows and … READ ON

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“Fearful Symmetry”

Balice Hertling at the Film Center

November 2013

Borrowing its title from William Blake’s poem “The Tyger” (“What immortal hand or eye / Could frame thy fearful symmetry?”), this exhibition, deftly curated by Zoe Stillpass, argues that symmetry—a metonym for beauty in Western … READ ON

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“Windows”

Denny Gallery

November 2013

This show contributes to the heated debate over the relationship between contemporary art and digital technology by cleverly focusing on the idea of “windows.” In this context, windows is a double entendre, referring both to the long-standing… READ ON

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Aldo Tambellini

James Cohan Gallery

September 2013

As this important retrospective makes clear, the subject of Aldo Tambellini’s work from the 1960s onwards has been blackness. For the artist, blackness is multivalent, opening onto both the aesthetic and the sociopolitical problems of the… READ ON

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Zak Kitnick

Clifton Benevento

May 2013

Like John Baldessari's What Is Painting, 1968, Zak Kitnick’s recent wall-mounted sculptures are playfully self-reflexive. Available in thirty-two permutations, each sculpture comprises a monochrome steel shelving unit holding multiples of… READ ON

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“Howard Wise Gallery: Exploring the New”

Moeller Fine Art | New York

March 2013

A retired midwestern executive who began dealing AbEx paintings but wound up a proselytizer for the techno-utopian avant-garde, Howard Wise was one of the most unlikely characters of the New York art world of the 1960s. His eponymous gallery… READ ON

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