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Nicki Stager

April 2005

If the quality of light in an artist's studio is important (not to mention, of course, its many and varied manifestations within the painted scene), is it doubly so for the photographer? And what, then, for the maker of the photogram? In this… READ ON

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Abigail Lazkoz

April 2005

Those who have already made their way through the crush at P.S.1’s recently unveiled “Greater New York 2005” may have glimpsed Abigail Lazkoz’s wall drawing in the second-floor stairwell. Monya Rowe gallery, however, is offering a scaled-down,… READ ON

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Emily Sartor

March 2005

In a nod to mid-nineteenth-century maritime painting, Emily Sartor’s depiction of the explosion of a ship amid darkly roiling waves provides an apt and tantalizing opening for the Louisiana native’s Chelsea premiere. The fine spatter of … READ ON

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Nataraj Sharma

January 2005

Next month, “Edge of Desire,” the first major exhibition of contemporary Indian art in the United States, opens in New York at the Queens Museum of Art and Asia Society. That this productive and innovative art scene is long overdue for focused… READ ON

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Susan Homer

January 2005

The twenty-five paintings and drawings that make up Susan Homer’s first New York solo show are notable among recent art-world offerings as much for their unassuming views of gracious domesticity as for their no-tech, low-concept subject … READ ON

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Ilya Kabakov

September 2004

Engaging the “work” of two fictional artistic personae, Charles Rosenthal and “Ilya Kabakov,” both of whom sought to reconcile representation and abstraction, the real Kabakov seeks a parallel synthesis between aesthetic experimentation and… READ ON

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Arthur Tress

May 2004

Brooklyn-born photographer Arthur Tress initiated his brown study of the unconscious in the late '60s, interviewing children about their dreams and then staging their fantastical scenarios for the camera. Making a directorial incursion into… READ ON

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Tamara de Lempicka

April 2004

Putting her art at the disposal of the moneyed European, and, later, American, class to which she belonged, Tamara de Lempicka (1898–1980) created some of the most iconic paintings of the Art Deco period.… READ ON

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Nils Karsten

March 2004

For his first solo show, German-born Nils Karsten has created thirty figurative drawings, most executed on letter-size paper, that present an imaginative apprehension of adolescence. Karsten depicts this period of transformation as a time of… READ ON

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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

January 2004

Rather than sidestep the white-cube debate in their latest installation—a melon-colored “museum” gallery at SculptureCenter—Ilya and Emilia Kabakov engage it, pointing to the significance of the viewer's role within this contested space. The… READ ON

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