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Wardell MIlan, (Untitled) botanical print #4, 2009

Mixed Media"Landscapes! Romance, Recession, and Rottenness," work by Wardell Milan, is currently on view at Taxter and Spengemann Gallery. The New York-based Milan begins with found landscape and still life imagery, injecting them with political and sexual imagery. By mixing bodies of visual language and conflating collage and painterly techniques, Milan looks at the power relationships that hold together the image.   The show is on view through January 23. Taxter and Spengemann is located at 123 East 12 Street, New York.

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Sabine Hornig

Berlin-based Sabine Hornig titled her exhibition at Tanya Bonakdar “Transparent Things“ after Nabokov's 1972 novel of the same name; both the show and the book address the overlap and interaction of time, memory and reality. Hornig’s large-scale...

Luther Price: #9, 2012

Two slide carousels, 80 slides each, approx. 9-minute loop. Courtesy Callicoon Fine Arts, New York. Though he's been shocking the experimental film world with his Super 8 films about his mysterious family history, gruesome medical procedures,...

B Wurtz, Untitled, 2010

Collage and acrylic on paper, thread, string, plastic lid 48 x 30 ¼ in.New York-based artist B. (Bill) Wurtz has been making delicately poetic sculptures for more than four decades, often incorporating everyday household objects into his work. For...

Joe Fig, Inka Essenhigh, 2005

Currently on view in the group show "Redux" at New York's Cristin Tierney Gallery (through Feb. 4) are two works by Joe Fig, both related to his 2009 book on interviews, Inside the Painter's Studio. He's also included in the exhibition "Small...

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