Art In America

Florine Stettheimer

During her lifetime, the New York socialite, painter, and poet Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944) straddled the line between insider and outsider, her aristocratic status dueling with her identities as a Jew, an artist, and a woman. This condition has...

Cindy Ji Hye Kim

The seven large black-and-white paintings and two small color works (all 2017) in “Tick,” Korean-born artist Cindy Ji Hye Kim’s first solo exhibition in New York, present twisted, claustrophobic scenes inspired by comics and noir film. Kim, who...

Naoki Sutter-Shudo

Childlike delights clash with grown-up forms in “Parade,” Naoki Sutter-Shudo’s first solo show at Bodega. A squat square plinth in the center of the gallery supports a handful of toylike sculptures (all works 2017). Theorie, Truth Trolley, and Theft...

Jordan Kasey

In the fraught present, the endurance and perceived stability of past traditions can hold a sirenlike allure.

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The “decisive moment” that Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004) sought to capture in his work has much to do with skill, of course, but perhaps a twist of fate, too. “India in Full Frame,” a show of sixty-nine photographs taken during the photographer’s...

Dawn Clements

Classic still-life offerings like oranges and cherries mingle with modern personal effects such as Carmex lip balm and cancer medications in the works on paper in Dawn Clements’s “Tables and pills and things.” Using Sumi ink, ballpoint pens,...

Romare Bearden

The twenty-one intimately scaled collages that constitute Romare Bearden’s “Bayou Fever” (1979) are vibrant, chaotic, and humid. Bearden (1911–1988) invokes religious traditions of New Orleans and the Caribbean with a riot of beautiful, sinister jewel...

Elizabeth Jaeger

“The problem of woman,” André Breton wrote in 1929, “is the most marvelous and disturbing problem in all the world.” Elizabeth Jaeger’s ceramic and steel sculptures (all 2017) in “Pommel,” her second solo exhibition at Jack Hanley, confront the...

Georgia O’Keeffe

An icon of twentieth-century art, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) embodied her signature aesthetic in every aspect of her self-presentation. "Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern" presents paintings alongside photographic portraits, clothing, and other...

Eleanor Antin

From 1971 to 1973, the conceptual and performance artist Eleanor Antin traveled with one hundred pairs of black rubber rain boots from California to New York. Along the way, Antin carefully posed her footwear collection in rigid rows, capturing the...

Ray Hamilton

Self-taught artist Ray Hamilton (1919–1996) has been a darling of the downtown New York art world since Artists Space exhibited his drawings in 1991. Kerry Schuss has represented Hamilton since the mid-’90s, but the present show of his work is the...

TM Davy

Horses have appeared throughout the course of art history to a multitude of effects, from ceramic votives in ancient Chinese burial sites to European hunting and battle scenes. In recent memory, they have been coopted in popular culture by the ultra...

Robert Anton

Robert Anton (1949–84), a fantastically unique member of New York’s avant-garde theater scene of the 1970s, fabricated elaborate puppets and props for silent plays he enacted in miniature prosceniums. In addition to drawings, news clippings, letters,...

Miles Coolidge

Five large black-and-white photographs greet visitors to “Coal Seam redux,” Miles Coolidge’s first solo show at Peter Blum, immersing viewers in the shimmering, textured abyss of a coal mine. The large scale of the images conjures the mine’s crushing...

“Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America”

“Secure the shadow ere the substance fades,” one of the earliest slogans used by commercial photographers, refers to the light-catching nature of the medium but also to the Victorian-era practice of depicting corpses in lifelike poses. “Securing the...

Jonathan Gardner

Two nearly identical young women with bobbed red hair sit before a large standing mirror in a room carpeted in jungle green. One of them perches on a divan, holding a telephone away from her ear. Her white underwear peaks out from beneath a blue ombré...

Yvonne Jacquette

Yvonne Jacquette has literally taken to the skies to capture the dense aerial landscapes depicted in the thirty-one paintings included in this survey of the last thirty-five years of her career. Jacquette, who divides her time between New York and...

“Black Pulp!”

The desire to self-present is often a political one, a reaction against others’ feckless stereotypes. In “Black Pulp!,” curators William Villalongo and Mark Thomas Gibson, both artists, have assembled a remarkable collection of printed matter—much on...

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