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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Gallery Armageddon

by Paddy Johnson Michael Anthony Farley Rea McNamara on January 4, 2016
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Those who thought they’d ease into the work week after the holiday break will be sorely disappointed. Nearly every gallery in the city has an opening. Between the Abrons Art Center’s American Realness Festival opening this week and a rash of Chelsea and Lower East Side shows, your calendar will be full. And not just with the usual crap. Painter Jane Corrigan will debut fresh new figurative paintings at Feuer/Mesler—it’s her first solo show in two years. Grids, systems and minimalism take over The Kitchen, Cheim & Read and Lesley Heller, all in unrelated shows. And for those following all the climate change stories, Dana Sherwood’s exhibition at Denny Gallery focuses on our destruction of the earth. Assuming we survive long enough to see the show, it should be illuminating.

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IMG MGMT: Our New Library

by Penelope Umbrico on August 15, 2008

[Editors note: IMG MGMT is an artist essay series highlighting the diversity of curatorial processes within the art making practice. Today’s invited artist, Penelope Umbrico, works with LMAK Projects and maintains the website penelopeumbrico.net.] Wandering through images of rooms on consumer home-improvement websites it’s impossible to not to notice fresh signs of someone’s presence. Since […]

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