July 14, 2021 The elegant tonal splash of spilled coffee. Bruce Nauman in the Nothing Personal group show at Nicole Klagsbrun. July 14, 2021 A shimmering crosshatch of distortion. Raymond Hains in the Nothing Personal group show at Nicole Klagsbrun. July 14, 2021 Skipping by the haunting presence of a boarded up house. Xaviera Simmons in the Nothing Personal group show at Nicole Klagsbrun. July 13, 2021 Reversing the personal associations of a studio wall collage in seething metallic red. Lyle Ashton Harris in the Subliminal Horizons group show at Alexander Gray Associates. July 12, 2021 Using mud to performatively reshape bodily curves. Carla Santana in the Engraved into the Body group show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. July 12, 2021 Interrupting the artist’s face with a cluster of matchboxes. Antonio Tarsis in the Engraved into the Body group show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. July 12, 2021 A floating pose of crucifixion in murky pink water. Ayrson Heráclito in the Engraved into the Body group show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. July 9, 2021 The uneasy seductiveness of a dental exam. Torbjørn Rødland in the Wish group show at Metro Pictures. July 9, 2021 Staging porn actors in police uniforms, playing with the man in uniform cliché. Heji Shin in the Wish group show at Metro Pictures. July 8, 2021 Powerfully facing down Sol LeWitt’s wall of stone. Carrie Mae Weems in the Social Works group show at Gagosian Gallery. July 8, 2021 Locating Black couples amid an unforgiving cratered surface. Zalika Azim in the Social Works group show at Gagosian Gallery. July 7, 2021 Embedding photographs in ragged scraps of salvaged asphalt roofing. Karyn Olivier at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. July 6, 2021 Matching photographic bodies with curves of ceramic and wood. Sheree Hovsepian in the A Thought Sublime group show at Marianne Boesky Gallery. June 30, 2021 Using ladders to arrange 1920s era swimwear. George Hoyningen-Huene in a paired show with Horst P. Horst at Staley-Wise Gallery. June 30, 2021 The elegant flow of a spider dress. Horst P. Horst in a paired show with George Hoyningen-Huene at Staley-Wise Gallery. June 29, 2021 An unsettling combination of raw meat, guns, and glowing red eyes. Farah Al Qasimi in the DOG group show at Company Gallery. June 28, 2021 Arranging a physical echo of an FC Gundlach portrait setup as a tribute to Jean-Luc Godard. Barbara Bloom at David Lewis. June 11, 2021 The supportive sisterhood of dancers at Houston’s Club Onyx. Adrienne Raquel at Fotografiska. June 11, 2021 Using photographs as source material for drawings. Tom of Finland at Fotografiska. June 1, 2021 Mysterious collaged faces, dissolving into aggregation of overlapped detail. Romare Bearden in Artist’s Choice: Yto Barrada—A Raft at MoMA.