November 21, 2013 Nude under a whorl of driftwood. Herbert Matter at Higher Pictures. November 20, 2013 A curve of paper forms a nose in profile. Athanasios Argianas at On Stellar Rays. November 19, 2013 Color photograms of shadowy ships. Wendy Small in the project room at Morgan Lehman. November 18, 2013 Urban attitude at Orchard Beach in the Bronx. Wayne Lawrence at the FLAG Art Foundation. November 16, 2013 A wall of Lee Friedlander little screens, in the Harald Falckenberg collection show at Paris Photo. November 13, 2013 The elegant smear of an elongated Matisse fragment. Louise Lawler at Casey Kaplan Gallery. November 12, 2013 Clothes pins across a blue sky (on a rainy day). Thomas Demand on the High Line billboard. November 11, 2013 An array of fashion/celebrity Polaroids. Patrick Demarchelier at Staley-Wise Gallery. November 8, 2013 Every frame of Eddie Adams’ iconic Vietnam street execution. At Steven Kasher Gallery. November 7, 2013 Criss-crossed steel girders. Paul Woolf in the New York show at Keith De Lellis Gallery. November 6, 2013 Sex as a fragmented, geometric cloud. Sarah Anne Johnson at Julie Saul. November 5, 2013 Faceless portraits, all wearing the same suit coat. Gulu Real Art Studio at the Walther Collection. November 4, 2013 The formality of a farm landscape. An early George Tice at Scott Nichols (San Francisco). November 4, 2013 The flair of 1970s Wall Street. Charles Gatewood at Robert Tat (San Francisco). November 1, 2013 Pattern contrasts in a recent work by Mickalene Thomas. At Jenkins Johnson (San Francisco). November 1, 2013 The elusive blurred form of Josephine Baker. Carrie Mae Weems at Jenkins Johnson (San Francisco). October 31, 2013 A grid of early (late 1920s) Walker Evans geometries in the American Modern show at MoMA. October 31, 2013 Pared down Modernist elegance. Paul Strand in the American Modern show at MoMA. October 31, 2013 A sublime array of O’Keeffe hands by Alfred Stieglitz in the American Modern show at MoMA. October 30, 2013 Male paper dolls and a nurse costume. Eleanor Antin at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia.