June 12, 2013 Signs that no longer provide meaning – blanked out, empty, and illegible. Mark Woods at Newman Popiashvili Gallery. June 11, 2013 Elemental circular forms, covered in textural drips and residue. Erin Shirreff at Lisa Cooley. June 11, 2013 Richly organic, maze-like mud spirals by Ana Mendieta. At Galerie Leong. June 10, 2013 Merce Cunningham dancers as calligraphic notes on a musical score. Jaye Rhee at Doosan Gallery. June 10, 2013 Ross Racine’s Photoshop aerials of intricately plotted fictional suburbs. Just closed at Front Room Gallery. June 7, 2013 Grids of personal items photographed in the deadpan style of Ebay postings. Moyra Davey/Jason Simon at Miguel Abreu. June 7, 2013 Thinking about a connection between Italian Futurism (Giacomo Balla at the Museum of Modern Art) and digital glitch photography. June 5, 2013 Lucas Blalock’s elusive, spatially inconclusive layers of jittered wallpaper. In a group show at Wallspace. June 4, 2013 A new Alfred Leslie portrait, pushing the edges of the painting/software/photo boundary. In a group show at C24 Gallery. June 3, 2013 Gregory Crewdson’s lonely, rainswept taxi lot (with train tracks). Smartly paired with O. Winston Link at Danziger. May 31, 2013 An elegantly jarring anatomical nude hybrid by John Stezaker at Petzel Gallery. May 28, 2013 Playing mahjong in masks and snorkels. Yang Yi’s melancholy submerged city vignettes at Galerie Richard. May 28, 2013 Gestural, intimate darkroom abstraction, solarized and striated. Anthony Pearson at Marianne Boesky Gallery. May 16, 2013 Keith Smith’s jittering, shape-driven bus composite. At Bruce Silverstein through 6/1. May 16, 2013 Bloody presidential politics in 1980s Panama, as covered by Ron Haviv. In a student curated show at Milbrook School. May 7, 2013 Shadowy dappled light portrait of a blind schoolboy in Sierra Leone. Tim Hetherington at Yossi Milo. May 6, 2013 Massive aspirational branding as a backdrop for everyday urban life. Natan Dvir at Anastasia Photo. May 1, 2013 Bert Stern shooting David Bailey shooting Veruschka for Vogue in 1961. At Staley-Wise. April 30, 2013 A kissing couple snapshot digitally split and restitched. Nikolai Ishchuk in the project room at Denny Gallery. April 30, 2013 An elegantly jumbled kitchen sink of still life forms and shadows. Margaret Watkins at Robert Mann.