August 15, 2013 Hexagon shaped collage elements interrupt a reclining figure. Vivienne Griffin in the Desire show at Yancey Richardson. August 15, 2013 The matching forms of arched nudes and railroad tracks. 1970s era Carolee Schneemann at Carolina Nitsch. August 14, 2013 The unusual angle of a man being dragged by his shoes. Bruce Davidson’s Civil Rights photographs at Howard Greenberg Gallery. August 14, 2013 Weeds and starry skies instead of leaves and river refractions. Susan Derges in the summer group show at Danziger. August 13, 2013 A surreal, solitary fish-watching session. Burk Uzzle in the summer group show at Laurence Miller Gallery. August 13, 2013 Direct, vulnerable B/W portraits of swimsuited groups/families and interior nudes. Nikolay Bakharev at Julie Saul Gallery. August 12, 2013 Fluttering cut paper leaves fall from a flat image surface of cherry blossoms. Jim Hodges at FLAG Art Foundation. August 7, 2013 Gorgeous textures in this Leon Levinstein print, especially the woven hat. In the Staff Picks show at Howard Greenberg. August 7, 2013 A seductively elegant Matthew Pillsbury bar scene in the drinking show at Sasha Wolf. August 6, 2013 A sinuous sliced landscape in multiple overlapped layers. Sadie Wechsler in the Yale MFA show at Aperture Gallery. August 6, 2013 A still life of parallel textures: brick/concrete and rebar/cherry stem/chain link. Marina Pinsky at Scaramouche Gallery. August 5, 2013 Erica Baum’s geometric, almost narrative, dog-eared book pages in the Chick Lit group show at Tracy Williams. August 2, 2013 A corner pyramid of teenage kissers. Ed Templeton in the Folklore group show at Joshua Liner Gallery. August 2, 2013 Jagged layers of distorted green glitches. Sean Dack at Fitzroy Gallery. July 31, 2013 Under the hot lights, Ella Fitzgerald loses herself in the music. Herman Leonard’s jazz photographs at Robert Mann. July 31, 2013 The bulbous rounded forms of Hans Bellmer opened up, in the Hair and Skin summer show at Derek Eller. July 29, 2013 A wall of 1990s era Wolfgang Tillmans, hung amidst the permanent collection of paintings at MoMA. July 29, 2013 Jittering, loosely joyful, multiple exposure image of Saigon motorbike cruising. Ed Kashi at Anastasia Photo. July 26, 2013 Mysterious colored smoke animates the landscape. Melissa Dubbin and Aaron Davidson in Alchemical at Steven Kasher Gallery. July 26, 2013 Great unexpected angle/vantage point in this Bertien van Manen image in the sleep themed show at Andrea Meislin Gallery.