November 8, 2012 Dark, wispy 1990s smoke ring abstractions by Donald Sultan. In the back room at Janet Borden. October 25, 2012 A nostalgically bright and kitchy world in super wide Kodak colorama prints at the NY Transit Museum in Grand Central Terminal. October 24, 2012 Wish there was more photography (just this one set) at Hank Willis Thomas’ vibrantly shrewd show at Jack Shainman. October 23, 2012 A Crewdson-esque young boy outside an eerie backlit garden gate. Joseph Cultice at Baang + Burne. October 22, 2012 Marco Anelli’s headshot portraits of the people who sat across from Marina Abramovic. At Danziger Gallery. October 11, 2012 Hundreds of photographs of blank/empty/abandoned American billboards in O Zhang’s installation at the Vilcek Foundation. October 11, 2012 Pixelated Thomas Ruff JPEG diptych in the lobby of 980 Madison. October 11, 2012 Lots of cut paper raw material in the front window of the Thomas Allen show at Foley Gallery. October 4, 2012 Photos, film stills, and diagrams in Barry Le Va’s high contrast installation at Sonnabend. October 3, 2012 The perils of gallery hopping: a car smashed straight into a bodega on Orchard during my LES swing this afternoon. October 2, 2012 Walid Raad’s 31 appendix prints in a colorful cluster at Paula Cooper. September 28, 2012 For a rainy NY day, Fischli & Weiss’ rain soaked airport terminals and tarmacs at Andrew Kreps. September 4, 2012 Washington DC interlude – Jeffrey Milstein’s aircraft typologies at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. August 24, 2012 Maine interlude – A wall of Pictorialist photographs, part of the Winslow Homer legacy show at the Portland Museum of Art. August 15, 2012 Zanele Muholi’s tender, steely eyed portraits of black lesbians in South Africa. At Yancey Richardson. August 13, 2012 Jan Groover’s complex interplay of carrots, green peppers and silverware. At Andrew Kreps. August 10, 2012 Jacqueline Langelier’s arresting gaze with sugary gumdrops. At Porter Contemporary. August 9, 2012 Airplane windows, portholes, locket photos or cameos? Elad Lassry’s lime green billboard on the High Line. August 8, 2012 Striped optical abstractions made from flickering fluorescent light. Shawn Rocco at Klompching. August 7, 2012 A layered tabletop color study in aquamarine/peach. Mara Bodis-Wollner at Hasted Kraeulter’s 31 Women summer show.