July 1, 2013 Cuban seniors and swirling gestural paint decorate decaying Havana buildings. JR and José Parlá at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. June 28, 2013 Youth as performance – girls and their look-alike American Girl dolls. Ilona Szwarc at Foley Gallery. June 28, 2013 Elongated, mirror-distorted portraits of African tribesmen. Elisabeth Sunday at Throckmorton Fine Art. June 26, 2013 Censored Libyan imagery converted into striated binary distortions. Jehad Nga in the side room at Bonni Benrubi. June 26, 2013 The physical and spatial disruption of multi-colored stickers. Jason Evans at Aperture Gallery. June 25, 2013 Sweaty, big hair, club girl glamour. Keizo Kitajima in the NYC c1985 summer group show at ClampArt. June 25, 2013 Nude holding a loaf of Wonder bread isn’t a phrase I get to use very often. Brad Elterman at Marlborough Chelsea June 21, 2013 Cut holes threaten an abandoned painting – a recent John Divola in the Endless Bummer II group show at Marlborough Chelsea. June 14, 2013 Mount Fuji seen through a jumble of colliding angular planes. Satomi Shirai in a group show at Lesley Heller Workspace. June 13, 2013 The subdued elegant side of Arne Svenson’s controversial telephoto voyeurism, at Julie Saul Gallery. 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.