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New York – David Maljkovic: “Alterity Line” at Metro Pictures Through February 24th, 2018

Monday, February 5th, 2018

New York – Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures Through December 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

New York – Trevor Paglen: “A Study of Invisible Images” at Metro Pictures Through October 21st, 2017

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

New York – Leo Xu Projects and Metro Pictures Host “A New Ballardian Vision” for Condo: New York, Through August 4th, 2017

Friday, August 4th, 2017

New York – Robert Longo: “The Destroyer Cycle” at Metro Pictures Through June 17th, 2017

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York – Sara VanDerBeek: “Pieced Quilts, Wrapped Forms” at Metro Pictures Through October 29th, 2016

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

New York – Bas Jan Ader at Metro Pictures through August 5, 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Metro Pictures Now Represents Oliver Laric

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

New York – Cindy Sherman at Metro Pictures Through June 11th, 2016

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

New York – Camille Henrot at Metro Pictures Through December 12th, 2015

Monday, November 16th, 2015

New York – Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures Through October 24th, 2015

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

New York – Olaf Breuning: “The Life” at Metro Pictures Through July 31st, 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

New York – Nina Beier at Metro Pictures Through May 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

New York – Jim Shaw: “I Only Wanted You to Love Me” at Metro Pictures Through October 25th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – Robert Longo: “Strike The Sun” at Petzel Gallery through May 10th and “Gang of Cosmos” at Metro Pictures through May 23rd, 2014 2014

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

New York – Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures, through March 9th 2013

Monday, February 25th, 2013

New York: Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures through April 21, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

AO Interview: John Miller on 'Suburban Past Times' at Metro Pictures through March 9, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Go See: Robert Longo’s ‘Surrendering the Absolutes’ at Metro Pictures, New York through May 30th

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Go See: Tony Oursler’s ‘Cell Phones Diagrams Cigarettes Searches and Scratch Cards’ at Metro Pictures New York, through April 11TH, 2009

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Go See: Cindy Sherman at Metro Pictures, New York, Through December 23, 2008

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

AO on Site: Catherine Sullivan at Metro Pictures

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Metro Pictures

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

T.J. Wilcox at Metro Pictures

Thursday, October 4th, 2007
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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