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Matthew Brandt’s Poison Pictures

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Stepping-Stone-Falls-9-C2M1Y2-2016-20-x-14-inches-MBr.16981_WEB

In his new body of work, the experimental photographer uses Flint’s contaminated tap water to create daring abstractions with a political edge.

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The Lyrical South of Shane Lavalette

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ShaneLavalette_OneSunOneShadow_03

Echoing the languid melodies of the South, Shane Lavalette finds fragments of oral tradition in the visual world.

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A Chance Encounter with Mark Morrisroe

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After years in a Boston attic, Mark Morrisroe’s dreamy, unpolished early work is on display in a rare exhibition in New York.

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The Pleasure of the Text

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Merging images and words, conceptual artists in the 1970s advanced a new visual language.

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Louis Faurer’s Postwar New York

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Louis Faurer, Untitled, New York, 1949© Louis Faurer Estate

In the late 1940s, the photographer’s photographer reveled in the contradictory energies of urban life.

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Glamour and Destitution in Los Angeles

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In his first museum retrospective, Anthony Hernandez finds melancholy beauty in a city of contrasts.

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The Limits of Representation

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CT-5249_Victor-Burgin_Mirror-Lake_2013_03

Can Conceptual art speak to activist issues in new ways?

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Pushing the Boundaries of Gender Performance

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Lee_HipHopProject_featured

Spanning over eighty years of photographs, an exhibition explores the gender non-conforming potential of the word “they.”

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Are You Ready For Love?

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Cantor-Pinochet

Four exhibitions celebrate feminist artist Ellen Cantor, who explored the subversive potential of female sexuality.