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15 Artists to Watch in 2015 (+ 3)

Steven Zevitas | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

Painters are not being shy about showing just how fluent they can be with the medium. An interesting byproduct of the past decade is that somehow "unfinished" came to represent "serious" in the eyes of many.

Must-see Painting Shows: October 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

After a sleepy summer, the art world is once again up and running full tilt.

Must-see Painting Shows: April 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

In conducting my monthly survey of commercial gallery shows this month I was struck by the amount of representational work on view, and even more so by the "academic" rigor much of it evinces.

Must See Painting Shows: March 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

So I got a little carried away this month. There are so many strong shows around the country that this month's must see list contains twenty-eight exh...

40 Galleries You Should Know If You Love Paint: Redux

Steven Zevitas | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

I put together my first selection of Forty Galleries You Should Know if You Love Paint in 2012. As with everything in life, a lot has changed in the a...

Must-see Painting Shows: February 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

There are more than two dozen New American Paintings alumni on view this month, and some of our favorites are among them.

Must-see Painting Shows: January 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

I looked at a lot of art while hunkering down to escape the subarctic temperatures blasting through Boston and much of the country last week. My monthly review of more than 400 gallery shows yielded close to one hundred must-see painting shows, three dozen of which involve New American Paintings' alumni.

Must See Art Shows for November 2013

Steven Zevitas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

As always, New York City has a lot to see. On the blue-chip side of the fence, be sure to see Brice Marden's show of graphite drawings at Matthew Marks, and David Zwirner's inaugural exhibition of works by Ad Reinhardt.

Must See Painting Shows: September 2013

Steven Zevitas | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

September traditionally marks the beginning of the art season, at least as far as commercial galleries are concerned. As collectors and art world professionals return from summer destinations far and wide, you can feel the art world start to shift into high gear.

Must-See Painting Shows

Steven Zevitas | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

Summer is a time when many galleries choose to mount group shows, and beginning in July, dozens of such shows will open throughout the country. This m...

Must-See Painting Shows

Steven Zevitas | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

April is another strong month for painting around the US. At 20 shows, this is the largest list that I have published to date, and it could have easil...

Must-See March Paintings

Steven Zevitas | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

More than four dozen New American Paintings' alumni are on view throughout the country this month. Two artists originally featured in MFA Annual issue...

Must-See Painting Shows

Steven Zevitas | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

I have written a lot about the pervasiveness of abstraction over the past few years. This month, things feel a bit different, as a remarkable number o...

Must-See Painting Shows

Steven Zevitas | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

More than forty New American Paintings' alumni are on view this month throughout the country. They range from mid-career painter, Trenton Doyle Hancoc...

14 Must-See Painting Shows: October 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

October 2012 has proven to be an extraordinary month for the medium of paint. There are dozens of strong exhibitions on view throughout the country, w...

Twelve Must-See Painting Shows: September 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

It is September and the art world has come back to life. Commercial galleries around the country are busy putting final touches on soon to open exhibi...

40 Galleries You Should Know If You Love Paint

Steven Zevitas | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts
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Steven Zevitas

It is a simple truth that in any given month, if you added up all of the available space in commercial galleries around the country, the amount dedica...

Ten Must See Painting Shows: Summer 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 09.09.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

The heat has been turned way up on the East Coast, which is all the more reason to duck into a few galleries as you trudge through the city. As is typ...

10 Must See Painting Shows: May 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

May is traditionally the last month of the art world "season." As summer looms, rhythms change and many galleries choose to mount group exhibitions in...

12 Must See Painting Shows: March 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 05.03.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

There are dozens of painting exhibitions on view in March, and Los Angeles looks particularly strong. In late March, LA Louver will open an exhibition...

10 Must See Painting Shows in the U.S.: February 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

One of the best parts of my job is getting to see the careers of artists who we have worked with take off. Artists such as James Siena, Amy Cutler and...

12 Painter To Watch In 2012

Steven Zevitas | Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

2011 was a strong year for the ever-resilient medium of painting as artists continued to push the idea of just what a painting can be in terms of materials, scale and subject. I expect that 2012 will be no different.

10 Must See Painting Shows in the U.S.: November

Steven Zevitas | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

As this month's Must See list demonstrates, contemporary painters continue to find extraordinary ways to move the medium forward. Once again, my surve...

PHOTOS: Childhood Nightmares In Eerie New Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Looking at an Allison Schulnik painting gives the feeling of being a child at bedtime, when the lights go out, and the shadows begin to cast chilling ...

10 Must-See Painting Shows

Steven Zevitas | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

The summer months are traditionally a slow period for commercial galleries, as collectors abandon large cities and migrate to vacation destinations ar...