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John Giorno: Do The UndoneBy Sophie Kovel
Over the past year, Giorno, who passed away suddenly in mid-October, produced a new body of work that affirms the expansiveness of poetry and poetry beyond the page for Do the Undone, his first show at Sperone Westwater.
Corita Kent: Works from the 1960sBy Sophie Kovel
It is a huge danger to pretend awful things do not happen. But you need enough hope to keep on going. I am trying to make hope. And you have to grab it where you can.
Eric N. Mack: Lemme walk across the roomBy Sophie Kovel
This current exhibition is full of paintings that can be entered, walked around, under. Mack, who staunchly identifies as a painter, has produced an installation for the Brooklyn Museums Great Hall that is void of the mediums historical materials: oils, acrylics, canvas, and supports.