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The Neointegrity Manifesto

�NeoIntegrity,� curated by painter Keith Mayerson. Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY. Through Aug. 24. Holland Cotter in the NYTimes: “Mr. Mayerson explains in a gallery news release that when he was given the go-ahead for the group show, he decided to take the opportunity to start an art movement. […]

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Angry young man is dead in Sydney galleries

In the Sydney Morning Herald: “The angry young man is dead. In his place: refinement, tradition and women. For more than a decade the Sydney art market has run on testosterone. Angry young men have dominated the gallery scene, snapped up by collectors reconnecting with lost youth. The painter Adam […]

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LA re-mix: Punk-pop aesthetic with pretty Japanese-girl-craft

Shizu Saldamando,” Tropico de Nopal, 1665 Beverly Blvd., Echo Park. Through Sept. 1. Elina Shatkin writes in the Los Angeles Times: “Combining elements of traditional Chicano portraiture, lowrider art and pinta (jailhouse) art, Shizu Saldamando’s delicate paintings and drawings depict a generation of young adults not commonly seen on canvases […]

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Time Out recommends…

Medium Cool choices this week include “Paper,” a huge group exhibition curated by Bill Katz, and “Remembering Michael Hurston: Paintings and Works on Paper. Both at the Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, Queens. Through Dec. 31. Also recommended: Jean-Honor� Fragonard at the Frick Collection, New York, NY. […]

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Peter Simensky’s currency exchange

�Cerca Series: Peter Simensky,� curated by Lucia Sanroman. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA. Through Sept. 23 In the Union-Tribune, Robert L. Pincus reports: “The Brooklyn-based artist isn’t the first to make art about or with money � and we can be sure he won’t be the […]

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Opening in August

Shows listed in the monthly artnet roundup include: “The Abstract Impulse: Fifty Years of Abstraction at the National Academy, 1956-2006,” National Academy Museum, Aug. 1, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008. “The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820,” Curated by Joseph J. Rishel, Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt, Ilona Katzew. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Aug. […]

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“Gateway Bombay” at the Peabody Essex Museum

“Gateway Bombay,” curated by Susan Bean with help from Beth Citron. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. Through Dec. 7, 2008. Ken Johnson writes in the Boston Globe: “Can you name a famous contemporary artist from India? OK, other than Anish Kapoor? I couldn’t either before I saw ‘Gateway Bombay,’ an […]