Exploring landscapes and ourselves with a mix of figurative & abstract art in today’s gallery picks.
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1. Marco Casentini’s signature geometric abstractions composed of overlapping shapes in vibrant, contrasting colors at Brian Gross Fine Art
2. America Martin’s favorite landscape is that of the human form, her work is distinguished by a command of line and color, making playful references to both classic and indigenous art forms at Mark Gallery
3. Sometimes purely formal, other times historical, philosophical, or metaphysical, Howard Fonda’s paintings freely alternate between abstraction and figuration at Mixed Greens
4. Janaina Tschäpe explores, through multiple mediums, amorphous landscapes and their abundant luscious properties at Edourd Malingue Gallery
5. For Ali Banisadr, painting is a means to reflect visually on his thoughts, memories, and imagination. The artist thinks of his pictures as “encyclopedic worlds” where all elements come together and can be seen instantaneously at Sperone Westwater
6. Amalgamating an array of iconic imagery that exists across Romanian and American culture, Marius Bercea has created a diverse series of vibrant landscapes that fluctuate between the utopian and dystopian, between flux and stasis, blurring the boundaries between reality and imagination at Blain|Southern