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The frozen textiles in the outdoor installations of Nicole Dextras appear as reflections of the natural world. In her “IceShifts” series, her process has a particularly Victorian effect, as she replaces the head and extremities of a human with plant matter. The result is both haunting and elegant. On the piece “Bouquet,” in particular: “This outdoor installation of ice-covered dresses was created to resemble an alluring bouquet of fantastical plant life summoned

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In the personal work of illustrator Andrew Fairclough, the artist’s cerebral explorations are infused with comic and pop influences. Stylistically, his work has a kinship with the drawings of Charles Burns or other Lowbrow luminaries, while also showing Fairclough’s love of vintage spot illustrations, retro science fiction, and “the textural wonders of degraded print.” Much of the work below is part of a body of work titled “Total Control,” described as

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Jérémy Demester’s paintings carry both vivid movement and spontaneity. In his current show at Galerie Max Hetzler, titled “FTW,” the artist offers new paintings and sculptures that are part of a poetic narrative surrounding all of the works in the show. And the sculpture is at the center of it all. “The sculpture representing a hermit is at the origin of the exhibition ‘FTW,’” the gallery says. “A vagabond dressed in

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