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Labor Day Shout Outs: Selected Shows Opening in New York

Artcritical, September 7, 2015 (read there)

Kyle Staver: Tall Tales at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Figures, animals, and creatures cavort through Kyle Staver’s large pictures, free of the hindrances of bones, re-enacting old stories anew while communing with the long history of painting. Staver may be the first painter since Lester Johnson to get any mileage out of Greek mythology, and her new paintings of Pandora, Icarus, and Ganymede promise both to impress with their ambition and delight with their charm.

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