January 13, 2021
27 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two Weeks
Jerry Saltz

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ART: Reggie Burrows Hodges

He starts with a black canvas.

Streams of glowing light wash over the accumulated tapestry of Black figures in the new canvases of Reggie Burrows Hodges. Here are post-Impressionist fields with soft edges and colors changing as if by iridescence, infusing these works with dignity and sparks of optical urgency. These almost visionary works give us an artist, in his mid-50s, at the height of his powers.

—Jerry Saltz

Karma, 188 and 172 East 2nd Street, through February 28.