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Wolf Kahn’s recent paintings, continuing his long engagement with rural New England as fodder and muse, still manage to startle and delight. With the unveiling of two dozen new oils at Ameringer McEnery Yohe on June 2, some 58 years after his first gallery show, the artist seems to declare all the debates of the intervening decades still vital. In a work such as Complex, 2009, above, we can see the tensions between flatness and depth, expressionism and formalism, abstraction and figuration come to life. – EB