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I only partially mean mapping as a charting and identification of space. For Martin it is a mapping of the mind (or the painted
Now, let's change the subject to something cool, very minimalistic, and very, very beautiful. Of course, I'm thinking about
Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild 809-2, 1994 Gerhard Richter, A.B., St. James, 1988 In New York, there are specialty art
For Guild Hall curator Christina Strassfield, a show on minimalism was a no brainer. Currently on view in two large galleries, stark works in sand colors, geometrics, in brown felt material, in bright neon, the exhibition displays art from the collection of Bridgehampton resident Leonard Ruggio, whose passion is minimalism, a midcentury movement that challenges our notions of the types of materials can be used in art, and in fact our traditional notions of beauty.
In one of her oversized paintings, she zeroes in on a woman's mouth, her long tongue sticking out in grotesque fashion. What happened to this woman? Is she drowning? Or throwing up? What are all of these silver bubbles floating in the air?
"Dansaekwha and Minimalism," which opened January 16 at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles, is the latest in a series of exhibitions and publications devoted to the Korean monochrome painting movement sweeping the globe of late.
In the monograph Agnes Martin (D.A.P./Tate), the work is described variously as ascetic, immensely fragile, calm, direct, hypnotic, quiet and inward. Martin says her subjects are lightness and formlessness. Her work is so interior it does not invite more concrete description.
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"Marfa is such a unique place," says Sophie Landres, who curated Zipora Fried's exhibition at Marfa Contemporary. With the
A new exhibition that opened last Saturday at the University of Michigan Museum of Art revisits the Minimalist movement, viewed from a fresh perspective.
Mayor now stands to show that the Cubist Picasso and Fauvists like Dufy were not necessarily the gatekeepers of 20th century
Is the building under surveillance or has the building put the rest of the world under surveillance? This purposeful ambiguity and the choice of bold colors is jarring.
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Given the abundance of great exhibitions it's not surprising that there were plenty of excellent painting posts in September. Ten fantastic posts are below, and you can find more daily at Painters' Table, the magazine of the painting blogosphere.
Abstraction is one of the greatest visionary tools ever invented by human beings to imagine, decipher, and depict the world.
Gregory Hayes' neo-systematic paintings are based on the indiscernible behavior or prime numbers. His 48" x 48" canvases
With great fanfare, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art last year announced it had entered into a long-term working relationship