Carmen Herrera, Latincollector, New York, NY

    Carmen Herrera, Amarillo, 1971 Acrylic on wood, 45 x 60 x 4 inches November 17, 2007 — January 19, 2008 Carmen Herrera is a highly accomplished Cuban artist whose career has spanned over five decades, and whose work has been exhibited widely in the Americas and Europe. Estructuras presents a survey of her three dimensional works from the seventies through today.

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The Complexity of the Simple, L&M Arts, New York, NY

  Installation view December 1, 2007 — January 31, 2008 L&M Arts presents The Complexity of the Simple, an exhibition of more than twenty important works by twenty artists of international renown. The show demonstrates the broad range open to a systematic abstraction viewed over nearly five decades. Artists represented include such mid-century masters as Mark Rothko, Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly and Josef Albers, and also critical figures of more recent date such as Felix […]

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Dynamic Impulse: The Drawings of Stuart Davis, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY

  Stuart Davis, Configuration, 1932 Gouache and traces of pencil on paper, 11 x 14 inches November 28, 2007 — January 12, 2008 Hollis Taggart Galleries presents Dynamic Impulse: The Drawings of Stuart Davis, an exhibition of approximately sixty works that will examine the artist’s drawings from as early as 1909 to the year of the artists death in 1964. This important exhibition will offer a compelling opportunity to study Davis’s drawings and to understand […]

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Olle Bærtling: A Modern Classic, Steidl/Swedish Books/Moderna Museet, 2007

    Purchase on Amazon.com As a concrete-abstract painter during the 1950s and 60s, Olle Bærtling (1911-1981) developed a personal pictorial universe, while also occupying a firm position among the “Salon des Realités Nouvelles” and Galerie Denise René in Paris. His work was highly influential to American Op artists and Minimalists like Donald Judd.  Introduction by Ustvedt Nilsson, John Peter Øystein. Text by David Birnbaum, Daniel Raskin.  Price $40.

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Alan Saret: Gang Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

  Alan Saret, Sana Whirl Will, 1983 Colored pencil on paper November 9, 2007 — February 7, 2008 Alan Saret: Gang Drawings marks the first major museum exhibition of Saret’s work in 17 years. Saret was a vital part of the Soho alternative art scene in the late 1960s and 70s, as well as an important figure in the history of process art and post-minimal art. The exhibition will focus on the artist’s “gang drawings,” […]

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Moriko Mori: Tom Na H-iu, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

  Moriko Mori, Tom Na H-iu, 2005-2006 Glass steel and LED lights, 180 x 62 x 20 inches, edition of 2 November 8 — December 22, 2007 Deitch projects presents Tom Na H-iu, an exhibition of new work by Mariko Mori. The title of the exhibition draws its name from the monumental 4.5 meter sculpture, which will be exhibited along with two other large-scale sculptures, Flatstone and Roundstone. The works develop Mori’s continued interest in […]

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Australia: Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung e.V., Bonn, Germany

  December 1, 2007 — January 20, 2008 Developed in collaboration between raum 2810 and Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung e.V., this is the first survey exhibition of Australian non-objective art in Germany and includes 17 artists.  Participating artists: Justin Andrews, Daniel Argyle, Richard Dunn, Michael Graeve, Billy Gruner, Melinda Harper, Andrew Huston, Kyle Jenkins, Sarah Keighery, Melanie E. Khava, Andrew Leslie, John Nixon, Robert Owen, Kerrie Poliness, Trevor Richards, Quentin Sprague and David Thomas. […]

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Art Market Watch: Victor Vasarely, by Deborah Ripley, Artnet Magazine, December 11, 2007

  Victor Vasarely, Teke, 1956-60 $348,000, Christie’s New York, May 17, 2007 “In 1965, following his starring role in the Museum of Modern Art’s now-famous The Responsive Eye exhibition, Hungarian artist and Op Art inventor Victor Vasarely (1906–1996) became an international art superstar. For the next 15 years, the public’s appetite for Vasarely’s dizzying designs seemed insatiable. In an effort to meet demand, as well as to bring his art to the masses, he maintained […]

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Und Jetzt, IS & Le Petit Port, Leiden, The Netherlands

  Installation view with work by Kyle Jenkins December 8, 2007 — January 15, 2008 The inaugural exhibition at IS featuring international artists Richard van der Aa, Justin Andrews, Sanne Bruggink, Christoph Dahlhausen, Matthew Deleget, Iemke van Dijk, Jasper van der Graaf, Billy Gruner, Clemens Hollerer, Kyle Jenkins, Sarah Keighery, Gracia Khouw, Arjan Janssen, Maike Mei Lan, Rossana Martinez, Jan van der Ploeg, Perry Roberts, Tilman, Jan Maarten Voskuil and Guido Winkler.  Includes original texts […]

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Lynne Harlow: BEAT

December 2007

New York City and Providence-based artist Lynne Harlow presents BEAT, which translates an earlier work, Lena's Beat, from an intimate wall piece to a large-scale installation and performance. BEAT combines specific, yet inherently unrelated elements: color and music. The performance will take place on Saturday, December 8, from 4-6pm, and will consist of two hours of solo drumming by various volunteer musicians.

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Can You Dig It?, by Jerry Saltz, Artnet Magazine, December 3, 2007

  New York Magazine art critic Jerry Saltz reviews Urs Fischer’s You at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise. “Urs Fischer has reduced Gavin Brown’s Enterprise to a hole in the ground, and it is one of the most splendid things to have happened in a New York gallery in a while. Experientially rich, buzzing with energy and entropy, crammed with chaos and contradiction, and topped off with the saga of subversion that is central both to the […]

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Sara Schnadt: Connectivity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

  December 8-30, 2007 A web developer and performance installation artist, Sara Schnadt is creating a network built from an impressive quantity of vividly-colored found and donated fiber material (string, thread, twine, and wire) that represents the “new collective activity” of creating and sharing information online. She will be performing in the gallery for three days a week to plot the network onto and between two large maps across the space. One map shows a […]

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Sérvulo Esmeraldo: Les Excitables 1966–1975, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

  Sérvulo Esmeraldo, Foodtainer 2 Excitable with Detail, 1966  Cardboard, plastic film and paper, 6 x 6 x 7/8 inches December 1, 2007 — January 12, 2008 Sicardi Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in the United States of the work of Sérvulo Esmeraldo.  Originally from Brazil, Esmeraldo moved to Paris in 1957 where he lived and work until 1979. The exhibition features the Excitables Esmeraldo created in Paris between the years 1966–1975. The viewer […]

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David Reed: New Paintings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

  November 8 — December 22, 2007 Max Protetch presents an exhibition of new work by David Reed. Occupying both the main gallery and the Project Space, the exhibition will feature paintings in several formats, including narrow vertically-oriented canvases that recall Reed’s earliest brushstroke paintings; medium-format horizontal paintings that seem to relate to the scale of television and large-format ones that maintain dialogue with the proportions of Cinemascope; large-scale vertical paintings; and #27, a narrow […]

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Lovett/Codagnone: Interruption of a Course of Action, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

  Lovett/Cadagnone, Stripped, 2006 Hand stitched cotton ad satin, 141 x 43 inches Opens October 21, 2007  P.S.1 presents Interruption of a Course of Action, the first U.S. museum exhibition for the artist duo Lovett/Codagnone. Best known for their performances, videos, and photographs that combine elements of S&M gay subculture with everyday domestic scenes, the artist team will further their ongoing exploration of power relations, as manifested in explicit cultural signifiers as well as clandestine […]

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Ward Denys: The Complete Video Set, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

    November 1-31, 2007 The art of Ward Denys (b. 1975, Izegem, Belgium) covers a wide field of media: sculpture, photography and installation. Through a visual language that is quintessentially minimalist, the artist addresses notions of physical and mental experience, topography and memory. In CCNOA Denys has created The complete video exhibition set, an installation comprising a monumental black box and a series of small gadgets (pencils, postcards and tape). The complete video exhibition […]

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Louis Cameron, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY

  November 1 — December 22, 2007 For his second solo exhibition at I-20, Louis Cameron will exhibit two series of paintings and a video that continue his work—started in 2004—in abstracting the color charts of consumer product identities.

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Ed Moses: Primal and Primary Paintings 1975, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

  Ed Moses, Untitled (Red), Untitled (Yellow), Untitled (Black), 1975 Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 inches and 43 x 43 inches  November 9 — December 9, 2007 Ed Moses flatly posits that he is not an artist. “I’m a painter, inventive, activated. An abstract painting is not a reference; it’s not a picture; it’s a perception of the painting. It goes back to Barnett Newman’s Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue?” For Moses, […]

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Minimalism and After I: Objects for Imaginative and Real Use, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

  Nic Hess, König Gerrit [King Gerrit], 2007 (detail) September 21, 2007 — January 27, 2008 The Daimler Art Collection presents the exhibition Minimalism and Applied I at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The exhibition explores the relationship that exists between minimalist formal language and applied art. As the subtitle of the exhibition suggests these ‘transfers’ can be useful for imagination, association and play. Our exhibition at the same time represents the […]

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The Wild One, by Jerry Saltz, Artnet Magazine, November 5, 2007

    Installation view of Steven Parrino at Gagosian Gallery “It took me 20 years to get Steven Parrino’s work. From the time I first saw his art, in the mid-80s, I almost always dismissed it as mannered, Romantic, formulaic, conceptualist-formalist heavy-metal boy-art abstraction. But thanks to a very large survey of his work in no fewer than seven of Gagosian’s handsome Madison Avenue galleries, I’ve come around. Yes, he is mannered and repetitive, but […]

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The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

  Dan Flavin, Untitled (to Jan & Ron Greendberg), 1972-73 November 16, 2007 — February 24, 2008 The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light includes more than seventy works of art from the Panza Collection, which is now dispersed in Varese, Verona, New York, and Los Angeles. In consultation with Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, whose vision has guided the project from the start, Gallery Director Louis Grachos and Senior Curator Douglas Dreishpoon […]

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Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

Morris Louis, Floral V, 1959-60  November 9, 2007 — February 3, 2008 Color field paintings are expansive canvases washed with flat areas of solid color. Color as Field is the first exhibition to bring together the works of major color field painters. The show features about 40 color field paintings and explores their sources, meaning, and impact. The exhibition includes paintings by color field artists such as Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, […]

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Painting or Object?, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

  Installation view with works by Josef Adam Moser & Mick Johnson (l to r) November 3 — December 15, 2007 Gallery Sonja Roesch presents Painting or Object? featuring artists Garland Fielder, Mick Johnson, Josef Adam Moser, and Dirk Rathke.  The exhibition investigates the borderlines between what constitutes a painting or an object. This question, though mainly used for classification and description of work, has been the subject of many discussions. The critical split occurs […]

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Verus Painters, Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY

  Installation view of works by Karen Schifano November 2 — December 22, 2007  Tobey Fine Arts is presents the second exhibition of works by the international group of artists calling themselves the Verus Painters, whom are John Aslanidis, Susann Brännström, Peter Köhler, Karen Schifano and Lorraine Williams. The Verus Painters are the new generation of painters working with a wealth of painterly history and ideas accumulated over the last century. They approach painting as […]

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Pam Aitken, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

  Pam Aitken, Variation on a still point 19, 2007 Pencil on paper, 14.5 x 20.5 cm  November 22 — December 15, 2007 Aitken is interested in expanding the inventive and formal aspects of the line and the grid through painting and installation. Monuments of Nothingness has an uncertain vision of the structured grid. This vision has indeterminacy, ambiguity and irrationality, a combination that ultimately leads to non-structure. Repetition is a condition of action before […]

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Blinky Palermo, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf & Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

  Blinky Palermo, Red, Yellow and Blue, 1975 Acrylic on aluminum, four parts, 26.7 x 147 x 0.3 cm October 21, 2007 — January 20, 2008 The Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen present the first comprehensive exhibition of Blinky Palermo’s work in Düsseldorf, Germany.  Palermo came to Düsseldorf in 1962 in order to study at the Academy initially under Bruno Goller and then under Joseph Beuys. He developed his unmistakeable […]

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Neutra’s Kaufmann House For Sale

    Commissioned by Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr., the Pittsburgh department store magnate who had commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright about a decade earlier to build Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, the house was designed by Richard Neutra in 1946 as a desert retreat in Palm Springs, California.  The house’s current owners plan to auction the house at Christie’s in New York in May 2008.  Its presale estimate is $15 to $25 million.

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SNO 33, Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia

  Daniel Göttin, Shift, 2007 Site specific installation, wallpainting,  adhesive textile tape, aluminium panel different sizes  November 2 — December 2, 2007  SNO 33 features installations by Daniel Göttin (Switzerland), Matt Shoemaker (USA), and a collaborative project by Salvatore Panatteri (Australia) and Kjell Bjørgeengen (Norway).

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Mark Dagley in INDICA, Nyehaus, New York, NY

  Painting by Mark Dagley November 8 — December 22, 2007 Nyehaus presents INDICA.  Acknowledged as the first experimental art space in London, John Dunbar’s Indica gallery, in existence from November ’65 – November ’67, was born into a far more uncynical time. Open for barely two full years, Indica (from ‘Indications’ – somewhere to go) set the controls for the heart of experimental art in Britain. During its short life, Indica encouraged collaboration and […]

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