Ward Jackson at Kay-Mar Gallery, NY, 1964 Transit & Garden 1 (left to right) Quite simply, you have to know about Ward Jackson and his work — he was an innovative abstract painter, a maverick editor and arts administrator, and a key member of New York City’s artist community. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Ward’s nephew, artist Julian Jackson, about his uncle’s life and work. Our discussion that follows [...]
Brooklyn artist Michael Zahn's exhibition presents simple materials, organized into a loose picture of an immersive symbolic space. His project is accompanied by an in-depth online interview conducted by MINUS SPACE artist Michael Brennan, in which the two discuss Zahn's paintings based on digital iconography.
April 21 — May 5, 2007
April 29 — June 3, 2007
April 26-29, 2007
Wall Painting No. 196 – Grip, 2007, acrylic on wall, 350 x 800 cm Wall Painting No. 197 – Grip, 2007, acrylic on wall, 350 x 600 cm April 18-22, 2007
Michael Zahn, Stellar, 2005 Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 80 inches MS artist Michael Zahn interviewed by MS artist Michael Brennan. Published on the occasion Zahn’s exhibition This, That, and the Other at MINUS SPACE project space, April 2007.
David Simpson, Form to Light, 2006 Iridescent interference pigment with acrylic paint 69.5 x 23.5 inches May 5 — June 16, 2007
Julian Dashper, Untitled (2005), 2005 MDF, hardboard, 30.5 cm diameter x 6 cm, edition of 3 April 4-28, 2007 A solo exhibition by MINUS SPACE artist Julian Dashper.
Quentin Morris in his studio, Philadelphia, PA, March 28, 2007 April 7 — May 19, 2007 “I began exploring monochromatic painting…exclusively black using a myriad of tonalities and textures to present black’s intrinsically enigmatic beauty and infinite depth, to refute all negative cultural mythologies about the color, and ultimately, to create work that innately expresses the all encompassing spirituality of life.” —Quentin Morris
Gego, Reticulárea, 1975 Stainless steel wire, 82 x 102 x 7 inches Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston April 21 — July 21, 2007 Gego: Between Transparency and the Invisible explores the intriguing relationship between line and light in the work of the Venezuelan artist Gego (1912-1994). The exhibition will trace Gego’s interest in “mak[ing] visible the invisible” from a rarely seen series of monotypes of the early 1950s to her delicate [...]
The U.S. tax system accords unequal treatment to creators and collectors who donate tangible works (e.g., paintings or manuscripts) to museums, libraries, educational or other collecting institutions. A collector may take a tax deduction for the fair-market value of the work, but creators may deduct only their “basis” value—essentially the cost of materials such as paint and canvas. Urge Members of Congress to co-sponsor bipartisan legislation, S. 548 or H.R.1524, which would allow [...]
April 15 — May 27, 2007 Organized by CCNOA, this group exhibition serves as a compilation, a gathering of information, thought, content and context relating to today`s artistic practice in the realm of reductive art. Features artists John Beech (UK/USA), Kjell Bjorgeengen (N), Victoria Carolan (UK) & Guy De Biavre (B), Matthew Deleget (USA), Alexandra Dementieva (RUS/B) & Aernoudt Jacobs (B), Ward Denys (B), Jaroslaw Flicinski (PL), Clemens Hollerer (A/B), Andrew Huston [...]
Critic Jerry Saltz remembers artist Sol Lewitt. ”He was an artistic giant whose contributions were so far-reaching that he straddled the categories of Minimalism, Conceptualism and Postminimalism. In the late 1960s, LeWitt created an enormous opening for other artists...”
Sol LeWitt, Cubic-Modular Wall Structure, Black, 1966 Painted wood, 43 1/2 x 43 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches Collection of Museum of Modern Art, NY Sol Lewitt, Paragraphs on Conceptual Art (1967) “I will refer to the kind of art in which I am involved as conceptual art. In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work. (In other forms of art, the concept may be changed in [...]
Works by Li-Trincere & Don Voisine (left to right) March 9 — April 8, 2007 A group exhibition featuring works by MINUS SPACE artists Li-Trincere and Don Voisine.
Blinky Palermo, Flipper, 1970 Screenprint on paper in 2 parts, 33 x 35 inches each April 5 — May 4, 2007
March 15 — May 12, 2007 Michael Rosenfeld Gallery presents its fourth solo exhibition of the work of Charmion von Wiegand (American, 1898-1983). Offering of the Universe – An Artist’s Path from Mondrian to Mantra presents 25 paintings and works on paper from the late 1950s through the 1970s. The exhibition is the first opportunity to explore in depth the profound impact Tibetan Buddhist art and the practice of Buddhism had on the creative [...]
Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 6-9pm Non Objectif Sud (NOS) is located at La Barralière, a Provençal farm house in the Côtes du Rhône valley, 50 km north of Avignon in France. NOS is an alternative to the commercial art gallery and institutional space, situated within a rural environment. Once a year, NOS invites several artists to spend a few days at La Barralière and to create works in situ, collaborate and install an exhibition. NOS [...]
April 9 — May 7, 2007 Solo exhibition by MS artist Sharon Brant. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm and by appointment.
Soledad Arias, like you i forgot, 2007 Chromogenic c print. 30 x 40 inches April 14 — May 31, 2007 A solo exhibition by MINUS SPACE artist Soledad Arias presenting a body of new work that subtly addresses the relevance of remembering as a personal and social vehicle to responsibility, healing and awareness.
Kevin Finklea, Shift 5, 2005 April 13-29, 2007 An alumni exhibition to benefit Tyler exhibitions and public programs, features new paintings by MS artist Kevin Finklea.
March 30 — May 13, 2007
April 6 — April 29, 2007
March 8 — April 21, 2007
“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” —Rogers Hornsby “I knew we were in for a long season when we lined up for the National Anthem on Opening Day and one of my players said, ‘Every time I hear that song I have a bad game’.” —Jim Leyland “You can’t sit on a lead and run [...]
Iran do Espirito Santo, Water Glass, 2006/07 Solid pure crystal, 4.75 x 3.125 inches, edition of 25 with 3 APs March 24 — April 28, 2007
Donald Judd purchased 101 Spring Street in 1968, which served as both his studio and residence for many years. It is considered to be the birthplace of installation art. All works on view at 101 Spring Street were installed by Judd. Public tours of the space are available every Friday at 11am. Fee $30 ($15 for artists).
Manfred Mohr, P-671-A, 2003 April 24 — July 1, 2007 We congratulate MINUS SPACE artist Manfred Mohr on recently being named the winner of the d.velop digital art award given out by the Digital Art Museum Berlin.