Daniel Göttin: Upcoming Sydney Exhibitions

  Installation view at Konsortium, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2007 Daniel Göttin: Sydney Tape Factory 49, Sydney, Australia (April 10-19, 2008) Daniel Göttin Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia (April 11 – May 21, 2008) Daniel Göttin: Network 40 Peloton, Sydney, Australia (April 16 – May 10, 2008)

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Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor the Senate Artist Deduction Bill, Americans for the Arts Action Alert

  Urge members of Senate to co-sponsor bipartisan legislation, S. 548, which would allow artists to take a fair-market value deduction for works given to and retained by nonprofit institutions. 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 […]

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Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

  Hans Richter, Still from Filmstudie, 1926 35mm film transferred to video (black and white, silent) March 19–June 23, 2008 This exhibition considers the transformation of the art object from static image to light projection within two distinct artistic lineages: the unconventional optical techniques and social analyses of the 1920s Neue Optik, or “New Vision,” generation of artists, among them László Moholy-Nagy, Hans Richter, and Marcel Duchamp; and the situational aesthetics advanced by Gordon Matta-Clark, […]

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Daan van Golden, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

  Daan van Golden, Study H.M., 2004 March 20 — April 19, 2008 Greene Naftali presents the first US exhibition of legendary Dutch artist Daan van Golden, organized for the gallery by Anne Pontegnie. Renowned and celebrated in the Netherlands since the sixties, he remains largely unknown in America–no doubt helping van Golden develop his reputation as an artist?s artist of the highest order. In its own manner, van Golden’s art ties into the longstanding […]

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Upside Down: Sydney Non Objective Artists

Installation view

March 2008

Upside Down features eleven artists affiliated with Sydney Non Objective (SNO), Australia. The exhibition includes work in a variety of media exploring a broad range of conceptual and formal concerns. Many of the artists are exhibiting in the United States for the first time.

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Lee Ufan: New Work, Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  April 2 — May 10, 2008 Painter, sculptor, writer and philosopher Lee Ufan came to prominence in the late 1960’s as one of the major theoretical and practical proponents of the avant-garde Mono-ha (Object School) group. The Mono-ha school of thought was Japan’s first contemporary art movement to gain international recognition. It rejected Western notions of representation, focusing on the relationships of materials and perceptions rather than on expression or intervention. The artists of […]

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Classical: Modern II — Abstraction, Informel, Stuttgart & Karlsruhe Painting School, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

    Domnick Foundation in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1952 March 7 — June 1, 2008 The Daimler Collection is pleased to announce the exhibition “Classical Modern II” at Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The “Classical : Modern I” exhibition, 2006, largely presented concrete and constructive tendencies in the Daimler Collection from Classical Modernism up to the post-war art period, while the second part of the series intends to introduce the complementary areas […]

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Alfonso Fratteggiani Bianchi: Umbrian Paintings, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

  March 21 — April 13, 2008 Hand, color, stone. In the work of Alfonso Fratteggiani Bianchi we encounter painting, and color, at a level of intensity and purity that is irresistible. Fratteggiani Bianchi’s small scale, monochromatic works are pure powdered pigment applied directly onto pietra serena, the Italian limestone native to the Umbrian district where he lives. Pure in this case means that there are no binders, glues, or mediums used to attach the […]

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Martin Wöhrl: kontrapost, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY

  February 29 — April 5, 2008 Spencer Brownstone Gallery presents a solo exhibition of new work by Munich based sculptor Martin Wöhrl, the artist’s first exhibition in the United States. Wöhrl’s wide-ranging practice routinely incorporates reinterpreted motifs and strategies drawn from the history of art, architecture, and design, and is characterized by an elliptical skirting of the borders between form and function. Often using found objects or materials sourced form budget DIY and hardware […]

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Zipora Fried, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY

Zipora Fried, Untitled, 2008 Baseball bat, wool, mixed materials, 34 x 8 inches March 20 — May 4, 2008 Moti Hasson Gallery presents Zipora Fried, an exhibition of drawings, sculpture and video. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Architectural and intimate, weighty and delicate, Israeli-born, New York-based Zipora Fried’s works evidence the hand as a primary vehicle for creation as well as the potential instrument for its negation. Fried’s meticulous drawings […]

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