Red Turns Men On

  A groundbreaking study by two University of Rochester psychologists publishedby the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology adds color—literally and figuratively—to the age-old question of what attracts men to women.  Through five psychological experiments, Andrew Elliot, professor of psychology, and Daniela Niesta, post-doctoral researcher, demonstrate that the color red makes men feel more amorous toward women. And men are unaware of the role the color plays in their attraction. The research provides the first […]

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The History Show: Work by A.I.R. Artists from 1972 to the Present, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  October 2 — November 1, 2008 Participating Artists: Sheila Manion Artz, Dotty Attie, Nancy Azara, Rachel Bas-Cohain, Susan Bee, Judith Bernstein, Liz Biddle, Maude Boltz, Agnes Denes, Sari Dienes, Daria Dorosh, Mary Beth Edelson, Jessie Nebraska Gifford, Barbara Grinell, Harmony Hammond, Louise Kramer, Pat Lasch, Carolyn Martin, Rosemary Mayer, Louise McCagg, Patsy Norvell, Howardena Pindell, Ann Pachner, Jill Parisi, Beatrice Riese, Barbara Roux, Ursula Schneider, Ann Schaumburger, Barbara Siegel, Sylvia Sleigh, Nancy Storrow, Tenesh […]

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Beyond a Memorable Fancy, Curated by Michelle Levy, EFA Project Space, New York, NY

  Lynne Harlow, The Songs 1-7 (detail), 2008 Chain-embossed paper, unique series of prints 14.5 x 10.5 inches October 30 — December 13, 2008 EFA Project Space presents Beyond A Memorable Fancy, an exhibition about print, perception, and artistic intervention. Focusing on the transformative aspects of printmaking, Beyond a Memorable Fancy explores the current trend of artists experimenting with print techniques in order to appropriate and manipulate information—be it from text or image sources, cultural […]

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Presque Rien 2, Curated by Gavin Turk & Cedric Christie, Laure Genillard Gallery, London, United Kingdom

    Gavin Turk, The Air of Change, 2008 Jar and air from 1968 October 18, 2008 — January 10, 2009 Participating artists: Larry Bell, Toby Christian, Cedric Christie, Susan Collis, Clem Crosby, Matthew Deleget, Sebastien Delire, Ceal Floyer, Sayshun Jay, Clay Ketter, Mary Lemley-Miller, Simon Liddiment, Werner Reiterer, Perry Roberts, Gerwald Rockenshaub, Rona Smith, John Tremblay & Gavin Turk; Sound performance by Andy Cox, Lance Martin & Dave Ros.

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Minus Space, Curated by Phong Bui, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate, Long Island City, NY

Daniel Göttin

October 19, 2008 - May 4, 2009

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce our exhibition at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, an affiliate of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. P.S.1 is one of the oldest and largest non-profit arts centers in the United States solely devoted to contemporary art. The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE's 5th anniversary.

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MINUS SPACE: The Art of Reduction, by Phong Bui, P.S.1 Newspaper, Fall/Winter 2008

    Douglas Melini, Endlessly, 2008 Acrylic on canvas and wood, 23.5 x 19.5 inches   Reductive art is characterized by the use of plainspoken materials, monochromatic color, geometry, pattern, repetition, seriality, precise craftsmanship, and intellectual rigor.  In an interview with P.S.1 Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, MINUS SPACE founders Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez talk about artists as historians and how the Internet has enabled the diffusion of Reductive art.   Phong Bui: MINUS SPACE […]

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Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, Walker Art Center & Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

  Eero Saarinen, Miller House, Columbus, Indiana, c. 1957 Photographer Ezra Stoller September 13, 2008 — January 4, 2009 The Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts jointly present this first major museum retrospective of architect Eero Saarinen’s short but prolific career. Saarinen was one of the most celebrated, unorthodox, and controversial masters of 20th-century architecture. In many ways he was the architect of what has been dubbed “the American century,” the post-World […]

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Robert Irwin: Light and Space, White Cube, London, United Kingdom

  Robert Irwin, Black³, 2008 Tergal voile, light construction, framing materials and paintings (urethane paint and lacquer on aircraft honeycomb aluminum) Dimensions variable. Each painting: 60 x 60 in.; Edition of 3 September 17 — October 19, 2008 For his exhibition at White Cube Mason’s Yard, Irwin has created two new installations. On the ground floor, Black³ features a series of floor-to-ceiling parallel scrim material panels, which the viewer must navigate, thereby altering the perceptual […]

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John McCracken, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

  September 11 — October 18, 2008 This exhibition consists of multi-part sculptures, comprising nearly 100 components. In a panoply of colors, the singular elements, ranging from 8 to 10 feet in height, suggest the broad chromatic spectrum of the natural world. With deep and vibrant hues, each work is a meditation on absolute color, occupying the space between sculpture and painting by proposing volumetric color as its own conceptual entity. This exhibition marks a departure from […]

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Iran do Espirito Santo: Deposition, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

  Installation view September 5 — October 18, 2008 The exhibition is comprised of two distinct bodies of work. In the main gallery there will be a site-specific wall painting titled En Passant. Since the late 1980s, Espírito Santo has been making site-specific interventions in architectural space utilizing representations of materials such as glass, wood and brick. With En Passant, the artist focuses on simulated modulations of light on walls, depicted in various gradations of […]

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The Panza Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

  Lawrence Weiner, REDUCED, Cat. No. 102, 1969  October 23, 2008 — January 11, 2009  The Hirshhorn Museum presents an exhibition featuring 39 important artworks from the late 1960s and early 1970s that were recently acquired from Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, one of the world’s foremost collectors of American and European contemporary art. Composed of works by an international roster of 16 artists, this acquisition substantially strengthens the Hirshhorn’s holdings of art from this […]

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Ronald Bladen: Sculpture, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY

    October 12 — November 12, 2008 Jacobson Howard Gallery presents an exhibition featuring garden scale sculptures, models, and drawings by Ronald Bladen. Ronald Bladen (1918-1988) is considered one of the founders of Minimalism, but he was also a self-proclaimed romantic. His interest in monumental scale and simple form was less a product of conceptual reductionism, but rather, of an interest in the drama which such forms can inspire. He was interested in the […]

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Order & Intuition: American Abstraction from the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, 1913-1954, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY

  Ilya Bolotowsky, Construction in a Square “A”, 1940 Oil on canvas, 21 x 21 inches September 18 — October 25, 2008 The Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art in association with Hollis Taggart Galleries presents Order and Intuition: American Abstraction from the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, 1913-1954. Featuring key pieces from the collection of Ahmet Ertegun, co-founder of Atlantic Records in 1947, which the museum purchased in 1999, […]

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