Happy Holidays to One and All!

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St. Nicholas, 1864 illustration Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore (1823) Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I […]

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Please Help Support MINUS SPACE!

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Installation view of Linda Francis: Interference MINUS SPACE project space, 2009 Dear Friends, We are writing to thank you for your wonderful support of MINUS SPACE during the past year. As you know, MINUS SPACE is a platform for reductive art on the international level, and we are the only venue of its kind in the United States. In spite of the challenging economy, your interest has helped us accomplish a lot this year. Here […]

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Peter Forakis (1927-2009): In Memoriam

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Peter Forakis, Atlanta Gateway, 1967 From The New York Times, December 17, 2009 Peter Forakis, a sculptor who helped found Park Place, a prominent New York artists’ cooperative gallery of the 1960s, died on Nov. 26 in Petaluma, Calif. He was 82 and lived in Petaluma. His death was announced by the Togonon Gallery in San Francisco, which has represented him since 2007. Mr. Forakis was one of many young artists in the late ’50s […]

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Albers / Albums

Josef Albers, Provocative Percussion (Volume 3), Command Records, 1961

December 12, 2009 
- January 30, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce a new exhibition of seven album covers designed by Josef Albers (1888-1976) for Command Records between 1959-1961. The exhibition will also include additional Command Records album covers designed by other artists, such as Charles E. Murphy, Barbara Brown Peters, and Gerry Olin, as well as photographic reproductions of materials from The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation’s archives.

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Hartmut Böhm solo exhibition Wandzeichnung, Bartha Contemporary, London, United Kingdom

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Installation view December 4, 2009 – January 17, 2010 Bartha Contemporary presents a solo exhibition by German artist Hartmut Böhm (b. 1938). The artist’s second solo show with the gallery entitled ‘Wandzeichnungen’ will showcase site-specific wall drawings, a key aspect in the artist’s oeuvre. Hartmut Böhm’s investigation of geometric abstraction is routed in a continued interest in the core values of European ‘Konkrete’ Art. Despite the fact that Böhm is not a dogmatist, his use […]

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Judd Foundation Announces Catalogue Raisonne Committee

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A Letter from the Judd Foundation: November 30, 2009 Dear Friends, I am very pleased to announce the start of the Donald Judd Catalogue Raisonné through the appointment of the Catalogue Raisonné Committee and a Catalogue Raisonné Manager, Katy Rogers. Ms. Rogers, who is currently completing the Robert Motherwell Catalogue Raisonné, will manage the project with the advisement of the committee. The production of a Catalogue Raisonné is a natural extension of our mission to […]

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With Your Eyes Only, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria

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Tilman, NYC39/7 (detail), 2009 Mixed media December 12, 2009 – February 13, 2010 With Your Eyes Only is an experimental project, which analyses the elements of perception in a collage of artistic interventions and objects. Within the frame of reductive art, levels of perception and the mechanisms of observation are questioned in a multidisciplinary, playful approach. Starting point are the phenomenological conditions of the artistic production like color, light, material and time which influence the structure and content of […]

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