Carlos Cruz-Diez: The Embodied Experience of Color, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Cromosaturación (Chromosaturation), 1965-2008 Three chromo-cubicles, site-specific environment (florescent lights with blue, red & green filters) Courtesy of Americas Society Gallery, New York Photo by: Arturo Sanchez March 19 – June 20, 2010 Miami Art Museum presents an exhibition of interactive works by Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923, Caracas). Carlos Cruz-Diez: The Embodied Experience of Color marks the artist’s first exhibition to focus solely on sensory chromatic environments and interactive projects. Internationally known as a leading […]

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Sarah Morris: It’s All True, Gallery Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria

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Sarah Morris, Small Flat Jumbo [Clips], 2010 Household gloss paint on canvas, 152.5 x 152.5 cm March 24 – April 30, 2010 Gallery Meyer Kainer announces “It’s All True” an exhibition of new works by Sarah Morris, labeled after an unfinished documentary film by Orson Welles. “It all gets back that there is no inside or outside, you’re just a part of it. There is no periphery. There is no being on the edge. You’re in […]

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Josef Albers: Formulation : Articulation, 1972, Peter Blum Gallery (Soho), New York, NY

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Installation view of Formulation : Articulation, 1972 Portfolio 2 : Folders 1 and 2 March 12 – May 8, 2010 Peter Blum is pleased to announce the exhibition Josef Albers: Formulation : Articulation, 1972, a suite of 127 silkscreen plates. Published by Harry N. Abrams and Ives and Sillman, just 4 years before Albers’ death in 1976, Formulation : Articulation is a collection of 127 silkscreen plates, 121 in color, organized into two portfolios, each […]

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Michelle Grabner: Get Better Mrs. Michelle!

Michelle Grabner, Untitled (installation detail), 2010, silverpoint and black gesso on paper, 30 x 22 inches each; Installation view at MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, 2010

March 27 – May 1, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce a new exhibition of drawings by Chicago-based artist Michelle Grabner. Grabner works primarily in painting, drawing, and printmaking, and her practice is commonly organized around straightforward mathematical systems.

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Manuel Fernandez: Windows, Cultural Center of Capilla de la Misericordia, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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Manuel Fernandez, Windows, 2010 Spray paint on glass Dimensions variable March 11 – April 18, 2010 Manuel Fernandez’s Windows Project is a site-specific intervention that has its heart in the Cultural Center of Capilla de la Misericordia which runs through the city of Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It takes the stained glass window (or window) as main topic. One technique widely used by Western painters since the twelfth century that reached its climax during the […]

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Thorton Willis: American Abstraction, Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ

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Thorton Willis, Triple Play, 2008 Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches March 9 – April 18, 2010 Thornton Willis is a painter whose masterful painterly abstractions explore space using geometric themes and variations. The veteran of many solo exhibitions, Willis is well-known on the New York scene, where he was included in the influential “80s” show curated by Barbara Rose, and where he is currently represented by the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea. The […]

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Marietta Hoferer: Coptic Light, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

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Marietta Hoferer, Big C-9 (detail), 2010 Pencil and tape on paper, 60 x 60 inches March 6 – April 11, 2010 Marietta Hoferer’s luminous pencil and tape drawings also employ rigorous formal technique but with an entirely different outcome. Hoferer begins her process by laying out a grid in pencil on paper, and then adds layers of tape that shift in tonality over time. The results are shimmering geometric patterns that appear defined by logic […]

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Geometric Illusion, Frederico Seve Gallery/ Latincollector, New York, NY

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Jesus Rafael Soto, Incline bleu et noir, 1966 March 25 – April 17, 2010 Featuring: Tony Bechara, Andre Cypriano, Angela Freiberger, Gego, Jorge Guinle, Manuel Hernandez, Carmen Herrera, Elizabeth Jobim, Gabriela Machado, Omar Rayo, Fanny Sanin, Peter Soriano, Soto, Jose Tannuri, Emilio Sanchez, Christine Schulz The artists in Geometric Illusion use the phenomenon of illusion in atypical ways to ask questions and expand the conversation of the aesthetic. It is a show that explores the […]

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Tomislav Nikolic: Cardinal Mutable Fixed, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney, Australia

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Installation view March 6-31, 2010 Anyone familiar with astrology knows the twelve zodiac signs can be grouped according to four elements– fire, earth, air, and water—each of which affects the profile of the signs it governs. There is however a further way of organizing the twelve signs, grouping them into three quadruplicities according to their “quality:” cardinal (enterprising and commanding), mutable (subject to change), or fixed (stable). Tomislav Nikolic has referred to astrology in other […]

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Magdalena Atria: Monstrous Moonshine, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL

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Magdalena Atria, Monstrous Moonshine, 2010 Plasticine, 78 x 236 inches / 200 x 600 cm approximately February 13 – April 3, 2010 Magdalena Atria’s first solo exhibition in Miami presents us with a well balanced display of her most recent works. Living and working in Santiago de Chile, Atria has developed a significant local and international career, with multiple solo exhibitions and participation in important international exhibitions at venues such as The Museum of Contemporary […]

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Pictures about Pictures: Discourses in Painting from Albers to Zobernig, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

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Poul Gernes, Zielscheibenbild / Target B, 1966-68 Opening: March 25, 2010 Curated by Renate Wiehager, “Pictures about Pictures. Discourses in Painting” – is the Daimler Art Collection’s exhibition title for the Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna. About 130 works ranging from Classical Modernism and the post-war avant-garde via European Zero and Minimalism to international contemporary art are being presented. The exhibition is structured into thematic fields, each of which presents discursive references to historical and current […]

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Digital Pioneers, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

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Installation view December 7, 2009 – April 25, 2010 This display provides an overview of the first decades of the computer’s history in art and design. It includes some of the earliest computer-generated works in the V&A’s collections, many of which have never been exhibited in the UK before. From the 1960s until the early 1980s, digital pioneers worked directly with computer hardware and software to produce graphic images unlike anything that had gone before. […]

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Jason Hoelscher: Minimalish, Recent Paintings, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, GA

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Installation view March 8 – April 6, 2010 The SCAD exhibitions department presents Minimalish, a solo exhibition by SCAD painting professor Jason Hoelscher. Hoelscher’s vibrant, abstract paintings are primarily sourced from the rules of perspective and modernist abstraction, but are also influenced by graphic novels, pop, and punk culture. This seemingly unusual combination of elements offers an enlivened investigation of the historical and contemporary influences in art.

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Dan Walsh: Days And Nights, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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Dan Walsh, Days and Nights – Nights, 2010 Acrylic on canvas February 19 – March 27, 2010 “Days and Nights,” an exhibition of new paintings by Dan Walsh, will open at the Paula Cooper Gallery (521 West 21st Street) on Friday, February 19, and remain on view through March 27, 2010. Walsh is known for paintings that employ linear geometry while at the same time subverting it with irregularly drawn shapes, inconstant lines and a […]

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Geometric Themes & Variations, Gallery 128, New York, NY

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Work by Lawrence Keny March 17 – April 10, 2010 Gallery 128 is presents the exhibition, “Geometric Themes & Variations”, curated by the painter Gloria Klein. Klein’s idea and intention was to invite artists who work within a geometric format using different materials. Geometric Abstraction remains fresh, visually pleasing and conceptually challenging. The artists were invited from Ms Klein’s past and present contacts and longtime friendships, so the exhibition is as much personal as it […]

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Friends in High Places, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY

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David Shaw, Chemical Tail, 2008 Wood, steel, paint, holographic laminate 72 x 23 x 28 inches March 12 – April 18, 2010 Christopher Henry Gallery is pleased to announce Friends in High Places , an exhibition of abstract painting and sculpture by seventeen contemporary artists, organized by participants Zach Needler and Adrian Ting. Conceived as an organic interchange, Friends in High Places, explores the implicit connections within a community and takes as an article of […]

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George Rickey: Important Works from the Estate, Marlborough Gallery (Chelsea), New York, NY

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George Rickey, Diptych – The Seasons, 1956 Stainless steel and polychrome February 18 – March 20, 2010 Marlborough Gallery announces that a major exhibition of works by George Rickey will open at Marlborough Chelsea, 545 West 25th Street, on February 18 and continue through March 20, 2010. Twenty-four important indoor and outdoor works from Rickey’s personal collection and now held by the George Rickey Estate will be exhibited in the first floor gallery. George Rickey […]

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Lisa Curet, Keira Kotler & Indira Martina Morre, SFMoMA Artists Gallery at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

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Keira Kotler, September 26 to October 28, 2008 [I Look for Light], 2008 Urethane and varnish on acrylic 18 x 18 inches March 18 – April 23 Bay Area-artist Lisa Curet’s work channels and incorporates qualities found in pattern painting. Layer upon layer of shapes and color are applied, creating a tension between the varied surfaces. The combined results are flooded with resin, sealing and fusing the multiple applications. Inspired by travel and human interaction, […]

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Don Voisine Exhibitions in the Lehigh Valley, PA

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Don Voisine, Untitled (XX), 2010 Oil on Paper, 4 x 6 inches Courtesy of McKenzie Fine Art, NYC Curated by James Carroll of the New Arts Program, this three venue survey will feature Don Voisine’s work from 1988 to the present. Northampton Community College will showcase work from 1988 to 2006, in particular paintings on canvas and wood. Reading Area Community College will feature paintings on styrofoam and prints, as well as one diamond shaped […]

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John Griefen: Recent Paintings, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view March 4 – May 1, 2010 One might think it easier to photographically reproduce a recent monochromatic painting by John Griefen than a 50’s painting by Ad Reinhardt, as the acrylic paint on a Griefen is textured and thick in contrast to Reinhardt’s matte application. But both Reinhardt and Griefen defy reproduction, and that is just one of the things they have in common. Both demand that the viewer powerfully and authentically engage […]

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Donald Judd: Delegated Fabrication, Conference & Exhibition, Portland, OR

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  Donald Judd: Delegated Fabrication History, practices, issues and implications Conference and Exhibition, Portland, Oregon Sunday, April 25, 2010 University of Oregon in Portland White Stag Block From the outside a Donald Judd piece is seamless, hiding all traces of it’s construction. But behind the final piece is a rich history of the artist’s intent and his method for fabrication. Join us for a groundbreaking discussion of Judd’s art, lead by contemporary art scholars and […]

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Façade: An Interview with Richard Bottwin, by Brent Hallard, Visual Discrepancies blog, March 5, 2010

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Richard Bottwin, Facade #5, 2009 Wood, Acrylic Paint, Textured Acrylic Sheet 15 x 15 x 4.5 inches “Brent: As a sculptor you work fairly pure, neither adorning pieces with mounts nor placing your presentations on pedestals. If a “work” sits on the floor and only grows to somewhere around or below the knees, well, that is where it sits. You suspend. In this case the body becomes very aware of its own mechanisms; how it […]

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Hartmut Böhm in Minimalism Germany 1960s, Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Berlin, Germany

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Charlotte Posenenske, Vierkantrohre Serie D, 1967 (Reconstruction 2009) March 12 – May 30, 2010 The initial exhibition at Daimler Contemporary in 2010 will show major 1960s trends in German abstract art from the Daimler Art Collection: Constructivism, Zero, Minimal Art, Concept and Seriality. Starting with 1950s predecessors – such as Josef Albers, Norbert Kricke and Siegfried Cremer – the show considers abstract art developments in the cities of Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Krefeld, Stuttgart, Berlin and Munich, […]

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