Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view June 22 – July 31, 2010 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery presents Shape Language, a group exhibition organized by Natalie Campbell.The works on view rethink the basics of color and form while treading the line between what is inside and outside a formal vocabulary. The starting point for the exhibition is Blinky Palermo’s Graue Scheibe from 1970, in which form attains a precarious autonomy: an irregular lozenge of shaped noncolor, floating (almost) freely on the […]

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The Minimalist Medici: Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 1923-2010, by Ruth Ann Fredenthal, ArtCritical.com, June 18, 2010

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Installation view of Salotto – Villa Panza Museum, Varese, Italy (l to r) Ruth Ann Fredenthal, Untitled 130, 1987-1988 Multilayered oil on Oyster linen, 60 x 60 inches Ruth Ann Fredenthal, Untitled 121, 1984-1985 Multilayered oil on Oyster linen, 66 x 60 inches The Panza Collection (Photo: David Sotnik) Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 1923-2010 “Most people who have any interest in Post-War American art, whether Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Environmental Art, Conceptualism or Monochromism […]

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Robert Ryman, Richard Pousette-Dart, Kate Shepherd, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

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Kate Shepherd, Marigold, 2009 A Summer of Modern Art at The Phillips Collection This summer, The Phillips Collection presents Robert Ryman: Variations and Improvisations, the celebrated artist’s first major exhibition in Washington, featuring rarely seen white-on-white paintings; Pousette-Dart: Predominantly White Paintings, an exhibition of luminous, poetic works created nearly without paint; and the latest project in the Intersections contemporary art series, in which Kate Shepherd incorporates her paintings and sculptures to create an immersive environment in […]

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30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP)

Clemens Hollerer, 30/30 (in the city series), 2010, Enamel on wood

June 26 - July 31, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the first installment of the Brussels, Belgium-based Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art's (CCNOA) most recent initiative 30/30 – Image Archive Project (IAP).

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John Nixon: Two New Films, Elam Lecture Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand

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John Nixon, Nine Colour Flag 2009 Enamel on MDF 45 x 60 cm Friday, June 25, 2010, 1pm At this screening John Nixon will introduce Colour-Rhythm Films 2006-2008 and The Donkey’s Tail: Ad Hoc Blues (Seven Short Silver Films) 2008, both of which are extensions of his polychrome and silver paintings. There will be a brief introduction in which the artist will discuss both films in the context of his broader ideas of art, his […]

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Charlotte Posenenske, Artists Space, New York, NY

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Installation view June 23 – August 15, 2010 As part of Posenenske’s first institutional one person exhibition in the US, every second weekend a different New York based artist will be invited to change the structure of Charlotte Posenenske’s Square Tubes Series D, 1967. A small reception marking each new installation by the invited artists will be held at the gallery from 6-8pm on the following dates: July 6: Ei Arakawa July 20: Rirkrit Tiravanija […]

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Douglas Witmer: Fruitville, Some Walls, Oakland, CA

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Douglas Witmer, Fruitville Mixed media on found wood Less than 8 inches in any direction June 20 – July 25, 2010 Some Walls is pleased to present Philadelphia-based artist Douglas Witmer’s exhibition Fruitville. Douglas Witmer is well known for his paintings which intuitively combine simple geometric imagery, emphatic color, and subtle manipulation of surface physicality. In addition to this widely-shown and growing body of work, for the past several years Witmer has worked on a […]

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Studio Show 2010, David Reed Studio, New York, NY

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View still by Gerald Jackson 3 Concurrent Exhibitions Front Room: Gerald Jackson Lunchroom: Working Drawings, curated by Peter Soriano Office: Sculptures from the 70s, curated Rey Akdogan Katy Siegel and I had hoped to include Gerald Jackson’s work in an exhibition for which I was the advisor and Katy the curator, “High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975”. But we could not find a way to get in touch with Gerald. Then, when I […]

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Gilbert Hsiao: Light Noise, dr. julius | ausstellungen projekte, Berlin, Germany

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Gilbert Hsiao, Quiet Fire, 2010 Acrylic on wood, 70 cm x 70 cm June 10 – July 25, 2010 dr. julius | ap is pleased to announce Gilbert Hsiao: Light Noise, a solo exhibition of new paintings by the Berlin-based artist. Hsiao will present a suite of new acrylic paintings on irregularly-shaped wooden panels. For more than twenty years, Hsiao has explored the mechanics of visual perception. His paintings of the past decade are characterized […]

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Rob List: Performances, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY

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Rob List in The Figure Series June 4-27, 2010 Rob List with Melissa Cisneros, Diego Gil, Constance Neuenschwander, Olivia Reschovsky, Tjebbe Roelefs, and David Weber-Krebs Parker’s Box is delighted to announce a collaborative, interactive, performance project by Amsterdam-based artist, Rob List. Rob List’s performance work has enjoyed a constant international presence since the early nineteen-eighties despite the fact that his practice has remained particularly difficult to categorize. The work has often been seen as both […]

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James Hyde: Stuart Davis Group, Pierogi (The Boiler), Brooklyn, NY

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James Hyde, Roll (Davis), 2008 Acrylic on digital print on vinyl, 114 x 152 inches May 28 – June 27, 2010 Four Compositions from the Stuart Davis Group consists of billboard size prints of photographic details of Stuart Davis’ “Report from Rockport” 1940, and “Mural for Studio B, WNYC, Municipal Broadcasting Company, 1939” on which Hyde has painted, working the Davis fragments into new compositions. The thick acrylic sign-painter’s enamel was applied primarily with a […]

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Rebecca Smith: Tape and Steel, New York Studio School, New York, NY

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Rebecca Smith, Heavy Orchid, 2009 June 3 – July 17, 2010 The second clause in the full name of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture arguably signals both focus and open-endness in its teaching program. It defines the scope of instruction in terms of time-honored, some would argue elemental methods of plastic inquiry and engenders rigor through medium-specificity in a way that the well-intentioned catch-all “fine arts” has tended to break […]

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Michael Dopp: Dilate, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA

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Michael Dopp, Untitled (Kite 2), 2010 Acrylic on canvas, 64 x 48 inches May 8 – June 5, 2010 Michael Dopp’s paintings are both dense and bare, open and closed, expanding and contracting. The work arrives out of successive stages that simultaneously complete and frustrate each other. Such stages are evident in the array of marks – networks of lines creating patterns, which suggest both spatial qualities and underscore the flatness of the canvas’ surface. […]

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Ken Weathersby: Perfect Mismatch, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

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Ken Weathersby, 169 (k & w), 2009 Acrylic & graphite on canvas, two panels, with removed and replaced areas 24 x 32 inches May 28 – June 27, 2010 Pierogi is pleased to present the first New York exhibition of Ken Weathersby’s paintings. These are paintings of intense, elegant grids of primary color that subtly invert expectations in a number of ways. While some of the carefully penciled and painted canvases simply display their colorful […]

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Jacob Kassay, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

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Jacob Kassay, Untitled, 2009 Acrylic and silver deposit on canvas Installation view at Eleven Rivington Photo: Ron Amstutz May 23 – October 3, 2010 The project for Collezione Maramotti comprises ten new pieces, some of which are mounted on the wall, while others are lying on the floor. The canvases have the look of reflecting panels which convey the ghost-like presence of the underlying paint while absorbing and rendering the external surrounding space of the […]

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Negation, Subtraction, Dissolution, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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Amy Granat, Chemical Scratch (Return of the Creature), 2003 16mm film transfered to DVD, sound May 24 – June 28, 2010 Arranged by Front Desk Apparatus Participating Artists: John Cage, Jesse Cohen, Quentin Curry, Philippe Decrauzat, Matias Faldbakken, Amy Granat, Gareth James, Jacob Kassay, Jutta Koether, Amir Mogharabi, Steven Parrino, Seth Price, Josef Strau, Andy Warhol Every image is offered our gaze is only presented, in its very obviousness, by means of the disconcerting economy […]

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Nicola Carrino: Reconstructives Invernizzi Project 2009-2010, A arte Studio Invernizzi, Milan, Italy

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Installation view May 20 – July 16, 2010 On this occasion the artist will present a work specially created for the spaces of the gallery entitled ‘Ricostruttivi Progetto Invernizzi 2009.2010’ (Reconstructives Invernizzi Project 2009.2010). Starting from the premise that ‘in order to reconstruct, it is necessary to return to basics’, as Carrino himself wrote, ‘the Ricostruttivi, like the previous ‘Costruttivi’ (Constructives) and ‘Decostruttivi’ (Deconstructives), are open sculptural systems that are transformable over time and in […]

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Erik Niedling: Redox, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany

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Erik Niedling, Redox #18, 2010 C-print, 89 x 69 cm, Edition 3+1 June 12 – July 24, 2010 Hamish Morrison Galerie is pleased to present Redox, an exhibition of new work by the artist Erik Niedling. This is Niedling’s second exhibition with the gallery. In his previous show Formation, Niedling presented a series of enigmatic and unsettling photographs made from glass negatives from the 1930s. In Redox, he continues to deal with the history of […]

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Formal 2010: Jose Heerkens & Cecilia Vissers, Waterland Museum, Purmerend, The Netherlands

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(left) Cecilia Vissers, Blacksod Bay, 2010 Steel, 2 x 95 x 93 x 0.8 cm (photo Peter Cox) (right) Jose Heerkens, Written Colours II, 2010 Oil paint on linen, 150 x 200 cm (photo Willem Kuijpers) May 20 – July 25, 2010 As in previous years, the Waterland Museum is organising an exhibition on current forms of concrete art. This time we present works by two female artists, both of whom have a strong affinity […]

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Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

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Rafael Ferrer, Exterior installation Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials exhibition Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, 1969 June 8 – August 22, 2010 El Museo del Barrio is proud to announce that Retro/Active, The Work of Rafael Ferrer, the first solo exhibition in a museum to examine the breadth and depth of the artist’s influential production over the last 55 years, will be on view June 8 – August 22, 2010. The travelling retrospective, curated by Deborah Cullen, […]

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Color Balance: Paintings by Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

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Felrath Hines, Kellylike, 1984 Oil on linen, 50 x 56 inches Collection of Nasher Museum of Art June 10 – September 5, 2010 “Color Balance” will contextualize a recent gift of abstract paintings by Felrath Hines (given to three area university art museums) by juxtaposing them with contemporary abstractionist, Alma Woodsey Thomas. Thomas’ large, exuberant acrylics based in nature will make a perfect contrast to Hines’ quiet oils with subtle color shifts, smooth surfaces and […]

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Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture, Photographs by Ishimoto Yasuhiro, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

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Ishimoto Yasuhiro, Untitled (from the series “Katsura”), 1953-54 Gelatin silver print, printed 1980—81 June 20 – September 12, 2010 Photographer Ishimoto Yasuhiro (born 1921) is one of the most influential figures in post-World War II Japanese photography. Among his most celebrated bodies of work are the photographs he took during 1953 and 1954 of the legendary 17th-century Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto. These images infuse the iconic structure with a modernist Bauhaus aesthetic. Katsura: Picturing […]

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Christopher Dean: Twelve Rules for a New Academy (gender & sexuality), Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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Artist Christopher Dean June 17-26, 2010 Twelve Rules for a New Academy (gender & sexuality) is the title of Christopher Dean’s forthcoming exhibition at Factory 49, Sydney. The title directly references Ad Reinhardt’’s 1953 manifesto ‘Twelve Rules for a New Academy’, a statement that maps out the rights and wrongs of art. Rather than presenting the art going public with a list of objective commandments Dean’s exhibition speaks from a more intimate and subjective position. […]

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(v)=variable; (jn)=jim nolan: (v) + (jn) = blue print2, 1019 Alexander Street, Houston, TX

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Installation view June 5–26, 2010 Opening: Saturday, June 5, 2010, 5 – 7pm Open by appointment only: mick@mickjohnson.info Location: 1019 Alexander Street, Houston, TX 77008 (in the Heights) (v)=variable presents a collaboration with Jim Nolan as the first in a series of works addressing the re-use and reconfiguration of pre-existing architectural structures as temporary “exhibition” spaces. (v)=variable also seeks to blur the boundaries/roles between curator, artist, community and collector. (v)=variable is a project generated by […]

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Jeffrey Cortland Jones: A Rush and a Push, Christopher West Presents, Indianapolis, IN

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Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Charlotte Sometimes, 2010 Enamel on acrylic panel, diptych 8 x 21 inches June 3-26, 2010 Christopher West Presents is pleased to announce a A Rush and a Push, an exhibition of new paintings by Cincinnati-based Jeffrey Cortland Jones. Jones, a native of East Tennessee, received his MFA in painting from the University of Cincinnati in 2000. He sees painting as a physical activity and a material process rather than as a language […]

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Gardar Eide Einarsson: Power Has a Fragrance, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

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Installation view May 6 – August 15, 2010 We are proud to present the first major museum exhibition of the young Norwegian artist Gardar Eide Einarsson (b. 1976). For several years Einarsson’s art has been subject to a major international attention, and with his characteristic works Einarsson has developed into one of today’s most notable, young artists from the Nordic countries. The dual theme of authority and rebellion is a point of departure for Einarsson’s […]

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Jen Stark & Rory MacArthur, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

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Rory MacArthur, Sun flower dawn Styrofoam, aquaresin, enamel, acrylic May 14 – June 13, 2010 Carol Jazzar is pleased to present JEN STARK / RORY MACARTHUR, a two person exhibition of new three-dimensional work. Miami based Jen Stark’s vibrant oeuvre of the last few years comes full circle here with works that pay homage to her own prolific trajectory. A recessed paper hole in the wall reminiscent of a seminal early work sets the tone […]

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Dennis Bellone: Paintings 1990-2010, Non-Objectif Sud, Brooklyn, NY

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Installation view May 8 – June 6, 2010 Non-Objectif Sud, in collaboration with Lisa Jacobs Fine Art, is pleased to present Dennis Bellone Paintings 1990-2010. This is the first New York solo exhibition of New York based artist Dennis Bellone. Housed at 11 Scholes Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this is the first in a series of pop-up gallery exhibitions organized by Non-Objectif Sud with Lisa Jacobs Fine Art. Dennis Bellone has been experimenting for more […]

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