Esther Kokmeijer & Johan Nieuwenhuize: On Time, In Place, De Kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middleburg, Netherlands

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Johan Nieuwenhuize Sky over Church Street, New York, September 11th, 2010, 8.46, 2010 July 9 – September 4, 2011 The Exhibithion On Time, In Place is a dialoque between Johan Nieuwenhuize and Esther Kokmeijer. The work they present at ‘De Kabinetten’ is a gathering of specific places at specific times. Johan Nieuwenhuize: Collected Memory Important events shape our identity by the means of mass media. While using internet and social media, watching tv or reading […]

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Nancy White: A Selection of Recent Work, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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Nancy White, #10 – Green Yellow, 2011 August 6-20, 2011 Jancar Jones Gallery recently moved to Los Angeles, CA from San Francisco, CA. The gallery is currently located at 506 Bernard Street in Chinatown, Los Angeles. From August 6-20, they will present a selection of recent works by Nancy White at their new location. The exhibition is by appointment only.

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Simon Morris: Blue Water Colour, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

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Simon Morris, Daily Painting #19, 2011 June 18 – September 18, 2011 Wellington artist Simon Morris is well known at The Dowse for his permanent commission Rainscreen, which welcomes visitors to the gallery and was the inspiration for The Dowse logo. In this exhibition, Morris creates a site-specific wall painting that explores the structures and boundaries of abstraction, considering the possibilities of paint within an architectural space. Blue Water Colour comprises a series of 50 […]

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The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Tate St Ives, St Ives, England

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Mary Heilmann, Primalon Ballroom, 2002 October 8, 2011 – January 3, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last 50 years. It goes on to demonstrate the way in […]

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Douglas Witmer: I Found A Reason, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL

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Installation view. July 2 – October 9, 2011 Documenting over a decade of output, I Found a Reason presents two related and ongoing series of abstract works by internationally-acclaimed artist Douglas Witmer (American, b. 1971). Beginning with found materials, Witmer’s intimately scaled wooden reliefs and hybrid painting/drawings on paper freely combine materials and approaches. Within a contemplative frame of mind, Witmer condenses everyday lived experience down to unexpected forms and intense colors. This visual investigation […]

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De Wand De Ruimte, Mondriaanhuis, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

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Jan van der Ploeg, Wall Painting No. 318: GRIP, 2011 120 x 690 inches Acrylic on wall Opening June 19, 2011 The Modnriaanhuis in Amersfoort, The Netherlands presents De Wand De Ruimte, featuring wall paintings by Guido Nieuwendijk, Mark van Overeem, Jan van der Ploeg, and Tonneke Sengers.

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Tablet, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY

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Valeska Soares, The House of Exile (from Bindings), 2011 72 x 102 inches Antique paper jackets and hardcover books on linen July 7 – August 12, 2011 Eleven Rivington is pleased to present Tablet, a three person show with new works by Michael DeLucia, Joshua Smith, and Valeska Soares. The exhibition includes work concerned with formal compositions comprised of simple planes and blocks of color.

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Breaking Ground: Broken Circle/Spiral Hill, SKOR | Foundation for Art and Public Domain, Emmen, The Netherlands

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Still from “Breaking Ground: Broken Circle/Spiral Hill.” (1971–2011) © The Estate of Robert Smithson/Pictoright Amsterdam. Camera: Benito Strangio. September 17 – November 27, 2011 Forty years after the completion of the earthwork Broken Circle/Spiral Hill (1971) in Emmen, the film that land art artist Robert Smithson was never able to finish due to his untimely death, is now to be completed as a video with support from Dutch partners. Breaking Ground: Broken Circle/Spiral Hill (1971–2011) […]

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Streamline, C2 Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL

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Installation view. July 1 – August 27, 2011 C2 Fine Art Inc. opens on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg, Florida with an exhibition featuring the work of five abstract painters: Siri Berg, Victor Kord, Carrie Patterson, Camilo Sanin, and Douglas Witmer. The show, organized by Gallery Director Camden Mosesmann and artist, Carrie Patterson presents bold, minimal, geometric abstract paintings that treat the eye and stimulate the mind. The viewer will find that color is a […]

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Au Plein Air: Simon Ingram + Douglas Melini, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

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Work by Douglas Melini July 17 – August 10, 2011 Simon Ingram’s Radio Paintings “results from a sequence of material conversations of unseen and unheard information.” Ingram’s Abstract paintings are produced via a machine that scans the electromagnetic spectrum. Douglas Melini’s tightly pattern symmetrical abstractions will be juxtaposed with an audio component for his project at The Suburban. Simon Ingram is an artist and Senior Lecturer at the ELAM School of Fine Arts at the […]

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Eve Aschheim: Drawings & Photograms, Some Walls, Oakland, CA

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Eve Aschheim, Deluxe 3x, 2010 Gesso, graphite, and ink on mylar 17 x 12 inches June 11 – July 31, 2011 Some Walls is pleased to present “Drawings & Photograms” by New York artist Eve Aschheim June 11, 2011– July 31, 2011. Eve Aschheim’s approaches to image-making—drawings, photograms, and paintings—concern line and light, interior and exterior space, rhythm and pattern, and gesture and a sense of play conveyed using each medium’s unique processes and material. […]

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Dorothea Rockburne: In My Mind’s Eye, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

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Dorothea Rockburne, Narcissus, 1985 Oil on gessoed linen 92 x 123 x 7 inches June 19 – August 14, 2011 Born and raised in Montreal, Rockburne first studied at the city’s École des Beaux-Arts with Paris-trained painters Paul-Émile Borduas and Jean-Paul Riopelle. Beginning in 1950, she attended the legendary Black Mountain College in Asheville, North Carolina, where classes with Merce Cunningham, John Cage, and, perhaps most significantly, the mathematician Max Dehn, had a seminal influence […]

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Free Play, KANSAS, New York, NY

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Installation view. June 24 – July 30, 2011 KANSAS is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition Free Play, a group show featuring new works by Melissa Brown, Brendan Cass, Max Galyon, Jesse A Greenberg, Sylvan Lionni, Matthew Northridge, Shannon Plumb, Zach Rockhill and Tamara Zahaykevich. “Freeplay is the disruption of presence. The presence of an element is always a signifying and substitutive reference inscribed in a system of differences and the movement of a chain. […]

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Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

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Installation view. June 30 – August 19, 2011 D’Amelio Terras invites curator Kate McNamara to present Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, a group exhibition of artists working in abstraction. While the paintings of the exhibition are seemingly disparate in structure, each exemplify common attributes made visible through the artist’s engagement with process and practice; each painting foregrounds technique and pushes the medium through an active investigation and dissection of abstraction. Many of the paintings were conceived […]

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A Difference of Opinion: Zhang Dun + Mi Mai, Chambers Fine Art, New York, NY

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Mi Mai, 876b1561, 2011 Inkjet on paper 35 x 61 inches June 30 – August 20, 2011 Chambers Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening on June 30, 2011 of A Difference of Opinion: Zhang Dun + Mi Mai. Zhang Dun and Mi Mai are recent graduates from The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, in 2010 and 2008 respectively. Although both artists received the thorough training in academic techniques that is still required […]

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Grasping for Relics, ZieherSmith, New York, NY

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Ariel Dill, Appetite, 2011 Acrylic on canvas 24 x 20 inches June 16 – July 22, 2011 Freud suggested that bad dreams let the brain learn to gain control over emotions resulting from distressing experiences. So do good dreams do the opposite? Group exhibition featuring Patrick Brennan Jason Brinkerhoff Ned Colclough Ariel Dill John Finneran Saira Mclaren Liz Markus Scott Olson Ann Pibal Joshua Smith Ryan Wallace

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Ghost in the Machine, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, NY

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Don Christensen, Tip, Top, 2009 Oil on canvas 55 x 77 inches June 23 – August 19, 2011 Curated by Stephen Westfall: Rachel Beach, Don Christensen, Harriet Korman, Nicholas Krushenick, John McLaughlin, Jackie Meier, Tom Raggio, Jennifer Riley, Don Voisine, and Stephen Westfall.

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Jered Sprecher, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

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Work by Jered Sprecher. July 15 – August 31, 2011 Jered Sprecher is at the forefront of a new generation of abstract painters who are revitalizing the practice. In his new series, Shadows of Friction, he draws from sources that are changing and evolving. His work shows images that are revealed as fragments in the midst of change, destruction, redefinition and restoration. He earned his MFA at the University of Iowa in 2002, and he […]

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STRATES ET ARTS, autour de François Morellet, Hervé Bize Galerie, Nancy, France

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Installation view. Works by Joseph Kosuth, Guillaume Leblon, and François Morellet. March 17 – July 9, 2011 The title of this project ‘STRATES ET ARTS, autour de Francois Morellet’ refers to a palindrome created by Francois Morellet in 1999. It takes place at the gallery simultaneously to the current retrospective exhibition, ‘Francois Morellet, Réinstallations’ (March 2 – July 4), to be held at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The Galerie Hervé Bize, which has a […]

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Painting Expanded, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

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Amanda Ross-Ho, Negative Carrier #3 (Pirate), 2009 Canvas drop cloth, aluminum thumbtacks, acrylic paint, graphite, sunglasses, clear gesso, gold plated chains, single earring 108 x 72 inches June 30 – July 29, 2011 Painting Expanded is a dynamic group exhibition featuring artwork from a new generation of artists whose works share a formal nature that is primarily material-based abstraction. Each piece is rooted in the conceits of painting, but features a composition achieved through a […]

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Openings & Closings – The Richard Kostelanetz Bookstore, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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July 2 – October 1, 2011 Richard Kostelanetz (born 1940, New York) is an American writer, artist, critic, and editor of the avant-garde. He is infamous for his prolific and often biting prose. In his short fictions (some only 2 words long) and visual poetry, RK employs a radically formalist approach consisting of arrangements of words on a page using such devices as linking language and sequence, punning, alliteration, parallelism, constructivism, and minimalism. His literary […]

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Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

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Jules Olitski, Prince Patutski Pleasures, 1962 Magna acrylic on canvas 90 x 88 inches May 20 – August 28, 2011 This exhibition draws together more than 30 significant works from public and private collections and highlights important periods and themes from Olitski’s career. With works from his early Stain Paintings of the 1960s to his Late Paintings, this is the first exhibition of the artist’s paintings since his death in 2007. Russian-born artist Jules Olitski […]

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Roland Orépük: Tiny Cut Paintings, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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Roland Orépük, Tiny Cut Paintings, 2011 Acrylic on cardboard, 9 parts 3 x 6 x 1 inches July 13-23, 2011 The Tiny Cut Paintings follow the Engraved Monochromes resuming the use and implementation of the same principles to hold a more intimate dialogue with the supporting cardboard. Here, each of the nine triptychs is built on a base made of three yellow over white modules, perfectly identical, cloning, repetition and difference.

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Perfectly Damaged, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

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Work by Ethan Greenbaum. June 24 – August 17, 2011 Derek Eller Gallery is pleased to present Perfectly Damaged, a group exhibition organized by Isaac Lyles. Broken and damaged. Stretched, stained, torn, kicked, dragged, cut, burnt, melted, sprayed, shot, and tossed in a blender. The artworks in Perfectly Damaged are marred by design; corporeal and wounded; celebratory or muted. These works are born from the collision of creation and decreation–the quickest way to get to […]

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Manifold, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia

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Oscar Yanez, Aoyama, 2010 Oil on canvas 60 x 60 inches June 15 – August 6, 2011 Organised by Giles Ryder, Manifold is a fascinating snapshot of significant contemporary art being done in Australia today. Featuring the work of Cathy Blanchflower, Scott Chaseling, Helga Groves, Billy Gruner, Jeremy Kibel, Andrew Leslie, Jordan Spedding, Giles Ryder, and Oscar Yanez.

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Great Poor Farm Experiment III, Manawa, WI

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August 5-7, 2011 E6325 County Highway BB Manawa, WI 54949 A series of projects presented by artists: Guillaume Leblon (Paris, France), Chris Sperandio (Houston, TX) + Simon Grennan (UK), David Dunlap (Iowa City) + Bruce Tapola (St. Paul, MN), Yvette Brackman (Copenhagen, Denmark), Simon Ingram (Auckland, New Zealand), Duncan MacKenzie (Chicago, IL) + Christian Kuras (London, UK), Lily Cox-Richard (Ann Arbor, MI), Aaron Van Dyke (Minneapolis) + Summer School, Keil Borrman, Diego Leclery (Chicago), Richard […]

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Yin Yang Music, Non-Objectif Sud, Tulette, France

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Lisa Oppenheim and Ana Cardoso, Untitled, 2011 Unique color photogram 14 x 11 inches July 2 – September 4, 2011 We are pleased to announce YIN YANG MUSIC, our sixth summer NOS exhibition and residency program curated by artist Amy Granat. Artists included: Richard Aldrich, Amy Granat & Stefan Tcherepnin Ann Craven & Peter Halley Jacob Kassay & Dan Graham Ana Cardoso & Lisa Oppenheim David J. Merritt Carlos Reyes G. William Webb Elliott Wright […]

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