"I was aware of op as a historical movement of course; I was an art history major at Columbia before deciding to move into fine art. And op is one of the most distinguishable styles out there."
Bogat's initial fascination with the octagon led to the evolution of these paintings. Ogdoadic (8 points), Decagon (10 points), and Heptadic (7 points) stars will be shown.
StoreFront Bushwick presents a group show "Cosmology" opening on June 1. Artists include Nancy Bowen, Matthew Mahler, Paula Overbay, and Lauren Seiden.
Western Project is proud to present the first major Los Angeles exhibition of works by Brian Porray. Now a resident of Claremont, California, the artist paints and collages large-scale works influenced by his twenty-plus years on the neon streets of Las Vegas.
To explain gravity and the expansion of the universe physicists have come up with the theory of Dark Matter. Supposedly it makes up 83% of our universe although not even the finest of instruments can see, touch, smell, taste or hear it. Dark Matter in the arts refers roughly to the same principle. It is the part of the artwork that’s suggested but which is not there for the viewer to see. The three artists in Dark Matter all have their own methods of ‘suggesting’.
Soledad Arias’ text-based work explores the slippage of meanings in the aesthetic and literary reading of texts. The title of the exhibition, ON AIR, refers to live broadcasting relating to the dialog initiated by Arias’ work while also relating to the breath of air necessary for speech. The work explores the materiality of text as well as its poetic, visual and phonetic meanings within the context of dialogue and colloquial communication.
Oshkosh is the name of the town where Grabner was born. It is a small Wisconsin municipality known for its brand of coveralls called Oshkosh b'gosh. Returning to domestic fabric patterns for her show at PS her interest in domestic abstraction returns to the fore.
In a conversation with the artist Mary Heilmann at the Art Institute's Modern Wing a while back, she asked "Did you see Heaven?" in reference to her brushy green painting (titled Heaven) then on exhibit. I remember so well the way she mischievously smiled that question. With big eyes. It still makes me smile.
A solo exhibition by color painter Gabriele Evertz.
David Richard Gallery is pleased to present, Color Affect, the gallery’s first solo exhibition for painter Robert Swain and inaugural exhibition in its new gallery located in the Santa Fe Railyard Arts District.
A solo exhibition by NYC painter Julian Jackson.
A group exhibition of video works.
We are delighted to announce that gallery artist Gabriele Evertz has received The Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). One of two recipients this year, Ms. Evertz was personally selected by Mr. Alkazzi from a pool of 1,500 applicants. She will receive a cash award of $20,000.
The paintings and poetry in Epitaphs, created independently by first cousins, came to speak to each other on the page in unexpected ways.
In 1986 David Robbins produced Talent, a photowork comprised of eighteen black-and-white headshots. He invited a coterie of artist friends associated with Gallery Nature Morte and early Metro Pictures to have their portrait taken on 46th Street by a studio photographer, James Kriegsmann. Twenty-five years later, Michelle Grabner brings them back together.
The biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over 40 years presents the modern world’s most famous art school. From expressionist beginnings to a pioneering model uniting art and technology, this London exhibition presents the Bauhaus’ utopian vision to change society in the aftermath of the First World War.
For the first time in New York, three of the late Brazilian avant-garde artist Hélio Oiticica’s rarely-seen multi-sensorial installations of color: Penetrável PN1 (1960); Penetrável Filtro (1972); and Penetrável PN28 “Nas Quebradas” (1979) will be on view at Galerie Lelong.
ILLUME-MINE, an exhibition of new work by Kristin Baker, investigates the transformative effects of light, expanded expectations of the painted medium, and the artist’s unique process.
Gary Snyder Gallery is pleased to announce Sven Lukin, an exhibition of paintings and drawings at 529 West 20th Street. Opening on May 24, 2012, the exhibition is the first since 1978 to present new works by the artist.
I would like the paintings to be their own justification, so that anything asked of them would be irrelevant. - Frank Stella
San Francisco-born, New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach has described her work as an attempt to reveal “new spectral and dimensional richness…both within and beyond the limits of perception.”
On view in the gallery at 502 West 22nd Street is a painting called Ru Ware Project, 2007-2012, made up of nine small panels painted in different shades of pale blues. The legendary Ru ware is the rarest of all ancient Chinese pottery.
Gagosian Gallery is pleased to announce a major and unprecedented survey of the work of Lucio Fontana. Six of his groundbreaking environments, known as Ambienti Spaziali, have been faithfully reconstructed, providing a completely new perspective for the rich and varied retrospective of more than one hundred major works that surrounds them.