Elementary Painting, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Elementary Painting
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
St. Gallen, Switzerland
September 20, 2014 - January 25, 2015

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Robert Swain: The Form of Color, Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA

Robert Swain: The Form of Color, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

Robert Swain: The Form of Color is an immersive, site-specific exhibition grounded by the artist’s forty-five years of research into the phenomenology of color. The Form of Color is Swain’s first solo museum exhibition in California, and is comprised of interlocking, modular paintings created specifically for the Museum and the quality of light in Santa Monica. Each composition is made up of individual twelve by twelve inch squares of color, and measures up to seventy feet in length. The result is an all-encompassing visual and physical encounter-a journey into the sublime.

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Out of Line, A Pop-Up Exhibition Drawn from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Curated by MINUS SPACE, 525 W. 20th Street, New York, NY

Installation view of Out of Line, A Pop-Up Exhibition Drawn from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Curated by MINUS SPACE, New York, NY, 2013; Photo: Julio Grinblatt

The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) is proud to partner with MINUS SPACE for this brief presentation of a selection of abstract art from Latin America. The CPPC is a 'museum without walls', a collection dedicated to generating thought and knowledge about the material culture and heritage of Latin America. As such, the collection travels extensively around the world, and also sponsors an active publication and research program.

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Unlikely Iterations of the Abstract, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

Gilbert Hsiao, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, 2013

Abstraction, as a language, remains linked to the high modernism left behind in its original form somewhere in the last century. It is with the comic actors' absurdist sense of repetition that abstraction reappears in unlikely places.

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Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World 1966-1985, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

Cris Gianakos, Elevated Plane with Ramp, 1977/2013, Steel, 4 5/8" high x 30" wide x 58" long

School of Visual Arts presents “Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966 – 1985,” a survey of the myriad new ways of making and experiencing art that found a home at the College over two decades. The exhibition brings together publications, posters and press materials, artist correspondence, installation plans and photographs, and other rarely seen documents.

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Lynne Harlow: Against the Velvet of the Long Goodbye

Lynne Harlow, Against the Velvet of the Long Goodbye, 2013, Site-specific performance installation, White vinyl rain curtain, colored floodlights, electric guitar, guitar stand, amp, Dimensions variable; Installation view at MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

November 1 - December 21, 2013

MINUS SPACE is thrilled to present the exhibition Lynne Harlow: Against the Velvet of the Long Goodbye. This is the Providence, Rhode Island-based artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery and it will feature a site-sensitive installation consisting of colored flood lights, white vinyl rain curtain, and live performance on electric guitar.

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life – Panel Discussion & Book Signing, Friday, November 8, 6-8pm

Sharon Louden, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY


Living and Sustaining a Creative Life
Panel Discussion & Book Signing
Kate Shepherd, Ellen Harvey, David Humphrey, Sharon Louden, Brian Tolle
Friday, November 8, 6-8pm at MINUS SPACE

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Out of Step, Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Mark Dagley, #11, 2011, Acrylic on canvas, 63 x 44 inches

Given the new media of today—Internet art, generative software, digital projection mapping—why do artists continue to paint? And why do they continue to explore abstraction?

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The Gravity of Sculpture: Part II, Curated by Saul Ostrow, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Installation by Russell Maltz, MINUS SPACE

By the late 1970s, the term "sculpture" had come to include all manner of events (actions and performances), materials (plastics, resins, rubbers, etc.), media (photography, film, video and electronics) and modes of presentation (site-specific installations, street works, documentation, etc.). "Sculpture" as a term had been transformed into the catchall and as a discipline it no longer had an identity of its own.

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Marie Walsh Sharpe & CUE Art Foundation Open Studios, May 3-5

Gilbert Hsiao

Marie Walsh Sharpe & CUE Art Foundation Open Studios, May 3-5 Wall Painting by Gilbert Hsiao

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Banned in D.C., Curated by Mark Dagley, Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY

Banned in DC, Curated by Mark Dagley, Ventan244, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Ventana 244 is pleased to present BANNED IN D.C., organized by Mark Dagley. This exhibition includes the work of twenty-two artists whose connections with the Washington D.C./Baltimore art scene are multifaceted.

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Ted Stamm: Paintings, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

Ted Stamm

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present Ted Stamm: Paintings, a survey of works from 1973 to 1981 by the late New York City-based painter. This is the second exhibition of the artist’s work at the gallery. Prior to Stamm’s unexpected death in 1984 at the age of 40, the artist created a substantial mature body of work that was at once responsive to the past, reflective of his time, and telling of the future. Stamm’s practice was dedicated to complicating a Minimalist vocabulary with elongations suggestive of speed and the appearances of movement.

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Game Show, Miami Beach Urban Studios Gallery, College of Architecture + Arts, Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida

Russell Maltz


Game Show, with Russell Maltz (foreground) & Mariah Dekkenga (right)
Miami Beach Urban Studios Gallery, Florida International University, FL
February 15 – March 15, 2013

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Music, Performance & Painting: A Conversation with Linda Francis and Stephen Maine

Linda Francis, We Can Build You, 2013, Oil on wooden panel, 38 x 95 inches

This winter Brooklyn painter and writer Stephen Maine sat down with artist Linda Francis to discuss her involvement in the fields of new music and performance within the greater context of her painting practice.

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Alan Uglow, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

Alan Uglow

The present exhibition includes Standard paintings from the mid-1990s and Portrait(s) of a Standard from 2000, the latter, large-format silkscreens depicting the Standard(s) at an angle. Both the paintings and prints are installed on wooden blocks.

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Mariah Dekkenga: Soft Geometries, Eli Ping Gallery, New York, NY

Mariah Dekkenga

Dekkenga works out the compositions of her paintings in Adobe Illustrator. After applying an impasto underpainting, she uses herself as printer to transfer the composition to the painting surface. The procedure produces a thing that levels action and stops movement, making it impossible to retrace a series of painterly moves.

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Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

El Anatsui, Brooklyn Museum

The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, this show will feature over 30 works in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific sculptures. Anatsui converts found materials into a new type of media that lies between sculpture and painting, combining aesthetic traditions from his birth country, Ghana; his home in Nsukka, Nigeria; and the global history of abstraction.

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La invención concreta: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

La invención concreta: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

La invención concreta [Concrete Invention] traces the development of geometric abstraction in Latin America from the 1930s to the 1970s.

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John Zinsser: Recent Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

John Zinsser: Recent Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

We are pleased to be showing a selection of eight new paintings by New York artist John Zinsser. Zinsser works with an organic version of the grid, pulling exaggerated impastos off of flat grounds. He extends the physical range of traditional oil and canvas with spray enamels and resin additives to enable pronounced juxtapositions of figure and ground.

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Jered Sprecher: I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

Jered Sprecher: I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

Sprecher’s paintings combine disparate and conflicting visual imagery from a variety of sources: quilts, children’s drawings, signage, gemstones (to name but a few). A wide range of patterns, color and texture come together into elemental, fluid shapes.

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Sanford Wurmfeld: Color Visions 1966-2013, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

Sanford Wurmfeld, II-15 (R-G/=V), 1992, Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 180 inches

A retrospective exhibition of NYC-based color painter Sanford Wurmfeld (b. 1942 in Bronx, NY).

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Rudolf de Crignis: MATRIX 245, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Rudolf de Crignis

Though the Swiss-born Rudolf de Crignis (1948–2006) suffered an untimely death at the age of fifty-eight, the artist left behind a large and magnificent body of work, including a vast collection of the meditative paintings for which he is renowned.

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Nearly Neutral, Curated by John O’Connor, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Nearly Neutral, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 2013

A group exhibition curated by artist John O'Connor.

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Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925, Museum of Modern Art, 2013

In 1912, in several European cities, a handful of artists—Vasily Kandinsky, Frantisek Kupka, Francis Picabia, and Robert Delaunay—presented the first abstract pictures to the public.

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David Rhodes: Nocturnes, Some Walls, Oakland, CA

David Rhodes, Some Walls

Some Walls is pleased to present David Rhodes: "Nocturnes," paintings on linen and paper by the British-born, Berlin-based artist from January 19 - March 31, 2013. This is a unique opportunity to see Rhodes's work in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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