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


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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Edward Shalala: Photographs of Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY


  May 26 – June 20, 2009 Edward Shalala will exhibit documentary photographs in The Painting Center’s Project Room. Shalala makes temporary raw canvas thread paintings in NYC parks and grasslands and photographs the results. Shalala responds to the history of modern and postmodern abstraction that deals with ‘end game’ painting. The lineage begins with: Cezanne’s use of raw canvas (“in-reserve”), Barnett Newman’s painting ‘Name II,’1950, Robert Rauschenberg’s White painting series, 1951, Piero Manzoni’s clay […]

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Alan Saret: Gang Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

  Alan Saret, Sana Whirl Will, 1983 Colored pencil on paper November 9, 2007 — February 7, 2008 Alan Saret: Gang Drawings marks the first major museum exhibition of Saret’s work in 17 years. Saret was a vital part of the Soho alternative art scene in the late 1960s and 70s, as well as an important figure in the history of process art and post-minimal art. The exhibition will focus on the artist’s “gang drawings,” […]

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