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.
The documentation of Kasimir Malevich’s solo exhibition 0:10, The Last Futurist Exhibition of Pictures in Petrograd, 1915, yielded one of Modernisms iconic images. The black and white photograph shows twenty-one square and rectangular paintings of varying size, hanging on adjacent walls. A chair sits at the base of the right-hand wall, giving an indication of scale. At the top corner of the room, hung so as to form a triangle against the room’s top corner, is Malevich’s Black Square (1915).
Installation view April 28 – June 24, 2011 Curated by Jill Brienza Fully illustrated catalogue with essay by Bob Nickas Greenberg Van Doren Gallery is pleased to present Something Goin’ On & On, a solo exhibition of paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the late Alan Shields (1944-2005), curated by Jill Brienza. This is the first selected survey of Shields’ work in New York in eleven years and inaugurates the gallery’s representation of the [...]
Installation view June 3 – July 18, 2009 PSM announces an exhibition organized by the New York-based critic and curator, Bob Nickas. “Cave Painting,” which brings together works by twenty-seven artists, evolved as a result of Nickas’s research for his book, painting abstraction, to be published in September by Phaidon Press. He initiated the project with months of studio visits in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, and Berlin. Most of the artists in the [...]
David Malek, Proposal for a Truncated Infinite Grid (Painting for Robert Barry), 2009 Enamel on panel, 36 x 36 inches March 4 – April 12, 2009 Smith-Stewart presents the US solo debut of New York artist David Malek. The exhibition features twelve new paintings. For Smith-Stewart, Malek produced a series of geometric abstractions in a dynamic color palette that fill an entire wall in the gallery from floor to ceiling. Here Malek is exploring a [...]