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.
Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (America), 1994 Photo: Andrew Cross January 16 – April 25, 2010 Curated by Elena Filipovic with Danh Vo (at WIELS, Brussels), Carol Bove (at the Fondation Beyeler, Basel), and Tino Sehgal (at the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main). WIELS premieres a major traveling retrospective of Felix Gonzalez-Torres (American, b. Cuba 1957-1996), one of the most influential artists of his generation. Including both rarely seen and more known paintings, sculptures, photographic […]