VIEWLIST: Ted Stamm in Context, Conceived by Bryan Granger

Frank Stella, Black Adder, 1967, Color lithograph, 16 x 28 inches, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California

Our fifth VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by MINUS SPACE assistant Bryan Granger.

With his work, Ted Stamm draws as much from a Minimalist, hard-edge legacy as it does from the randomness and arbitrariness of his own life.  Seeing as Stamm sought to “eliminate any physical boundary in time or space” between his life and his work, we must look at the two as inseparable.  His sleek manipulations of baseball diamonds and high-speed trains offer a glimpse into some of his passions, and his Wooster paintings preserve specific spatial memories from his time in New York.

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Carrie Moyer: Canonical, Canada, New York, NY

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Carrie Moyer, Stroboscopic Painting #1, 2011 Acrylic and glitter on canvas 60 x 72 inches September 14 – October 16, 2011 Carrie Moyer’s new paintings are the most lyrical and personal works to date in her ever-evolving painting practice. “Canonical” displays a confidence in expressive power of pure abstraction. These paintings are simultaneously stripped down and filled up, full of surprising interplay between figure and ground, and enlivened by a brightly nuanced and carefully considered […]

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Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

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Installation view. June 30 – August 19, 2011 D’Amelio Terras invites curator Kate McNamara to present Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, a group exhibition of artists working in abstraction. While the paintings of the exhibition are seemingly disparate in structure, each exemplify common attributes made visible through the artist’s engagement with process and practice; each painting foregrounds technique and pushes the medium through an active investigation and dissection of abstraction. Many of the paintings were conceived […]

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A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY

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Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Venus (detail), 2010 Oil, spray paint, and collage on canvas May 6 – June 4, 2011 Harris Lieberman is thrilled to announce the opening of “A Painting Show” in a temporary location on the ground floor of 508 West 26th Street. This group exhibition includes 35 artists and charts spheres of influence among a group of painters with diverse artistic approaches. All the artists share a rigorous conceptual grounding and an interest in […]

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The Jewel Thief, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

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Installation view The Jewel Thief explores new ways to think about and experience abstract art. Using divergent forms of display, the exhibition focuses attention on art’s intersection with the decorative and functional elements of architecture. Beginning in the museum’s atrium, the exhibition continues into the large Wachenheim gallery, filling the space with a diverse range of artwork, including painting, sculpture, textiles, wallpaper, chandeliers, video, and photography. Artwork is presented through the lens of several opposing […]

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Freeze Frame, Thrust Projects, New York, NY

    Carrie Moyer, Sap Green, 2007 Acrylic, glitter on canvas, 50 x 40 inches January 11 — February 17, 2008 Thrust Projects presents the group exhibition FREEZE FRAME organized by gallery artist Elizabeth Cooper. FREEZE FRAME showcases 8 female abstract painters whose work breaks through the boundaries of abstraction in contemporary practice. The exhibition explores a moment in abstraction at which there is no dominating style or agreed upon direction in painting, though cues […]

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