Linda Francis in I Don’t Poem: An Anthology of Painters by Off the Park Press

Linda Francis in I Don't Poem: An Anthology of Painters by Off the Park Press

Published by Off the Park Press and edited by poet & critic Claudia La Rocco, this limited edition collection features the visual art and previously unpublished writings of 16 contemporary New York artists.

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Mark Dagley curates Banned in D.C., 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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Mark Dagley: Structural Solutions

Installation view of Mark Dagley: Structural Solutions, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2012

September 7 - October 27, 2012

MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Mark Dagley: Structural Solutions, the artist’s first solo exhibition of new paintings in New York City in 15 years. The exhibition will feature three oversized paintings – the artist’s largest works created to-date – which will be exhibited on flat aluminum blocks on the floor and leaned against the gallery walls.

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abstraction/quotidien, Passerelle Contemporary Art Center, Brest, France

passerelle contemporary art center

Installation view with work by Andre Leocat. April 16 – June 11, 2011 Participating Artists: Götz Arndt, Samuel Beckett, André Léocat, Chris Martin, Benoît-Marie Moriceau, Barbara Steppe, Esther Stocker

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


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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Friends in High Places, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY


David Shaw, Chemical Tail, 2008 Wood, steel, paint, holographic laminate 72 x 23 x 28 inches March 12 – April 18, 2010 Christopher Henry Gallery is pleased to announce Friends in High Places , an exhibition of abstract painting and sculpture by seventeen contemporary artists, organized by participants Zach Needler and Adrian Ting. Conceived as an organic interchange, Friends in High Places, explores the implicit connections within a community and takes as an article of […]

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Inside Abstraction, Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY


  Installation view June 5 – July 12, 2009 Janet Kurnatowski Gallery presents Inside Abstraction, an exhibition that brings together ten exciting artists for the first time: Srule Brachman, Brice Brown, David Cummings, Scooter Flaherty, Sam Fryer, Chris Martin, Gelah Penn, Michal Shapiro, Evelyn Twitchell and Kim Uchiyama. Curated by Vered Lieb; some of the visual artists showcased have shown extensively while others are new and emergent artists. All of the artists in this show […]

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Recent Brooklyn Rail Posts


  Piero Manzoni, Achrome, 1961-62 Artificial fiber, 24 3/16 × 18 1/8 inches Photo Archivio Opera Piero Manzoni Courtesy Gagosian Gallery March 2009 The Last Breath of Piero Manzoni, by Robert C. Morgan Chris Martin: Works on Paper at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, by John Yau Imi Knoebel at Mary Boone Gallery, by John Yau Philip Guston: 1954-1958 at L&M Arts, by John Yau The Art World on Facebook: A Primer, by Sharon L. Butler   […]

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Chris Martin, with Craig Olsen, The Brooklyn Rail, February 2008

    Portrait of the artist by Phong Bui In the midst of preparations for his current exhibition at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery in Chelsea ( January 26th–March 1, 2008), Chris Martin welcomed painter and Rail contributing writer Craig Olson to his Williamsburg studio to discuss his life and work.

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Chris Martin, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

  Chris Martin, Untitled, 2007 Oil and collage on canvas, 54 x 49 inches January 26 — March 2, 2008 Mitchell-Innes & Nash presents an exhibition of new paintings by Chris Martin. Martin’s paintings are investigations in color, form and texture, ranging from bold and graphic to gestural and expressionistic. Their surfaces are often distressed or collaged with elements including shellacked Wonder Bread, broken vinyl records and papier mâché forms. Martin is deeply engaged with […]

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