Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life

Texts by various artists, Julian Dashper: It Is Life, MINUS SPACE, August-September 2010

August 7 - September 4, 2010

MINUS SPACE is honored to announce the memorial exhibition Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life. The exhibition marks the one-year anniversary of the New Zealand artist's death and it will feature a single work by Julian entitled Future Call, as well as written tributes to him by more than 70 artists internationally.

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Christopher Dean: Twelve Rules for a New Academy (gender & sexuality), Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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Artist Christopher Dean June 17-26, 2010 Twelve Rules for a New Academy (gender & sexuality) is the title of Christopher Dean’s forthcoming exhibition at Factory 49, Sydney. The title directly references Ad Reinhardt’’s 1953 manifesto ‘Twelve Rules for a New Academy’, a statement that maps out the rights and wrongs of art. Rather than presenting the art going public with a list of objective commandments Dean’s exhibition speaks from a more intimate and subjective position. […]

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Christopher Dean, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

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  Christopher Dean, Middle Age Hard Edge Abstractionist from St Marys Seeking Same, 2007 Oil on canvas, 45 x 45 cm  Photo: Adam Hollingworth & Blacktown Arts Centre March 26 – April 4, 2009 Factory 49 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville, Sydney, 2204 Three Pink Monochromes (a work in progress) The first pink monochromes were made in 1993 and since this time Dean has continued to explore and experiment with this concept. The combination of the tradition […]

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Minus Space at P.S.1 Extended

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  Installation in cafe space Exhibition in cafe space continues until May 2009. (Boiler Room exhibition closed on January 26, 2009.)     MINUS SPACE Curated by Phong Bui P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate Long Island City, NY   The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE’s 5th anniversary. […]

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Minus Space, Curated by Phong Bui, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate, Long Island City, NY

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October 19, 2008 - May 4, 2009

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce our exhibition at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, an affiliate of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. P.S.1 is one of the oldest and largest non-profit arts centers in the United States solely devoted to contemporary art. The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE's 5th anniversary.

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Christopher Dean, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

  Christopher Dean, Middle Age Hard Edge Abstractionist from St Marys Seeking Same, 2007 Oil on canvas, 45 x 45cm February 27 — March 8, 2007 This exhibition focuses on Christopher Dean’s ongoing examination of monochromatic painting using the colour pink. Since 1993 Dean has produced a highly diverse body of pink single colour paintings that have been made using a wide variety of materials and techniques. Some of the earlier works incorporate elements of collage […]

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Frozen Gestures: The Art of Peter Upward, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, Australia

  October 20 — December 2, 2007 Australian modernist Peter Upward’s calculated gestures and considered processes contradict the idea that Abstract Expressionism was an art of spontaneous self-expression.  Frozen Gestures will be the first retrospective of this important, yet underknown artist. Often described as the purest of Australia’s abstractionists, this exhibition celebrates Upward and will features more than fifty works including paintings, screen prints and posters from the late 1950s through to the early 1980s. […]

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Points of Departure: Six Australian Artists, Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY

    Installation view with work by Christopher Dean and John Aslanidis May 3 — June 30, 2007 Tobey Fine Arts presents Points of Departure, an exhibition featuring the works of six Australian artists who represent a distinct style emerging from the antipodean art world. Combining elements of graphic design with overt quotations from twentieth century modernism, artists John Aslanidis, Richard Bell, Cathy Blanchflower, Christopher Dean, Helga Groves and Matthew Johnson offer a visually provocative […]

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