Julian Pretto Gallery

Installation view of Julian Pretto Gallery, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2013 (l to r: Steven Steinman, Stephen Rosenthal, Roberta Allen, Phil Sims, Rosemarie Castoro, Olivier Mosset, Sol Lewitt, Li Trincere, DM Simons, Cris Gianakos, Carl Andre, Peter Downsbrough, Marcia Hafif, Antonella Piemontese; Suspended from ceiling: Robert Barry)

September 6 - October 26, 2013

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the survey exhibition Julian Pretto Gallery. Organized in collaboration with artist John Zinsser, this is the first exhibition to examine the history and legacy of gallerist Julian Pretto (1945-1995) and his fabled downtown New York galleries, active during the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s.

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An Exchange with Sol LeWitt: A Two Part Exhibition Presented by Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY and MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

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Daniel Joglar, Instruction, 2010 Documented action Cabinet: January 21 – March 5, 2011 MASS MoCA: January 23 – March 31, 2011 Although celebrated for the revolutionary role he played in the development of both Conceptualism and Minimalism, Sol LeWitt was also renowned for his exchanges of artwork with various artists throughout his lifetime. For LeWitt, the act of exchange seemed to be not only a personal gesture, but also an integral part of his conceptual […]

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Tony Smith: Bronze, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

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Tony Smith, Trap, 1968 Cast bronze, black patina 10 x 55 x 55 inches November 6 – December 23, 2010 Matthew Marks is pleased to announce Tony Smith: Bronze, the next exhibition in his gallery at 523 West 24th Street. Smith executed the nine sculptures included in this exhibition between 1960 and 1970. This selection of his works in bronze, all of them finished in his signature black patina, provides a comprehensive view of his […]

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Albers / Albums

Josef Albers, Provocative Percussion (Volume 3), Command Records, 1961

December 12, 2009 
- January 30, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce a new exhibition of seven album covers designed by Josef Albers (1888-1976) for Command Records between 1959-1961. The exhibition will also include additional Command Records album covers designed by other artists, such as Charles E. Murphy, Barbara Brown Peters, and Gerry Olin, as well as photographic reproductions of materials from The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation’s archives.

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Gelah Penn: Clash by Night, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

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Installation view (detail) August 20 – October 11, 2009 Gelah Penn’s work is both sparse and substantial. Her site-specific installation presents jagged, three dimensional lines, shapes, and colors set against stark white walls. The unconventional materials used in her work include vinyl lanyard, monofilament, plastic mesh, rubber & vinyl tubing, plastic & Styrofoam balls, and upholstery needles. Artist Statement “In my recent work I explore the linear language of drawing in three-dimensional space using the […]

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Karin Davie: Symptomania, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

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  Karin Davie Symptomania no. 1 (from Symptomania series), 2008  September 14, 2008 – February 8, 2009 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum debuts Symptomania, a suite of new work created expressly for the Museum by Karin Davie. The exhibition will include six new oil paintings, as well as two multi-media wall pieces made of cast resin and LEDs. Karin Davie is best known for her exuberant, colorful, and evocative paintings that use undulating stripes and […]

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