Installation view September 10 – October 30, 2010 As the Cedar Tavern played a role in the formation of abstract expressionism, Max’s Kansas City galvanized a younger generation of artists from when it opened in 1965 to when it closed its doors in 1974. This exhibition will feature the amazing diversity of artists from every major reference point in the New York art world of the period: Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual […]
Installation view July 8 – August 13, 2010 Participating Artists: Dan Christensen, Keltie Ferris, Katharina Grosse, Jacqueline Humphries, Rosy Keyser, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Moskowitz, Jules Olitski, Stephen Prina, Sterling Ruby, David Smith A valve is opened and thousands of liquid particles of paint are rapidly forced from a sealed pressurized container, emerging as a fine mist. Spray!, a group exhibition that examines artists who have embraced the invention of aerosol spray paint in making art. […]
Dan Christensen, Serpens, 1968 Acrylic on canvas, 112 x 173.5 inches Courtesy of Spanierman Modern, NY May 15 – August 30, 2009 For more than forty years, American artist Dan Christensen—long associated with the Color Field movement—experimented with colors, shapes, and forms in his large-scale paintings. Featuring 35 of the artist’s works of art from 1966 to 2006, the exhibition Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting is the first comprehensive Museum retrospective of the […]
Dan Christensen, Pavo, 1968, acrylic on canvas New York painter Dan Christensen died at his home in Easthampton on January 20. Christensen moved to New York in 1965 and became a member of the group of post-Minimalist artists associated with Lyrical Abstraction and Color Field painting. Christensen had over 60 solo exhibitions, beginning in the ‘60s and ‘70s at Andre Emmerich in New York, Nicholas Wilder in Los Angeles, and Rolf Ricke in Cologne.