Punk Noise & Paint, Interview with Mark Dagley, by Don Voisine

Abstract artist and musician Mark Dagley has been working in New York and Europe for over twenty-five years. Drawing from various postwar art movements and developments: Op Art, Washington Color School, Monochrome Painting, as well as European modes of art making, such as Support/Surface and Radical Painting, Mark has created a diffuse, yet particularly American body of work. Last spring Mark retrieved a group of paintings he had in storage at his parents’ home in […]

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Geometric Abstraction, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

    Don Voisine, Poised, 2007 Oil on wood, 20 x 20 inches January 10 — February 9, 2008 Geometric Abstraction examines the variety and multiplicity of sources and expression in the work of six artists, all working with abstract geometric forms: Chris Gallagher, Kim MacConnel, Shari Mendelson, Ann Pibal, Jennifer Riley & Don Voisine.

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Every Room (for 16 saxophones) by The Nebrellim Sensorium Saxophone Orchestra, Abaton Book Company, Jersey City, NJ

  Abaton Book Company releases it newest limited edition, a 7-inch lathe cut recording entitled Every Room (for 16 saxophones) by Ben Miller’s Nebrellim Sensorium Saxophone Orchestra.  Produced in a limited edition of 30 copies, each sleeve features two graphic images, (cover sleeve and insert) by MINUS SPACE artist Don Voisine.

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Sharon Brant & Lynne Harlow in Material Matter, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  September 8 — October 8, 2007 Sharon Brant, Untitled, 2000  Enamel on canvas under handmade glass, framed, 24 x 24 x 2.25 inches Curated by Kat Griefen, Director of AIR Gallery, from the membership of American Abstract Artists, the artists in Material Matter affirm the group’s openness to difference, both in form and theory, and its non-party line approach. Here, the organization’s legacy is manifested in the artists’ use of unlikely materials or use […]

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Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

  Installation view of works by Don Voisine June 24 — September 24, 2007 P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center presents the first of an ongoing series, Orpheus Selection, inspired by the museum’s unique basement boiler room and the classical myth of Orpheus, the bard who attempted, unsuccessfully, to rescue his bride Eurydice from the underworld. Like the poet’s descent into hell, Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness is an exploration into the unearthly and unknown, where […]

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Escape from New York, Curated by Matthew Deleget, Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia

Don Voisine, Hamlin R-10, 2006, mixed media on foam, 8 x 8 inches

August 3 - September 2, 2007

A group exhibition surveying reductive strategies by artists living in and around New York City. Each artist will present a single work, as well as an open letter to the artist community affiliated with Sydney Non Objective.

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Don Voisine and Richard Bottwin at Metaphor Contemporary Art, by Michael Brennan

One weekend I visited three different artists’ studios, including Don Voisine. All three are abstract painters, and I noticed that each of them was listening to blues music. Its just a coincidence, but I feel that it is also somehow indicative of our time. Blues can often be uproariously comic and bitingly incisive too, and, despite the name, the blues are anything but one dimensional. In some sense this is also how I feel about […]

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Interview with Don Voisine, by Matthew Deleget

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in November 2003 in conjunction with Don Voisine’s spotlight exhibition.   Matthew Deleget: Architecture is the first word you use to describe your work. How is your work architecture and how is it not?   Don Voisine: In my statement I speak of architecture as describing space and its limits (the infinite constitutes one such limit) and in terms of a passage, from here to there. These […]

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