Lynne Harlow discusses Donald Judd, RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Lynne Harlow discusses Donald Judd, RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Double Take: Plywood, March 15, 2015, 2 – 2:45 pm: Donald Judd’s minimalist sculpture, Chair, reduces materials and form to their essence. Artist Lynne Harlow and and Seth Stem, professor in RISD’s Industrial Design department, discuss the fabrication, intention, and context of this work.

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Ward Jackson: Black & White Diamonds 1960s

Installation view of Ward Jackson: Black & White Diamonds 1960s, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

September 12 - October 25, 2014

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the exhibition Ward Jackson: Black & White Diamonds 1960s. This is the late New York painter’s first exhibition with the gallery and the first to focus exclusively on his black and white paintings and drawings from the 1960s.

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Gilbert Hsiao in Unlikely Iterations of the Abstract, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

Gilbert Hsiao, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, 2013

Abstraction, as a language, remains linked to the high modernism left behind in its original form somewhere in the last century. It is with the comic actors' absurdist sense of repetition that abstraction reappears in unlikely places.

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George Ortman, Constructions: 1949 – 2011, Algus Greenspon Gallery, New York, NY

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George Ortman’s painted constructions of the 1950s and early 1960s are pioneering works. Their reductive geometry and modular color were widely seen as being at the forefront of young artists move away from abstract expressionism.

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Lotte Lyon: Souterrain, Galerie Lisaruyter, Vienna, Austria

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“Souterrain” will consist of new objects built in response to the gallery space, a wall painting, and recent photographs from 5 different series. Lotte Lyon’s sculptures employ a pragmatism in the materials used, in the methods of assembly, and in the delivery of associative ideas.

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Ted Stamm: Paintings

Installation view of Ted Stamm: Paintings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2011

September 24 - October 29, 2011

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the exhibition Ted Stamm: Paintings, an overview of paintings, works on paper, street interventions, and other materials by the late NYC-based abstract painter. Prior to his unexpected death from heart failure in 1984, Stamm created a substantial, mature body of work that was at once responsive to the past, indicative of his time, and prescient of the future.

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John Beech, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

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John Beech, Reutlingen Factory Yard #2 (detail), 2010 Metallic tape on black and white photograph June 18 – October 16, 2011 The mundane, the invisible, the discarded—all become grist for the often elegant and humorous sculptures of John Beech. Conflating sculpture, painting, and photography, the British-born Beech has established an international following for his post-minimalist works. The exhibition will feature three recent sculptures and large-scale photographs that have been altered with industrial tape and enamel. […]

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Donald Judd, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view May 6 – June 25, 2011 David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of works by Donald Judd drawn from the artist’s seminal 1989 exhibition held at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany. Brought together from international public and private collections, this will be the first time these particular works have been exhibited together in a group of this size since Judd’s 1989 installation. The exhibition, which will span both of the gallery’s […]

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Jan Maarten Voskuil: Closing the Gap, Salamatina Gallery, Manhasset, NY

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May 6 – May 31, 2011 The Salamatina Gallery in Americana Manhasset is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition in the U.S., Closing the Gap, by acclaimed Dutch artist Jan Maarten Voskuil. The artist will show a selection of new works never seen before. In conjunction with Jan Maarten’s exhibition the Salamatina Gallery will present a collaborative symposium on Sunday, May 8, 2:30 – 4:30 pm including Matthew Deleget, Founder/Director, MINUS SPACE and Erik Saxon, […]

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Making Histories: Changing Views of the Collection, Temporary Stedelijk 2, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Installation view. Opens March 3, 2011 Making Histories: Changing Views of the Collection explores how a museum collection constructs and embodies histories to be reconsidered over time, offering various views into the museum’s own history and its collections right up to the present day, through monographic installations of individual works or bodies of work by key artists and designers, thematic surveys, archival research projects, special projects and recent acquisitions. The exhibition showcases the breadth of […]

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Malevich and the American Legacy, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

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Kazimir Malevich, Painterly Realism of a Football Player—Color Masses in the Fourth Dimension, 1915 Oil on canvas 26 x 17 inches March 2 – April 30, 2011 I have transformed myself into the zero of form and dragged myself out of the rubbish-filled pool of Academic Art. I have destroyed the ring of the horizon and escaped from the circle of things, from the horizon-ring which confines the artist and the forms of nature. –Kazimir […]

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Book Launch: Jan Maarten Voskuil: Getting to a Point, Salamatina Gallery, Manhasset, NY

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Installation view. January 29th, 2011 4-7PM The Salamatina Gallery is pleased to launch the new book, Getting to a Point, by acclaimed Dutch artist Jan Maarten Voskuil. In conjunction with the launch, and in anticipation of Voskuil’s first solo exhibition in the U.S., to take place in April at the Salamatina Gallery, the artist will show a selection of new works as well as a new multiple especially produced for the occasion. Voskuil’s “paintings” are […]

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Carl Andre, Sadie Coles HG, London, United Kingdom

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Carl Andre, Grecrux, 1985 January 19 – March 05, 2011 Sadie Coles HQ is delighted to present an exhibition of stone sculptures by Carl Andre, comprising a sequence of works in Icelandic basalt and two major works in travertine. Throughout his fifty year career, Andre has created sculptures by placing standard units of stone, metal or wood in simple geometric arrangements. In early works such as Equivalents (1966; eight different configurations of 120 bricks) and […]

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Rolf Ricke Collection, Published by Hatje Cantz, 2008

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Click to purchase on Amazon Berlin gallerist Rolf Ricke has been unleashing influential American artists like Richard Artschwager, Jo Baer, Donald Judd, Lee Lozano, Steven Parrino, Richard Serra, Jessica Stockholder, Barry Le Va, David Reed, and Li Trincere on Europe since the 1960s. A 1965 trip to New York opened his eyes to the creative ferment happening there, and inspired him to import the artists themselves, to create new work for his Berlin-based gallery, rather […]

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Lewis Baltz and Donald Judd, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

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Installation view September 4 – November 7, 2010 Next to Bernd and Hilla Becher, Stephen Shore and Henry Wessel, Lewis Baltz is one of the most prominent representatives of the New Topographics movement, which was seminal to the development of conceptual photography. Baltz, as well as Donald Judd, were among the artists whose works were shown in the 1970s at the New York gallery of Leo Castelli. The current exhibition at Galerie Thomas Zander now […]

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Artists at Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974: Hetero-Holics and Some Women Too, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

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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 […]

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Craig Kauffman: Late Work, Danese Gallery, New York, NY

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Craig Kauffman, Untitled, 2009 Acrylic lacquer and glitter on drape-formed acrylic plastic 36 x 40 x 8 inches September 10 – October 9, 2010 Craig Kauffman rose to prominence in the 1960’s through his association with the legendary Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles and later in New York at The Pace Gallery. He was an early innovator and pioneer in the use of plastics and the first to employ vacuum form technology to create sculpture. […]

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Very Good: A Memorial Exhibition Celebrating the Work and Ideas of New Zealand Artist Julian Dashper, Attic Contemporary Art Space, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

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Julian Dashper ‘Untitled (I’m Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue #10), 2010 (detail) Acrylic paint on wall Each dot 8mm in diameter placed 60cm apart Opens July 9, 2010 Work by Julian Dashper, Victoria Munro, Kyle Jenkins and replica furtniture of Donald Judd Location: Attic Contemporary Art Space 264 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Qld, 4350

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The Minimalist Medici: Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 1923-2010, by Ruth Ann Fredenthal, ArtCritical.com, June 18, 2010

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Installation view of Salotto – Villa Panza Museum, Varese, Italy (l to r) Ruth Ann Fredenthal, Untitled 130, 1987-1988 Multilayered oil on Oyster linen, 60 x 60 inches Ruth Ann Fredenthal, Untitled 121, 1984-1985 Multilayered oil on Oyster linen, 66 x 60 inches The Panza Collection (Photo: David Sotnik) Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 1923-2010 “Most people who have any interest in Post-War American art, whether Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Environmental Art, Conceptualism or Monochromism […]

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Studio Show 2010, David Reed Studio, New York, NY

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View still by Gerald Jackson 3 Concurrent Exhibitions Front Room: Gerald Jackson Lunchroom: Working Drawings, curated by Peter Soriano Office: Sculptures from the 70s, curated Rey Akdogan Katy Siegel and I had hoped to include Gerald Jackson’s work in an exhibition for which I was the advisor and Katy the curator, “High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975”. But we could not find a way to get in touch with Gerald. Then, when I […]

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Donald Judd’s Library Now Online

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Donald Judd’s personal library of 13,004 books located in La Mansana de Chinati, his home and studio in Marfa, Texas is now accessible online. The library database is the result of an ambitious process, which took more than 3,500 hours of work and led to the cataloguing and photography of the collection from October 2008 through January 2010. A library offers a portrait of its collector, in this case Donald Judd. The idiosyncrasies of the collection […]

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Pictures about Pictures: Discourses in Painting from Albers to Zobernig, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

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Poul Gernes, Zielscheibenbild / Target B, 1966-68 Opening: March 25, 2010 Curated by Renate Wiehager, “Pictures about Pictures. Discourses in Painting” – is the Daimler Art Collection’s exhibition title for the Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna. About 130 works ranging from Classical Modernism and the post-war avant-garde via European Zero and Minimalism to international contemporary art are being presented. The exhibition is structured into thematic fields, each of which presents discursive references to historical and current […]

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Donald Judd: Delegated Fabrication, Conference & Exhibition, Portland, OR

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  Donald Judd: Delegated Fabrication History, practices, issues and implications Conference and Exhibition, Portland, Oregon Sunday, April 25, 2010 University of Oregon in Portland White Stag Block From the outside a Donald Judd piece is seamless, hiding all traces of it’s construction. But behind the final piece is a rich history of the artist’s intent and his method for fabrication. Join us for a groundbreaking discussion of Judd’s art, lead by contemporary art scholars and […]

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Judd Foundation Announces Catalogue Raisonne Committee

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A Letter from the Judd Foundation: November 30, 2009 Dear Friends, I am very pleased to announce the start of the Donald Judd Catalogue Raisonné through the appointment of the Catalogue Raisonné Committee and a Catalogue Raisonné Manager, Katy Rogers. Ms. Rogers, who is currently completing the Robert Motherwell Catalogue Raisonné, will manage the project with the advisement of the committee. The production of a Catalogue Raisonné is a natural extension of our mission to […]

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Mark Dagley in Portrait of the Artist as a Biker, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

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Steven Parrino, Untitled, 1993 October 11, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The MAGASIN is starting its season with a portrait of the artist Olivier Mosset. The exhibition takes the form of a tribute, gathering works by different artists, but never showing Olivier Mossetʼs own work. The artists are of all generations, from Carl André to Stéphane Kropf including the famous group of artists 1m3 among the youngest. As a key figure of the artistic scene […]

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Meaning Liam Gillick, Edited by Monika Szewczyk, The MIT Press, June 2009

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  Click to purchase on Amazon The first critical reader on the artist’s work. With essays by Peio Aguirre, Johanna Burton, Nikolaus Hirsch, John Kelsey, Maurizio Lazzarato, Maria Lind, Sven Lütticken, Benoît Maire, Chantal Mouffe, Barbara Steiner and Marcus Verhagen. Liam Gillick (b. 1964) is a New York and London-based artist who emerged in the 1990s in the midst of paradigmatic political and cultural change. In the past two decades, he has developed a highly […]

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Kjell Varvin: Welded Iron & Other Drawings, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo, Norway

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  Installation view March 19 – May 3, 2009 Kjell Varvin (born 1939) creates both drawings and paintings, but is best known for his sculptures and installations. This exhibition focuses on a large selection of sculptures made of welded steel and produced over the last fifteen years. Together with the sculptures, a number of drawings on veneer will be on show and the exhibition thereby comprises the largest presentation of Varvin’s work so far. Kjell […]

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Project Space: Donald Judd Colored Plexiglas, L & M Arts, New York, NY

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  Installation view Photo: Genevieve Hanson, NY  March 5 – April 18, 2009 Curated by Peter Ballantine When Donald Judd very reluctantly abandoned painting in 1961-62 in favor of working in three dimensions, it was because he had finally concluded that a philosophically tenable painting was not possible – philosophically in the empirical-perceptual sense of being entirely available visually, and tenable in the sense of being free of abstraction or any other kind of representation. […]

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Maximal Minimal, Gallery Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany

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Daniel Robert Hunziker, Corner, 2009 142 x 125 x 75 cm March 13 – May 9, 2009 Andreas Grimm München presents MAXIMAL MINIMAL featuring artists Robert Dowling, Terry Haggerty, Daniel Robert Hunziker, Donald Judd, David Renggli, Stefan Sandner, Sebastian Wickeroth & Claudia Wieser. The title of the exhibition is meant to juxtapose the term ‘Minimal Art’ with its antonym ‘Maximal’, not as a paradox or contradiction, but rather as a combination of thoughts on the nature […]

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Brandeis University to Close Rose Art Museum and Sell Off Its Collection

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    “The Rose Art Museum on the Brandeis campus houses what is widely recognized as the finest collection of modern and contemporary art in New England. With more than 6,000 objects — paintings, sculptures, works on paper and new media — the Rose collection has particular strengths in American Modernism, American Social Realism, post-War American, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Surrealism and Photorealism. Recent acquisitions include works by Nam June Paik, Anri Sala, William Kentridge, Thomas […]

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Art and Architecture: An Interview with Brad Cloepfi (Part I), PORT, August 11, 2008

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  Allied Works Architecture Maryhill Overlook, 1999 Photo by Sally Schoolmaster  “Brad Cloepfil is the principal of Allied Works Architecture in Portland, Oregon. Allied Works is a nationally recognized architecture firm that has recently completed projects like the extension to the Seattle Art Museum, the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis and is currently finishing the Museum of Art & Design at 2 Columbus Circle in New York. PORT recently sat down with him to […]

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Ronald Bladen: Sculpture, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY

    October 12 — November 12, 2008 Jacobson Howard Gallery presents an exhibition featuring garden scale sculptures, models, and drawings by Ronald Bladen. Ronald Bladen (1918-1988) is considered one of the founders of Minimalism, but he was also a self-proclaimed romantic. His interest in monumental scale and simple form was less a product of conceptual reductionism, but rather, of an interest in the drama which such forms can inspire. He was interested in the […]

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Olle Baertling: A Modern Classic, by David Birnbaum & David Raskin, Published by Steidl/Swedish Books/Moderna Museet, 2007

  Click to purchase on Amazon.com As a concrete-abstract painter during the 1950s and 60s, Olle Baetling (1911-1981) developed a personal pictorial universe, while also occupying a firm position among the “Salon des Realites Nouvelles” and Galerie Denise Rene in Paris. His work was highly influential to American Op artists and Minimalists like Donald Judd.

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Kate Shepherd: Stack Shack, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY

  September 20 — November 10, 2008 Kate Shepherd has said of her work that “all art making is a project.” Glenn Horowitz Bookseller presents an exhibition of new work in which Shepherd demonstrates her commitment to the idea of art as an ongoing search for solutions. Stack Shack is an exhibition of paintings, wall drawings and prints, as well as less traditional art objects such as blocks and puzzles. The work calls to mind […]

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Olle Baertling: Paintings 1952-1980, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

  Olle Baertling, Rabibk Paris, 1956 Oil on canvas, 37.4 x 76.75 inches October 10, 2008 — May 2009 The Chinati Foundation presents a special exhibition by Swedish painter Olle Baertling (1911-1981). Baertling’s work is widely recognized in Scandinavia — in 2007-08 a major retrospective of his work was co-organized by the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo and the Moderna Museet in Stockholm — but in the U.S. it is largely […]

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Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

  Donald Judd, Untitled, 1971 Anodized aluminum, Collection Walker Art Center,  Gift of the T.B. Walker Foundation, 1971 May 15, 2008 — July 12, 2009  Joseph Beuys, Dan Flavin, and Donald Judd were contemporaries of thought rather than form. Each took sculpture off its pedestal—literally and figuratively—and expanded the conventions of what constitutes a work of art, influencing scores of artists to do the same. Grouping Beuys, Flavin, and Judd in a new exhibition from […]

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