Lynne Harlow in Notations: The Cage Effect Today, Curated by Bibi Calderaro & Julio Grinblatt, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY

Daily Paintings, detail: 2007

The Hunter College Art Galleries are pleased to present Notations: The Cage Effect Today, on view from February 17-April 21, 2012. As 2012 marks the centennial of John Cage’s birth, this exhibition commemorates the widespread effect of the artist’s six decades of assiduous, and relentless inventive creation on subsequent generations of artists

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Bill Bollinger, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Bollinger's work is characterised by his sensitive use of the idiosyncrasies and possibilities offered by technical and industrial materials. His use of aluminium pipes, rope, rubber hoses, chain-link fencing, lightbulbs and wheelbarrows is as radical and direct as it is elegant, exploiting physical laws such as gravity, balance, and the intrinsic properties of water.

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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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Hartmut Böhm in Construction in Process 1981 – the community that came?, Museum Stzuki, Lodz, Poland

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The project Construction in Process 1981 – the community that came? refers to the legendary international exhibition opened in Łódź almost two months before martial law was introduced. Artists from Łódź, representing various art disciplines, invited 54 leading artists from all over the world to partake in the show and create art works here, on the spot.

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Fred Sandback: Untitled (Four–part Vertical Construction in Two Colors), 1987, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, TX

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Installation view January 26 – March 5, 2010 Lawrence Markey presents an upcoming exhibition of work by Fred Sandback (1943–2003). This will be the ninth one-person exhibition of Fred Sandback’s work at Lawrence Markey, including exhibitions which inaugurated the New York gallery space in 1990 and the San Antonio gallery in 2005. This exhibition will feature a sculpture made from Sandback’s signature material of acrylic yarn. The form of this sculpture, originally installed in the […]

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Edward Shalala: Photographs of Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY

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  May 26 – June 20, 2009 Edward Shalala will exhibit documentary photographs in The Painting Center’s Project Room. Shalala makes temporary raw canvas thread paintings in NYC parks and grasslands and photographs the results. Shalala responds to the history of modern and postmodern abstraction that deals with ‘end game’ painting. The lineage begins with: Cezanne’s use of raw canvas (“in-reserve”), Barnett Newman’s painting ‘Name II,’1950, Robert Rauschenberg’s White painting series, 1951, Piero Manzoni’s clay […]

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Linear Persuasion: The Prints of Fred Sandback, Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York, NY

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  Fred Sandback, Untitled, 1984 Color lithograph in brown on Japanese paper Sheet Size: 24 1/2 x 36 1/4 inches Publisher: Edition Fred Jahn, Munchen Edition Size: 20 + Proofs April 24 – June 6, 2009 The radically minimal string and yarn sculpture of Fred Sandback (1943-2003) constitute one of the most respected and persuasive statements in Post-War American art. Less well known, is the substantial body lithographs, woodcuts and etchings Sandback created during the […]

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Other Voices, Other Rooms, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

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David Simpson, True Blue, 2000 (wall) Acrylic on canvas, 108 x 75 inches Light Well #5, 2007 (floor) Acrylic on canvas, 71.5 inches diameter  April 19 – June 28, 2009 Works by Max Cole, Marcia Hafif, Winston Roeth, David Simpson, and Fred Sandback Curated by Steven Evans, this exhibition examines the work of a small group of American artists that have been developing their bodies of work since the late 1960s; they offer an alternative […]

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Fred Sandback, David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth Galleries, New York, NY

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    David Zwirner Gallery 525-533 West 19th Street January 9 – February 14, 2009 Zwirner & Wirth 32 East 69th Street January 13 – February 28, 2009 David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth present the work of American artist Fred Sandback (1943-2003) in two concurrent exhibitions. Sandback’s sculptures outline planes and volumes in space. Though he employed metal wire and elastic cord early in his career, the artist soon dispensed with mass and weight by using acrylic yarn to create […]

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Better Get Rational, by Dodie Bellamy

Last June I met my friend Margaret Crane for lunch at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. We sat outside on a sunny Sunday afternoon, chatting and eating salad. It wasn’t too hot, the air was breathable—a perfect ladies’ date. Then we headed into the museum’s jewel-in-the-crown exhibition, Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s. The show was huge, astonishing, including nearly 200 works by 130+ artists from Europe, North America, and South America. Jesús […]

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Interview with Linda Francis, by Matthew Deleget

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in December 2004 in conjunction with Linda Francis’ spotlight exhibition.   Matthew Deleget: I would like to begin our interview with a brief discussion of your background. You were born and raised in New York City (The Bronx). What was you first contact with the arts? Was visual art something that was understood and supported?   Linda Francis: At the time, one could get a decent education […]

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