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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The Wind Makes the Waves: Cecilia Vissers, by Brent Hallard, Visual Discrepancies blog, May 25, 2010

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Brent: While artist-in-residence in the most western point of Ireland, Achill Island, you tapped in a description of the landscape: Dramatic, With Cliffs, An Ocean, And Totally Isolated. This is your work: my first impression. There is Nature in your pieces. And it took a tough wind and a heavy sea to set this all in motion. I see firm – more than firm, hard. Hard material that has cuts, often just a few. The […]

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Urban Alchemy/Gordon Matta-Clark, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, MO

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Installation view October 30, 2009 – June 5, 2010 The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts present the exhibition, Urban Alchemy/Gordon Matta-Clark. The artist Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) used neglected structures slated for demolition as his raw material. He carved out sections of buildings with a power saw in order to reveal their hidden construction, to provide new ways of perceiving space, and to create metaphors for the human condition. He spoke of his work as an […]

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Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

  Hans Richter, Still from Filmstudie, 1926 35mm film transferred to video (black and white, silent) March 19–June 23, 2008 This exhibition considers the transformation of the art object from static image to light projection within two distinct artistic lineages: the unconventional optical techniques and social analyses of the 1920s Neue Optik, or “New Vision,” generation of artists, among them László Moholy-Nagy, Hans Richter, and Marcel Duchamp; and the situational aesthetics advanced by Gordon Matta-Clark, […]

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