Color Balance: Paintings by Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

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Felrath Hines, Kellylike, 1984 Oil on linen, 50 x 56 inches Collection of Nasher Museum of Art June 10 – September 5, 2010 “Color Balance” will contextualize a recent gift of abstract paintings by Felrath Hines (given to three area university art museums) by juxtaposing them with contemporary abstractionist, Alma Woodsey Thomas. Thomas’ large, exuberant acrylics based in nature will make a perfect contrast to Hines’ quiet oils with subtle color shifts, smooth surfaces and […]

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Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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Yves Klein, Untitled Anthropometry, 1960 Hirshhorn Collection May 20 – September 12, 2010 One of the last century’s most influential artists, Yves Klein (French, b. Nice, 1928; d. Paris, 1962) took the European art scene by storm in a prolific career that lasted only from 1954 to 1962, when he suffered a heart attack at the age of 34. Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work […]

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Anne Truitt: Sculpture 1962-2004, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

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Anne Truitt, Gloucester, 1963 Acrylic on wood 73 1/2 x 72 x 13 inches May 8 – June 26, 2010 Matthew Marks is pleased to announce an exhibition of sculpture by Anne Truitt at his gallery at 522 West 22nd Street. Thirteen of Truitt’s sculptures, made between 1962 and 2004, will be on view, making this the most comprehensive exhibition of Truitt’s work in New York in almost 20 years. A number of works in […]

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Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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Anne Truitt in her Twining Court studio, Washington, DC, 1962 Photo by John Gossage October 8, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden presents the first retrospective of the work of Anne Truitt (1921–2004), a pioneering figure in the development of American abstract art. “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection,” on view Oct. 8–Jan. 3, 2010, is organized by Hirshhorn associate curator Kristen Hileman. The exhibition features more than 35 two-dimensional […]

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Directions: Walead Beshty: Legibility on Color Backgrounds, Hirschhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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  Walead Beshty, Six Color Curl (CMMYYC): Irvine, California, July 18th 2008, 2008 Fuji Crystal Archive Type C, Color photographic paper, 93 x 50 inches Courtesy the artist and Wallspace, New York April 30 – September 13, 2009 Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty creates photographs and sculptures that reconsider some of the fundamental premises of modern art. Beshty’s mesmerizing photographs blend an enduring fascination with modernist visual culture and an astute inquiry into the nature of […]

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Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

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Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Invisible Man (after Ralph Ellison), 2008 Matte acrylic and book pages on canvas, 72 x 72 inches For their first exhibition at Lehmann Maupin Gallery’s Chelsea location (540 West 26th Street), Tim Rollins and K.O.S. will present a new body of work inspired by the words of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Jacobs, Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison and Malcolm X. Spanning more than two decades, the collaboration of Tim Rollins […]

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The Panza Collection, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

  Lawrence Weiner, REDUCED, Cat. No. 102, 1969  October 23, 2008 — January 11, 2009  The Hirshhorn Museum presents an exhibition featuring 39 important artworks from the late 1960s and early 1970s that were recently acquired from Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, one of the world’s foremost collectors of American and European contemporary art. Composed of works by an international roster of 16 artists, this acquisition substantially strengthens the Hirshhorn’s holdings of art from this […]

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Jac Leirner, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

    January 12 — March 1, 2008 Jac Leirner creates installations, sculptures, and mixed media pieces using everyday objects like business cards, plastic bags, cigarette packs and banknotes, which are meant to live in transit; they circulate within our society with their final purpose to be destroyed and taken out of circulation. She dislocates these items from their known context and injects them with new value simply by stopping this throwaway product cycle and […]

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