Arp/Brancusi, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

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Installation view. March 31 – May 6, 2011 Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to present Arp/Brancusi, an exhibition of sculpture and painted relief works on view at 1018 Madison Avenue, New York, March 29 – May 6, 2011. The exhibition will include a focused selection of works by Arp along with two small sculptures by Brancusi, offering a rare opportunity to view these two 20th Century masters side by side. Sculptures in wood, bronze and […]

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Alexander Calder, Gagosian Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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Alexander Calder, Blue and Yellow Sickles, 1960 Painted sheet metal and steel wire 32 x 60 inches February 8 – March 26, 2011 The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the Universe, or part thereof….What I mean is that the idea of detached bodies floating in space, of different sizes and densities, perhaps of different colors and temperatures, and surrounded and interlarded with wisps of gaseous condition, and some […]

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Formal 2010: Jose Heerkens & Cecilia Vissers, Waterland Museum, Purmerend, The Netherlands

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(left) Cecilia Vissers, Blacksod Bay, 2010 Steel, 2 x 95 x 93 x 0.8 cm (photo Peter Cox) (right) Jose Heerkens, Written Colours II, 2010 Oil paint on linen, 150 x 200 cm (photo Willem Kuijpers) May 20 – July 25, 2010 As in previous years, the Waterland Museum is organising an exhibition on current forms of concrete art. This time we present works by two female artists, both of whom have a strong affinity […]

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Machine Learning Prequel, Curated by Matthew Deleget, Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

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September 2007 - January 2010 [on long term view]

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has a remarkable art collection. I first learned this when I visited the college last spring to finalize details for Machine Learning, an exhibition I planned to curate at Boyden Gallery in the fall. The college’s collection was built in a unique way with a kind of do-it-yourself spirit. The collection was mainly formed through the maverick efforts of its faculty, who quite literally drove a truck up to places like to New York City, loaded it up with art purchased from artists’ studios and sympathetic galleries, and brought it back to the college. The faculty’s aspiration in all of this was to create a teaching collection.

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