Brice Marden, Letters October 29 – December 23, 2010 Matthew Marks is pleased to announce Brice Marden: Letters, the next exhibition in his gallery at 522 West 22nd Street. This will be the artist’s first one-person exhibition in New York since his 2006 Museum of Modern Art retrospective. While his MoMA retrospective was still on view, Marden embarked on a round-the-world trip. His first stop was Taipei, where he saw a Sung dynasty poem by [...]
Click to purchase on Amazon.com This book examines a seminal 1964 Dan Flavin exhibition at New York’s influential (though short-lived) Green Gallery, which broke new ground–and marked a turning-point in the artist’s career–with the first series of works composed of colored fluorescent light tubes. The exhibition included seminal works like “the diagonal of May 25, 1963 (to Robert Rosenblum)” (1963) and “a primary picture” (1964). This volume coincides with Zwirner & Wirth’s recreation of [...]
Dia Art Foundation announced the appointment of Philippe Vergne as Dia’s new director. Mr. Vergne, currently deputy director and chief curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, assumes his post on September 15, 2008. He succeeds Jeffrey Weiss who left Dia in March of this year to resume his curatorial and scholarly career. Mr. Vergne is a highly respected museum professional in the world of contemporary art. He joined the Walker in 1997 and [...]
(photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP) The Dia Art Foundation has appointed Jeffrey Weiss, currently head of the department of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, its new director. Weiss has worked at the National Gallery since 1994. There he organized such as exhibitions as Jasper Johns: An Allegory of Painting, 1955-1965; Mark Rothko; and Cy Twombly: The Sculpture.