Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction: 1958-2009, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

Howard Mehring, Untitled (gray all-over), c. 1960-1962 Magna on canvas, 108 x 118 inches September 17 – October 31, 2009 Conner Contemporary Art presents Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction: 1958-2009, an exhibition that elicits visual conversations among work by Morris Louis, Alma Thomas, Howard Mehring Jeremy Blake, and Leo Villareal. Breathing luminous color and varying in media from stain paintings to digitally controlled light emitting diodes, this select gathering of abstract images showcases Lyrical Abstraction as […]

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Jeremy Blake: In Memoriam, October 4, 1971 — July 17, 2007

  Jeremy Blake, Station to Station: Carbon Sink Park, 2001 Still from DVD with sound for projection or plasma screen 16 minute continuous loop Jeremy Blake, an up-and-coming artist who sought to bridge the worlds of painting and film in lush, color-saturated, hallucinatory digital video works, has died.

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