Plane Speaking, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

Don Voisine, Tricoteuse, 2010 Oil on wood 17 x 18 inches January 6 – February 12, 2011 This is the fourth January group exhibition in a series focusing on aspects of abstraction. In this instance, it is an examination of the use of planarity in painting, sculpture, and photography. Work in the exhibition ranges from deceptively simple, geometric work that consciously embraces the flatness of the picture plane, to those using complex interactions of planar […]

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Geometric Themes & Variations, Gallery 128, New York, NY

Work by Lawrence Keny March 17 – April 10, 2010 Gallery 128 is presents the exhibition, “Geometric Themes & Variations”, curated by the painter Gloria Klein. Klein’s idea and intention was to invite artists who work within a geometric format using different materials. Geometric Abstraction remains fresh, visually pleasing and conceptually challenging. The artists were invited from Ms Klein’s past and present contacts and longtime friendships, so the exhibition is as much personal as it […]

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What I Saw This Summer, Part 1: Studio Visits, by Joanne Mattera, Joanne Mattera Art Blog, August 19, 2009

New work by artist Richard Bottwin “One of the pleasures of being an artist is looking, constantly looking, at art. One of the frustrations of being an artist who blogs is that there’s never enough time and space to blog about everything I’ve seen. But I do want to show you as much as possible of what I’ve been seeing this summer, so I’m putting together a few roundup posts under the rubric of “What […]

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VIEWLIST: Bulletin Board: Inspiration Information, Conceived by Karen Schifano

Our third VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by New York painter Karen Schifano.

The word “inspire” (originally meaning “to infuse with breath”) is a verb, but can also transform itself into a noun or adjective. It’s very active, and yet also implies being receptive, even demands openness, a readiness to receive, and a sharpening of perception and awareness. From one thing, there is a direct connection to another thing, a kind of touch that is nurturing, rich and full of promise. Potential becomes realization; we wake up rejuvenated, re-energized, and ready for action.

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Mark Dagley in GeoMetrics II, Gallery 128, New York, NY

  Works by Joanne Mattera March 18 – April 19, 2009 Gallery 128 is pleased to announce the opening of the group show, GeoMetrics II, curated by artist Gloria Klein. The exhibition brings together twelve artists from around the country who explore the geometric idiom. A feature of the exhibition is the wide range within which these artists explore and express geometric abstraction. While some reflect structures found in nature, others use mathematical systems of […]

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Material Color, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey

  Joanne Mattera, Vicolo 35, 2008 Carved encaustic on panel, 18 x 18 inches October 5, 2008— January 31, 2009 The exhibition, curated by Mary Birmingham, includes Cecilia Biagini, Alana Bograd, Ivana Brenner, Omar Chacon, Carlos Estrada-Vega, Peter Fox, Vincent Hamel, Gregg Hill, Wil Jansen, Vadim Katznelson, Lori Kirkbridge, Kathleen Kucka, James Lecce, Markus Linnenbrink, Joanne Mattera, Carolanna Parlato, Paul Russo, Robert Sagerman, Louise P. Sloane, Leslie Wayne.

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Sharon Brant & Li Trincere in No Chromopobia, OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY

  Works by Li-Trincere May 31-July 11, September 2-6, 2008 An exhibition of non-objective color paintings. Participating artists include Carla Aurich, Diane Ayott, Kate Beck, Siri Berg, Sharon Brant, Cathleen Daley, Julie Gross, Molly Heron, Kazuko Inoue, Marthe Keller, Joanne Klein, Pat Lipsky, Joanne Mattera, Lynn McCarty, Joan Mellon, Margaret Neill, Mary Obering, Doug Ohlson, Rose Olson, Paula Overbay, Susan Post, Cora Roth, Rebecca Salter, Susan Schwalb, Yuko Shiraishi, Louise P. Sloane, Linda Stillman, Rella […]

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All’s Fair: In Miami for the Art, by Joanne Mattera

Sarah Morris at Hetzler Gallery (photo credit: Joanne Mattera) In her blog, artist Joanne Mattera reports on her trip to Art Basel Miami Beach, as well as six other satellite fairs (out of twelve), and gives an overview of abstract work of interest.  “Imagine Costco on steriods and filled with art…”

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