On Paper

Installation view of On Paper, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

July 9 – September 3, 2016

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the summer group exhibition On Paper, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of reductive abstraction and paper. The exhibition will feature a single work by seventeen established artists from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, and United Kingdom.

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MINUS SPACE hosts Living and Sustaining a Creative Life – Panel Discussion & Book Signing, Friday, November 8, 6-8pm

Sharon Louden, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life
Panel Discussion & Book Signing
Kate Shepherd, Ellen Harvey, David Humphrey, Sharon Louden, Brian Tolle
Friday, November 8, 6-8pm at MINUS SPACE

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Eye to Eye: Joseph Marioni at the Phillips, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


Organized as part of The Phillips Collection’s 90th anniversary, Eye to Eye features a group of paintings by modern American artist Joseph Marioni in the context of the museum permanent collection.

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Handmade Abstraction: Selections in handmade paper, Dieu Donné, New York, NY

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Kate Shepherd, Color Trope Black Lemon Yellow, Reds, Orange, 2011 Stenciled linen pulp paint on cotton base sheet 24 x 18 inches May 17— June 25, 2011 Dieu Donné is pleased to present an exhibition featuring select works in handmade paper created in our wet studios by artists Ian Cooper, Arturo Herrera, Kate Shepherd, Jean Shin, Allyson Strafella, and Richard Tuttle. Exploring form, color and line, abstraction enjoys a degree of independence from what we […]

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Kate Shepherd: Debris, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY


Kate Shepherd, Drummer Olive Parent 70, 2010 Oil and enamel on wood panels 90 x 50 inches March 24 – April 30, 2011 Known for paintings with deeply resonant colors and an understated yet assured use of line and space, Kate Shepherd presents new paintings and sculptures that convey a distinct sense of unease, ruin, and disarray largely unseen in her previous work. In And Debris, Shepherd takes the structures and rational forms that have […]

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Robert Ryman, Richard Pousette-Dart, Kate Shepherd, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


Kate Shepherd, Marigold, 2009 A Summer of Modern Art at The Phillips Collection This summer, The Phillips Collection presents Robert Ryman: Variations and Improvisations, the celebrated artist’s first major exhibition in Washington, featuring rarely seen white-on-white paintings; Pousette-Dart: Predominantly White Paintings, an exhibition of luminous, poetic works created nearly without paint; and the latest project in the Intersections contemporary art series, in which Kate Shepherd incorporates her paintings and sculptures to create an immersive environment in […]

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Blue, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY


  Daniel Levine, Untitled #2, 2001 Oil on cotton, 16 x 15 3/4 inches June 16 – August 28, 2009 “Blue, here is a shell for you…Inside you’ll hear a sigh.” –Joni Mitchell, 1971 James Graham & Sons presents Blue, a group painting exhibition curated by John Zinsser. The exhibition will include the work of: Richmond Burton, Rudolf de Crignis, Joe Fyfe, Wayne Gonzales, James Hyde, Daniel Levine, Nancy Lorenz, Olivier Mosset, James Nares, R.H. Quaytman, Kate Shepherd, Amy […]

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Sharon Brant, Michael Brennan, Mark Dagley, Gabriele Evertz, Linda Francis, Daniel Göttin, Gilbert Hsiao & Jan van der Ploeg in Non-Objectif Sud 2009 Fundraiser, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, NY


  Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 6-8pm Wine bar and hors d’oeuvres Gary Snyder Project Space 250 West 26th Street 4th floor, between 7th & 8th Ave. New York, NY 10001 for inquiries please call 646 325 4581 Tickets $25 NOS Donor $50 NOS Patron $100 NOS Benefactor, includes or more acknowledgment in 2009 catalogue Raffle Win a DAN WALSH work Tickets: 1 for $30, 2 for $50, 5 for $100 All other works for sale $500 […]

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Kate Shepherd: Stack Shack, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY

  September 20 — November 10, 2008 Kate Shepherd has said of her work that “all art making is a project.” Glenn Horowitz Bookseller presents an exhibition of new work in which Shepherd demonstrates her commitment to the idea of art as an ongoing search for solutions. Stack Shack is an exhibition of paintings, wall drawings and prints, as well as less traditional art objects such as blocks and puzzles. The work calls to mind […]

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Kate Shepherd: Schroeder Practices, Dieu Donne, New York, NY

    Kate Shepherd, Untitled, 2006 Blow-out on handmade paper, 40 x 30 inches April 17 — May 31, 2008 Dieu Donné presents an exhibition of new works by painter Kate Shepherd. A full-color publication with essay by Maxwell Heller is available. Shepherd developed a new body of work in handmade paper through the Lab Grant Program for mid-career artists. These luminous, structural forms reveal another lineage of Shepherd’s exploration of color and the desire […]

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Kate Shepherd: No Title Here, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

    October 18 — November 24, 2007 In her unique approach to painting, Shepherd applies threadlike lines of oil paint upon highly saturated and glossy layers of enamel. The refined lines suggest common structures and patterns—a scaffold, a trapeze, lace, rain—which are recognizable and invoke personal associations and recollections. The delicate and intimately familiar forms are juxtaposed against the slick, durable enamel, a paint often used for architectural and industrial surfaces. Furthermore, joined wood […]

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