Karlos Cárcamo: Till the Break of Dawn, Dean Project, New York, NY

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Karlos Cárcamo, Hard Edge Painting (Stan 153), 2011 Latex and enamel paint on canvas over panel 48 x 48 inches April 7 – May 14, 2011 “Combining my interest in urban culture and art history I navigate toward making work that is in constant dialog with each other. Through the use of high and low cultural iconography and art historical references I create a working space between both cultural identities in which samples could be […]

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Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

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Kurt Schwitters, Mz 371 bacco, 1922 Collage of cut and torn, printed, handwritten, tissue and coated papers on paperboard The Menil Collection October 22, 2010 – January 30, 2011 The German artist Kurt Schwitters (1887–1948) remains one of the most influential figures of the international avant-garde. In the years following the First World War he coined the term “Merz,” in reference to his ambition to “make connections …between everything in the world.” Hoping to unify […]

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Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, The Netherlands

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Theo van Doesburg Cornelis van Eesteren, Model Maison d’Artiste, 1923 Reconstruction 1982 Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag October 20, 2009 – January 3, 2010 In close cooperation with Tate Modern in London, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden presents a major exhibition on Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931), and this artist’s influence on the international avant-garde. Energetically and enthusiastically, Van Doesburg broke new ground as the initiator, ambassador, promoter and organiser of the new art. The 300-plus […]

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Interview with Daniel Göttin, by Chris Ashley

introduction It seems somehow appropriate to me that Daniel Göttin’s recent wall works — those in which lines of tape placed on a wall are used to make a large, dense web of intersecting lines — are called Networks.  Over a two-month period Daniel and I talked about his art via electronic messages relayed back and forth across a complex network of thousands of miles of cable between Basel, Switzerland and Northern California.  He could […]

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