Arguably the most influential development in art of the twentieth century, the use of the readymade was set in motion 100 years ago with Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel. Giving birth to an entire artistic language, Duchamp’s conversion of an unadorned, everyday object into a figure of high art completely inverted how people considered artistic practice.
John Storrs, Abstract Forms No. 1, 1917-1919 Granite and marble Collection of the Newark Museum of Art, NJ April 12 – July 9, 2011 John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist is the first major museum exhibition of work by this important American sculptor in 25 years. Opening at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery on April 12, the show features most of the known works—some 40 items including sculptures, paintings, and drawings―from Storrs’s most innovative period, from […]
Russell Roberts, I Want That Information, 2004 Oil on linen 22 x 18 inches (55.9 x 45.7 cm) April 6 – May 20, 2011 Jason McCoy Gallery is pleased to present 70 Years of Abstract Painting – Excerpts, which brings together an eclectic group of artists, including: Josef Albers, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Peggy Bates, Norman Bluhm, Giorgio Cavallon, Cora Cohen, Gene Davis, Fridel Dzubas, Joe Fyfe, James Gahagan, Al Held, Maxwell Hendler, Hans Hofmann, Sharon Horvath, Terrell James, Paul Kelpe, […]
Dorothea Rockburne, Set, 1970 Paper, chipboard, graphite, nails, and electrical tape Dimensions variable March 11 – April 30, 2011 “Corroborations never compare with counterexamples, or even ‘exceptions’, as catalysts for the growth of concepts.” —Imre Lakatos David Zwirner is pleased to present Proofs and Refutations at the gallery’s 519 West 19th Street space. The exhibition includes work by Francis Alÿs, Trisha Brown, André Cadere, VALIE EXPORT, Henry Flynt, Simone Forti, Dan Graham, Georg Herold, Alfred […]
Walead Beshty, Six Color Curl (CMMYYC): Irvine, California, July 18th 2008, 2008 Fuji Crystal Archive Type C, Color photographic paper, 93 x 50 inches Courtesy the artist and Wallspace, New York April 30 – September 13, 2009 Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty creates photographs and sculptures that reconsider some of the fundamental premises of modern art. Beshty’s mesmerizing photographs blend an enduring fascination with modernist visual culture and an astute inquiry into the nature of […]