Jim Isermann: Reunion, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view. January 5 – February 4, 2012 On 5 January 2012, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location Reunion, a selection of work from the 1980s by JIM ISERMANN. Isermann belongs to that influential second generation of LA artists who post-graduated from CalArts in the late 1970s. Isermann had been ahead of the curve by being out of step to begin with. During the high point of Postmodernism, he was excavating […]

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Olivier Mosset, Leo Koenig and Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

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Olivier Mosset, EN (for enough), 1988 Acrylic on canvas 84 x 187 inches February 10 – March 19, 2011 Leo Koenig Inc. is delighted to present a solo exhibition of new paintings by Olivier Mosset in collaboration with his simultaneous exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery. As an artist whose career has spanned four decades, Olivier Mosset first attracted international attention in the 1960’s when he started defining his paintings as simply art objects. He was […]

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Joe Zucker: A Unified Theory, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

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Joe Zucker, Orange Roof House, 2003 Acrylic on canvas and wood 49 x 49 inches January 8 – February 5, 2011 On 8 January 2011, Mary Boone Gallery will open at both its Fifth Avenue and Chelsea locations “A Unified Theory”, simultaneous exhibitions of two distinct, yet related, series of paintings by JOE ZUCKER. The Uptown gallery features a group of “Box” paintings” from 2002-2005. Here, Zucker has constructed a shallow wooden box in which […]

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Recent Brooklyn Rail Posts

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  Piero Manzoni, Achrome, 1961-62 Artificial fiber, 24 3/16 × 18 1/8 inches Photo Archivio Opera Piero Manzoni Courtesy Gagosian Gallery March 2009 The Last Breath of Piero Manzoni, by Robert C. Morgan Chris Martin: Works on Paper at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, by John Yau Imi Knoebel at Mary Boone Gallery, by John Yau Philip Guston: 1954-1958 at L&M Arts, by John Yau The Art World on Facebook: A Primer, by Sharon L. Butler   […]

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Imi Knoebel, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

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    Imi Knoebel, Ich Nicht IX, 2006 Acrylic/aluminum, plastic sheeting 127 x 158 x 3½ inches January 8 – February 14, 2009 Mary Boone Gallery presents an exhibition of recent works by Imi Knoebel. Born in 1940 in Dessau, Germany, Imi Knoebel was preeminent among the students of Joseph Beuys at the influential Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. There he began to question the conventions and objectives of creating art. Knoebel’s work has since conjoined painting, sculpture, and architecture, culminating in the purist investigation […]

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Bill Jensen at Mary Boone Gallery, by Michael Brennan

I like looking at Bill Jensen’s paintings the same way I like watching little league baseball players. In both cases, all of their emotions are right on the surface. Emotional investment is an increasingly uncommon quality in the world today, but it was visibly evident in Jensen’s latest exhibition of paintings at Mary Boone’s gallery uptown. This show, which closed just recently, was the latest in a series that has defined the painter’s newfound and […]

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