Did You See Heaven: SPECTRA, Peregrine Program, Chicago, IL

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In a conversation with the artist Mary Heilmann at the Art Institute's Modern Wing a while back, she asked "Did you see Heaven?" in reference to her brushy green painting (titled Heaven) then on exhibit. I remember so well the way she mischievously smiled that question. With big eyes. It still makes me smile.

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Mary Heilmann: Visions, Waves and Roads, Hauser and Wirth, London, England

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Mary Heilmann, Mojave Mirage, 2012 Oil on canvas, diptych 30 x 50 inches February 23 – April 5, 2012 Considered one of the preeminent contemporary Abstract painters, Heilmann’s practice overlays the analytical geometries of Minimalism with the spontaneous ethos of the Beat Generation and the influences of American pop culture. For her exhibition, ‘Visions, Waves and Roads’ in the South Gallery of Hauser & Wirth London, Savile Row, Heilmann presents a large group of new […]

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The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England

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Bernard Frize, Suite Segond 100 No 3, 1980 Household paint on canvas 51 x 64 inches  January 14 – March 10, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last […]

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Nicholas Krushenick: A Survey, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, NY

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Gary Snyder Gallery is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition, Nicholas Krushenick: A Survey, an exhibition of paintings, collages, and drawings at its new location at 529 West 20th Street. Opening on September 22, 2011, the exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of Krushenick’s work in almost twenty years.

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The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Tate St Ives, St Ives, England

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Mary Heilmann, Primalon Ballroom, 2002 October 8, 2011 – January 3, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last 50 years. It goes on to demonstrate the way in […]

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A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY

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Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Venus (detail), 2010 Oil, spray paint, and collage on canvas May 6 – June 4, 2011 Harris Lieberman is thrilled to announce the opening of “A Painting Show” in a temporary location on the ground floor of 508 West 26th Street. This group exhibition includes 35 artists and charts spheres of influence among a group of painters with diverse artistic approaches. All the artists share a rigorous conceptual grounding and an interest in […]

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The Parallax View, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view. February 10 – March 19, 2011 Lehmann Maupin announces The Parallax View, an exhibition of significant works exploring observation as conflict, curated by Manuel E. Gonzalez. On view 10 February – 19 March, 2011, the Chelsea exhibition features works by Teresita Fernández, Dan Flavin, Gego, Mary Heilmann, Eva Hesse, Robert Irwin, Agnes Martin, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Robert Smithson, all acclaimed artists who confront traditional notions of space, light and the nature […]

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VIEWLIST: I Can Read in Red, I Can Read in Blue, I Can Read in Pickle Color Too, Conceived by Douglas Melini

Nicholas Krushenick, Jungle Jim Lieberman, 1969, acrylic on canvas, 82 x 72 inches

Our first VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by Brooklyn-based painter Douglas Melini.

Trying to make sense of color can be so difficult. I guess a big reason is that there has been very little written about it to help us out. I'm always grouping my experiences, and ideas about color together; making lists of my thoughts, categorizing them, hoping that somehow this process will help me achieve a better understanding of what color means to me.

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Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

  Walkthrough with Curator Gary Garrels   Curator Gary Garrels in conversation with artists Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Mary Heilmann, Amy Sillman, Charline von Heyl, and Christopher Wool.   Excerpts from interviews conducted by Hammer curator Gary Garrels with Oranges and Sardines artists.   November 9 – February 8, 2009 Curated by Gary Garrels Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting with Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Mary Heilmann, Amy Sillman, Charline von Heyl, and Christopher […]

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Recent Brooklyn Rail Posts

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  Ad Reinhardt, Drawing, 1946 December 2008 / January 2009 Reply to Irving Sandler, by Michael Corris Katia Santibañez: New Work, by Phong Bui Ad Reinhardt’s Emblematic Drawings In Their Moment, by Joseph Masheck Tibor Freund: Motion in Paintings, by Craig Olson   Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, by Anne Byrd Ronald Bladen: Sculpture of the 1960s and 70s, by Ben La Rocco   November 2008 Re: Michael Corris In Conversation with Joan Waltemath on […]

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Studio Show 2006, David Reed Studio, New York, NY

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Guy Goodwin installation view June 16-24, 2006 When Guy Goodwin re-stretched his painting C-Swing (1974) at my studio earlier this year it looked so good, that we decided to have a little show of his work. In the office, to keep his paintings company, Ulrike Müller has installed my collection of question mark paintings, and Dean Daderko has selected an illustrious group of lunch guests. Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, June […]

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