Sol LeWitt: 2D + 3D, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Sol LeWitt, Loopy Droopy, Blue/Red, 2000 Woodcut on paper November 18, 2010 – April 24, 2011 Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was a major voice in American Minimalism—and from early in his career, an artist collected in depth by the Walker. This exhibition showcases a range of artwork, from his drawings and prints to a range of sculptures based on carefully conceived geometric systems. With more than 50 pieces, many of them gifts from the artist to […]

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Nathan Hylden: Affinities, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

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Nathan Hylden, Untitled, 2009 Acrylic on aluminum, 34 x 28 inches October 1-31, 2009 Paul Kasmin Gallery presents “Affinities,” a show that juxtaposes new paintings by Nathan Hylden with works by Josef Albers, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol. Curated by Meredith Darrow, the show connects Hylden’s geometric forms and repeated gestures with those of his art historical predecessors. Like Albers, Stella and Warhol, Hylden uses a regulated process to create variations within a systematic sequence […]

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Robert Irwin, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1971 Synthetic fabric, wood, fluorescent lights, floodlights 96 x 564 inches Collection Walker Art Center August 6, 2009 – November 21, 2010 Throughout his long career, Robert Irwin has pondered whether we ever have an absolutely pure or direct moment in front of a work of art. This installation, last on view 20 years ago, represents his effort to foster such an experience. Part of a series of powerful—and temporary—works the artist […]

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Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, Walker Art Center & Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

  Eero Saarinen, Miller House, Columbus, Indiana, c. 1957 Photographer Ezra Stoller September 13, 2008 — January 4, 2009 The Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts jointly present this first major museum retrospective of architect Eero Saarinen’s short but prolific career. Saarinen was one of the most celebrated, unorthodox, and controversial masters of 20th-century architecture. In many ways he was the architect of what has been dubbed “the American century,” the post-World […]

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Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

  Donald Judd, Untitled, 1971 Anodized aluminum, Collection Walker Art Center,  Gift of the T.B. Walker Foundation, 1971 May 15, 2008 — July 12, 2009  Joseph Beuys, Dan Flavin, and Donald Judd were contemporaries of thought rather than form. Each took sculpture off its pedestal—literally and figuratively—and expanded the conventions of what constitutes a work of art, influencing scores of artists to do the same. Grouping Beuys, Flavin, and Judd in a new exhibition from […]

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