Beyond Participation: Helio Oiticica & Neville D’Almeida in New York, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

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Helio Oiticica & Neville D’Almeida Block-experiment in Cosmococa, CC1 Trashiscapes, 1973 Room installation with slide projectors, sound, mattresses, pillows & nail files February 4 – May 1, 2010 The Hunter College Art Galleries presents an exhibition featuring a rare glimpse into the collaboration between artists Hélio Oiticica and Neville D’Almeida Beyond Participation: Hélio Oiticica and Neville D’Almeida in New York. The collaboration between renowned Brazilian artists Hélio Oitica and Nevielle D’Almeida from the late 1960s […]

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RIP: Exhibition Postcards

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A recent card from Smack Mellon Gallery Card as Relic?, by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, June 23, 2009 “Of all the things going the way of the Internet these days, one is the gallery exhibition announcement card. For decades this useful bit of art-world indicator has been an indispensable constant creatively deployed by artists, avidly cherished by the ephemera-obsessed and devotedly archived by museums. But lately the death knell has been sounding, each […]

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Rudolf de Crignis: Grays and Blues, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, TX

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  Rudolf de Crignis, Painting No. 97—23 (Ultramarine Blue, Zinc White, Ruby Lake), 1997 Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches May 21 – July 3, 2009 Lawrence Markey presents an exhibition of paintings by Rudolf de Crignis (1948–2006), entitled grays and blues. This is the first exhibition of de Crignis’ work at Lawrence Markey. The exhibition grays and blues focuses on five oil paintings from 1997 to 2004. During this period, de Crignis’ primary […]

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Everything You Want, Right Now!: New Work by Steve Lambert, Charles James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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April 25 – June 6, 2009 Charlie James Gallery is pleased to announce LA’s first solo show of internationally renowned artist-activist Steve Lambert. You may have encountered Steve’s work already, though you may not be aware of it. Maybe you saw him interviewed on CNN, or listened to him on NPR. Lambert’s work operates in popular culture, using everyday language and humor to convey ideas that both subvert and expand the worlds of art, free […]

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The Boom Is Over. Long Live the Art!, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 15, 2009

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    Meredith Monk performing her piece “Juice” at the Guggenheim Museum in 1969, Estate of Peter Moore/VAGA, Courtesy of the Paula Cooper Gallery “…It’s day-job time again in America, and that’s O.K. Artists have always had them — van Gogh the preacher, Pollock the busboy, Henry Darger the janitor — and will again. The trick is to try to make them an energy source, not a chore. At the same time, if the example of past crises holds […]

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Max Neuhaus, Who Made Aural Artwork, Dies at 69, by Bruce Weber, The New York Times, February 9, 2009

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  Listeners at Max Neuhaus’ Water Whistle III St. Paul YMCA, 1972 Sponsor: Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis “Max Neuhaus, a percussionist known for creating site-specific works of “sound sculpture,” allowing unsuspecting passers-by to come upon musical sounds in unlikely places, died Tuesday in Maratea, a coastal town in southern Italy, where he lived. He was 69…” Max Neuhaus’ web site

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Linda Francis: Interference

Installation view of Linda Francis: Interference, MINUS SPACE project space, Brooklyn, NY, 2009

February 2009

MINUS SPACE is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by New York artist Linda Francis. Francis will show a single painting conceived in three parts for the project space.

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Roberto Burle Marx: A New Look at the Multitalented Man Who Made Tropical Landscaping an Art, by Larry Rother, The New York Times, January 20, 2009

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  Roberto Burle Marx’ sidewalks at Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro Photo: Lalo de Almeida   “Rio de Janeiro — Brazil teems with jungles, forests and all sorts of exotic plants, flowers and trees. But until the Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx came along to tame and shape his country’s exuberant flora, his countrymen had mostly disdained the natural riches that, often literally, flourished in their own backyards. “Burle Marx created tropical landscaping as […]

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Bernd Becher: In Memoriam, August 20, 1931— June 22, 2007

  Click image for New York Times obituary  Bernd Becher, 75, influential Minimalist photographer who with his wife, Hilla Becher, was celebrated for black-and-white photographs of industrial structures, died on June 22 in Rostock, Germany, following heart surgery. Bernd and Hilla Becher met while studying at Dusseldorf Academy and were married in 1961. They had their first gallery exhibition in 1963; retrospectives of their work were held at the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven (1981), […]

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