Sanford Wurmfeld solo exhibition Grey Series, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

Sanford Wurmfeld

Maxwell Davidson Gallery is proud to present a new solo exhibition by acclaimed painter Sanford Wurmfeld titled Grey Series. Throughout his nearly 50-year career as a painter , Wurmfeld has worked with specifically selected color value, hue, and saturation relationships.In the process of testing his ideas as they evolve, he has frequently used closely related colors of grey in particular paintings.

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Vincent Como & Mark Dagley in Triangles, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

Vincent Como & Mark Dagley in Triangles, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

The art exhibition “Triangles” features seventeen contemporary artists and their different approaches on the subject of the triangular shape and is curated by Brooklyn based abstract artist and curator Melissa Staiger. The exhibition continues the conversation of this geometric symbol where artists such as Sonia Delaunay, Wassily Kandinsky and Blinky Palermo have left off.

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Hartmut Böhm in The Art of Zero, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

The Art of Zero, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

In the late 1950s Düsseldorf-based artists Heinz Mack and Otto Piene debuted their vision of a new aesthetic that attempted to re-harmonize the relationship between humankind and nature in the wake of the devastation of World War II. In a deliberate move away from Expressionism, they proposed starting with a clean slate to create a “new art for a new age.”

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Sharon Brant, Mark Dagley, Gabriele Evertz, Lynne Harlow & Gilbert Hsiao in American Abstract Artists: Sensory Impact, Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY

Sharon Brant, Mark Dagley, Gabriele Evertz, Lynne Harlow & Gilbert Hsiao in American Abstract Artists: Sensory Impact, Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY

American Abstract Artists presents Sensory Impact, a group exhibition held at Morgan Stanley & Co. in Purchase, NY.

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Cris Gianakos in Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World 1966-1985, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

Cris Gianakos, Elevated Plane with Ramp, 1977/2013, Steel, 4 5/8" high x 30" wide x 58" long

School of Visual Arts presents “Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966 – 1985,” a survey of the myriad new ways of making and experiencing art that found a home at the College over two decades. The exhibition brings together publications, posters and press materials, artist correspondence, installation plans and photographs, and other rarely seen documents.

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Russell Maltz in The Gravity of Sculpture: Part II, Curated by Saul Ostrow, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Installation by Russell Maltz, MINUS SPACE

By the late 1970s, the term "sculpture" had come to include all manner of events (actions and performances), materials (plastics, resins, rubbers, etc.), media (photography, film, video and electronics) and modes of presentation (site-specific installations, street works, documentation, etc.). "Sculpture" as a term had been transformed into the catchall and as a discipline it no longer had an identity of its own.

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Cris Gianakos in Paths: Charting, Navigating and Bridging, Simons Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Cris Gianakos in Paths: Charting, Navigating and Bridging, Simons Center, Stony Brook, NY

Paths are trails, tracks, ways, lanes, conduits and more. Paths can follow the topography of the landscape or literally cut through it. How paths are crossed or navigated help to determine an understanding of their character, trajectory and mission.

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Mark Dagley curates Banned in D.C., Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY

Banned in DC, Curated by Mark Dagley, Ventan244, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Ventana 244 is pleased to present BANNED IN D.C., organized by Mark Dagley. This exhibition includes the work of twenty-two artists whose connections with the Washington D.C./Baltimore art scene are multifaceted.

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Ted Stamm: Paintings, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

Ted Stamm

Marianne Boesky Gallery is pleased to present Ted Stamm: Paintings, a survey of works from 1973 to 1981 by the late New York City-based painter. This is the second exhibition of the artist’s work at the gallery. Prior to Stamm’s unexpected death in 1984 at the age of 40, the artist created a substantial mature body of work that was at once responsive to the past, reflective of his time, and telling of the future. Stamm’s practice was dedicated to complicating a Minimalist vocabulary with elongations suggestive of speed and the appearances of movement.

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Alan Uglow, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

Alan Uglow

The present exhibition includes Standard paintings from the mid-1990s and Portrait(s) of a Standard from 2000, the latter, large-format silkscreens depicting the Standard(s) at an angle. Both the paintings and prints are installed on wooden blocks.

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Mariah Dekkenga: Soft Geometries, Eli Ping Gallery, New York, NY

Mariah Dekkenga

Dekkenga works out the compositions of her paintings in Adobe Illustrator. After applying an impasto underpainting, she uses herself as printer to transfer the composition to the painting surface. The procedure produces a thing that levels action and stops movement, making it impossible to retrace a series of painterly moves.

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Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

El Anatsui, Brooklyn Museum

The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, this show will feature over 30 works in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific sculptures. Anatsui converts found materials into a new type of media that lies between sculpture and painting, combining aesthetic traditions from his birth country, Ghana; his home in Nsukka, Nigeria; and the global history of abstraction.

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Jered Sprecher: I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

Jered Sprecher: I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

Sprecher’s paintings combine disparate and conflicting visual imagery from a variety of sources: quilts, children’s drawings, signage, gemstones (to name but a few). A wide range of patterns, color and texture come together into elemental, fluid shapes.

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Sanford Wurmfeld retrospective exhibition Color Visions 1966-2013, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

Sanford Wurmfeld, II-15 (R-G/=V), 1992, Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 180 inches

A retrospective exhibition of NYC-based color painter Sanford Wurmfeld (b. 1942 in Bronx, NY).

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Nearly Neutral, Curated by John O’Connor, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Nearly Neutral, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 2013

A group exhibition curated by artist John O'Connor.

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Rudolf de Crignis: New York 1985-2006, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY

Rudolf de Crignis

Margarete Roeder Gallery is pleased to announce the publication of Rudolf de Crignis New York 1985–2006, published by Radius Books, Santa Fe with a foreword by Lawrence Rinder, a text by Georg Imdahl, and an interview with the artist by Joseph Cunningham.

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Sharon Brant: Sideswiped

Installation view of Sharon Brant: Sideswiped, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2012

November 9 - December 22, 2012

MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Sharon Brant: Sideswiped. This is the Beacon, New York-based artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and it will feature a suite of new paintings and works on paper.

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Materializing “Six Years”: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Six Years, Lucy R. Lippard

This exhibition is devoted to examining the defining impact Lucy R. Lippard’s groundbreaking book Six Years had on the emergent Conceptual art movement. Published in 1973, Six Years simultaneously catalogued and described the development of conceptual art practices in the late sixties and early seventies, and is now widely considered an essential reference work for the period.

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David Reed: Heart of Glass, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

David Reed

David Reed, born 1946 in San Diego and a resident of New York since the 1970s, has in his good forty creative years developed an oeuvre that, with all its concentration on specific forms of painting, also maintains relationships to other, more recent image media, especially to film and video art.

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Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY

Josef Albers

Josef Albers (1888–1976) is best known for his series of paintings, Homage to the Square, in which he endlessly explored color relationships within a similar format of concentric squares. Less well-known are the studies he made for these compositions.

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Amy Feldman: Dark Selects, Blackston, New York, NY

Amy Feldman

Feldman composes striking images by employing a limited number of pictorial elements on the surface of her paintings. Simple yet acute gestures coupled with basic formal devices dovetail to create images that have a strong visual impact on the viewer. Feldman seeks a visual clarity that is at once profound and undercut by humor.

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Brancusi: The Photographs, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

Constantin BrancusI

Constantin Brancusi, Lizica Codreano in Brancusi’s Studio 1, 1922 Gelatin silver print, 9 1/8 x 7 inches April 26 – June 23, 2012 Bruce Silverstein Gallery is pleased to present Brancusi: The Photographs, an exhibition of the artist’s groundbreaking photographic works. Featuring over 40 original prints, each made by Brancusi himself, this exhibition reveals Brancusi’s visionary dedication to the photographic medium as means of personal expression—an art form that the artist explored parallel to his sculpture. The […]

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Soledad Arias: On Air, RH Gallery, New York, NY

Soledad Arias

Soledad Arias’ text-based work explores the slippage of meanings in the aesthetic and literary reading of texts. The title of the exhibition, ON AIR, refers to live broadcasting relating to the dialog initiated by Arias’ work while also relating to the breath of air necessary for speech. The work explores the materiality of text as well as its poetic, visual and phonetic meanings within the context of dialogue and colloquial communication.

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