The Wexner Center for the Arts is pleased to present David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy, the first major thematic exhibition devoted to the work of the renowned 20th-century American sculptor. Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the exhibition brings together approximately 80 works from throughout Smith's career.
Painting by Mac Wells ART SITES is honored to present its fourth exhibit of the works of Mac Wells. This is a memorial exhibition in recognition of Mac Well’s lifetime devotion to art. This Orient resident was entranced by the light and ever changing sky above the Long Island Sound, visible from his studio window. But Mac’s art is abstract, not an illustration. His subtle shifts in tone lend a deep serenity to the works. A student of Buddhism, […]
Ernest Beckert, Untitled, 1967-68 Black paint with graphite 24 x 22 inches April 9, 2011 – February 26, 2012 An abbreviation for “Optical Art,” Op Art is an appropriately eye-popping style whose goals are to stimulate and, at times, even to confound vision. Op artists test the boundaries of visual perception, often by creating abstract compositions with bold colors that seem to vibrate and dynamic patterns that appear to pulsate. During Op’s heyday in the […]
Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Charlotte Sometimes, 2010 Enamel on acrylic panel, diptych 8 x 21 inches June 3-26, 2010 Christopher West Presents is pleased to announce a A Rush and a Push, an exhibition of new paintings by Cincinnati-based Jeffrey Cortland Jones. Jones, a native of East Tennessee, received his MFA in painting from the University of Cincinnati in 2000. He sees painting as a physical activity and a material process rather than as a language […]
Julian Stanczak, Untitled #15, 1969 Acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches April 15 – July 9, 2010 D. Wigmore announces the exhibition with catalogue, Op Out of Ohio: Anonima Group, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and Julian Stanczak in the 1960s. The exhibition will feature over 30 paintings from 1959 to 1970 by Richard Anuszkiewicz (b.1930), Julian Stanczak (b.1928), and the three artists of the Anonima Group: Ernst Benkert (b.1928), Francis Hewitt (1936-1992), and Ed Mieczkowski (b.1929). […]
Maya Lin, Trash Asteroid, 2009 Bottle caps, 26 x 26 x 26 inches September 24 – November 13, 2009 Salon 94 presents Maya Lin: Recycled Landscapes, an exhibition of small-scale sculpture made from discarded children’s toys and salvaged materials. This body of work continues Lin’s investigation into our connection to the environment, but here on a smaller, domestic scale. The exhibition is built around eight spherical objects that bring to mind a constellation of small […]
Christian Wulffen, Billboard: Page 44/45 of Zum Beispiel oder Spielen exhibition, Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, en gros und en detail, Wall Wulffen, Color photograph on vinyl Approximately 10 x 26 feet (3 x 8 meters) January 23 – May 10, 2009 Curated by Megan Lykins Reich, Assistant Curator “The work of Christian Wulffen proves to be a constant estimation of measurement: of his own action, of the possibilities of artistic utterance, of the chosen […]
The American artist collaborative, Anonima Group, was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1960 by Ernst Benkert, Francis Hewitt and Ed Mieczkowski. Propelled by their rejection of the cult of the individual ego and automatic style of the Abstract Expressionists, the artists worked collaboratively on grid-based, spatially fluctuating drawings and paintings that were precise investigations of the scientific phenomena and psychology of optical perception. The work was accompanied by writings: proposals, projects and manifestos – […]
Commissioned by Fifth Third Bank, Julian Stanczak’s new work Additive, a 364 foot mural of painted metal rods, recently opened in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Installation view with Gabriele Evertz’s Motion Parallax, 1998 (on right) July 6 — September 30, 2007 Curated by Joe Houston, a group show featuring MINUS SPACE artist Gabriele Evertz.
Brooklyn artist Michael Zahn's exhibition presents simple materials, organized into a loose picture of an immersive symbolic space. His project is accompanied by an in-depth online interview conducted by MINUS SPACE artist Michael Brennan, in which the two discuss Zahn's paintings based on digital iconography.
Alexander Liberman, Sun II, 1962 Acrylic on canvas, 79.25 inches diameter, private collection Feb. 16 — June 17, 2007 The first comprehensive survey of Op Art by an American museum in more than 25 years, the exhibition examines the development and lasting influence of the international movement exploring perceptual phenomena in painting, sculpture, and light installation. Combining color and abstract patterns, the works produce optical illusions of pulsating movement through precise, mathematically-based composition. An […]
January 10 — February 10, 2007 Artists Chris Ashley (Oakland, CA) and Douglas Witmer (Philadelphia, PA) are mounting an exhibition of collaborative works on paper. And they have been cataloguing their collaborative process online. Check it out.