Georges Braque: Pioneer of Modernism, Acquavella, New York, NY

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Acquavella Galleries is pleased to announce Georges Braque: Pioneer of Modernism, a retrospective of seminal paintings curated by Dieter Buchhart. The exhibition will include over forty major paintings and papiers collés by the artist, all on loan from prestigious international public and private collections.

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Lists: To-Dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artist’s Enumerations from the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, The Morgan Library, New York, NY

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Pablo Picasso lists the artists he recommends from the pivotal 1913 Armory Show in New York. June 3 – October 2, 2011 From the weekly shopping list to the Ten Commandments, our lives are full of lists—some dashed off quickly, others beautifully illustrated, all providing insight into the personalities and habits of their makers. The exhibition celebrates this most common form of documentation by presenting an array of lists made by a broad range of […]

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John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist, Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY

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John Storrs, Abstract Forms No. 1, 1917-1919 Granite and marble Collection of the Newark Museum of Art, NJ April 12 – July 9, 2011 John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist is the first major museum exhibition of work by this important American sculptor in 25 years. Opening at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery on April 12, the show features most of the known works—some 40 items including sculptures, paintings, and drawings―from Storrs’s most innovative period, from […]

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Elizabeth Murray: Painting in the ’70s, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY

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Elizabeth Murray, Möbius Band, 1974 Oil on canvas, 14 x 28 inches (35.6 cm x 71.1 cm) Collection of Ellen Phelan and Joel Shapiro March 31 – April 30, 2011 The Pace Gallery is pleased to present its eighth exhibition devoted to the work of Elizabeth Murray and the gallery’s first exhibition since Murray’s death in 2007. Elizabeth Murray: Painting in the ‘70s will feature thirty oil on canvas paintings created between 1970 and 1980, including […]

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Robert Zandvliet: Pier and Ocean, Peter Blum, New York, NY

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Robert Zandvliet, Beach, 2010 Egg tempura and charcoal on paper 91 x 60 inches February 3 – March 26, 2011 Peter Blum is pleased to announce Pier and Ocean, a solo exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Robert Zandvliet opening Thursday, February 3rd at Peter Blum Soho, 99 Wooster Street, New York. There will be a reception for the artist on Thursday, February 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. This will be […]

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Mark Grotjahn: Seven Faces, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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Installation View February 27 – April 3, 2010 Blum & Poe is pleased to present our fifth solo exhibition of work by Mark Grotjahn. The exhibition is entitled, “Seven Faces” and will include up to twelve new paintings from Grotjahn’s “face” series. Visually reminiscent of Picasso, Grotjahn’s “face” paintings intermingle abstract and figurative renderings while dismantling and building on the conventions of modern and contemporary painting. Using sheets of cardboard that are primed and mounted […]

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Cold War Modern: Design 1945–1970, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania

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Astronaut Dave Bowman (played by Keir Dullea) in 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968 © Photofest NYC John French Fashion Photograph, 1960 October 3 – December 6, 2009 The National Gallery of Art, Vilnius is pleased to present the major Victoria & Albert Museum exhibition Cold War Modern: Design 1945–1970 as a project of the national programme of “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009”. The NGA is Europe’s newest museum of modern and contemporary art […]

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Constructing Abstraction with Wood, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Planos de color con dos maderas superpuestas (Planes of Color with Two Superimposed Wood Pieces), 1928 Collection: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona September 24, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The exhibition will center chiefly on works from the 1920s to the 1940s, spanning the time from when Torres-Garcia lived in Spain, New York, Italy, and France, developing toys and the vocabulary for his wood constructions, to his eventual settlement in Uruguay as the […]

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Edge of Abstraction, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas

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Work by Connie Goldman July 5 – September 27, 2009 Edge of Abstraction is a permanent collection exhibition that explores the 20th century’s fascination with abstraction. It is an attempt to question what abstract art is and why it is important to art history. Many recent EPMA acquisitions are included in this exhibition. Featured Artists: David Bates, Kim Bauer, Peter Bialick, Lydia Bodnar–Balahutrak, Paul Henry Brach, Nicholas Conbere, Nancy Conrad, Susan Davidoff, John Davis, Steven […]

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Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

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    George L. K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, prolific abstract artists since the late 1930s, were a remarkable couple at the leading edge of the national and international art scene. Collectors and intellectuals, they created a Berkshire home that reflected their aesthetic worlds. Frelinghuysen and Morris are today being widely rediscovered and evaluated as significant figures in the history of American art. Now you can tour their world, preserved just as it was when […]

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