Dan Flavin, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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Dan Flavin, Untitled (to Barry, Mike, Chick and Leonard) 1972-1975 Yellow and pink flourescent light 8 feet high x 8 feet wide installed in a corridor September 10 – October 30, 2010 The Paula Cooper Gallery will present an exhibition of four early Dan Flavin works, produced between 1964 and 1975. The exhibition will provide a look into Flavin’s varied configurations of paired contrasting colors, centering on a major “corridor” piece of pink and yellow […]

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Dan Walsh: Days And Nights, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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Dan Walsh, Days and Nights – Nights, 2010 Acrylic on canvas February 19 – March 27, 2010 “Days and Nights,” an exhibition of new paintings by Dan Walsh, will open at the Paula Cooper Gallery (521 West 21st Street) on Friday, February 19, and remain on view through March 27, 2010. Walsh is known for paintings that employ linear geometry while at the same time subverting it with irregularly drawn shapes, inconstant lines and a […]

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David Novros, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view September 1-26, 2009 The Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of work by David Novros. Six paintings dating from 1965 to 1969 will be shown, some of which have not been seen in public for over forty years. An original member of Park Place, the historic New York artist collective, Novros is well known for his large, abstract paintings on irregularly shaped, multipaneled canvases. With their sensuous and reflective surfaces created with multiple […]

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Rudolf Stingel, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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  Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (#4), 1989 Oil and enamel on black and white photograph Image size: 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches Frame size: 18 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches February 20 – March 21, 2009 Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by internationally acclaimed artist Rudolf Stingel. In utilizing, and often de-mystifying, what seem to be radically varied techniques of abstraction, photo-realism and installation, Rudolf Stingel’s work has taken aim at the […]

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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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Dan Walsh, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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  Dan Walsh, V > Y, 2008 Ink on colored paper November 8, 2008 – January 10, 2009 Paula Cooper Gallery presents a one-person exhibition of books and drawings by Dan Walsh. Since the early 1990s, Dan Walsh has animated minimalism’s simple vocabulary of squares, lines and grids with vibrant colors and a whimsical, personal hand.  Spare and geometric, his work evokes the history of modern abstraction, but his idiosyncratic approach based on the repetition of […]

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Carl Andre: Western Red Cedar, Paula Cooper Gallery (534 W. 21st), New York, NY

  Carl Andre, 7 Hollow Square, 2008  September 6 — October 11, 2008 Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of new works by Carl Andre. Continuing his strategy of arranging standardized elements in geometric configurations, Andre’s new works take pre-cut columns of western red cedar wood as their constituent building blocks. Placing these timbers upright, Andre has delineated quadrilateral perimeters in an increasing numerical progression. This rational ordering system made visible in cedar wood animates […]

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Dan Walsh, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

    February 22 — March 29, 2008 Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of new paintings by Dan Walsh. This is the artist’s sixth one-person show at the gallery, which has represented him for over fifteen years. Since the early 1990s, Walsh has approached the precedent-laden field of geometric abstraction with an idiosyncratic methodology based on the repetition of hand-drawn shapes or lines set within a clearly delineated picture plane. His early paintings used […]

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Tony Smith at Matthew Marks Gallery, Anish Kapoor at Barbara Gladstone Gallery, by Michael Brennan

If only everything were so black and white. The Tony Smith show at Matthew Marks was essentially all black, while the Anish Kapoor show next door at Barbara Gladstone, which was entitled “Whiteout”, was whiter than a teenage divas’ wedding cake. Both shows included heavyweight works by two sculptors mainly preoccupied with the matrimony of the material to the immaterial. Although the artists are generations apart (Smith died in 1980 at age 68 and Kapoor […]

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