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

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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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The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England

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Bernard Frize, Suite Segond 100 No 3, 1980 Household paint on canvas 51 x 64 inches  January 14 – March 10, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last […]

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The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Tate St Ives, St Ives, England

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Mary Heilmann, Primalon Ballroom, 2002 October 8, 2011 – January 3, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last 50 years. It goes on to demonstrate the way in […]

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Yin Yang Music, Non-Objectif Sud, Tulette, France

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Lisa Oppenheim and Ana Cardoso, Untitled, 2011 Unique color photogram 14 x 11 inches July 2 – September 4, 2011 We are pleased to announce YIN YANG MUSIC, our sixth summer NOS exhibition and residency program curated by artist Amy Granat. Artists included: Richard Aldrich, Amy Granat & Stefan Tcherepnin Ann Craven & Peter Halley Jacob Kassay & Dan Graham Ana Cardoso & Lisa Oppenheim David J. Merritt Carlos Reyes G. William Webb Elliott Wright […]

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Peter Halley: Works from the 80’s, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland

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Peter Halley, Yellow Cell with Triple Conduit, 1986 Acrylic, day-glo acrylic, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas 196 x 196 x 8.5 cm Galerie Andrea Caratsch will be showing an exhibition of works from the 80’s by the American artist Peter Halley. In 1981, one year after returning to New York, Peter Halley creates his first seminal works. The experience of urban alienation, isolation and psychological stress are reflected in gloomily painted rectangles and lines, depicting walls, […]

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Pictures about Pictures: Discourses in Painting from Albers to Zobernig, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

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Poul Gernes, Zielscheibenbild / Target B, 1966-68 Opening: March 25, 2010 Curated by Renate Wiehager, “Pictures about Pictures. Discourses in Painting” – is the Daimler Art Collection’s exhibition title for the Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna. About 130 works ranging from Classical Modernism and the post-war avant-garde via European Zero and Minimalism to international contemporary art are being presented. The exhibition is structured into thematic fields, each of which presents discursive references to historical and current […]

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Mark Dagley in Portrait of the Artist as a Biker, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

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Steven Parrino, Untitled, 1993 October 11, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The MAGASIN is starting its season with a portrait of the artist Olivier Mosset. The exhibition takes the form of a tribute, gathering works by different artists, but never showing Olivier Mossetʼs own work. The artists are of all generations, from Carl André to Stéphane Kropf including the famous group of artists 1m3 among the youngest. As a key figure of the artistic scene […]

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Peter Halley: New Work, Waddington Galleries, London, United Kingdom

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  Peter Halley, Six Prisons, 2009 Acrylic, Day-Glo acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on canvas 66.5 x 84 inches June 3-27, 2009 Waddington Galleries presents an exhibition of seven new paintings by Peter Halley. The paintings show the continued development of a select group of forms that Halley has been engaged with over the last three decades: “cells”, “conduits”, “windows” and “prisons”. Three of the paintings, “The Unseen” (2009),”Dust” (2009) and “Forever” (2009), draw on the duality […]

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Personal Structures Symposium: Space, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

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  Friday, April 3 & Saturday, April 4 2009 This Symposium is open to everybody, so we hope you will be able to attend, we really brought together a group of very interesting artists, such as: Robert Barry, Jessica Stockholder, Peter Halley, Rene Rietmeyer, Keith Sonnier and Richard Tuttle. April 3, Day 1 3pm Robert Barry (artist, USA ) 3.45pm Jessica Stockholder (artist, USA ) 4.30pm Break 4.45pm Dr. Peter Lodermeyer (art historian, Germany ) […]

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VIEWLIST: I Can Read in Red, I Can Read in Blue, I Can Read in Pickle Color Too, Conceived by Douglas Melini

Nicholas Krushenick, Jungle Jim Lieberman, 1969, acrylic on canvas, 82 x 72 inches

Our first VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by Brooklyn-based painter Douglas Melini.

Trying to make sense of color can be so difficult. I guess a big reason is that there has been very little written about it to help us out. I'm always grouping my experiences, and ideas about color together; making lists of my thoughts, categorizing them, hoping that somehow this process will help me achieve a better understanding of what color means to me.

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Sensory Overload: Light, Motion Sound and the Optical in Art Since 1945, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Erwin Redl, Matrix XV, 2007 LED Installation with fiber-optics, 30 x 30 feet January 24, 2008 — October 2009 Sensory Overload tracks the development of Kinetic and Op art, whose optical stimulation and interactivity introduced new dimensions to art. Stanley Landsman’s Walk-In Infinity Chamber (1968), which has not been on view for nearly fifteen years, together with Erwin Redl’s dramatic Matrix XV (2007), a 25 x 50 foot LED installation, punctuate this extraordinary […]

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Small Differences Make All the Difference, by Lynne Harlow

In his series of lectures, Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art since Pollock, Kirk Varnedoe asks tough questions.  Why abstract art?  What is abstract art good for?  These questions, the topic of his six lectures, are familiar.  It seems to me that they are asked, and in a sense answered, every time an artist makes an abstract work.  They are the questions that artists ask as we wrestle with the history of abstraction and as we […]

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Interview with Laura Sue Phillips, by Matthew Deleget

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in May 2004 in conjunction with Laura Sue Phillip’s spotlight exhibition.   Matthew Deleget: Let’s start at the beginning of your career. You grew up in California and did your undergraduate work at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. A few years later, in the early 1990s, you earned your MFA at Hunter College in New York. What kind of work were you making […]

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