Piero Manzoni: Azimut, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

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Piero Manzoni, Achrome, 1958 Kaolin on canvas 51 x 64 inches Collection Museo Civico di Torino, Turin November 17, 2011 – January 6, 2012 Following the acclaimed exhibition “Manzoni: A Retrospective” in New York in 2009, Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present “Manzoni: Azimut” at the Davies Street gallery in London. Organized in cooperation with the Fondazione Piero Manzoni, the exhibition celebrates the work of Manzoni and friends during the brief life of the Azimut […]

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Unpainted Paintings, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY

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Installation view. March 3 – May 27, 2011 Works by Alberto Burri, Piero Manzoni, Otto Muehl, Dan Colen, Paola Pivi, Piotr Uklanski, Rosemarie Trockel, Blinky Palermo, Franz West, Richard Tuttle, Lynda Benglis, Julian Schnabel, Ana Betbeze, Andy Warhol, and more.

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Henk Peeters: Work from the 1960s, The Mayor Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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Henk Peeters, mobile feathers, 1962/67 Feathers on felt 47 x 39 inches January 12 – February 26, 2011 Henk Peeters (b. the Hague, 1925) was the most active member of the Dutch nul group notably with regard to the organization. He made the international contacts, organised the international ZERO (nul) exhibitions at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and wrote on the theory of art. He was also the one who first actively participated in international exhibitions […]

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Franz Erhard Walther: Work as Action, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY

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Installation view October 2, 2010 – February 13, 2012 Dia Art Foundation presents Franz Erhard Walther: Work as Action, opening October 2, 2010, at Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries. This major exhibition will comprise more than two dozen works by Walther (German, b. 1937), who is internationally recognized for his five-decade-long investigation into the foundations of action, language, and space. Organized by Dia curator Yasmil Raymond, Franz Erhard Walther: Work as Action will remain on view through […]

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Jan Schoonhoven: Drawings, Peter Freeman Gallery, new York, NY

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Jan Schoonhoven, Untitled, 1979 tusche on paper 38 3/4 x 25 inches November 4 – December 23, 2010 Peter Freeman, Inc. is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings by the Dutch artist Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994). The artist’s first solo show in the United States in over ten years, the exhibition is comprised of thirty-seven drawings done between 1974 and 1991. Schoonhoven made drawings throughout his career. His drawings were a counterpoint to the cardboard […]

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Anselm Reyle: Monochrome Age, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view September 17 – October 24, 2009 Gagosian Gallery announces “Monochrome Age,” Anselm Reyle’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Reyle finds inspiration in his immediate environment, from the typical socialist architecture that dominates much of the landscape of post-war Germany to the flea-market finds that signify the march of global capitalism. Conflating all manner of extant social artifact with motifs from the annals of recent art history, he imbues them with new vigor […]

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Edward Shalala: Photographs of Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY

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  May 26 – June 20, 2009 Edward Shalala will exhibit documentary photographs in The Painting Center’s Project Room. Shalala makes temporary raw canvas thread paintings in NYC parks and grasslands and photographs the results. Shalala responds to the history of modern and postmodern abstraction that deals with ‘end game’ painting. The lineage begins with: Cezanne’s use of raw canvas (“in-reserve”), Barnett Newman’s painting ‘Name II,’1950, Robert Rauschenberg’s White painting series, 1951, Piero Manzoni’s clay […]

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Recent Brooklyn Rail Posts

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  Piero Manzoni, Achrome, 1961-62 Artificial fiber, 24 3/16 × 18 1/8 inches Photo Archivio Opera Piero Manzoni Courtesy Gagosian Gallery March 2009 The Last Breath of Piero Manzoni, by Robert C. Morgan Chris Martin: Works on Paper at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, by John Yau Imi Knoebel at Mary Boone Gallery, by John Yau Philip Guston: 1954-1958 at L&M Arts, by John Yau The Art World on Facebook: A Primer, by Sharon L. Butler   […]

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Martin Creed, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

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  Martin Creed, Work No. 876 Cardboard boxes, 107 x 60 x 47 inches January 24 – March 7, 2009 “My work is a comfort to me, something reliable, like a measuring tape next to the ever-changing world. It’s a helping hand, something to hold on to.” — Martin Creed Martin Creed’s practice asserts a continuity between artistic gesture and everyday life. At Hauser & Wirth Zürich the ingredients that make up the art on view […]

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