Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

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Installation view. June 30 – August 19, 2011 D’Amelio Terras invites curator Kate McNamara to present Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, a group exhibition of artists working in abstraction. While the paintings of the exhibition are seemingly disparate in structure, each exemplify common attributes made visible through the artist’s engagement with process and practice; each painting foregrounds technique and pushes the medium through an active investigation and dissection of abstraction. Many of the paintings were conceived […]

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A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY

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Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Venus (detail), 2010 Oil, spray paint, and collage on canvas May 6 – June 4, 2011 Harris Lieberman is thrilled to announce the opening of “A Painting Show” in a temporary location on the ground floor of 508 West 26th Street. This group exhibition includes 35 artists and charts spheres of influence among a group of painters with diverse artistic approaches. All the artists share a rigorous conceptual grounding and an interest in […]

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The Jewel Thief, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

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Installation view The Jewel Thief explores new ways to think about and experience abstract art. Using divergent forms of display, the exhibition focuses attention on art’s intersection with the decorative and functional elements of architecture. Beginning in the museum’s atrium, the exhibition continues into the large Wachenheim gallery, filling the space with a diverse range of artwork, including painting, sculpture, textiles, wallpaper, chandeliers, video, and photography. Artwork is presented through the lens of several opposing […]

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Polly Apfelbaum: Lost and Found Color, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

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Installation view September 10 – October 23, 2010 D’Amelio Terras is pleased to present Off Colour, its fourth solo exhibition of work by artist Polly Apfelbaum and her first major show in New York City in over five years. In this new body of work, Apfelbaum cuts and arranges sequined stretch fabric on-site to create a floor-based installation that responds specifically to the gallery’s space and architecture. A departure from previous bodies of work, where […]

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Not Extractions, but Abstractions (Part 2), Clifton Benevento, New York, NY

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Installation view with works by Hanna Sandin, Polly Apfelbaum, Shio Kusaka, Jonas Wood June 27 – August 14, 2010 The work of six artists – Polly Apfelbaum, Peter Coffin, Shio Kusaka, Hanna Sandin, Martin Soto Climent and Jonas Wood – come together to evoke a contemporary mash-up of American artist Alexander Calder under his quote ‘Not Extractions but Abstractions’. Presented side-by-side their works obliquely summon Calder’s use of reductive forms, his serious yet playful endeavors […]

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