Gorchov’s distinctive and assertive saddle-like stretchers were created in the late 1960s as an alternative to the pervasive Greenbergian formalism of the time, evidenced in the dominance of minimalist sculpture. The stretchers offered a foil to the novel images, as yet seldom seen in contemporary painting.
Our fourth VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by artist and MINUS SPACE director Matthew Deleget.
Ever since I was a graduate student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in the mid-1990s, I've been thinking about another art school on the other side of the East River: Hunter College. Since at least the 1950s, Hunter has been and continues to be one of the leading champions of color and abstraction, not to mention painting, among art schools in the United States. Hunter remains a beacon in today's post-everything art world.
Ad Reinhardt, Drawing, 1946 December 2008 / January 2009 Reply to Irving Sandler, by Michael Corris Katia Santibañez: New Work, by Phong Bui Ad Reinhardt’s Emblematic Drawings In Their Moment, by Joseph Masheck Tibor Freund: Motion in Paintings, by Craig Olson Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone, by Anne Byrd Ronald Bladen: Sculpture of the 1960s and 70s, by Ben La Rocco November 2008 Re: Michael Corris In Conversation with Joan Waltemath on […]
Ron Gorchov, Serapis, 2008 Oil on canvas, 156 x 156 x 168 inches October 23 – December 6, 2008
Guy Goodwin installation view June 16-24, 2006 When Guy Goodwin re-stretched his painting C-Swing (1974) at my studio earlier this year it looked so good, that we decided to have a little show of his work. In the office, to keep his paintings company, Ulrike Müller has installed my collection of question mark paintings, and Dean Daderko has selected an illustrious group of lunch guests. Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, June […]
The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in December 2004 in conjunction with Linda Francis’ spotlight exhibition. Matthew Deleget: I would like to begin our interview with a brief discussion of your background. You were born and raised in New York City (The Bronx). What was you first contact with the arts? Was visual art something that was understood and supported? Linda Francis: At the time, one could get a decent education […]