Nicholas Krushenick: A Survey, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, NY

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Gary Snyder Gallery is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition, Nicholas Krushenick: A Survey, an exhibition of paintings, collages, and drawings at its new location at 529 West 20th Street. Opening on September 22, 2011, the exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of Krushenick’s work in almost twenty years.

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Artists at Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974: Hetero-Holics and Some Women Too, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view September 10 – October 30, 2010 As the Cedar Tavern played a role in the formation of abstract expressionism, Max’s Kansas City galvanized a younger generation of artists from when it opened in 1965 to when it closed its doors in 1974. This exhibition will feature the amazing diversity of artists from every major reference point in the New York art world of the period: Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual […]

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Peter Forakis (1927-2009): In Memoriam

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Peter Forakis, Atlanta Gateway, 1967 From The New York Times, December 17, 2009 Peter Forakis, a sculptor who helped found Park Place, a prominent New York artists’ cooperative gallery of the 1960s, died on Nov. 26 in Petaluma, Calif. He was 82 and lived in Petaluma. His death was announced by the Togonon Gallery in San Francisco, which has represented him since 2007. Mr. Forakis was one of many young artists in the late ’50s […]

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The Plummet-Measured Face: The Geometries of Ronald Bladen, by Mark Daniel Cohen, Hyperion / Nietzsche Circle, December 2008

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  Ronald Bladen, Light Year (Garden), 1979 Painted aluminum, 80 x 156 x 90 inches Edition 1 of 3  Ronald Bladen: Sculpture of the 1960s & 1970s Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, October 16 – November 26, 2008 “The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. —Havelock Ellis To understand that which we see, we see ourselves. To know the nature of what we encounter, we invent its nature—we create the sense and insight […]

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Recent Brooklyn Rail Posts

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  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 […]

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Ronald Bladen: Sculpture, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY

    October 12 — November 12, 2008 Jacobson Howard Gallery presents an exhibition featuring garden scale sculptures, models, and drawings by Ronald Bladen. Ronald Bladen (1918-1988) is considered one of the founders of Minimalism, but he was also a self-proclaimed romantic. His interest in monumental scale and simple form was less a product of conceptual reductionism, but rather, of an interest in the drama which such forms can inspire. He was interested in the […]

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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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