March 29 - May 4, 2013
A retrospective exhibition of NYC-based color painter Sanford Wurmfeld (b. 1942 in Bronx, NY).
The paintings and poetry in Epitaphs, created independently by first cousins, came to speak to each other on the page in unexpected ways.
November 5 - December 17, 2011
MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce the exhibition Gabriele Evertz: Rapture. This is the Brooklyn-based color painter’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and it will feature a suite of new acrylic on canvas paintings conceived around the color gray.
For decades, New York artist Sanford Wurmfeld has created abstract paintings about color and its affects on human mood and visual perception. In his most recent and monumental works, Wurmfeld married abstract color-field painting to the art historical tradition of 360-degree panoramic painting.
August 6 - September 17, 2011
MINUS SPACE is pleased to present Pointing a Telescope at the Sun, a group exhibition highlighting abstract color painting by five highly-influential NYC-based artists: Gabriele Evertz, Vincent Longo, Doug Ohlson, Robert Swain, and Sanford Wurmfeld. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Doug Ohlson (1936-2010) who passed away last year at age 73.
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.
Sanford Wurmfeld, E-Cyclorama, 2007-2008 Installation view, Edinburgh College of Art Photo: Antonia Reeve May 31 – July 19, 2009 “To describe E-Cyclorama as a painting by Sanford Wurmfeld on the inside of a huge cylinder is to miss the point. This massive panorama of color, viewed by stepping inside the cylinder, makes it possible to experience the power, dynamics and beauty of color. On the cylinder’s walls, color moves through the entire spectrum, but the [...]