Robert Swain: Color Energy

Installation view of Robert Swain: Color Energy, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

May 30 - July 4, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to inaugurate our new ground floor gallery location at 16 Main Street, Ground Floor in Dumbo, Brooklyn with a solo exhibition of new, large-scale color paintings by NYC-based artist Robert Swain (b. 1940). This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery.

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La invención concreta: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

La invención concreta: Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

La invención concreta [Concrete Invention] traces the development of geometric abstraction in Latin America from the 1930s to the 1970s.

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The Cosmos of the Russian Avant-Garde: Art and Space Exploration, 1900-1930, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Ivan Kudriashev, Luminescence, 1926 Oil on canvas 42 x 28 inches December 11, 2010 – March 27, 2011 The exhibition examines the close relationship between Russian art and science, in particular, before and after the October Revolution in 1917. It is based on works of art by artists whose works belong to the Costakis Collection. Moreover, several institutions are participating with works on loan, such as the National Library of Russia, the Central Museum of […]

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Informal Relations: Contemporary Works on Paper, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

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December 3, 2010 – January 15, 2011 Informal Relations: Contemporary works on paper curator Scott Grow selected 32 artists from the United States, Germany, Spain and Japan to focus on the diversity of practices within painting and abstraction today. The exhibition’s title refers to kind the “informal relations” artists have with one another, their predecessors, with the modernist tradition, the future, and even with their own work. While works on paper may stand as finished […]

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Robert Swain: Primary Research

Detail of paint samples from the artist’s color library, arranged by hue, value, and saturation

October 23 - December 4, 2010

MINUS SPACE is honored to announce the solo exhibition Robert Swain: Primary Research. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and it will focus on his life-long investigation into color sensation.

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Luis Tomasello, The Mayor Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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March 30 – May 29, 2010 The Mayor Gallery is hosting an exhibition of works by Argentinean born artist Luis Tomasello, with his first solo exhibition in the UK. Tomasello, a leading representative of Latin American Kinetic art, worked extensively in Paris from the late 1950s onwards exhibiting with Galerie Denise René, alongside Victor Vasarely and Jesús Rafael Soto. Born in La Plata in 1915, Tomasello studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, […]

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Manuel Fernandez: Windows, Cultural Center of Capilla de la Misericordia, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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Manuel Fernandez, Windows, 2010 Spray paint on glass Dimensions variable March 11 – April 18, 2010 Manuel Fernandez’s Windows Project is a site-specific intervention that has its heart in the Cultural Center of Capilla de la Misericordia which runs through the city of Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It takes the stained glass window (or window) as main topic. One technique widely used by Western painters since the twelfth century that reached its climax during the […]

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Lawrence Weiner: Under the Sun, Espai d’art contemporani de Castello, Spain

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Installation view October 23, 2009 – March 28, 2010 Known as one of the pioneers of the so-called Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner defines himself as a sculptor who uses language as expressive means. Since late 60’s his work has been materialized in books, animations and songs, T-shirts, pins, tattoos, sewer covers, posters… His proposal adapts itself mainly around the linguistic material. Weiner takes language as sculptural matter to create his works, the technique that he […]

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Paintings in Houston Collections, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Sin titulo (pez) [Untitled (Fish)], 1932 Oil on canvas September 6 – November 29, 2009 Joaquin Torres-Garcia (1874—1949) is one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century to have emerged from Latin America. Revered not only as a Modernist painter but also as a teacher and author, the Uruguay native spent most of his life in Spain, Italy, France, and New York before returning to his place of birth. This […]

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia: Constructing Abstraction with Wood, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Planos de color con dos maderas superpuestas (Planes of Color with Two Superimposed Wood Pieces), 1928 Collection: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona September 24, 2009 – January 3, 2010 The exhibition will center chiefly on works from the 1920s to the 1940s, spanning the time from when Torres-Garcia lived in Spain, New York, Italy, and France, developing toys and the vocabulary for his wood constructions, to his eventual settlement in Uruguay as the […]

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Cildo Meireles, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  Cildo Meireles, Cruzeiro do Sul, 1969-70 Courtesy of the artist February 11 – April 26, 2009 The MACBA presents the largest exhibition in Spain of the Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles. On the floor, a sea of broken glass, which crackles and crunches underfoot time and time again. Before your eyes, a maze in which there are no walls, only prison bars, fences, curtains, aquariums with translucent fish swimming around, their bones easily visible to the naked […]

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