Cris Gianakos in Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World 1966-1985, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

Cris Gianakos, Elevated Plane with Ramp, 1977/2013, Steel, 4 5/8" high x 30" wide x 58" long

School of Visual Arts presents “Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966 – 1985,” a survey of the myriad new ways of making and experiencing art that found a home at the College over two decades. The exhibition brings together publications, posters and press materials, artist correspondence, installation plans and photographs, and other rarely seen documents.

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Julian Pretto Gallery

Installation view of Julian Pretto Gallery, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2013 (l to r: Steven Steinman, Stephen Rosenthal, Roberta Allen, Phil Sims, Rosemarie Castoro, Olivier Mosset, Sol Lewitt, Li Trincere, DM Simons, Cris Gianakos, Carl Andre, Peter Downsbrough, Marcia Hafif, Antonella Piemontese; Suspended from ceiling: Robert Barry)

September 6 - October 26, 2013

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the survey exhibition Julian Pretto Gallery. Organized in collaboration with artist John Zinsser, this is the first exhibition to examine the history and legacy of gallerist Julian Pretto (1945-1995) and his fabled downtown New York galleries, active during the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s.

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Primary Forms: Illuminated and Opaque, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (Downtown), San Diego, CA

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Pasha Rafat, Untitled, 2003 15mm argon, mercury gas tubing and steel framing Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego Photo by Pablo Mason Ongoing Primary Forms: Illuminated and Opaque features Minimalist and Post-Minimalist works from the MCASD collection. As squares and cubes are the basis of the modular sculpture by Sol LeWitt, so are circles and spheres the foundation for Keith Sonnier’s 1970s incandescent light reliefs that explore this medium’s reflection and diffusion. Primary forms […]

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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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