"I was aware of op as a historical movement of course; I was an art history major at Columbia before deciding to move into fine art. And op is one of the most distinguishable styles out there."
A rare opportunity to view an unexamined period of Reinhardt’s career with the first public presentation of a recently rediscovered early body of work, featuring fifty geometric paintings and works on paper, ranging from bold collage to vibrant gouache. Influenced by Cubism filtered through the lens of American artists such as Stuart Davis and Charles Sheeler, the works reveal the reductionist process that led Reinhardt to his iconic monochromes.
Carrie Moyer, Stroboscopic Painting #1, 2011 Acrylic and glitter on canvas 60 x 72 inches September 14 – October 16, 2011 Carrie Moyer’s new paintings are the most lyrical and personal works to date in her ever-evolving painting practice. “Canonical” displays a confidence in expressive power of pure abstraction. These paintings are simultaneously stripped down and filled up, full of surprising interplay between figure and ground, and enlivened by a brightly nuanced and carefully considered […]
December 11, 2010 - January 29, 2011
MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Becoming Modern in America. The twofold exhibition will feature more than 20 vintage issues of Life magazine spanning the years 1936-1972, as well as two recent paintings by Brooklyn, New York-based painter Loren Munk.
James Hyde, Roll (Davis), 2008 Acrylic on digital print on vinyl, 114 x 152 inches May 28 – June 27, 2010 Four Compositions from the Stuart Davis Group consists of billboard size prints of photographic details of Stuart Davis’ “Report from Rockport” 1940, and “Mural for Studio B, WNYC, Municipal Broadcasting Company, 1939” on which Hyde has painted, working the Davis fragments into new compositions. The thick acrylic sign-painter’s enamel was applied primarily with a […]
Stuart Davis, Configuration, 1932 Gouache and traces of pencil on paper, 11 x 14 inches November 28, 2007 — January 12, 2008 Hollis Taggart Galleries presents Dynamic Impulse: The Drawings of Stuart Davis, an exhibition of approximately sixty works that will examine the artist’s drawings from as early as 1909 to the year of the artists death in 1964. This important exhibition will offer a compelling opportunity to study Davis’s drawings and to understand […]
Purchase on Amazon.com Edited by Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski with essays by William C. Agee and Karen Wilkin, these volumes are the definitive reference on Stuart Davis’ paintings, watercolors, drawings, and published illustrations.