Breaking Pattern, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

October 1 – December 5, 2015

Breaking Pattern highlights several generations of artists whose works investigate and advance the discourse around pattern, optical, and perceptual abstract painting. The exhibition will feature recent paintings by seven American artists: Gabriele Evertz, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Gilbert Hsiao, Douglas Melini, Brian Porray, and Michael Scott. This exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art’s seminal exhibition The Responsive Eye curated by William C. Seitz.

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Tony Delap: Modern Times, Royale Projects, Indian Wells, CA

  Tony Delap, Modern Times III, 1966 Wood, fiberglas and lacquer, 32 x 84 x 38 inches  March 7 – April 4, 2009 Pushing the edges, often literally, of his primary disciplines, artist Tony DeLap has dedicated close to half a century to exploring the seam between sculpture and painting, merging the boarders of architecture, design and art, reducing to the most basic expression of form, shape, scale and color, while remaining devoted to the […]

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Art Market Watch: Victor Vasarely, by Deborah Ripley, Artnet Magazine, December 11, 2007

  Victor Vasarely, Teke, 1956-60 $348,000, Christie’s New York, May 17, 2007 “In 1965, following his starring role in the Museum of Modern Art’s now-famous The Responsive Eye exhibition, Hungarian artist and Op Art inventor Victor Vasarely (1906–1996) became an international art superstar. For the next 15 years, the public’s appetite for Vasarely’s dizzying designs seemed insatiable. In an effort to meet demand, as well as to bring his art to the masses, he maintained […]

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Thomas Downing: Washington Color School Painter, Gary Snyder ProjectSpace, New York, NY

  Thomas Downing, Fahrenheit, c. 1961 Acrylic on canvas, 901⁄2 x 87 inches October 4 — December 1, 2007 Gary Snyder’s first year of programming will focus on Hard-Edge Abstraction circa 1955–1975. The first show features Thomas Downing (1928–1985), who with Kenneth Noland and Gene Davis established a “Washington School” known for combining the influence of Morris Louis’s staining of unprimed canvas with a new interest in geometry. Downing was in many of the seminal […]

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