Bernard Frize, Suite Segond 100 No 3, 1980 Household paint on canvas 51 x 64 inches January 14 – March 10, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last [...]
A slow and rigorous production process is a distinguishing feature of Tomma Abts’ work. Although she follows a predetermined method in her painting, applying purely geometrical shapes to a classic 48 x 38 cm portrait format in layer after layer of oil and acrylic paint, her painting is far removed from serial production.
Mary Heilmann, Primalon Ballroom, 2002 October 8, 2011 – January 3, 2012 The Indiscipline of Painting is an international group exhibition including works by forty-nine artists from the 1960s to now. Selected by British painter Daniel Sturgis, it considers how the languages of abstraction have remained urgent, relevant and critical as they have been revisited and reinvented by subsequent generations of artists over the last 50 years. It goes on to demonstrate the way in [...]
Installation view June 3 – July 18, 2009 PSM announces an exhibition organized by the New York-based critic and curator, Bob Nickas. “Cave Painting,” which brings together works by twenty-seven artists, evolved as a result of Nickas’s research for his book, painting abstraction, to be published in September by Phaidon Press. He initiated the project with months of studio visits in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, and Berlin. Most of the artists in the [...]
Tomma Abts, Isko, 2008 Oil and acrylic on canvas, 19 x 15 inches October 30 – December 23, 2008
Click image to purchase on Amazon.com This volume on Tomma Abts (b. 1967) is published in conjuction with the exhibition at New York’s New Museum of Contemporary Art (April 9 – June 29, 2008). It explores how the artist creates forms that delight the eye and challenge the mind. While working within strict parameters, Abts has reinvented abstraction for the twenty-first century. This is the first monograph on Abts, providing an extensive overview of [...]
July 2008 Meeting Imi and Blinky at Dia: Beacon, by Sharon Butler Philip Guston Works on Paper, by John Yau June 2008 David Novros with Phong Bui, by Phong Bui Wynn Kramarsky with William Corbett, by William Corbett Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008), by Dorothea Rockburne & Nan Rosenthal Mel Bochner, by David Markus Milton Resnick: A Question of Seeing, by Thomas Micchelli Weltanschauung and Abstract Painting, by Robert C. Morgan Rebecca Horn: [...]
Tomma Abts, Tabel, 1999 Acrylic and oil on canvas, 18 7/8 x 15 inches Collection Cesar Reyes, San Juan, PR April 9 — June 29, 2008