Martín Pelenur: Working Premises, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL

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Martín Pelenur, S/T (X2, Y2), 2011 Blue crepe tape 32 x 32 inches February 12 – April 2, 2011 Alejandra von Hartz Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition: ”Working Premises”, which will feature new Works by Martín Pelenur (Uruguay, 1977). This is the artist’s first solo show in the United States, and will take place from February 12 to April 2, 2011. Pelenur defines himself primarily as a painter and as a surfer. […]

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Marta Chilindron: New Paradigms / Henrique Oliveira: Colagens, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL

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Marta Chilindrón, 27 squares, 2010 acrylic, plastic hinges 12 x 12 x 12 inches (when folded closed) November 13, 2010 – January 29, 2011 Marta Chilindrón Marta Chilindrón creates small networks where every element plays a part to achieve an intricate whole. Each piece is a small system governed by its own rules. She focuses on a continuity that has no beginning or end, where geometry is used to organize and simplify our chaotic universe. Her […]

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Panel Discussion: Abstract Art, A Living Legacy, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

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Paul Henry Ramirez, BLACKOUT (installation view), 2010 Mural, paintings, relief, furniture & lighting A Centennial Commission, Newark Museum, NJ Photograph by Raymond Adams Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Reception 6-7pm, Program 7-8pm Free, pre-registration required. Call 973.596.6550 or e-mail: rsvp@newarkmuseum.org Newark Museum Billy Johnson Auditorium 49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 www.newarkmuseum.org directions Matthew Deleget will moderate a discussion with an international group of contemporary artists including Lenora de Barros, Paul Henry Ramirez and Don Voisine. The […]

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Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

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February 17 – May 23, 2010 The first exhibition to bring together South American and US geometric abstraction, Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s features more than 90 works by 70 artists from Argentina, Brazil, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Constructive Spirit examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract artists, suggesting parallels that cut across time, national borders, and a range of media, including paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, […]

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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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