Fred Sandback, David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth Galleries, New York, NY

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    David Zwirner Gallery 525-533 West 19th Street January 9 – February 14, 2009 Zwirner & Wirth 32 East 69th Street January 13 – February 28, 2009 David Zwirner and Zwirner & Wirth present the work of American artist Fred Sandback (1943-2003) in two concurrent exhibitions. Sandback’s sculptures outline planes and volumes in space. Though he employed metal wire and elastic cord early in his career, the artist soon dispensed with mass and weight by using acrylic yarn to create […]

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Harvey Quaytman at McKee Gallery, by Michael Brennan

Harvey Quaytman kept a secret. He had a display case in his studio, which was often obscured from plain view that contained handcrafted models of vintage aircraft. The late Quaytman was no Bluebeard, but he did prefer to keep his hobby to himself—perhaps because he was afraid that it might lead to a literal reading of his abstract paintings. Clearly Quaytman’s work is not all about airplanes but, in fact, both his art and his […]

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Interview with Richard Bottwin, by Rossana Martinez

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in March 2004 in conjunction with Richard Bottwin’s spotlight exhibition.   Rossana Martinez: I would like to start our interview at the beginning of your career. You came of age as an artist during the early 1970s in and around New York City. What kind of work were you making at that time? Were there any specific artists, exhibitions, or events that had a profound impact on […]

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