Sol LeWitt: 2D + 3D, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Sol LeWitt, Loopy Droopy, Blue/Red, 2000 Woodcut on paper November 18, 2010 – April 24, 2011 Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was a major voice in American Minimalism—and from early in his career, an artist collected in depth by the Walker. This exhibition showcases a range of artwork, from his drawings and prints to a range of sculptures based on carefully conceived geometric systems. With more than 50 pieces, many of them gifts from the artist to […]

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Robert Swain: Primary Research

Detail of paint samples from the artist’s color library, arranged by hue, value, and saturation

October 23 - December 4, 2010

MINUS SPACE is honored to announce the solo exhibition Robert Swain: Primary Research. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and it will focus on his life-long investigation into color sensation.

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Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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Yves Klein, Untitled Anthropometry, 1960 Hirshhorn Collection May 20 – September 12, 2010 One of the last century’s most influential artists, Yves Klein (French, b. Nice, 1928; d. Paris, 1962) took the European art scene by storm in a prolific career that lasted only from 1954 to 1962, when he suffered a heart attack at the age of 34. Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work […]

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Robert Irwin, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1971 Synthetic fabric, wood, fluorescent lights, floodlights 96 x 564 inches Collection Walker Art Center August 6, 2009 – November 21, 2010 Throughout his long career, Robert Irwin has pondered whether we ever have an absolutely pure or direct moment in front of a work of art. This installation, last on view 20 years ago, represents his effort to foster such an experience. Part of a series of powerful—and temporary—works the artist […]

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Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, Walker Art Center & Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

  Eero Saarinen, Miller House, Columbus, Indiana, c. 1957 Photographer Ezra Stoller September 13, 2008 — January 4, 2009 The Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts jointly present this first major museum retrospective of architect Eero Saarinen’s short but prolific career. Saarinen was one of the most celebrated, unorthodox, and controversial masters of 20th-century architecture. In many ways he was the architect of what has been dubbed “the American century,” the post-World […]

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Dia Announces New Director: Philippe Vergne

  Dia Art Foundation announced the appointment of Philippe Vergne as Dia’s new director. Mr. Vergne, currently deputy director and chief curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, assumes his post on September 15, 2008. He succeeds Jeffrey Weiss who left Dia in March of this year to resume his curatorial and scholarly career.  Mr. Vergne is a highly respected museum professional in the world of contemporary art. He joined the Walker in 1997 and […]

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Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

  Donald Judd, Untitled, 1971 Anodized aluminum, Collection Walker Art Center,  Gift of the T.B. Walker Foundation, 1971 May 15, 2008 — July 12, 2009  Joseph Beuys, Dan Flavin, and Donald Judd were contemporaries of thought rather than form. Each took sculpture off its pedestal—literally and figuratively—and expanded the conventions of what constitutes a work of art, influencing scores of artists to do the same. Grouping Beuys, Flavin, and Judd in a new exhibition from […]

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Jac Leirner, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

    January 12 — March 1, 2008 Jac Leirner creates installations, sculptures, and mixed media pieces using everyday objects like business cards, plastic bags, cigarette packs and banknotes, which are meant to live in transit; they circulate within our society with their final purpose to be destroyed and taken out of circulation. She dislocates these items from their known context and injects them with new value simply by stopping this throwaway product cycle and […]

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