Vincent Como & Mark Dagley in Triangles, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

Vincent Como & Mark Dagley in Triangles, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

The art exhibition “Triangles” features seventeen contemporary artists and their different approaches on the subject of the triangular shape and is curated by Brooklyn based abstract artist and curator Melissa Staiger. The exhibition continues the conversation of this geometric symbol where artists such as Sonia Delaunay, Wassily Kandinsky and Blinky Palermo have left off.

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Gilbert Hsiao in Unlikely Iterations of the Abstract, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

Gilbert Hsiao, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, 2013

Abstraction, as a language, remains linked to the high modernism left behind in its original form somewhere in the last century. It is with the comic actors' absurdist sense of repetition that abstraction reappears in unlikely places.

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Bauhaus: Art as Life, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England

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The biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over 40 years presents the modern world’s most famous art school. From expressionist beginnings to a pioneering model uniting art and technology, this London exhibition presents the Bauhaus’ utopian vision to change society in the aftermath of the First World War.

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Arp/Brancusi, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

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Installation view. March 31 – May 6, 2011 Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to present Arp/Brancusi, an exhibition of sculpture and painted relief works on view at 1018 Madison Avenue, New York, March 29 – May 6, 2011. The exhibition will include a focused selection of works by Arp along with two small sculptures by Brancusi, offering a rare opportunity to view these two 20th Century masters side by side. Sculptures in wood, bronze and […]

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Pema Rinzin: Compassion Transformed, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

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Pema Rinzin, Peace and Energy (Orange), 2009 Ground mineral pigments and gold on canvas 41 x 61 inches January 27 – February 26, 2011 Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present Compassion Transformed, an exhibition of new paintings by the New York-based Tibetan artist Pema Rinzin. Making his solo debut in New York, this is Rinzin’s first one-man exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery. A master in the art of Thangka painting, Pema Rinzin has adapted […]

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The Cosmos of the Russian Avant-Garde: Art and Space Exploration, 1900-1930, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Ivan Kudriashev, Luminescence, 1926 Oil on canvas 42 x 28 inches December 11, 2010 – March 27, 2011 The exhibition examines the close relationship between Russian art and science, in particular, before and after the October Revolution in 1917. It is based on works of art by artists whose works belong to the Costakis Collection. Moreover, several institutions are participating with works on loan, such as the National Library of Russia, the Central Museum of […]

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The Geometry of Kandinsky and Malevich, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

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Vasily Kandinsky, Composition 8 (Komposition 8), July 1923 Oil on canvas, 140 x 201 cm Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection, NY July 9 – September 7, 2010 Russian artists Vasily Kandinsky (1866–1944) and Kazimir Malevich (1878–1935), considered two of the pioneers of abstraction, separately explored a geometric vocabulary during the course of their careers. Malevich is recognized for his circa 1914 invention of Suprematism, an abstract style expressing universal truths through the interrelationship of color […]

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Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

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Oskar Schlemmer, Bauhaus Stairway, 1932 Oil on canvas. 63 7/8 x 45 inches Collection The Museum of Modern Art Gift of Philip Johnson November 8, 2009 – January 25, 2010 This survey is MoMA’s first major exhibition since 1938 on the subject of this famous and influential school of avant-garde art. Founded in 1919 and shut down by the Nazis in 1933, the Bauhaus brought together artists, architects, and designers in an extraordinary conversation about […]

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Kandinsky, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

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Vasily Kandinsky, Several Circles (Einige Kreise), 1926 Oil on canvas, 55 1/4 x 55 3/8 inches Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York September 18, 2009 – January 13, 2010 Pioneer of abstract art and eminent aesthetic theorist, Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) broke new ground in painting in the first decades of the twentieth century. His seminal pre–World War I treatise Über das Geistige in der Kunst (On the Spiritual in […]

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Dannielle Tegeder: Arrangements to Ward off Accidents with The Library of Abstract Sound, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

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  Installation view May 21 – July 3, 2009 Priska C. Juschka Fine Art announces Arrangements to Ward Off Accidents, Dannielle Tegeder’s third solo show with the gallery. With this exhibition, Tegeder investigates, based upon her nonrepresentational repertoire, the influences of 20th century Modernism upon a 21st century artistic discourse that recalls original elements while elaborating further upon both ideas and techniques. Formally inspired by two masters of abstract Modernism, Wassily Kandinsky and Kazimir Malevich, […]

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Ward Jackson: Heat at the Edges, A Conversation with Julian Jackson & Matthew Deleget

Ward Jackson at Kay-Mar Gallery, NY, 1964 Transit & Garden 1 (left to right)   Quite simply, you have to know about Ward Jackson and his work — he was an innovative abstract painter, a maverick editor and arts worker, and a key member of New York City’s abstract artist community.  I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Ward’s nephew, artist Julian Jackson, about his uncle’s life and work.  Our discussion that follows is […]

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