Gardar Eide Einarsson, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

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Gardar Eide Einarsson, Barricade (Stockholm), 2010 February 16 – June 12, 2011 In the spring Bonniers Konsthall presents a solo exhibition by internationally renowned artist Gardar Eide Einarsson, the 2011 Bonniers Konsthall Guest Artist. Gardar Eide Einarsson’s work is characterised by borrowing elements from art historical as well as contemporary sources such as graffiti and skateboard culture. Central topics in Power Has a Fragrance are authority and alienation. Drug lords and terrorists clash with police […]

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In Memoriam: Leroy Lamis

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Leroy Lamis, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, in Austin, Texas. Mr. Lamis was a sculptor and long-time professor of art at Indiana State University. His Plexiglas sculptures, known for their geometric elegance, were exhibited throughout the United States and Europe and are in the collections of leading museums and private collectors. Mr. Lamis was born in Eddyville, Iowa, and moved to Los Angeles during the depression. As a teenager, he worked at MGM studios […]

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Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

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Rafael Ferrer, Exterior installation Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials exhibition Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, 1969 June 8 – August 22, 2010 El Museo del Barrio is proud to announce that Retro/Active, The Work of Rafael Ferrer, the first solo exhibition in a museum to examine the breadth and depth of the artist’s influential production over the last 55 years, will be on view June 8 – August 22, 2010. The travelling retrospective, curated by Deborah Cullen, […]

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Color Balance: Paintings by Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

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Felrath Hines, Kellylike, 1984 Oil on linen, 50 x 56 inches Collection of Nasher Museum of Art June 10 – September 5, 2010 “Color Balance” will contextualize a recent gift of abstract paintings by Felrath Hines (given to three area university art museums) by juxtaposing them with contemporary abstractionist, Alma Woodsey Thomas. Thomas’ large, exuberant acrylics based in nature will make a perfect contrast to Hines’ quiet oils with subtle color shifts, smooth surfaces and […]

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Anne Truitt: Sculpture 1962-2004, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

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Anne Truitt, Gloucester, 1963 Acrylic on wood 73 1/2 x 72 x 13 inches May 8 – June 26, 2010 Matthew Marks is pleased to announce an exhibition of sculpture by Anne Truitt at his gallery at 522 West 22nd Street. Thirteen of Truitt’s sculptures, made between 1962 and 2004, will be on view, making this the most comprehensive exhibition of Truitt’s work in New York in almost 20 years. A number of works in […]

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Judd Foundation Announces Catalogue Raisonne Committee

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A Letter from the Judd Foundation: November 30, 2009 Dear Friends, I am very pleased to announce the start of the Donald Judd Catalogue Raisonné through the appointment of the Catalogue Raisonné Committee and a Catalogue Raisonné Manager, Katy Rogers. Ms. Rogers, who is currently completing the Robert Motherwell Catalogue Raisonné, will manage the project with the advisement of the committee. The production of a Catalogue Raisonné is a natural extension of our mission to […]

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David Mackenzie: Isn’t It, The Painting Center, New York, NY

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David Mackenzie, #6-2009-9, 2009 Acrylic on engineered jute, 18 x 18 inches October 27 – November 21, 2009 This is Mackenzie’s first solo exhibition in New York City. He has exhibited in numerous group shows including the Whitney Biennial, the American Academy of Arts & Letters invitational and is a member of American Abstract Artist. He has been painting for thirty-five years, working quietly on the problems surrounding contemporary abstraction. David Mackenzie writes: “The works […]

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Ree Morton: At the Still Point of the Turning World, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

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Ree Morton, Line Series, 1974 Watercolor, crayon and pencil on paper 22 1/4 x 30 inches Estate of Ree Morton September 18 – December 18, 2009 The Drawing Center presents an exhibition of the work of the late American artist Ree Morton (1936–1977). The exhibition highlights Morton’s influential body of work, remarkably all produced between her decision to turn to art full-time in the late 1960s and her tragic death in an automobile accident shortly […]

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Works on Paper: Jo Baer, James Bishop & Suzan Frecon, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, TX

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Jo Baer, Untitled, 1962 Gouache & ink on paper, 5 x 5 inches September 9 – October 16, 2009 Lawrence Markey is pleased to announce an exhibition of works on paper by Jo Baer, James Bishop and Suzan Frecon. Jo Baer was born in Seattle, Washington in 1929. She studied biology at the University of Washington and completed graduate work at the New School for Social Research in New York in 1953. Baer gained notoriety […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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Georgia O’Keeffe, Series I—No. 4, 1918 Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation September 17, 2009 – January 17, 2010 Although Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) has long been celebrated as a central figure in twentieth-century art, the abstract works she created throughout her career have remained overlooked by critics and the public in favor of her representational subjects. In 1915, O’Keeffe leaped into abstraction with […]

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David Novros, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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Installation view September 1-26, 2009 The Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of work by David Novros. Six paintings dating from 1965 to 1969 will be shown, some of which have not been seen in public for over forty years. An original member of Park Place, the historic New York artist collective, Novros is well known for his large, abstract paintings on irregularly shaped, multipaneled canvases. With their sensuous and reflective surfaces created with multiple […]

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My Turn: Dan Graham, Beyond, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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Dan Graham photographing Two Adjacent Pavilions, 1978-82 2-way mirror, glass, and steel 2 structures: 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 feet each Collection Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands Installed in Documenta VII, Germany, 1982 June 24 – October 11, 2009 My Turn expands the definition of a museum program by inviting a guest artist to interpret another artist’s work. This new and unique public program series, held in conjunction with the exhibition Dan […]

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Embedded: Alice Könitz, Fawn Krieger & Jamisen Ogg, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY

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Jamisen Ogg, Associate (bench), 2008 Wood, canvas, acrylic paint, 35 x 72 x 17.5 inches June 18 – July 24, 2009 Hudson Franklin presents Embedded, a group exhibition featuring the work of Alice Könitz, Fawn Krieger, and Jamisen Ogg. These three artists embed forms associated with modernist architecture and design as well as Minimalism into their sculptures and works on paper. Each artist has subsumed the modernist vocabulary, and in varying degrees of transparency, each […]

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Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

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  Dan Christensen, Serpens, 1968 Acrylic on canvas, 112 x 173.5 inches Courtesy of Spanierman Modern, NY May 15 – August 30, 2009 For more than forty years, American artist Dan Christensen—long associated with the Color Field movement—experimented with colors, shapes, and forms in his large-scale paintings. Featuring 35 of the artist’s works of art from 1966 to 2006, the exhibition Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting is the first comprehensive Museum retrospective of the […]

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Rudolf Stingel, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

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  Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (#4), 1989 Oil and enamel on black and white photograph Image size: 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches Frame size: 18 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches February 20 – March 21, 2009 Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by internationally acclaimed artist Rudolf Stingel. In utilizing, and often de-mystifying, what seem to be radically varied techniques of abstraction, photo-realism and installation, Rudolf Stingel’s work has taken aim at the […]

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Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

  Photo Librado Romero/The New York Times June 26 — September 21, 2008 One of the great American visionaries of the twentieth century, R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) endeavored to see what he, a single individual, might do to benefit the largest segment of humanity while consuming the minimum of the earth’s resources. Doing “more with less” was Fuller’s credo. He described himself as a “comprehensive anticipatory design scientist,” setting forth to solve the escalating challenges […]

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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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Rudolf Stingel, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

  June 28 — October 14, 2007 Employing such materials as rubber, carpet, painted aluminum, Styrofoam, and paint, Rudolf Stingel’s work questions and disrupts the viewer’s understanding and experience of an art object. Although Stingel’s work does not always involve paint on canvas, it continually reflects upon some of the fundamental questions concerning painting today, including authenticity, hierarchy, meaning, and context. This is Stingel’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, surveying his career […]

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Death Done and Undone, by Gabrielle Civil

Who knew there were so many cheapskate art lovers? On a recent Friday night, the “pay what you wish” line at the Whitney Museum of American Art was almost around the corner. No doubt this had to do with New York City returnees such as myself coming back to wander through the saffron frames of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s The Gates. Contemplating their massive Central Park project was one way to think about installation, location, and […]

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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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Terry Winters at Matthew Marks Gallery, by Michael Brennan

Let’s begin by dropping some stock material. Abandoning, for a moment, dystopia, information theory, or recalling Piranesi’s prison etchings for the umpteenth time, along with metastasizing mutatis mutandis and all of the Popular Science pseudo-scientific (scientistic really) rhetoric that sticks so easily to the toothy surfaces of Terry Winters’ work. Winters is an important artist. His paintings have proven relevant because they reveal the often invisible operations of the wilder, real and artless avant-gardes informing […]

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