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Agnes Martin

Aspects of Minimalism at Guild Hall: Dan Flavin's Neons and More

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.05.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

For Guild Hall curator Christina Strassfield, a show on minimalism was a no brainer. Currently on view in two large galleries, stark works in sand colors, geometrics, in brown felt material, in bright neon, the exhibition displays art from the collection of Bridgehampton resident Leonard Ruggio, whose passion is minimalism, a midcentury movement that challenges our notions of the types of materials can be used in art, and in fact our traditional notions of beauty.

Empty and Disgusting? Doubly Wrong

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In one of her oversized paintings, she zeroes in on a woman's mouth, her long tongue sticking out in grotesque fashion. What happened to this woman? Is she drowning? Or throwing up? What are all of these silver bubbles floating in the air?

A Minimal Review of Agnes Martin | LACMA

John Seed | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Too spare for me. Agnes Martin | LACMA...

Dansaekwha: The Korean Minimalist Painting Movement Sweeping the Globe

MutualArt | Posted 01.22.2016 | Arts

"Dansaekwha and Minimalism," which opened January 16 at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles, is the latest in a series of exhibitions and publications devoted to the Korean monochrome painting movement sweeping the globe of late.

Agnes Martin

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

In the monograph Agnes Martin (D.A.P./Tate), the work is described variously as ascetic, immensely fragile, calm, direct, hypnotic, quiet and inward. Martin says her subjects are lightness and formlessness. Her work is so interior it does not invite more concrete description.

The 33 Best Art Books Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.03.2016 | Arts

So long, farewell, 2015. You had your ups and downs, but one thing is for certain: You provided us hungry art book fanatics with some great and beauti...

Zipora Fried's Marfa Contemporary Show Rises Like a Mirage From the Desert

MutualArt | Posted 11.24.2015 | Arts

Zipora Fried, Umibozu Trilogy, Part 1, 2015, HD Video (color, sound), 4:00 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and On Stellar Rays. Photo: Adam Reich. Wha...

Minimalist Voices of the Past and Present

MutualArt | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts

A new exhibition that opened last Saturday at the University of Michigan Museum of Art revisits the Minimalist movement, viewed from a fresh perspective.

How Women Paved The Way For Abstraction

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

Eighty eight years ago, the work of six legendary abstract artists -- Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger and Juan Gris, with Auguste Herbin, Raoul Dufy, and...

Beyond the White Cube: Francesca Gabbiani on Utopia and Dystopia

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

Is the building under surveillance or has the building put the rest of the world under surveillance? This purposeful ambiguity and the choice of bold colors is jarring.

HELP DESK: Personal Development

Bean Gilsdorf | Posted 05.18.2012 | Arts
Bean Gilsdorf

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling -- or any other activity related to --...

September's 10 Best Painting Articles

Brett Baker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

Given the abundance of great exhibitions it's not surprising that there were plenty of excellent painting posts in September. Ten fantastic posts are below, and you can find more daily at Painters' Table, the magazine of the painting blogosphere.

Ask an Art Critic: Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About George Condo, Online Art Fairs, and What Abstraction Really Is

Jerry Saltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jerry Saltz

Abstraction is one of the greatest visionary tools ever invented by human beings to imagine, decipher, and depict the world.

RULE Gallery Champions Young Artists in 4.0

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

It's no secret to those in the know in Denver that Clark Richert is an influential artist. From his early days in the experimental avant garde project...

ART REVIEW: 'Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection' At SF MOMA

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With great fanfare, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art last year announced it had entered into a long-term working relationship with Doris and the...