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Matthew Marks Gallery

Ellsworth Kelly at 90

Simon Watson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Ellworth Kelly, the master of lyrical minimalism, enjoyed his 90th birthday this past month with a trio of exhibitions at Matthew Marks's Chelsea gallery spaces and with concurrent showings at the Museum of Modern Art, in midtown, and the Mnuchin Gallery, uptown.

Paper Models Of Significant Sites: Constructed, Photographed And Destroyed

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

Thomas Demand takes sites that have been mythologized with their own stories and makes their fictional aura literal. The German artist creates weightl...

Happy Birthday, Ellsworth Kelly! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.31.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of painter, printmaker and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly. The ardent explorer of color spectrums and panel paintings turns 89 years o...

Artists: Is Your Work Insured in Your Gallery?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It is rare that an artist ever asks her about the gallery's insurance policy -- does she have one, what does it cover, what are the exclusions -- and she cannot recall any artists refusing to consign work to her because of a lack of insurance.

The World Is a Mind in Thomas Demand's La Carte d'après Nature

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

It is the artists' expertise at mapping the terrain between dreaming and waking that compels Thomas Demand to designate "the Map" ("La Carte") not just as a metaphor for art, but as the premier function of art.