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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Robert Irwin's Excursus, 1998-99.


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

MONDAY, JUNE 1Opening: Robert Irwin at Dia:Beacon Light and Space artist Robert Irwin presents his Excursus: Homage to the Square3 at Dia:Beacon (a museum whose masterplan he created), 15 years after its first iteration premiered at Dia Center for the Arts in New … Read More

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Installation view of "A Revision" at Galerie Perrotin. 
Courtesy Galerie Perrotin, Photograph by Guillaume Ziccarelli.

Painting Without Paint: John Henderson and Contemporary Abstraction

For a painter, John Henderson’s newest exhibition features surprisingly few “paintings” in the traditional sense. There are several works in copper, so textural they become three-dimensional, a video, and “digital paintings” of dye on polyester–but hardly any oil, acrylic or … Read More

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Museumgoers snapping photos of Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night, 1889, at MoMA. ©2013 REBECCA ROBERTSON.

Most-Read ARTnews.com Posts in 2013–The Top 5

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MoMA Makes a Facebook for Abstractionists

A collaboration between MoMA curators and the Columbia Business School depicts early modernism as a vast social network. It’s the latest in a long line of charts showing that no ism is an island Read More

Inka Essenhigh was surprised by the figures that emerged in her abstractions. Capturing the evolution: Chainlink Fence, 2004. COURTESY 303 GALLERY, NEW YORK, AND VICTORIA MIRO GALLERY, LONDON


Committed abstractionists are finding themselves irresistibly drawn to the figure. Read More