Tag Archives: abstraction


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Sondra Perry, Lineage for a Multiple Monitor Workstation: Number One, 2015.

‘Abstraction Isn’t Neutral’: Sondra Perry on the NCAA, Subjecthood, and Her Upcoming Projects

The video artist Sondra Perry, who recently showed work at MoMA PS1’s “Greater New York” and the Studio Museum in Harlem’s “A Constellation” exhibition, makes work centered on what she describes as “the abstraction of subjecthood” and the imagining of the … Read More


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


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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


News On View
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


Features
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

Ex-Abs

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