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Brice Marden: The Illuminating Flatness of Painting   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Brice Marden at Gagosian Gallery - 980 Madison Ave. January 17th, 2013 - February 23rd, 2013
Posted 1/27/13

In his iconic 1965 essay on Modernist Painting, Clement Greenberg seemed to be anticipating Brice Marden, whose 1974 Red Yellow Blue series touches directly upon Greenberg’s analysis of the emergent Minimalist school of painting at the time: “Flatness, two-dimensionality, was the only condition painting shared with no other art, and so Modernist painting oriented itself to flatness as it did to nothing else...One is made aware of the flatness of [Modernist] pictures before, instead of after, bein... [more]

Face to Face  
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Lucas Blanco, Juan Carballo, Franklin Einspruch, Ernie Sandidge, Claudia Scalise at Edge Zones Art Center May 8th, 2010 - May 29th, 2010
Posted 5/15/10

Face to Face is the name given to an exhibition of self portraits with five artists who have used paint as their primary medium throughout their careers. Self portraiture has a long and storied tradition. If you are an artist and have never created one I recommend giving it a shot. Most artists learn that they themselves can be their own most patient model. But regardless of patience, the quality of a self portrait is not related in any way with the effort that went into making it. If that w... [more]


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