Matt Connors

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Tick, Tick, Bang: On Painting in The Forever Now   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Richard Aldrich, Joe Bradley, Kerstin Brätsch, Matt Connors, Michaela Eichwald, Nicole Eisenman, Mark Grotjahn, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, Dianna Molzan, Oscar Murillo, Laura Owens, Amy Sillman, Josh Smith, Charline von Heyl, Mary Weatherford, Michael Williams at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) December 14th, 2014 - April 5th, 2015
Posted 2/16/15
Between 1942 and 1963 Dorothy Canning Miller was the curator of the highly perceptive and ultimately influential shows at the Museum of Modern Art. Beginning with Americans 1942: 18 Artists From 9 States and ending with Americans 1963, Miller presented the work of artists such as Hyman Bloom, Robert Motherwell, Jay DeFeo, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Lee Bontecou, and Frank Stella—artists who would ultimately be the defining contributors to the mid-century American art historical canon.... [more]
Histoires de votre vie   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Darren Bader, Juliette Blightman, Matt Connors at Office Baroque October 2nd, 2011 - November 12th, 2011
Posted 10/15/11
In Histoires de votre vie the artists seem to be turning towards the spectator, to involve him or her in an album of anecdotal tales, suffused with underlying universal aspirations. The work of Darren Bader, Juliette Blightman and Matt Connors is characterized by personal choice, serendipitous encounters and time passing. Hence, Histoires de votre vie stays close to daily life and the symbolical regimes that are at work in our valuation of everyday things. It stages "slices of life" in an... [more]
Matt Connors at Cherry and Martin   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Matt Connors at Cherry and Martin February 27th, 2010 - April 3rd, 2010
Posted 3/8/10
      At the Cherry and Martin opening for Matt Connors' new exhibit, "Dromedary Resting," I overheard someone in the gallery say, “Look! The artist didn’t finish this painting. And, he didn’t even stretch that one.” The visitor was not completely wrong, but he was looking at the work from a point of view that these works were merely paintings and not part of an ongoing dialogue. I was reminded of the interview/press release I had just read for the Joe Bradley and Chris Martin... [more]
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