Gideon Rubin

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Without a Name   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Gideon Rubin at Galerie Karsten Greve September 4th, 2010 - September 30th, 2010
Posted 9/7/10
          Alex Katz, meet Luc Tuymans.  Painter extraordinaire with virtuoso brush work and color palettes that scream excellence under restraint, Gideon Rubin's is his first solo show at Galerie Karsten Greve; it contains thirty oil paintings and a hundred small gouache paintings on cardboard from works produced over the past two years. If red dots tell the story, then this exhibit is an early winner in the September spectrum. Standing in the commanding front salon, my viewing... [more]
The Sensuousness of Paper   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Josef Albers, Pierrette Bloch, Louise Bourgeois, James Brown, Jonathan Callan, Tony Cragg, Alexander Gorlizki, Gotthard Graubner, Henri Michaux, Norbert Prangenberg, Gideon Rubin, Carole Seborovski, Louis Soutter, Ding Yi, Wu Yiming at Galerie Karsten Greve January 10th, 2009 - March 4th, 2009
Posted 2/1/09
        Among some of the delights in this group show at Galerie Karsten Greve are five new oil on cardboard paintings and two ink on transparent Chinese paper works from 1983 by German artist Norbert Prangenberg. Whether Prangenberg is working in clay, oil, even watercolor, his works stand out for the intensity of their tactility. The paintings, with their thick build up of abbreviated brushstrokes, make me want to run my hands across their surface and indulge in their physical... [more]
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