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Kyle Ranson

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Abstraction Also Sometimes Means Dealing in Ideas   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Carl Andre, Eleanor Antin, Rudolf de Crignis, Jay DeFeo, Jim Drain, Chris Duncan, Dan Flavin, Sam Francis, Helen Frankenthaler, Suzan Frecon, Kori Gerard, Adolph Gottlieb, Daniel Higgs, Robert Irwin, Xylor Jane, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Lee Mullican, Ron Nagle, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Kyle Ranson, Oliver Halsman Rosenberg, Rosie Lee Tompkins at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive February 16th, 2011 - April 17th, 2011
Posted 3/21/11
Thumbing through my dog-eared dictionary (site of too many tongue-tied beginnings), abstraction is firstly a “duality of dealing with ideas rather than events” and secondly, probably in some ways more accurately for our purposes, “freedom from representational qualities in art.” Just like “modern” gets handily replaced by “contemporary” even if they sort of mean the same thing, “abstraction” gets knocked out by “conceptualism,” even if, through at least one definition, they also mean sort of... [more]
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Paper Weight: Local History in Paper!Awesome!   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joshua Abelow, Ky Anderson, Joe Biel, Libby Black, Michelle Blade, Ernesto Burgos, Ajit Chauhan, Todd Chilton, Creativity Explored, Chris Duncan, Vic Haven, Jason Jägel, Xylor Jane, Matt Kennedy, Mads Lynnerup, Barry McGee, Julio Morales, Danielle Mysliwiec, Tucker Nichols, Mat O'Brien, Matthew Palladino, Kottie Paloma, James Sterling Pitt, Kyle Ranson, Evelyn Reyes, Matthew Rich, Clare Rojas, Zachary Royer Scholz, Mike Shine, TM Sisters, Dean Smith, Deb Sokolow, Chris Sollars, Travis Sommerville, Paul Wackers, Lindsey White, Eric Yahnker at Eli Ridgway Gallery February 20th, 2010 - March 27th, 2010
Posted 3/15/10
        The third installment of Brian Nuda Rosch’s Paper! Awesome! show at Baer Ridgeway picks up where the previous two left off and with the same premise: limit artists to an 8 ½ by 11 paper canvas (with a notable few exceptions) and a relatively short time frame. The resulting works offer an intriguing cross-section of young and young-ish artists working with a broad range of media. Sprawling over the two level exhibition space, the install certainly has the look of diversity, ranging... [more]
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