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MINUS SPACE exhibition poster
MINUS SPACE - P.S.1 Boiler Room
MINUS SPACE opening - P.S.1 Cafe
Curated by: Phong Bui

22-25 Jackson Ave
11101 Long Island City
October 19th, 2008 - January 26th, 2009
Opening: October 19th, 2008 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thu-Mon 12-6
mixed-media, conceptual, sculpture
Admission is a $5.00 suggested donation for Adults, 17 and older; $2.00 for students and senior citizens; free for MoMA members and MoMA admission ticket holders. The MoMA ticket must be presented at P.S.1 within thirty days of the date on the ticket.


Curated by Phong Bui
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / MoMA
Long Island City, NYC

MINUS SPACE  is curated by Phong Bui, artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor. The exhibition features 54 artists from 14 countries affliated with MINUS SPACE curatorial project, located in Brooklyn, NY, and marks its the 5th anniversary. For P.S.1, Minus Space and Phong Bui have brought together 54 artists working internationally, ranging from Australia to Brazil to New York City, for a dense and playful show of reductive art* in the Cafe' and Basement Boiler Room, two of the museum's most unique and intriguing exhibition spaces.

Participating artists include:
Soledad Arias, Shinsuke Aso, Marcus Bering, Hartmut Böhm, Richard Bottwin, Sharon Brant, Michael Brennan, Henry Brown, Vicente Butron, Bibi Calderaro, Melanie Crader, Mark Dagley, Julian Dashper, Christopher Dean, Matthew Deleget, Lynne Eastaway, Gabriele Evertz, Daniel Feingold, Kevin Finklea, Linda Francis, Zipora Fried, Daniel Göttin, Julio Grinblatt, Billy Gruner, Terry Haggerty, Lynne Harlow, Gilbert Hsiao, Andrew Huston, Simon Ingram, Kyle Jenkins, Mick Johnson, Steve Karlik, Sarah Keighery, Danny Lacy, Andrew Leslie, Daniel Levine, Sylvan Lionni, Lotte Lyon, Gerhard Mantz, Rossana Martinez, Juan Matos Capote, Douglas Melini, Manfred Mohr, Salvatore Panatteri, Dirk Rathke, Karen Schifano, Analia Segal, Edward Shalala, Tilman, Li-Trincere, Jan van der Ploeg, Don Voisine, Douglas Witmer & Michael Zahn

Countries include:
Australia, Argentina, Austria, Belgium,  Brazil, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

MINUS SPACE was founded in 2003 by artists Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez.

MINUS SPACE curatorial project presents innovative reductive art by international artists working in all media. It presents exhibitions in its Brooklyn project space, as well as curatorial projects in other venues nationally and internationally. MINUS SPACE publishes an online log profiling reductive art on the international level, provides a directory of collaborating artists, a comprehensive chronology of events concerning the development of reductive art on the international level, and a comprehensive directory of links to related web sites.

 *Reductive art is generally characterized by its use of plainspoken materials, monochromatic or limited color, geometry and pattern, repetition and seriality, precise craftsmanship, and intellectual rigor.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center is one of the world's oldest and largest organizations devoted solely to the advancement of contemporary art. P.S.1 is an an affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art.

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