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Were all stars to disappear or die...

'' is a sentence from the poem The More Loving One (1957) by Wystan Hugh AUDEN, that major abstract painter and theoretician Ad REINHARDT (1913-1967) quoted to define his artistic approach, especially in his iconic series of black monochromes Ultimate Paintings. Inspired by that sentence and its posterity, Were all stars to disappear or die... is the first chapter of a two-part exhibition, that presents different conceptual approaches to abstract art, here through the works of Nina BEIER,... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/11/11

Gardar Eide Einarsson

      For his first exhibition at BUGADA & CARGNEL gallery, Norwegian artist living in New York City Gardar EIDE EINARSSON will show a set of new pieces – paintings, photographs and sculpture – through which he keeps exploring, in a wry and minimalist way, society's dubious recesses.Whether he transposes into large black and white paintings book covers from alternative litterature, themselves taking after post-war abstract painting, or enlarges unexpectedly conceptual pictures taken from... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/15/09

At Cosmic Galerie

by Natalie Hegert
If you're in the mood for more video art, take a short walk down Avenue Simon Bolivar from FRAC, and a set of stairs gets you down to rue de l'Equerre--on the right hand side in an incredible warehouse space is Cosmic Galerie.  Annika Larsson's is on view until January 24th featuring a soundtrack by Sean McBride, and a host of pop-culture and art historical references, from New Order to Futurism, robotics and the internet. --Natalie Hegert (*Image: Annika Larsson, Dolls, courtesy of the... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 1/5/09

Change Bulb

by Natalie Hegert
With an intriguing title like , Pierre Bismuth's show at Cosmic Galerie promises some unexpected twists. The whole show, in fact, is a twist: each work in the show is created as a collaboration between Bismuth and another artist on the theme of Bismuth's own work, but beyond the notion of collaboration, the notion of sabotage and appropriation enters the equation, as each work challenges the notion of authorship and originality. The most striking piece as one enters the exhibition is Shallow, a... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 10/6/08
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