A group of paintings from the second half of the 1980s, up through December 23.
on view at at Spanierman Modern through October 16
The Mural in America by Francis V. Connor, Ph. D. at muralinamerica.com
Anne Truitt: Sculpture 1962-2004 at Matthew Marks Gallery
The ensemble represents a series of very carefully thought-out painting decisions — yet never do the results look cold or calculated.
Even in less jovial days of January, whiteness continues to command powerful associations.
Facture is neither painterly nor hard-edged geometric, but in between–straight edges that nonetheless exude life.
An exhibition of Boxer’s work runs at Spanierman Gallery through February 18
This essay is an extract from A Memoir of Creativity: abstract painting, politics and the media, 1956-2008 published by iUniverse, 2009. The book unites art theory, politics, journalism and personal memoir. At its heart lies the author’s theory of abstract art, that instead of being non-representational, it constitutes a “multireferential” form of representation.
What most truly characterizes Bush’s mature work is a seriousness, even a gravitas that amounts to a truly Olympian detachment.