Joan Boykoff Baron and Reuben M. Baron




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Beryl Korot, Text and Commentary, 1976-1977. detail: linen and wool weavings, each 61 x 24 inches. Photo by John Berens. Courtesy of bitforms gallery nyc.

Palimpsests of Art and Mind: Three Video Installations by Beryl Korot

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

This mini-survey of works from 1977 to 2008 closes Saturday at bitforms in Chelsea


Chiara Moreschi and Rodger Stevens, Beauty Is Never Useless, at Persol booth at Art Miami, 2011

A real Titian at Art Miami? The Barons in Wynwood

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Once again, Art Miami is the strongest satellite fair argue these seasoned aficionados


Helen Pashgian, Untitled, 1968-69, cast polyester resin. 8 inches diameter. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Photo by Philipp Scholz Rittermann.

No Choice But To Trust The Senses: California Light and Space Revisited

Friday, October 28th, 2011

“Phenomenal” at  San Diego MoCA prompts rethink of West Coast minimalism


Günther Uecker, New York Dancer, 1965. Nails, cloth, metal, electric motor, 78-3/4 x 11-3/4 x 11-3/4 inches. Courtesy of L&M Arts, New York

Sitability Undermined: The Nail Works of Günther Uecker

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Important loan exhibition from museums and private collections was at L&M Arts


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West Coast Minimalism: Four New York Shows

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

We still have much to learn about California’s cool recasting of New York’s cold Minimalism, but these shows provide a good place to start.


Anish Kapoor, Memory 2008. Cor-Ten steel, 47 x 29 x 15 feet (approximate). Installation at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Anish Kapoor’s “Memory”: A Tale of Two Cities

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

October 21, 2009—March 28, 2010 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street) New York City 212-423-3500 Anish Kapoor’s Memory, a 24-ton metallic blimp measuring approximately 47 x 29 x 15 feet overall, is imposing at a number of levels.  It requires the viewer to use his/her own memory to create an image…


Jack Tworkov, Crossfield I 1968. Oil on canvas, 80 x 70 inches. Collection of Beatrice Perry, NY.

Jack Tworkov: Against Extremes – Five Decades of Painting at the UBS Art Gallery

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Seldom has a better synthesis been achieved among raw power, exquisite color, and the organizing effects of line.