Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.
David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.
Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.
In 1972 Color Field painter Gene Davis created what was billed as the world’s largest painting, “Franklin’s Footpath,” a “ground” mural that stretched along an expanse of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway sweeping up to the monumental steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sponsored by the museum’s Department of Urban Outreach, this outlandish project had…
Matisse via Color Field abstraction, flower power iconography and Alfred Jensen
A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run
Informal cafe society has met Friday mornings for half a century
Riley’s show at the Queens College Art Center is up thru May 9
“I used to be obsessed with the idea that the paintings only show you their backside, as if the real painting’s on the other side”
And other modernists who kept creative after modernism’s big moment