Quick Study: Reading, links, listings, and looking ahead

This post is a compilation of articles from the internets. Brutalism quiz, color apps, Cady Noland, Art F City’s new curatorial project (FAG, or Fine Art Gallery), Yo/Oy in Brooklyn, and more.

But first: What’s going on?? Now that Andrew Ginzel is on hiatus, I recommend checking out the listings at ArtCritical or ArtForum’s ArtGuide. Note: “Nothing Personal,” Austin Lee’s second solo exhibition at Postmasters, opens TONIGHT. (Image above: Austin Lee, Dot Dot Dot, 2015, acrylic and Flashe on raw canvas, 52 x 42 inches.)


COLOR: On Structure and Imagery, Paul Behnke has posted images from Ocko Socko,” the inaugural exhibition at Stout Projects, Robin Stout’s new gallery in Bushwick.

And this: ColorSearch is a new online project that organizes a database of artwork by color palette. Good for decorators I guess. (Via NYTimes)


Greg Allen has been obsessed with Cady Noland for a while, and now he’s thinking about her work on paper. Read more on Greg.org.


Quiz: Can you identify these Brutalist buildings on college campuses throughout Europe? (via The Guardian)

Speaking of universities, David A. Sanders and Edward Wasserman report in the Huff Po how public research universities are falling into the hands of politicos and corporate hacks who “consider a college education to be little more than a credentialing exercise to produce new cogs for the corporate machine.” In other words, the transition is bad news for art and art history departments.  Read more


Wow: Art F City has launched a new project space/curatorial platform called Fine Art Gallery. “Fine Art Gallery will be primarily based out of Brooklyn, but we�re kicking off our programming with a project in Tiger Strikes Asteroid�s Satellite Show during Art Basel Miami Beach 2015.” Looking forward to seeing how the AFC team incorporates a project space into the mix. Read more. 


A big new Deborah Kass sculpture is coming to DUMBO. �We are thrilled to welcome OY/YO to the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park,� said Regina Myer, Brooklyn Bridge Park President. �Not only will this installation enhance the park experience but it will also be a wonderful addition to DUMBO�s vibrant art scene. We know that park visitors will enjoy it for the months ahead.� (Via Two Trees Blog)


According to Robin Pogrebin in the NYTimes, Carroll Dunham has finally moved beyond the bathers. “In the Gladstone Gallery�s show of Mr. Dunham�s new works, which opens Saturday, Oct. 31, the artist moves beyond breasts and vaginas to explore the nude male figure for the first time, along with animals.” [Image:  Carroll Dunham, Culture as a Verb, 2013-15. Credit Carroll Dunham/Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels]


Looking ahead: Minus Space has organized “Fiber Optic,” an exhibition featuring artists who investigate the intersection of geometry and fiber, and it opens November 7. Participating artists include Anni Albers, Joell Baxter, Samantha Bittman, Chris Bogia, Martha Clippinger, Gabriel Dawe, Michelle Grabner, Lynne Harlow, Linda King Ferguson, Victoria Munro, Gabriel Pionkowski, Carrie Pollack, Sue Ravitz, Stephen Westfall, and Emi Winter. [Image: Martha Clippinger]


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