Tag: Benjamin Genocchio

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Out on the Island: Knoebel, Rivers and Krasner

“Imi Knoebel: Knife Cuts,” Dan Flavin Institute, Bridgehampton, NY. Through October 12. Ben Genocchio reports in the NYTimes that Dia is featuring two Imi Knoebel installations, although his review is primarily focused on the one at the Dan Flavin Institute in Bridgehampton. “You notice the colors first: boundless, joyful, and […]

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Degrees of decay and destruction at the Neuberger Museum

The Neuberger Museum presents work by artists who are taking a critical look at the state of the environment in “Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape.” Conveying current global realities in images (mostly paintings) that range from depictions of true-life events to fictional narratives and biting satire, sixty artists show their […]

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The utopian promise of Modernism at the Aldrich Museum

�Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture� presents 2-dimensional work that explores the architecture and utopian ideas of the modern period. �The artists are less interested in the built structures themselves and what it might feel like to be inside one, and more interested in the philosophy and idealism […]

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More Pattern & Decoration in Hartford

�Post Dec: Beyond Pattern and Decoration,� Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT. Through Dec. 23.Joseloff Gallery presents work of the original P&Ders from the 70s and 80s along with work by artists who incorporate the P&D sensibility in their work today. In the NYTimes, Benjamin Genocchio, who recently […]

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Pattern and Decoration revisted in Yonkers

�Pattern and Decoration: An Ideal Vision in American Art, 1975-1985,� curated by Anne Swartz. Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY. Through Jan. 20. The HRM presents the work of 11 artists prominent within the movement in the 1970s: Cynthia Carlson, Brad Davis, Valerie Jaudon, Jane Kaufman, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Kim […]

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Learning to love abstraction (with footnotes)

�The Abstract Impulse: Fifty Years of Abstraction at the National Academy, 1956-2006,� at the National Academy Museum, New York, NY. Through February 2008. Benjamin Genocchio reports in the NYTimes: “The fabled conservatism of the National Academy, longtime home of the retrograde and anachronistic in art, has faded over the years […]