Tag: Imi Knoebel


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 […]


Two restoration tales: Ad Reinhardt and Imi Knoebel

In July issue of The Brooklyn Rail, I wrote about an Imi Knoebel installation at Dia:Beacon. The installation, billed as a restoration of Knoebel’s 1977 project “24 Colors–For Blinky,” was in fact a wholesale recreation of the enormous project. Preservation and restoration of Minimalist art is the subject of a […]


Protect and preserve: Contemporary art conservation

Issues relating to preservation and restoration are on my mind because I’ve just written an article for the July Rail about Imi Knoebel’s 1977 installation “24 Colors–For Blinky,” which has recently been restored and installed at Dia:Beacon. Check out NPR’s Science Friday to hear a story about painting preservation. “Light, […]