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RICHARD POUSETTE-DART AT KETTLE'S YARD, CAMBRIDGE

RICHARD POUSETTE-DART AT KETTLE'S YARD, CAMBRIDGE

RICHARD POUSETTE-DART: BEGINNINGS

A YOUNG ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST IN NEW YORK

Richard Pousette-Dart, working in New York in the 1940s, created beautiful, layered paintings as well as experimenting with drawing, photography, and sculpture. He played a key role in the genesis of Abstract Expressionism and the New York School, which transformed America in the post-war years.

“With their bold colors, encrusted surfaces, and luminous orbs, his paintings don’t so much hang on the wall as float in front of it” - Roberta Smith, New York Times, 2007

The exhibition will be on view October 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019.

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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM ACQUIRES DRAWING BY SUSAN YORK

THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM ACQUIRES DRAWING BY SUSAN YORK

Susan York (American, b. 1951)

1:1 Foundation IV, no. 1 (trans-geometric view) @ The Drawing Center, 2017

Graphite pencil, 32 x 52 inches.

Santa Fe-based artist Susan York is known for her use of graphite, both in spare, minimalist drawings and abstract sculptures consisting of blocks of graphite. The present drawing is related to a long-term installment at the Drawing Center in which York replicated in graphite some of the foundation stones visible on the lower level of the building. The drawing reproduces the shape of one of the stones. Removed from its referent, it may evoke contemporary architecture, a landscape, or a section of stratum extracted from a prehistoric rock formation.

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SUSAN YORK IN "EDGE OF VISIBILITY"

SUSAN YORK IN "EDGE OF VISIBILITY"

International Print Center New York

Edge of Visibility was curated by Susan Tallman in conjunction with the September-October release of the journal Art in Print of which she is the editor-in-chief.  As the title of the exhibition suggests, it gathers works of art that are intentionally hard to see.  Visitors must truly be engaged to experience the works and therefore become conscious of the act of looking.  The lithographs of Susan York in the exhibition require visitors’ eyes to adjust to detect small changes in hue.

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ROBERT BARBER: INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION OF VISUAL ARTS

ROBERT BARBER: INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION OF VISUAL ARTS

American Academy of Arts and Letters
March 8 — April 8, 2018

Paintings, sculptures, video, film, and works on paper by 35 contemporary artists will be exhibited in the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, April 8, 2018. Exhibiting artists were chosen from over 100 nominees submitted by the members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious honorary society of architects, artists, writers, and composers. The recipients of the Academy’s 2018 Art and Purchase Awards will be selected from this exhibition.

Robert Barber (b. 1922) is represented by Kerry Schuss, New York. Barber's works in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts appear courtesy of Kerry Schuss and Del Deo & Barzune, New York. For more information, visit artsandletters.org

 

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SUSAN YORK INTERVIEWED IN "IMAGE CULTURE" PODCAST

SUSAN YORK INTERVIEWED IN "IMAGE CULTURE" PODCAST

Episode 001: Susan York

 "York's site-sensitive installations of graphite forms, both sculpted and drawn, engage the existing architecture of a chosen site: a room, a wall, or a piece of paper. Her studies in graphite are a reverent homage to subtlety, with irregularities interrupting otherwise austere geometric forms and producing results that are perhaps more felt than seen. In the exhibition catalogue, Susan York: 3 Columns, Lucy Lippard wrote, “This nuanced fusion of the intellect and sensual experience is precisely what York achieves. In doing so, she takes Minimalism past the post, and into a realm of her own."

By William Jess Laird | 16 January 2018

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SUSAN YORK IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN YAU

SUSAN YORK IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN YAU

The Drawing Center / Lab Corridor
January 23, 6:00 - 7:00 PM 

John Yau, Professor of Critical Studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, joins Susan York to discuss Susan York: Foundation, the artist's long-term installation presented in the Lab Corridor at The Drawing Center. Using graphite as a sculptural rather than a two-dimensional medium, York created replicas of parts of the museum’s foundation: irregular granite piers that protrude above the museum’s ground floor. Four graphite drawings, each mirroring the appearance of a pier, hang alongside York’s sculptural works, strengthening the ties between drawing and sculpture in her practice.

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SUSAN YORK IN "CONTACT: LOCAL TO GLOBAL" AT NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF ART

SUSAN YORK IN "CONTACT: LOCAL TO GLOBAL" AT NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF ART

New Mexico Museum of Art
On display Nov 25, 2017 - Apr 29, 2018

Contact: Local to Global highlights the engagement of artists with New Mexico, the Museum of Art with artists and collectors, and New Mexico’s engagement with the national and international arts community. Additionally the exhibition looks beyond those very literal intersections and implicates larger ideas about contact such as our engagement with the land and environment, our communities’ alignment with one another, and more broadly the implications of contact such as the discovery of the New World, and space exploration.

For more information, visit nmartmuseum.org

 

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PAUL MOGENSEN IN "PASTELS FROM THE 16TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY: LIOTARD, DEGAS, KLEE, SCULLY..." AT FONDATION DE L'HERMITAGE

PAUL MOGENSEN IN "PASTELS FROM THE 16TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY: LIOTARD, DEGAS, KLEE, SCULLY..." AT FONDATION DE L'HERMITAGE

Fondation de l'Hermitage
February 2 — May 21, 2018 

In the spring of 2018 the Fondation de l’Hermitage is turning its attention to pastels, a fascinating medium halfway between drawing and painting. Inspired by Danseuses au repos, the famous pastel by Degas donated to the Fondation de l’Hermitage twenty years ago, this exhibition will feature 150 masterpieces from public and private collections in Switzerland. Works covering five centuries, from the early Renaissance masters to contemporary artists, will provide a historical overview of this singular technique.

The exhibition catalogue, co-produced with La Bibliothèque des Arts, will feature colour reproductions of all the works on show, and several essays written by experts on the different periods and on the pastel medium itself. 

Curated by Sylvie Wuhrmann, Director of the Fondation de l’Hermitage, and Aurélie Couvreur, Curator of the Fondation de l’Hermitage.

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SUSAN YORK: FOUNDATION

SUSAN YORK: FOUNDATION

The Drawing Center
On view through October 18, 2018 

For the second long-term installation presented in The Drawing Center’s Lab Corridor, Santa Fe-based artist Susan York has created a site-specific installation that references the internal structure of the museum’s 35 Wooster Street building. Using graphite as a sculptural rather than a two-dimensional medium, York has constructed replicas of parts of the museum’s foundation: eroded concrete piers that protrude above the museum’s ground floor. York’s long-term installation initiates an expanded field of activity at The Drawing Center, pointing to new opportunities for exploring drawing as an interactive and socially-minded practice. Additionally, by bringing attention to The Drawing Center’s building, York’s installation generates opportunities for discussion about the importance of museums continuing as public spaces with permanent, physical presence.

Organized by Amber Harper, Assistant Curator.

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GRETA WALLER: 2017 ART AWARD WINNER

GRETA WALLER: 2017 ART AWARD WINNER

American Academy of Arts and Letters
March 23, 2017

New York City, March 23, 2017 — The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today the nine artists who will receive its 2017 awards in art. The awards will be presented in New York City in May at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial. The art prizes and purchases, totaling over $250,000, honor both established and emerging artists. The award winners were chosen from a group of 35 artists who had been invited to participate in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, which opened on March 9, 2017. The exhibition continues through April 9, 2017, and features over 125 paintings, sculptures, installations, and works on paper. The members of this year’s award committee were: Judy Pfaff (Chairman), Lois Dodd, Mary Frank, Robert Gober, Yvonne Jacquette, Bill Jensen, Joan Jonas, Dorothea Rockburne, and Joel Shapiro.

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GRETA WALLER: INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION OF VISUAL ARTS

GRETA WALLER: INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION OF VISUAL ARTS

American Academy of Arts and Letters
March 9 — April 9, 2017

Paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and installations by 35 contemporary artists will be exhibited in the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 9 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Exhibiting artists were chosen from a pool of nearly 165 nominees submitted by the members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious honorary society of architects, artists, writers, and composers. The recipients of the Academy’s 2017 Art and Purchase Awards will be selected from this exhibition.

Waller (b. 1983) will be represented by the inclusion of the following paintings: Peak, 2013, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches; Artist Statement, 2011, oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches; Ice from Whiteface, 2008, oil on linen, 20 x 24 inches; Greek Steak, 2004, oil on linen, 19 x 27 inches. View them here.

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"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN ART IN PRINT

"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN ART IN PRINT

Richard Pousette-Dart's Flurries of Invention

The recent exhibition “Altered States” at Del Deo & Barzune in New York has brought together for the first time a group of etchings that Richard Pousette-Dart (1916–1992) produced between 1974 and 1980.

By David Storey  |  March-April 2017

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"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN HYPERALLERGIC

"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN HYPERALLERGIC

An Abstract Expressionist Master of Etching

In contrast to other Abstract Expressionists, most notably Robert Motherwell, Richard Pousette-Dart saw prints as a beginning, a surface to work on. He goes over them with acrylic, gouache, and ink.

By John Yau  |  27 November 2016

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"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN THE BROOKLYN RAIL

"ALTERED STATES: THE ETCHINGS OF RICHARD POUSETTE-DART" REVIEWED IN THE BROOKLYN RAIL

The Democracy of Touches: A New Reading of Richard Pousette-Dart

An extensive selection of seventeen paintings by Pousette-Dart is currently displayed at Pace; a second selection, of etchings made in a single year (between 1979 – 1980), is shown for the first time at Del Deo & Barzune. (Numerous paintings at Pace have not been seen since they were originally shown at Betty Parsons Gallery.) The two exhibits also evoke the artist’s memorable fifty-year survey at the Guggenheim Museum in 2007, which compelled me to look at his entire oeuvre in a new way.

By Phong Bui  |  1 November 2016

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RICHARD POUSETTE-DART: "PRESENCE, HEALING CIRCLES" RESTORED

RICHARD POUSETTE-DART: "PRESENCE, HEALING CIRCLES" RESTORED

NYC Health + Hospitals / Gouverneur
227 Madison Street | Main Lobby
October 27, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00pm

NYC Health + Hospitals / ARTS and the Gouverneur Auxiliary celebrate the unveiling of Richard Pousette-Dart's Presence, Healing Circles. Originally commissioned for the North Central Bronx Hospital, where it hung for over forty years, the newly-restored triptych now makes its home at Gouverneur Health in lower Manhattan. 

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