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Carl Andre – “A thing is a hole in a thing it is not.” – Grand Minimalism

Posted by the editors on Monday, 18 July 2011

‘War and Rumours of War’ (2002) by Carl Andre

“For Carl Andre, Less is Still Less”, by Randy Kennedy in the Art & Design section of The New York Times, looks at the rigorously minimal, demanding, and wonderful work (and, glancingly, at the life) of the great minimalist artist Carl Andre, in the context of the publication of a maximalist survey of his 50-year career by Phaidon (“Carl Andre: Things in Their Elements” (Phaidon Press)) and an upcoming (2013) retrospective of his work at Dia:Beacon. We have all (one hopes) had, over the decades, the good luck to appreciate Mr. Andre’s work (perhaps even at the, frankly iconic, and always dynamic, Paula Cooper Gallery in NYC); though many like Judd‘s work (we love it), and some think of Serra (we love Serra’s work as well), Carl Andre is certainly what may be called a minimalist’s minimalist: Maximal. Magnificent.  Material.

Very good slide show, here, with images from the excellent new book published by Phaidon, “Carl Andre: Things in Their Elements”.

Inspiring interactive multimedia look, entitled “His horizontal life”, at three of Carl Andre’s pieces with commentary by Randy Kennedy, here.

image: From ‘Carl Andre: Things in Their Elements’ (Phaidon Press); Carl Andre/Licensed by VAGA, New York; courtesy of Tom Powel/Paula Cooper/The New York Times

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Ellsworth Kelly – Reliefs 2009-2010 & Black & White Drawings – His Own Richest Source of Inspiration

Posted by the editors on Friday, 8 April 2011

 

Black Curve Relief, 2010, by Ellsworth Kelly at the Matthew Marks Gallery

image: Ellsworth Kelly/Matthew Marks Gallery 

Holland Cotter has written a short, clear article in the Art & Design section of The New York Times, entitled “Ellsworth Kelly” reviewing the exhibitions “Ellsworth Kelly – Reliefs 2009-2010” at the Matthew Marks Gallery, 522 West 22nd Street and 523 West 24th St., NYC and “Ellsworth Kelly – Black and White Drawings”, at the Matthew Marks Gallery, 526 West 22nd St., NYC (through 16 April 2011).  Cotter’s observations, precise, direct, are always welcome:  “Mr. Kelly give us nothing startlingly different from what he’s given us before, though the show itself does. By placing past and present more or less side by side, we get a chance to see where the artist, now 87, came from and is still coming from, and where he’s going.”

The Matthew Marks Gallery offers a compelling view of the exhibition on its site: Matthew Marks Gallery, including a video of the installation.

Visit the artist’s website here.  And a page of Google images, here.

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London’s Tate Modern – Who Am I?

Posted by the editors on Monday, 21 March 2011

The Tate Modern in London by Herzog and de Meuron, 2001

image: galinsky.com – Google

Kati Krause has written a very interesting and informative article entitled “Tate Modern Finds Its Match – New director Chris Dercon wants to redefine the role of the public museum”  in the Arts & Entertainment section of The Wall Street Journal (online), looking at the role of contemporary art museums, in general, and, much more specifically, the role of London’s Tate Modern, as seen by its new director, Chris Dercon, formerly of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York, now MoMA PS1, the Witte de With contemporary art museum in Rotterdam, the Boijmans Van Beuningen, also in Rotterdam and Haus der Kunst in Munich.  Dynamic, active, engaged.

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Google Accuses China of Blocking Gmail Service

Posted by the editors on Monday, 21 March 2011

A Google logo

image: Google

David Barboza and Claire Cain Miller have written a short but interesting article entitled “Google Accuses Chinese of Blocking Gmail Service” in the Technology section of The New York Times, looking into “disruptions” in the Gmail service in China which Google states are part of  “a government blockage, carefully designed to look like the problem is with Gmail.”  A never-ending battle?

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The Media or the Message? Google Evolves…

Posted by the editors on Monday, 21 March 2011

The Google search home page logo

image: Google

David Carr has written an interesting article entitled “The Evolving Mission of Google” in the Media & Advertising section of The New York Times, looking at how Google, according to its executives, at least, is not a media company: Google organizes and manages content, but it stays away from producing it.  Hmmmm.  It seems that that is not what those outside of Google think.  A look at how Google is evolving into a media company, perhaps…

In any case, we are very happy that Google exists, aren’t you?

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