Throwback Thursday: Presented to the public in 1966, Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors was a minimalist group exhibition at the Jewish Museum that included works by Sol LeWitt, among others.
Revisiting this seminal New York exhibition, Other Primary Structures, explores the international manifestations of reduced and abstract geometric sculpture in the 1960s. “Other Primary Structures,” which features works by Lee Ufan, is on view at the Jewish Museum through August 3, 2014.
Original cover designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen.
Pace London: Liang Yuanwei: The Tension between a Bow and Elephant, is on view at Pace London's 6-10 Lexington Street location through April 26, 2014. The artist's oil paintings deepen her formal and conceptual investigations of process and perception.
Last chance: Carte Blanche, a group exhibition of works which feature white as the dominant shade, is on view at Pace Gallery’s Chesa Büsin through Sunday, March 30, 2014. Stop by to see works by Alexander Calder, Tara Donovan, Robert Irwin, Robert Ryman, Yoshitomo Nara, and Hiroshi Sugimoto, among others.
Happy Birthday, Agnes Martin.
Born on March 22, 1912 in Saskatchewan, Canada, the artist would have been 102 years old today. In celebration of her legacy, Google is showcasing a doodle in her honor on both google.com and google.ca.
Read more about the artist in a recent article from The Washington Post here.
Throwback Thursday: Kenneth Noland, Black Mountain College, 1950 Summer Session in the Arts. Photograph by Jacqueline Gourevitch.
Join us at 32 East 57th Street tonight from 6pm until 8 pm for the opening of Kenneth Noland: Paintings 1975 - 2003, which will be on view through April 19, 2014.
Happy Birthday, Josef Albers. Born in Germany in 1888, the artist would have been 126 years old today. Pace Gallery has represented the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation since 2003.
Check out the artist’s woodcuts in Mingei: Are You Here? which is on view at 508 West 25th Street through April 5, 2014.
Image © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ARS, New York and DACS, London 2013. Photo: Tim Nighswander/ Imaging Art.
Lucas Samaras: Through the end of May, two prominent museum exhibitions in New York feature works by Lucas Samaras (b. 1936, Kastoria, Macedonia, Greece): What Is a Photograph? at the International Center of Photography displays the artist’s auto-Polaroids and photo-transformation series; Lucas Samaras: Offerings for a Restless Soul at the Metropolitan Museum of Art includes over 60 of the artist’s photographs, chairs, and box constructions, among other media.
Pictured here is Auto Polaroid, 1969-71, color instant print (Polacolor), with hand-applied ink. Photo: © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.
Museum Monday: Next month, a new museum space dedicated to the legacy of the Polaroid camera will open in Las Vegas. Established by Polaroid’s Fotobar and the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the Polaroid Museum will honor the history of the medium by displaying works by David Hockney, Chuck Close, and other Polaroid enthusiasts.
See Polaroids by Chuck Close in Chuck Close: Nudes 1967 - 2014, which is on view at 534 West 25th Street through March 29, 2014. Read more about the Polaroid Museum from Las Vegas Weekly here.
Asia Week 2014: Watch curator Nicolas Trembley discuss Mingei: Are You Here?, which is on view at 508 West 25th Street through April 5. Originally on view at Pace London, the exhibition explores the legacy of Mingei, a Japanese folk craft movement led by philosopher and critic Sōetsu Yanagi, and features paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and textile works.
Throwback Thursday: Isamu Noguchi poses in his studio in 1966. Pace Gallery is proud to honor Asia Week 2014, New York’s celebration of Asian art, which begins tomorrow, March 14. See work by Noguchi, Lee Ufan, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and others at Mingei: Are You Here? on view at 508 West 25th Street through April 5, 2014.
Photo by Kaz Inouye, courtesy of The Noguchi Museum via Artsy.
Last chance: Richard Tuttle: Looking for the Map, an exhibition of recent work by Richard Tuttle, is on view through this Saturday, March 15, 2014. Stop by our 32 East 57th Street location this week to take a last look.
Now open: Mingei: Are You Here?, originally on view at Pace London in fall 2013, is now open at our 508 West 25th Street location. The exhibition explores the legacy of Mingei, a Japanese folk craft movement led by philosopher and critic Sōetsu Yanagi, and features paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and textile works.
Photo courtesy of BFA NYC.
Reblogged from art21: In a new episode from the Exclusive series, artist Kiki Smith discusses the challenges and pleasures of printmaking. This episode features previously unreleased footage filmed in 2002 at the printmaking workshop, Harlan & Weaver, in New York City. Watch the full episode here: Kiki Smith: Printmaking.
Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Kiki Smith: Printmaking. Copyright Art21, Inc. 2013.
Check out Kiki Smith: Wonder, on view at Pace Gallery’s 510 West 25th Street location through March 29, 2014.
Throwback Thursday: James Turrell works at his desk, drafting plans for Roden Crater in Flagstaff, Arizona.
If you’re in New York, check out Turrell’s holograms at Pace Gallery (booth B2), on view at ADAA: The Art Show 2014 at the Park Avenue Armory through March 9. If you’re in London, see James Turrell: Recent Works, on view at Pace London’s 6 Burlington Gardens location through April 5.
Photo by Dick Wiser via jamesturrell.com.
ADAA The Art Show 2014: Pace Gallery is pleased to present the holograms of James Turrell at the Park Avenue Armory. Please visit us at Booth B2 starting today, March 5th, through Sunday, March 9th, 2014.