The retrospective exhibition of the weaver Anni Albers that began at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf, and then traveled to Tate Modern in London, has been greeted from all sides as a revelation. Read more
In our December 2007 issue, on the occasion of a traveling retrospective, critic Saul Ostrow parsed O'Doherty's oeuvre, which the artist has produced through five distinct alter egos, most notably Patrick Ireland. Ostrow argues that O’Doherty’s artworks and writings "allow fiction to take on the appearance of fact and vice versa" by employing a complex network of historical and personal references. Read more
A new iPad app version of Josef Albers's Interaction of Color (1963) is a clever spin on the e-book form, augmenting the classic work with an interactive component. A considerable part of Albers's legacy is his contribution to our understanding of the crucial role of color in art and design, perhaps most notably through this book. Read more
In her small East Williamsburg studio, artist Rebecca Chamberlain puts the finishing touches on her first solo show in New York, ". . . Wouldn't it be sublime . . ." [opens May 14 at DODGE gallery]. Chamberlain will fill the large, two-story space with her delicately executed lithographic ink paintings. Several works willfully complicate high-modernist 2-D abstraction and architecture; the artist will present four painted plinths, which feature interiors Read more
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