Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Agnes Martin, Tate Modern until 8th October 2015


'The beauty is not in the rose, the beauty is in your mind..'

As always Tate dont make it easy to share images or docs..so look here for more information.

Robert Rauschenberg: 'Cardboards and Gluts' a short discussion..

Bob's ubiquitous cardboard boxes, create for me an innovative and humourous use of a found and 'abstracted' space.. 

From a few years ago, with Susan Davidson, curator at Guggenheim and RRF Board member and David White, curator at Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (RRF)and board member.

'What was the journey..?' Robert Motherwell and the New York School, 'Storming the Citadel' 1991


It's an old classic, but we love it, here at the Abstraktion Headquarters..


A documentary about Antoni Tapies, 2009, a poetic insight into his working practice..

Tapies talks beutifully about how he works with materials..

Willem de Kooning: 'A Way of Living', the best book on De Kooning?

Willem De Kooning 'A Way of Life' by curator Judith Zilczer, Phaidon Press, published March 2014..

I have just bought this book, a sumptuous and gorgeous book on the whole of De Kooning's paintings, much from the Willem De Kooning Foundation, it gives a better understanding of his innovative approach to painting than I had thought, certainly havent seen many of these works before.

Monday, 13 July 2015

Alberto Burri in Città di Castello

Alberto Burri Foundation

If you happen to be heading to Italy this summer and haven't yet been to the Alberto Burri Foundation in Città di Castello in Perugia, Umbria, it is worth fitting in a visit.










Thursday, 9 July 2015

Kenneth Noland at Castelli

Kenneth Noland Color and Shape 1976–1980 at Castelli
June 8–July 31,

Kenneth Noland (April 10, 1924 – January 5, 2010) 
Noland’s shaped canvases were last exhibited in New York more than 20 years ago, and have never before been on display in Los Angeles. Forty years after these works were created, Castelli Gallery and Honor Fraser present a comprehensive and fresh perspective on this distinctive period of Noland’s career.