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The duo exhibition shows Harmons’ different approaches to abstract painting

Two painters, a husband and a wife, exhibit different explorations of the medium in “Painterly Aesthetics,” now at the Regier Art Gallery in Bethel, through April 7. There will be a reception for the artists and the exhibition on its closing day, Thursday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery of the […]

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Demolition dust in the sculpture garden of the Baltimore Museum of Art prompts reflections on work and preservation

Demolition dust in the sculpture garden of the Baltimore Museum of Art prompts reflections on work and preservation Our collaborator Dereck Stafford’s day job Mangus is a museum custodian at the Baltimore Museum of Art, but Derek also works as a member of the museum’s curatorial team dusting the sculptures in the sculpture garden. Recently, […]

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Take 5: Hideyo Okamura approaches abstract painting like a musician | Berkshires Week

NORTH ADAMS — For Hideyo Okamura, abstract art works the same way as classical music. Neither is intended to represent anything concrete, but both elicit an emotional response through composition – either sound and rhythm, or color and brushstrokes. Okamura, an abstract artist, aims to keep his pieces open to interpretation. “I Was Wondering That […]

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Exuberance: Dialogues in African-American Abstract Painting

Exhibition Celebrates Vibrant Legacy of Abstraction in African-American Painting The works presented collected in several galleries cover 70 years EXUBERANCE: Dialogues in African American Abstract PaintingExhibition dates: Oct. 26–Dec. tenOpening: Tuesday, October 26, 5-7 p.m. (opening speech at 5 p.m.)Public program: Wednesday, November 10, 5 p.m., History and Politics of African-American Painting: In-Person Conversation with […]

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The dark works of Lina Iris Viktor which combine photography and abstract painting with touches of 24 carat gold

The Libero-British artist’s unique approach stems from a background in theater and film at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and continued studies in photography and design at the School of Visual Arts, as well as training in high school performing arts. Now she has her first solo exhibition in the UK, Some are born […]

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It’s not about you: does Korean abstract painting have a connection with Western art? |

Detail of a painting by Ha Chong-Hyun, from the “Conjunction” series, hanging in his studio. Guelda Voien In recent years, the Dansaekhwa movement in Korea has had a moment, to say the least. The practice of abstract painting attracted an abrupt appreciation both in his home country and abroad; some of the avant-garde works have […]

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Ellsworth Kelly, giant of abstract painting, dies at 92 – ARTnews.com

Elsworth Kelly. JACK SHEAR Ellsworth Kelly, who began his influential 70-year career with exciting advances in abstract painting which he would continue to explore and perfect, with rigor and spirit, for decades, died yesterday at the age of 92. Matthew Marks, the dealer who represented the artist in New York, confirmed his death, which was […]