"From the rigorous flatness of hard edge painting to the celestial expanse of color field work, color can enhance or defy the flatness of the canvas, and activate the work in an exciting variety of ways. Dialogues of translucence and opacity, movement and stasis, surface and depth are played out through the use of color in the work of different abstract artists."
The fluency of concept and form in Paul D’Agostino’s new, bifurcated show at Life on Mars marks a further consolidation of his rigorous attention to language and the infinity of ways it can be parsed, subverted, and remade.
The key to Harriet Korman’s work is drawing. However, until this exhibition, Harriet Korman: Line or Edge, Line or Color, New Paintings and Drawings, at Lennon, Weinberg she has tended to show only a few drawings at a time.
There's a reason Matisse left white borders of blank canvas in his paintings, and why your dogs don't appreciate a Mark Rothko color field the way you do (aside from dogs' general disregard for art). Our perception of color is linke...
Oil on canvas. Evolving motifs. Line embedded in color. Compositions suspended between chaos and stability.