Orozco 2016

Gabriel Orozco Aspen installation

Aspen Art Museum – July 29th – Dec. 18, 2016 Why paintings? Why make paintings that look like those made before? Why expend the energy to make, apply and remove paint and gesso, to harvest wood or fibers just to add more paintings to a world with a crisis of over-consumption. And why live in…

Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton silkscreen print of Sol Lewitt's water imagery on reflextive material.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver – July 15 – Sept. 25, 2016 – Becoming Imperceptible Black images are blown up and printed on the wall. The whites in these originally B&W photographs has been made transparent – not existent. People enjoyed seeing the show, which opened at the MCA Denver on July 15th with a…

Instruction Manual

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– SITElines 2016 – SITE Santa Fe – Santa Fe, NM – This complex show includes more than 30 artists and several conceptual ideas that require some background to fully appreciate and understand. So I’ve made this extra guide with some of the curatorial notes for the biennial titled Much Wider than a Line. Marta…

Stella Retrospective

Frank Stella Retrospective - Ft. Worth Modern Art Museum

– Ft. Worth – July 2016 – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  – “Das Erdbeben der Chili is one of the most recent paintings, and next to it … one of the earliest,” I overheard a tour guide say to her group standing at the first painting in the retrospective of Frank Stella’s work at…