'I try to make beautiful objects that are strongly material and that at the same time have on otherwordly appearance, like mental visions.'Read More
By working with the Minimalist theory from the outset, John McCracken (1934–2011) has never denied individual sensibility and the artist's annual activity in favour of industrial manufacture justified by Minimalist thinking. Both painting and sculpture, the 'plank ' made in spray-lacquered wood is the work that best symbolises his activity. In his practice, the idea of reflection or highlight has an essential place, for they encompass the environment, and the onlooker becomes aware of space at the same time as he become aware of the object he is looking at.
Text courtesy Almine Rech.
When DeWain Valentine was deciding what to title his newly organized Plastic Show, he paid homage to an exhibition he helped put together some 45 years back. 'I named that The Last Plastics Show,' recalls the artist of the earlier CalArts exhibition. 'There'd been so many shows regarding plastic and art that I thought it was the last one that I...
The UK’s largest annual festival of visual art returns to Edinburgh on 28 July with a dynamic programme of partner exhibitions and pop-up events taking place across the Scottish capital. This year’s Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) is set to be its biggest edition to date, and will include 43 solo and group presentations curated by the...
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