Monthly archives of “October 2015

Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, October 9, 2015 – January 6, 2016

“A major retrospective—the first in the United States in nearly forty years and the most comprehensive in this country—devoted to the work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995). Exploring the beauty and complexity of Burri’s process-based works, the exhibition positions the artist as a central protagonist of post–World… Read More

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist at Whitney Museum of American Art, October 2, 2015 – January 17, 2016

“Archibald Motley offers a fascinating glimpse into a modernity filtered through the colored lens and foci of a subjective African American urban perspective. Fusing psychology, a philosophy of race, upheavals of class demarcations, and unconventional optics, Motley’s art wedged itself between, on the one hand, a Jazz Age set… Read More

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s and Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men at The Drawing Center, October 2 – December 20, 2015

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s – Main Gallery “Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s is the first in-depth museum consideration of Pousette-Dart’s drawings from the 1930s, a period when the artist pursued directly-carved sculpture, yet also painted, experimented with photography, and created numerous works on paper. The exhibition features approximately 100 works… Read More