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    The Technological Sublime @ Pazo Fine Arts

    Mike Zahn continues to brilliantly reassess the implications of the complicated legacy of late Modernist abstraction for this new show @ Pazo Fine Arts. “These three artists [Rockne Krebs, Beverly Fishman and Ruth Pastine] each calibrate finely-tuned qualities of light…

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    Seriously?

    “How could I have done this???” Throughout this hot and stifling summer the late works of some of the Modern masters have been a focus – particularly their later works. What has been important over this time has been Picasso…

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    Paul Corio @ McKenzie Fine Art

    Paul is opening his new show at McKenzie Fine Art on September 9. Paul Corio’s abstract paintings have long used highly disciplined sequences of carefully mixed colors within a varied framework of geometric motifs and patterns. In Corio’s work, color…

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    Giancarlo Pagliasso – Arte Debole

    In your life there are some good people that open doors for you. Giancarlo Pagliasso, artist, theorist, curator, critic and art world flanuer was just such a person. He was very kind to me and my friends, and opened some…

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    Neil Williams @ Pazo Fine Arts

    Neil Williams was one of the artists Lawrence Alloway included in his Systemic Painting exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in 1966. While at that time very well known as an exemplary character, Williams traversed some difficult ground in the New York art world of the ’70s.…

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    The Spaces In Between

    Ruri Yi and Don VoisinePazo Fine Arts21 May – 7 July 2022 My good friend and fabulous artist/painter Paul Corio @paul.corio has curated an excellent exhibition at Pazo Fine Arts. “When considering the works of Ruri Yi and Don Voisine, certain affinities announce themselves immediately: most…

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    A Precedes B – Mike Zahn

    These common constructions are symbolic evidence of visible dimensions which characterize the pictorial turn shaped by electronic media, and the contemporary networks of which things are a part. 

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    A Precedes B – George Hofmann

    Hofmann’s essay “Fractured Space” characterized discontinuity as Greenberg didn’t, and likely couldn’t have. The difference Hofmann raised in his writing acknowledged “a piling on of history, experience, and emotion.” In Hoffman’s hands, a thoughtful framework was surmised for a contemporary…