Cezanne's tree, Modernism, failure and an enjoyable lunch with George Hofmann and Michael Zahn.
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.
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…
A Precedes B – Max Estenger
By the late ‘80s, abstraction had turned away from private experiences which shaped it, and was passing through what came to be understood as a linguistic turn.
A Precedes B – Lorenza Panero
Lorenza Panero calls forth memory, and how descriptions of it are made visible. Light is her principal medium, and her practice is rooted in the irreducibility of language.
A Precedes B - Works by Four Artists - Max Estenger, George Hofmann, Lorenza Panero & Mike Zahn
the referee only sees the retaliation…
“The first rupture was provoked by the diffusion of photography. As underlined by Rosalind Krauss, “Photography calls into question the whole concept of the uniqueness of the art object, the originality of the author… and the individuality of so-called self-expression.”…
German or French? Part III
“I don’t think Expressionism is the issue. I think what’s going on in painting now is coming out of national identities. People have withdrawn into their own histories try to find meanings. So you have art that seems like it…
Li Trincere @ David Richard Gallery & Pazo Fine Art
Li Trincere @ David Richard Gallery & Pazo Fine Arts - by Mike Zahn
German or French? Part II
“Apart from the artists who perished in concentration and internment camps, many who were deemed “degenerates” fled Germany, such as Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, László Moholy Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Johannes Molzahn, Johannes Itten, Joseph Albers, Max Beckmann, Oskar…