has new work up at NOMA (through the end of the year) that examines the legacy of plantation economies and their relationship to the environmental and infrastructural issues of our current age.
Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was the baby of abstract expressionism. Youngest of his generation’s greats, he was also the most literate, the most eloquent, and the most fully reflective of the movement’s diverse roots in European modernism, including not only surrealism but also Matisse.
Probably the most political, too.
Recent IG hashtag find. J says they are “blackness abstracted.” As a creative who is “still learning” I can’t wait to see where his work goes!
Stephen says about below as a series that “conveying paint to canvas by means of a system that uses printing plates instead of brushes would save a lot of time and trouble. This indirect, intentionally imprecise production method yields the great pleasure of surprise while providing a concrete way to think about color, surface, scale, seriality, figure/ground, original/copy, and the psychology of visual perception.”
was a Dutch painter known for an intensely colored and geometric semi-representational painting style related to Tachisme, and Lyrical Abstraction. He is often seen as member of the School of Paris but his work resides somewhere between expressionism and surrealism, and evolved in the 1960s into an expressive abstract art.
A friend of mine picked up some Peter’s work recently.