Adam Simon at Two Coats notes (about Don’s newest) that (it is) the dialectic between facticity – the object declaring its objectness – and pictorialism that ultimately energizes Dudley’s work, one informing the other.
Kazuya is one of the artists included (posthumously). Born in Buenos Aires to Japanese parents, he spent the majority of his youth in Japan, studying literature and philosophy. Upon his return to Argentina in 1951, Sakai, a self-taught painter, dedicated himself to the visual arts. He saw in his artwork—as in himself—a unification of Eastern and Western elements. His first works were geometric in style, reflecting the pivotal influence of Argentina’s Concrete Art Movement.
is featured in Wild Pigment Project. Founded by Oregon artist Tilke Elkins in 2019, the project sprang from a question: What does it mean for artists of all kinds to work with materials that they gather themselves in wild places.
Hyperallergic says Fleming’s geometric paintings are not the Minimalism of Greenberg and Judd, with their insistence on flatness and the elimination of space in painting.
recently put together Almost Everything is Going Well as the Painting Center.
Jonathan Stephenson at Two Coats notes that Claude’s latest work, in a quietly radiant show at Ceysson & Bénétière on the Upper East Side, which is full of colorful patterns resembling camouflage on fragments of military tarpaulins, suggests that while society might try to hide war in plain sight, it cycles through civic life and demands attention on a generational basis.