I love me some artwork about light.
Ying would probably say these are abstractions and not abstraction. Buttery goodness regardless. From #hyperallergic (of course).
“Asawa lived an extraordinary life independent of her incredible body of work. Her path was a series of trials overcome and small paradises found—from internment camps in America to, later, a creative coming-of-age at Black Mountain College and in San Francisco, where she lived until her death in 2013.
Her legacy of generosity and openness to the world continues to grow along with her reputation as an artist, which was underappreciated during her lifetime despite everyone from Josef Albers to Buckminster Fuller declaring her genius indisputable. But that has been changing, year by year—just a few weeks ago, the US Postal Service announced they would be featuring Asawa on a new stamp out this fall.”
More (hint, below is a new direction)
Shizuko is new to me, having caught this #Artspace piece in my RSS feed because I am usually quite drawn to Concrete artists’ work.
Hyperallergic notes Lee’s particular reaction to the “second generation” question of Modernism. A few of Lee’s compatriots also get a mention.
is at the #Acklandmuseum. Many folks know her infinity chambers (her installation at #ncma in 2018 stole the show) but not her painting. Glad I got to see the one below at the #armoryshow since COVID19 might shut things down before I get over to UNCCH.
I also found this little piece about Donald Judd interesting, which starts off with a story about his reaction to her work.
A title like Shaking Up Op Art would have caught my eye even if I didn’t see it was from #hyperallergic