Xavier Hufkens at Artsy has words about Tracey’s newest. Known for more literal work, these newest are abstractions if not abstraction (“…rather than painting literal depictions of precise events, Emin captures the emotions they awaken”).
BOMB Magazine has been publishing conversations between artists of all disciplines since 1981- read on to learn about Jordan’s diasporic landscapes (which are abstractions if not abstraction).
taps the Earth for her materials and muses. Her works—prints, works on paper, paintings on bark, and larrakitj (memorial poles made from the bark of eucalyptus trees)—are often made with natural ochers that coalesce in spontaneous webs of lines and dots. The resulting works are ethereal, expressive interpretations of water.
Artreview has a nice write up about a retrospective of Latiff’s Pago Pago series from the ‘60s which are as you can see top shelf modernism.
Boom notes that Louie’s latest work evokes a sense of strength and vigour– agree.
One of my favorite things about living in Houston was visiting the Cy Twombly gallery at the Menil museum. I can’t think of many other artists whose work can create the kind of visceral connection that his does- I think of it first when discussions veer towards work that is beyond words or language.
BTW- you should also check out this good read about the importance of time he spent with Robert Rauschenberg.
was in Queer Abstraction along with Mark and Paolo (and many others). The Whitney says his work sits “at the intersections of representation and language, imaginary and real worlds.”