Friday, November 28th, 2014

Exhibition of work by Agnes Martin from the 1980s on view at the Pace Gallery

September 18, 2011 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- The Pace Gallery presents an exhibition of work by Agnes Martin from the 1980s. The ‘80s: Grey Paintings includes a group of six canvases that were part of an important exhibition at Pace’s Soho gallery in 1990 that represented a radical departure from Martin’s previous work. Pace’s exhibition ushers in an important year for Martin: 2012 marks the centennial anniversary of her birth; Yale University Press, in conjunction with the Dia Art Foundation, and Phaidon will release new publications [...]

Dia Announces Appointment of Susan Sayre Batton as Director of Dia:Beacon

August 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Artists & People

NEW YORK, NY.- Philippe Vergne, director of Dia Art Foundation, announced the appointment of Susan Sayre Batton as managing director, Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries, effective September 1, 2010. Ms. Batton succeeds Steven Evans, who left Dia in July of this year to become the executive director and curator of the Linda Pace Foundation, in San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Batton, who will be based at Dia:Beacon, will supervise the operations and administration of the museum, including planning, fundraising, community relations, and the [...]

Definitive Collection of Collage Series by Mark Bradford Published in New Book

June 28, 2010 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- Since 2006, acclaimed Los Angeles artist Mark Bradford has been erasing, obscuring and reconfiguring the text and graphics of advertising posters he collects from the South Central neighborhood where he was raised. His Merchant Poster series reveals narratives of economic struggle and cultural discord as they are telegraphed by the street advertisements of an underground economy. The signs themselves are ubiquitous in LA, printed ad hoc and pasted or stapled onto whatever surfaces are in reach: walls, [...]