Tag Archives: Ellsworth Kelly

Amanda Valdez: Taste of Us

An abstract painter is situated strangely in relation to the history of her medium. On the one hand, very little in a given work bears a direct and obvious connection to common social life—a situation that has always made interpreting an abstract painting uncomfortable. By definition, it cannot picture its theme, and this makes it [...]

20th Annual American Art Award and Groundbreaking Gala for the Whitney of the Future

Almost a year ago to the day, the Whitney Museum of American Art officially announced its plans to move from their Marcel Breuer-designed home at 945 Madison Avenue to Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. ┬áIt is a redefining moment for the institution, which currently is capable of exhibiting only a fraction of its massive collection of over [...]