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Piero Manzoni and the Reinvention of Art

“Piero Manzoni. Materials of his Time” at Hauser & Wirth New York, 22nd Street (2019), installation view, photo: Thomas Barratt, © Fondazione Piero Manzoni, Milan, (courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth)

Manzoni’s work can be viewed as slight and Herculean, tragic and buoyant, mystical and materialist, minimal and baroque.

Source: Piero Manzoni and the Reinvention of Art

Joyce Pensato The Studio Visit – YouTube

 

Joyce Pensato (1941 – 2019)

Joyce Pensato – 1941-2019 – Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » RIP

(Elgawimmer)
1999, charcoal and pastel on paper
10 feet x 14 feet

Source: Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » RIP Joyce Pensato – 1941-2019

It Is Almost That by Lotte L.S. | Poetry Foundation

What I fear most
is becoming “a poet”…
Locking myself in the room
gazing at the sea
and forgetting…

—Katerina Gogou

 

Painting by Katarzyna Coleman.

 

Source: It Is Almost That by Lotte L.S. | Poetry Foundation

Minor Master or Master of the Minor? | Hyperallergic

Joe Brainard, “Untitled (Hard Body)” (1977), mixed media on paper, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches

One reason Joe Brainard made so many small works was to convey that modesty and ambition were not mutually exclusive.

Source: Minor Master or Master of the Minor?

Walton Ford’s Six New Paintings of a Panther’s Journey to Freedom | Hi-Fructose Magazine

 

 

“Der Panterausbruch” by Walton Ford, 2001

Source: Walton Ford’s Six New Paintings of a Panther’s Journey to Freedom | Hi-Fructose Magazine

Le Jardin by Walton Ford

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Walton Ford
Le Jardin
2005
Paul Kasmin Gallery

For “Le Jardin,” the centerpiece of the Kasmin show, he lifted almost verbatim from the sketchbooks of George Caitlin, the American Indian painter, a scene of a blood-soaked standoff between a buffalo and a pack of white wolves.

Again life-size and produced as a triptych, this watercolor has more than one interpretation. Beyond being a nod to the vanished world of the Old West, it is a war of worlds and manners. It is a scene of incredible savagery set in a formal French garden with clipped lawns, an urn and topiary, a version of one Mr. Ford saw recently in Normandy. “I thought, ‘You take this American frontier and you bust loose,’ ” Mr. Ford said. “It’s every French person’s nightmare, and it becomes like Henry James, that conflict between European and American sensibilities.”

From America the Beautifully Absurd, NYTimes and La Petite Claudine