The Josef Albers in Mexico exhibition is a necessary corrective to Albers’s reputation as more pedagogue than painter and the misconception that abstraction can ever be free of outside influence.
Dennis Zhou is a writer living in New York City. He holds a master's degree from the University of Oxford, and his work has appeared most recently in the Times Literary Supplement.
Jean-Luc Godard’s Models for a Scuttled Exhibition Are Artworks in Their Own Right
An exhibition at Miguel Abreu Gallery gathers the intricate and rewarding models Godard created for a 2006 exhibition at the Centre Pompidou that never came to pass.
Joseph Cornell’s Boxes Coax, Captivate, and Channel Juan Gris
Viewing one of Cornell’s boxes is an almost heartbreaking encounter with inner vitality and outer limitation; like cages, they display the self-sufficiency of a circumscribed world.
Realizing Paul Klee’s Influence on American Abstraction
A sense of irrepressible exuberance that makes Klee’s work singular in the history of modern art infuses two current exhibitions of his work in Switzerland.