Few artists unlock the optical potential of black better than Joan Witek, whose compositions hum with subtle illusions.
Explore how nearly 30 artists visualize data sourced from a variety of subjects, including the arts, culture, history, race, gender, and politics. Open through June 14.
Sanford Wurmfeld’s magic is partially the result of a mistake he made in 1985.
Maltz sees a load of cinderblocks as a legitimate painting substrate — even after it’s broken down and mortared together as the wall of an office building.
An exhibition of works by Gabriele Evertz and Sanford Wurmfeld demonstrates that color theory and painting can arrive at very different conclusions.
2015 was the Year of the Whitney.
Five galleries in the vibrant Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO will open brand new, expanded ground floor spaces this spring/summer.
Optical painting has been making its presence felt lately, with its 21st-century manifestation swapping the psychedelia and illusionism of its Sixties progenitor, Op Art, for an emphasis on process, systems and formal interrogation.
The lion’s share of the art galleries in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood, long housed along a hallway on the second floor of 111 Front Street, will move this spring.
Between the proliferation of galleries in Bushwick and, to a lesser extent, Greenpoint, the small cadre of Dumbo galleries sticking it out, longtime heavyweights including the Brooklyn Museum and BRIC mounting ambitious shows, and Creative Time parachuting Kara Walker’s sugar sphinx into the Domino Sugar Factory, it’s been an exceptionally strong year for art in Brooklyn.