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Scraps and Squares: Cordy Ryman’s Subversive Formalism

What’s the difference between the lackadaisical and the slapdash? Apparently, a great deal.

Although he is employing the same strategies and materials that he used in his 2010 solo exhibition at DCKT Contemporary on the Lower East Side, I found the just-opened Cordy Ryman: Shuffle / Scrap / Echo at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to be a far more convincing excursion.