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Openings: Ellsworth Kelly – “At Ninety” @ Matthew Marks Gallery West 24th Street

Matthew Marks Gallery is currently celebrating the 90th birthday of American artist Ellsworth Kelly with an exhibition aptly entitled At Ninety, which spans all three of the gallery’s Chlesea spaces. For over 60 years, Kelly has expressed his own style of minimalist art through painting, sculpting and print-making, often focusing on simple forms and monochromatic colors. In the gallery on W. 24th, the space is dominated by four large relief paintings from 2011, respectively consisting of a red, blue, yellow or green shaped panel overlapping […]

Basel Week Miami ’12: Matthew Marks Gallery @ Art Basel

The only thing you need to know about Matthew Marks Gallery is that it represents Jasper Johns, (arguably) the greatest living artist in the world. Looking further, you will see that the gallery also represents other top artists as well. Its booth at Art Basel this year includes an orange, two-panel painting by Ellsworth Kelly, new sculptures by Charles Ray and Katharina Fritsch, three recent paintings by Paul Sietsema, new sculptures by Darren Almond, as well as pieces by Willem de Kooning, Luigi Ghirri, Thomas Demand, […]
Bemused onlookers as a woman starts screaming at the end of Wednesday's preview

Frieze ’11: Overview

London’s Frieze week kicked off properly on Wednesday 12 October with the preview for Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park. AM has long been a Frieze enthusiast. The calibre of its exhibitors and their booths makes most other contemporary art fairs look provincial in comparison. Conscious of the international spotlight, the big fish bring out the big guns and do whatever else they can to retain their dominance, while the ambitious smaller galleries pull out the stops to try raising the bar even higher for […]

Teaser: Jasper Johns – “New Sculpture and Works on Paper” @ Matthew Marks Gallery

Jasper Johns, who many consider to be the world’s greatest living artist, is  set to unveil a show at Matthew Marks Gallery that includes eleven sculptures which he created over a five year period, as well as twenty recent works on paper.  This is the largest body of sculpture the artist has completed in the span of his career, which has lasted more than fifty years.   The majority of the sculptures are based on the numerals 0-9 and is first made by wax. Johns […]