Elizabeth Murray’s Visual Language in Her Story

Her Story embraces the geometric. The abstract work is composed of three angular canvases conceived together as one. Dissident triangles and rectangles are placed throughout the composition and painted in bright blues, greens, reds, purples, yellows and oranges. The layered canvases pop the…


The West Coast premiere of Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto”

The West Coast premiere of Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto” (2015): Historic artist manifestos are remixed into brilliant and contradictory personas played by Cate Blanchett “Does anyone think he has found a psychic base common to all mankind? how can one expect to put order into the chaos that…


Takesada Matsutani: A Drop in Time

An almost opalescent blue form drips down the black canvas in this work by Takesada Matsutani (Japanese, b. 1937). Made from vinyl glue that is poured on the canvas then allowed to dry to create a film, Matsutani then uses his own breath to inflate the form and rupture the skin so that is evokes…


Roland Kulla’s Queens Plaza

When we look at the paintings of Robert Kulla we see not only urban landscapes with their moving parts – subways, bridges, taxis – we see the shapes they form. When creating a composition Kulla finds the abstract in his framing. In Queens Plaza, Kulla uses the green painted train tracks to guide…