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Colors That Speak From Classics to Lloyd Martin

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Lloyd-Martin-300x300 By John Goodrich Michael Rosenfeld Gallery’s busy and exuberant installation of works on paper (…On Paper) reflects the sheer diversity of American art in the 1940s through ’70s. The three dozen drawings, collages, mixed media works and paintings on paper cover a lot of ground—everything from Gaston Lachaise’s breezy line drawing of a nude to [&hellip
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Tribute to Dynamism: The ageless sculptures of John Chamberlain

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John Chamberlain, Dolores James, 1962, Painted and chromiumplated steel. David Heald/Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York by Jim Long John Chamberlain’s sculptures of crushed automobile metal are as immediately iconic as Hokusai’s wave. Careful to explain that the material he used was not found but chosen, Chamberlain conceived sculpture as groups of semichaotic modules that could be coaxed to fit, and the result seemed the most natural thing for sculpture to be: uncontrived, casual masterworks. Like de Kooning, whose [&hellip
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