Shortly before his death in 1977, German painter Blinky Palermo created his most significant cycle of paintings, dedicating it "to the people of nyc." The work consists of 15 parts, composed from 40 painted aluminum panels arranged in combinations of cadmium red, cadmium yellow and black.
Dia:Beacon Riggio Galleries, Dia Art Foundation's museum, presents one of the world's most distinguished collections of contemporary art. The museum, which opened in May 2003, occupies a 300,000-square-foot former industrial building situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. Here Dia presents a vast range of artworks by a focused group of some of the most significant artists of the last half century.
Over the years, Donald Judd's constructions have evolved, becoming increasingly complex in their optical and coloristic effects, making use of Cor-ten steel, Douglas fir plywood, colored plexiglass, painted steel, and various forms of aluminum. This catalogue elegantly displays work made between 1988 and 1994, the year he died. Essay by Richard Shiff.
Edited by Dietmar Elger, director of the Gerhard Richter Archive at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, who has spent years researching and preparing the publication, this third volume encompasses the works Richter assigned numbers 389-651/2, which span the years 1976 to 1988.
Edited by Lynne Cooke and Karen Kelly. Comprised of one hundred panels, two stacks of fat and metal plates, and an oil can, Arena-where would I have got if I had been intelligent! (1970/72), a major autobiographical work by Joseph Beuys, is documented here in this comprehensive, scholarly book for the first time in detail.