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Carmen Herrera at Lisson Gallery NY

Astonishingly, this Cuban-born geometric abstractionist recently turned 101 and is still going strong—as these paintings completed over the last two years attest. When Herrera came to New York in 1954, her hard-edge style was out of step with the prevailing Abstract Expressionist aesthetic of the time. She labored in obscurity for decades, working out of […]

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EDVARD MUNCH AND GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM, FROM 1950

In honor of “Munch and Expressionism,” which just opened at the Neue Galerie in New York, we turn back to the May 1950 issue of ARTnews, which featured an article that, coincidentally, has the same title. Written on the occasion of a Munch retrospective organized by the ICA Boston and the Museum of Modern Art in New […]

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