Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Many Shades of White

We immediately thought of Robert Ryman when we passed this painted wall on 11th Avenue over the weekend. The gatoring and depth is reminiscent of Ryman's exploration of white--harnessing the effects of light and shadow to create depth, movement and color.

Station, oil and enamelac on boxboard, 1994

Untitled, enamel on linen, 1965

Points, 1963, oil on aluminum

Untitled, enamel on linen, 1965

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