Abstract Art

Jeffrey Ladd: a tour of my bookshelves.

Jeffrey Ladd: a tour of my bookshelves. From his studio in Koln, Jeffrey Ladd takes us on a detailed tour of his wide-ranging, idiosyncratic, and constantly surprising book collection, discussing inventive use of images in punk posters, eccentric advertising materials, photo books, and beyond. Read More

The Future Perfect Exhibition on Artoronto.ca

Christian McLeod’s solo exhibition Future Perfect at Toronto’s Gallery 133 transcribes in oils a state of expectation. Over the course of his career, McLeod has codified the staccato rhythms of his paint application into shorthand, much like a stenographer moving quickly to record in… Read More

Sophie Taeuber-Arp

’In a flower, in a beetle, every line, every form, every color has arisen from a deep necessity.’ Sophie Taeuber-Arp ’Like music this art is tangible inner reality. She was already dividing the surface of a watercolor into squares and rectangles which she juxtaposed horizontally… Read More

Volume Judgement Elise Archias on the art of Joan Mitchell

JOAN MITCHELL’S PAINTINGS from the late 1950s have space in them. They are big surfaces covered with marks, like most Abstract Expressionist paintings made in New York in the same decade, and so they look much flatter than a carefully measured perspectival scene from the 1940s by,… Read More