After awarding Turner Prize to abstract painter Tomma Abts last year, not a single painter makes the 2007 shortlist .
High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967–1975 On Artnet, Jerry Saltz reviews this “saber-waving, opinion-altering show, for the simple if thrilling reason that it posits an art-historical missing link. It’s composed entirely of abstract work made by painters who were born too late to be Pop artists or hard-core Minimalists, and who then tried … read more… “In the isolation hut”
David Rimanelli writes in the May issue of Art Forum that Op Art, the subject of two big museum shows, is back. After seeing the shows, he begins to “reconsider the Op-is-junk bias.”