Marcia Hafif: Still finding possiblities within a severely restricted practice

Edith Newhall reports in the Philadelphia Inquirer that after decades of painting monochromaticly, Marcia Hafif, now in her seventies, has added a second color. “The artist was a highly respected monochromatic painter of several decades’ standing, and her single-color abstract paintings – made with pigments she ground herself – were intended to inspire calm and … read more… “Marcia Hafif: Still finding possiblities within a severely restricted practice”

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MoMA’s sexism resurfaces (again)

At her well-tended art blog, Joanne Mattera’s specialty is geometric abstraction, so naturally she stopped by to see “Color Chart” at MoMA this week. Joanne disgustedly reports that the exhibition presents a powerful Y chromosome. “Of the 44 artists in the show, 38 are men and six are women. This is the curator’s privilege, of … read more… “MoMA’s sexism resurfaces (again)”

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