Monday, January 3, 2011

Blinky Palermo exhibition closing soon at LACMA

In the final weeks of his retrospective at LACMA, take this opportunity to view the in-depth examination of post-war abstract painter, Blinky Palermo's work. It surveys the four principal groups of work, created after he graduated from Joseph Beuys's class at the Dusseldorf Art Academy in 1964 - The Objects; Cloth Pictures; documentation of in situ Wall Paintings and Drawings; and examples of his late Metal Pictures. For more information, visit www.lacma.org

Above, Blinky Palermo, Komposition mit 8 roten Rechtecken (Composition with 8 Red Rectangles), 1964. Oil and graphite on canvas. Collection Olga Lina and Stella Liza Knoebel. Courtesy of lacma.org. Below, Blinky Palermo, Mirror Object, 1973. Painted wood and mirror. Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Courtesy of lacma.org

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