Matthew Marks

July 05, 2013, 8:30am

Ellsworth Kelly at Matthew Marks Gallery

Ellsworth Kelly has recalled of his early development as an artist: “I didn’t want to paint people. I wanted to paint something I had never seen before. I didn’t want to make what I was looking at. I wanted the fragments.” In Ellsworth Kelly at Ninety—a title that refers to the birthday the artist celebrated a few weeks after the show’s opening—fourteen paintings and two sculptures in Kelly’s signature fragmentary style are on view. Impressively, all of the large works were made in the past two years, evidence that the artist’s age has not affected the prolific production of his work.

Listed under: New York, Review

August 30, 2012, 8:30am

Go Big or Go Home in Chelsea (Does Size Matter?)

We found this great post recently (along with many others) on the GalleristNY. Rachel Corbett reports on the nature of the Chelsea art scene. What is causing the boom in larger gallery spaces, especially considering that so many have closed up shop in recent years? Read on to hear Corbett's perspective and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Originally Posted on GalleristNY By Rachel Corbett (August 20th):

Supersize Chelsea!: In New York’s Main Art District, It’s Go Big or Go Home

Listed under: Art Market, Art World

February 21, 2012, 8:15am

Terry Winters at Matthew Marks: Expressionism, Meet Science

On view at Matthew Marks are eleven large-scale paintings by Terry Winters. Each contains a web of diamonds, triangles, and rhombuses, which in places drift apart, and in others cling around invisible ripples, double-helixes, globes. Some are flat, chalky, and rug-like, while others recall wombs with thin, vibrant washes and cells in arranged in dimensional basket weaves. - Read more from NYC Contributor Whitney Kimball after the jump!

Listed under: New York, Review

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