Thursday, February 22, 2007

Op Art Revisited: Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallerly, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, Jan 28 - April 22, 2007

Victor Vasarely, Bora II, 1964

Participating artists include Josef Albers, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak, Richard Anuskiewicz, Larry Poons, Rogelio Polosello, Julio Le Parc, Karen Davie, Howard Jones, Heinz Mack, Paul Talman, Tadasky (Kuwayama), Jesus Raphael Soto, Karl Gerstner, Josef Levi, Francesci Celentano, Jean-Pierre Yvaral, Yaacov Agam, Victor Vasarely, Susie Rosmarin, and Tim Bavington. Many of the images, though small, were in the Extreme Abstraction show at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in 2005 and can be seen at

Julian Stanczak Talks About His Work (and Pulls the Tape Off of His Paintings) in Columbus Post Video Clip

I think this is actually an excerpt from one of 2 dvds (The Perceptive Eye and Color Symphony: Artistic Process) which are, or at least, were, avaialable through Stux Gallery in New York. If you have trouble there, try his website (see post elsewhere on this blog)

Also, see the February 11 story in The Columbus Dispatch at

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 17-May 20, 2007

For list of participating artists, see

Click here for review with photos:

Julian Stanczak's Website

Anywhere-Everywhere, 1967, 76x76"
Stanczak's career is documented in images nicely at

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Mark Dagley & Don Voisine, McKenzie Fine Art Inc, New York, NY, January 11 - February 10, 2007

Mark Dagley, Neutral Value Vortex, 2006, Acrylic and pencil on canvas, 84 x 84 inches

Don Voisine, Reason, 2006, Oil on wood, 26 x 15 inches

All work in this show is on view at