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Maria Lassnig Retrospective at MoMA PS1, New York

The Austrian artist Maria Lassnig (b. 1919) is recognized as one of the most important contemporary painters and can be seen as a pioneer in many areas of art today. The exhibition at MoMA PS1 in New York presents works by Maria Lassnig from all periods of her career, most of them never previously exhibition in the U.S. and spanning her early involvement with graphic abstraction in Paris and Art Informel, to her later shift to figural representation. The show features approximately 50 paintings drawn from public and private collections and the artist herself, as well as a selection of water colors and filmic works. The exhibition runs until May 25, 2014. Maria Lassnig at MoMA PS1, New York. Press Preview, March 7, 2014. Video by Shimon Azulay

Berlin Superposition - Marcel Buehler, Jens Hanke, Cornelia Renz, Peter Ruehle, Torsten Ruehle, Goethe Institute, Los Angeles, California

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Berlin Superposition -  Marcel Buehler, Jens Hanke, Cornelia Renz, Peter Ruehle, Torsten Ruehle Five positions of contemporary artExhibition
Friday, March 7th - March 28th 2014, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles,
5750 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free Admission
Info: +1 323 5253388
In physics, the term “superposition” refers to the convergence or overlay of similar values of two different phenomena. For example, two opposing wavelengths, traveling along the same line, converge in the middle, “superpose,” or overlap, and continue on their course undisturbed. It is with this principle in mind that artists Marcel Bühler, Jens Hanke, Cornelia Renz, Peter Ruehle and Torsten Ruehle present their individual perspectives of contemporary art. Although different in form and content, the individual pieces share a commonality that is revealed when their works are presented together. What emerges is a type of “positive interference,” whereby each individual artist’s positi…

California Landscape into Abstraction: Works from the Orange County Museum of Art, at the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California

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California Landscape into Abstraction: 
Works from the Orange County Museum of Art
With masterpieces from OCMA's collection, exhibition explores how California artists have transformed the genre of landscape into abstraction and then back again.

Curated by Dan Cameron

Closes March 9, 2014.

The Orange County Museum of Art presents an in-depth study into the changing modes of landscape representation in modern and contemporary art. Drawn entirely from OCMA’s collection, the paintings, photography, video, and sculpture—among other media—explore how artists on the West Coast have produced work in which landscape evolves into abstraction, and in some cases transforms back again. California Landscape into Abstraction: Works from the Orange County Museum of Art presents more than 120 artworks that, with a few exceptions, range in date from the 1920s through the present day, and includes works by Ansel Adams, Peter Alexander, John Altoon, Elmer Bischoff, Vija Celmins, Jay DeFeo, Llyn Foulkes,…

"Season of Spring" - a group show curated by Daniel Rolnik at Flower Peper Gallery, Los Angeles, California

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Opening: Saturday, March 1st from 6 pm - 10 pm
Exhibition: March 1st - April 4th, 2014

"春" is the symbol of Spring and this March at Flower Pepper Gallery we are welcoming in the season with a group show curated by the world's most adorable art critic - Daniel Rolnik. Fresh flowers and awesome art will blossom into your imagination and fill your hearts with happiness at the not-to-be-missed opening reception on March 1st, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

"I believe there is a wonderful connection between a work of art and the artist that created it. So, I have travelled the globe to put together this all-star group of artists with positive attitudes, happy hearts, and beautiful images that I can't wait for you to see! YAY!!!" - The World's Most Adorable Art Critic - Daniel Rolnik

Artists:
Aaron Axelrod, Aaron Brown, Adam Roth, Adrienne Adar, Alex Schaefer, Alexander Laccarino (That Kid Who Draws), Alisa Yang, Allison Krumwiede, Allison Smith, Almighty Opp, Amy …