GEOMETRIES ON AND OFF THE GRID: ART FROM 1950 TO THE PRESENT

Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present examines geometry in the art of the postwar period and its evolution from an increasingly reductivist language in the 1950s and 60s to one that was re-envisioned in the 1960s and 70s as a means of reincorporating the figure and representations of identity into vanguard art. This history, which has been principally told from an American perspective, is explored here with the work of 112 artists from 18 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia, spanning 7 decades of art making. By proposing at times unorthodox lineages and combining works from cultures that are not commonly displayed side by side, the exhibition aims to provide fresh insights into the history of postwar art.Geometries On and Off the Grid draws works from The Rachofsky Collection, The Rose Collection, The Collection of Marguerite Steed Hoffman, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the collections of Amy and Vernon Faulconer and Sharon and Michael Young.

Allan Schwartzman
Exhibition Curator

This exhibition is a program of The Warehouse, a project initiated by Vernon Faulconer and Howard Rachofsky to open new dialogues about postwar Modern and contemporary art.

On view February 2 – November 30, 2015.