I went to this member preview at the MoMA with my friend Diana. It was definitely a breezier one than Design and the Elastic Mind, but no less thought provoking. It was pretty self-explanatory and centered around the emotional and spiritual power of color. A really interesting part was that the exhibit was brought to us by Benjamin Moore paints.
Anyway, I was very surprised by how many well-known artists were featured. I am not sure why? Anyway, there was stuff by Rauschenberg, Ruscha, Warhol, Duchamp, Jasper Johns and Damien Hirst, among others. I was most delighted by these four:
Jan Dibbets, Colorstudy (close-ups of cars):
Ruscha, News, Mews, Pews, Brews, Stews & Dues (screenprints using mortar & pestle-crushed ingredients like baked beans, mango chutney, tulips, caviar and axle grease):
John Baldessari Common Memory Colors:
Dan Flavin Untitled (my favorite, I love love love light installations):
This one's around until 12 May, get thee to