Mary Corse (b. 1945) investigates materiality, abstraction, and perception through the subtly gestural and precisely geometric paintings that she has made over her fifty-year career.
Mary Corse (b. 1945) investigates materiality, abstraction and perception through the subtly gestural and precisely geometric paintings that she has made over her fifty-year career. Earning a BFA in 1968 from Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, Corse developed her initial work during the emergence of the Light and Space movement in Southern California. Throughout the 1960s, she experimented with unconventional media and supports, producing shaped canvases, works with plexiglass and illuminated boxes. Corse’s art emphasizes the abstract nature of human perception, expanding beyond the visual to include subtleties of feeling and awareness.
Corse’s work has been included in historically significant group exhibitions, including Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A., Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (2011); and Phenomenal: California Light and Space at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2011). In 2018, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened the solo exhibition A Survey in Light. Her work is held in numerous public collections worldwide, including Fondation Beyeler, Basel; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Menil Collection, Houston; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.
Tom and Lien Dekyvere
Since 2012, Tom and Lien Dekyvere (b. 1985 and 1987) have traveled the world to design and install light art installations, amazing and amusing audiences in public spaces, during events and exhibitions and trying to visualize today’s world through light, sound and material.SEE ARTIST
Robert Wilson (b. 1941) is among the world’s foremost theater and visual artists. His works unconventionally integrate a wide variety of artistic media, including dance, movement, lighting, sculpture, music and text.SEE ARTIST
Daniel Firman (b. 1966) is a French artist based between New York, Istanbul, and Dreux in France. Firman studied at the Beaux-Arts in France, and was immediately fascinated with dance and architecture.SEE ARTIST
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