abstract art, a systems view

Now, Then: A Panel Discussion

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Now, Then: A Panel Discussion on the legacy of reductive abstraction from the 1970s and its influence on British artists today.

31 January 11:30–13:00

Flowers Galleries
82 Kingsland Road
London E2 8DP

Hosted by Saturation Point, The online editorial and curatorial project for reductive, geometric and systems artists working in the UK

Chair: broadcaster, writer and curator Philip Dodd

Panel & Contributing Guests: Rana Begum, John Carter, Natalie Dower, Lothar Gӧtz, Peter Lowe, Jonathan Parsons, Richard Plank and Hanz Hancock, joint editor and host for Saturation Point

Set within the context of the Flowers Gallery exhibition ‘Seven from the Seventies‘, the panel will discuss the impact and legacy of the artists on show, Colin Cina, Bernard Cohen, Derek Hirst, Noel Forster, Michael Kidner, Jack Smith and Richard Smith, and the continued relevance of reductive, geometric and systems approaches within contemporary painting.

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Written by Andy Parkinson

January 28, 2015 at 12:25 am

Posted in Art

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  1. A propos the Whitechapel’s Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015?


    January 28, 2015 at 6:12 am

    • Indeed! 100 years since the Black Square may make 2015 a good year for viewing abstract painting, and for reflecting on contemporary abstraction.

      Andy Parkinson

      January 28, 2015 at 6:41 pm

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