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The lost voices of African American ancestry in 'Whitfield Lovell: Deep River'
In celebration of Memorial Day, classic Lee Friedlander
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents J. Grant Brittain launching 'PUSH: 80s Skateboarding Photography'
Joy and magnificence in Marilyn Minter's 'Elder Sex'
Museum Store of the Month: MFA Houston Shop
The essence of life itself in 'Noguchi and Greece, Greece and Noguchi'
Goddess-like power in María Berrío and 'Women Painting Women'
Mother! Origin of Life
An expanded edition of the landmark survey
Cinco de Mayo inspiration in 'Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular'
Mast Books presents the NYC launch of 'Heads Together'
Rizzoli Bookstore presents Eric Hart Jr. and Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. on 'When I Think about Power'
AT FIRST SIGHT
LEA THOMASSEN | DATE 7/2/2013
Method & Math in 'Gerhard Richter: Patterns'
Patterns are ever-present elements in our daily lives, and as such, they can easily be taken for granted. Ornate wallpapers that beg you to question the taste of whomever put them up and age-old adages about horizontal stripes making you look chubbier permeate our everyday perceptions. Fashion designers bring their work to life with all manner of patterns, ranging from minimalistic and abstract motifs to delicately hand-painted flowers. But despite their ubiquity, patterns by themselves seem always to remain at the edge of our consciousness, begging the question of what their place really is, and what importance they might carry—in art, as well as popular culture.
Gerhard Richter: Patterns
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