Tara Donovan in ArtForum Magazine

Tara Donovan 11.25.08   AUTHOR: FRANCINE KOSLOW MILLER 10.10.08-01.04.09 The Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston The first museum survey of Tara Donovan’s sublime sculptures and installations, which are unexpected and ingenious assemblages of banal, everyday products––plastic and Styrofoam cups, wooden toothpicks, plastic drinking straws, paper plates, and Scotch tape—features sixteen works from 1996 to the […]

What Is Minimalism?

Term used in the 20th century, in particular from the 1960s, to describe a style characterized by an impersonal austerity, plain geometric configurations and industrially processed materials. It was first used by David Burlyuk in the catalogue introduction for an exhibition of John Graham’s paintings at the Dudensing Gallery in New York in 1929. Burlyuk […]