GARAGE Magazine Issue 15

This ’90s Exhibition About Feminism and Abstraction Started It All

GARAGE takes a closer look at More Than Minimal, an unsung exhibition of female and post-minimalist artists from over two decades ago, and finds that it paved the way for artists today.
Paige Katherine Bradley

The Whitney's New Curator of Performance Is Taking on Politics, Race, and Abstraction

Adrienne Edwards is set to shake up the downtown institution.
Ian Bourland
Art Basel Miami Beach

Jeffrey Deitch and Gagosian Team Up to Defeat Zombie Formalism

ABSTRACT/NOT ABSTRACT, their joint show in Miami, is all about meaning/expression.
Dan Duray

Mark Bradford Goes into Battle Against the Age of Trump

"You don’t resolve the tension, and that's what makes it interesting." With an eye to our current predicament, Mark Bradford's epic new commission for the Hirshhorn Museum carves out new, political, routes for abstraction.
Ian Bourland

Cecily Brown's Show at Paula Cooper is a Perfect Storm

Cecily Brown's first appearance at Paula Cooper Gallery sees the virtuoso "reluctant painter" look to historical images of shipwrecks en route to confronting the tensions of the present.
Paul Laster

Reginald Sylvester II Paints with Purpose in a New Show at Lever House

Jacksonville-born Reginald Sylvester II blends figuration and abstraction in dynamic large-scale canvases that fuse pleasure and purpose. GARAGE had a few questions for the artist as he took a break from installing a new show at Lever House.
Michael Wilson

Peter Halley: The Elvis of Abstraction

'80s titan Peter Halley's current exhibition at Greene Naftali comes with some surprising bells and whistles, but does it offer anything genuinely new, or just a misjudged attempt at an Elvis-style comeback?
Bob Nickas