Collection Rotation: Bruno Fazzolari


Our regular feature, Collection Rotation. Each month I invite someone to organize a mini-“exhibition” from our collection works online. Today, please welcome artist and critic Bruno Fazzolari.


Robert Ryman, A painting of twelve strokes, measuring 11 1/4″ x 11 1/4″ signed at the bottom right corner, 1961

Alfred Jensen, Coordinative Thinking on the Square and Rectangle; Per, IV., 1974

 

John Coplans, Double Hand, Front, 1988

Minor White, 72 North Union Street, Rochester, New York, 1956

Robert Gober, Untitled, 1998

Richard Tuttle, W-Shaped Yellow Canvas, 1967

Gay Block, Mother, Before and After Stroke, 1987–89, printed 1999

Roy Lichtenstein, Mirror I, 1977

Sam Francis, Untitled, 1966–67

John Altoon, Untitled, from the portfolio About Women, 1966

December
shortest day,
longest darkness.
another year, gone;
new year coming.
endings,
beginnings again.
cold.

Rotation
threshold,
mirror,
transition.
duplication,
before/after,
cycle,
aging.
uncertainty,
renewal.


Bruno Fazzolari is an artist and critic whose work explores perception and the senses through nonrepresentational painting and, occasionally, scent and odor. His work has been collected by and exhibited at such venues as Feature Inc., Gallery Paule Anglim, the de Young Museum, and the Berkeley Art Museum. His writing appears in Art in America and ArtPractical.com.

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