(COURTESY DIA: BEACON)
Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964-1977
Dia: Beacon/CCS Bard
3 Beekman Street/18 West 86th St.
Beacon, NY/New York, NY
Though October 31
Dia: Beacon and the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies have co-organized a comprehensive exhibition of the post-war German artist Blinky Palermo. Palermoâ€™s works on paper (1963â€“1973) are on view at Bard, while his Metal Pictures and later works (1973â€“1977) are displayed in Dia: Beaconâ€™s expansive galleries. A student of Joseph Beuys, Palermoâ€™s work dealt with the relationship of color and space, and in Europe he gained notice for his abstract large-scale murals. Inspired by a trip to America in the early â€˜70s, Palermo created the To the People of New York series, above, based on the colors of the East German and West German flags.
Another painting after the jump.