Comments on: Yve-Alain Bois: Whose Formalism? http://abstractcritical.com/note/yve-alain-bois-whose-formalism/ Abstract Critical is a not-for profit company aiming to establish a new critical context for all generations of artists involved with ambitious abstract art. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:23:33 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Patrick Jones http://abstractcritical.com/note/yve-alain-bois-whose-formalism/#comment-53904 Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:12:46 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=6134#comment-53904 Altho one reading of this essay is not sufficient to entangle its extraordinary lanquage,it confirms Alain-Bois status as a continually fascinating writer.I look forward to the day Abstract Critical takes a serious look at Greenberg advice to artists in their studio,particularly his last position.In relation to Olitski he continually stressed the importance of close tones,the deadliness of dark”holes” in the picture plane,etc.which resulted in Poons poured Elephant skin pictures.These are extremely relevant to a discussion of where Abstract Painting is today.Excellent reading.

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