James Rosati

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

James Rosati’s last one-man exhibition took place in 1962. His work from the past six years, including drawings, reliefs, “studies” for monumental outdoor pieces, and several full-size realizations of those studies, comprises a large exhibition recently organized by William Seitz for the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. During 1970, the show will travel to the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Marlborough-Gerson Gallery in New York.

Both the studies and their outdoor counterparts consist of groupings of quasi-geometric chunks or bars of metal (copper, zinc, brass, stainless steel, Cor-ten steel). Although only two pieces in the Brandeis show rest directly on the ground or floor, all are meant to exist without bases or pedestals. Apart from size, the distinguishing feature of the outdoor pieces is their color: Shorepoints I is hard white,

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