reviews

  • Alan Green

    Donald Morris Gallery

    Alan Green is an elegant painter. Though not a Minimalist, he carries to a nice extreme the Minimalist intent to compel the viewer to examine—minutely examine—an object, which has been reduced to simple terms. The gambit is spatial. His paintings are medium in size, some taller than the viewer, some the span of the viewer’s arms. Each painting consists of an approximately 2-inch border around a square or rectangle of a single, carefully chosen color. The borders are thickly but very smoothly painted, giving the appearance of actual frames, while the interior areas, which have been applied with

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