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  • Fred Sandback

    The Chinati Foundation

    For the past thirty-five years Fred Sandback has been creating barely-there yarn installations that exist somewhere between object and line, sculpture and drawing. The thin fuzzy line of Sandback's yarn is chock-full of an art-historical spatial discourse that connects his work to both Alberto Giacometti and Barnett Newman, who seem to provide some of the groundwork for Sandback—as do Karl Ioganson's “Constructions” in wire and string, though those lines are resolutely unfuzzy. (Sandback's prints, not on view here, bear a striking resemblance to Ioganson's drawings.)

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