One historical show I related to – indeed, strongly related – was "Globalism Pops Back Into View: The Rise of Abstract Expressionism," at Michael Rosenfeld (closed January 25).
This gallery has two specialties, abstract expressionism and African-American art. By focusing on ab-ex in the early 1940s, before the movement went totally abstract, this show was also able to include a number of distinguished African-American artists who not even by the 1950s had gone totally abstract, but who created some powerful paintings nevertheless. In this context, everybody looks perfectly grand. Read More