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Abstraction

A new study claims that the differences between Leavers and Remainers in the UK extend to artistic taste

Anne Pasternak with Ed Clark, Untitled, 1978-80, at Weiss Berlin, Spotlight, Frieze New York 2018

Frieze Fairs - 03 May 2018

As Brooklyn Museum acquires Ed Clark’s Untitled (1978-80) from Frieze New York’s Spotlight section, Anne Pasternak explains the choice

Dan Fox looks at the work of Mark Bradford, who represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

Kerstin Brätsch, Blacky Blocked Radiant Sunbathed Mylar, 2012,  oil on Mylar, 1.5 × 1.2 m. Courtesy: the artist, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, Balice Hertling, Paris, and Giò Marconi, Milan

In recent years, abstract painting has experienced both a new popularity and a critical backlash.

Frank Bowling talks about improvisation, ‘poured painting’ and getting advice from Clement Greenberg

Charline von Heyl Hibiu Habibi, 2011, acrylic and charcoal on linen

Five painters on the role of abstraction in painting today

Eileen Quinlan, Fahrenheit #18 (detail), 2009, chromogenic print, 102x76 cm. Courtesy: Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

Artists Walead Beshty, Liz Deschenes and Eileen Quinlan discuss the return of the topic of abstraction to photography