Lisson Gallery

Stanley Whitney challenges ideas of abstraction in new exhibition

30 April 2018

Opening at the Wexner Center of Arts in Columbus, Ohio, the group exhibition 'Inherent Structure' (19 May until 12 August 2018) showcases a multigenerational group of sixteen exceptional artists – including Stanley Whitney – who challenge abstract painting’s historical associations with chance, gesture and aesthetic purity.

The works presented in the exhibition reveal the deliberate structures embedded in abstraction, illustrating how contemporary practices emerge not just from formal conventions exclusive to painting but also from the artists’ particular material, psychological and sociopolitical concerns.

The exhibition invites you to explore more than 60 captivating works that reflect and refract contemporary abstraction through a variety of exacting and systematic frames of reference, providing fascinating insights into the underlying sources and influences of abstract painting today.

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