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Structure Without a Center: Jennie C. Jones Interviewed by Jared Quinton
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Minimalist painting with a maximalist impulse.

Structure Without a Center: Jennie C. Jones Interviewed by Jared Quinton
Jennie C  Jones Fractured Crescendo Rest1

Minimalist painting with a maximalist impulse.

Collapse and Equilibrium: Michelle Lopez Interviewed by Olivia Gauthier
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Translating protest into sculpture.

Dialing Back: Lina Tullgren Interviewed by Gillian Walsh
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On resisting the limitations of genre and shifting toward a more spatial approach to composition.

Tent Music: 75 Dollar Bill’s I Was Real Reviewed by Michael Blair
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“You could dance to it, mourn with it, revel in it, or march alongside it.”

Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society’s Mandatory Reality by Ben Vida
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A perfect hybrid of minimalism and spiritual jazz.

Christos Chrissopoulos’s The Parthenon Bomber by Saul Anton
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Partly inspired by the Greek surrealist Yorgos Makris’s 1944 manifesto, “Let’s Blow Up the Acropolis!,” Christos Chrissopoulos’s novella, The Parthenon Bomber, sets out to imagine just what might lead a young man to write himself into history by blowing up an ur-symbol of Western civilization.

Fred Eversley’s Black, White, Grey by Claire Barliant
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Cosmic Objects

Donald Judd Writings by Maika Pollack
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If you’ve ever taken a course about modern and contemporary art history, chances are you know that Minimalist sculptor Donald Judd wrote the lively essay “Specific Objects” in 1965. But you may not know that Judd wrote throughout his thirty-five-year career. 

Enacting Stillness by Kay Larson

From mindful Minimalism to inaction as activism.

Jon Gibson by Britton Powell
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Whether you’re drawing a straight line or zig-zagging through the history of American Minimalist music, there is one person you’re bound to meet.

Patricia Treib by Joe Fyfe
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“Every time you remember something, it’s not like you’re being teleported to the past—you’re actually physically experiencing it in the present.”

Ben Zimmerman by Sara Magenheimer
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“I smear sounds the way you smudge paint.”

Phill Niblock by Natasha Kurchanova
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Architectural space, intermedia, and the artistry of kinesis.

Circuit des Yeux & Bitchin Bajas
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Barbecues, Night Train, and La Monte Young.

Bing & Ruth by Will Stephenson
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Nostalgia for the future, bluegrass, and hating the term “minimalism.”

Brie Ruais by James Trainor
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It was a relationship that, from the outset, was not fated to last. She knew that.

Aheym by Elliott Sharp
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It was not so long ago and not so far back in the last century that the minimalist composers were the “bad boys” of modern music. 

Stanley Whitney by David Reed
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A painter colleague, Fabian Marcaccio, uses a phrase to describe a certain kind of artist. He says that they are “long runners.” Stanley Whitney is a long runner.

Alix Pearlstein by John Plson
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Tony Feher by Saul Ostrow
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Ostrow visits Feher at his Bronx studio, where he muses about his past, contemplates his future, and pinpoints the exact moment when he discovered to be an artist meant to believe “I was right, even when I was wrong.”

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