Timothy Taylor Gallery Brings Together a Group of Cross-Generational Artists for Exhibition


LONDON.- The Minimal Gesture brings together a group of cross-generational artists working in the wake of abstract expressionism. The exhibition suggests that the painting practices of these artists are marked by conflicting impulses. Austere signifiers of order such as the grid format, geometric motifs and monochromatic colour palettes are made expressive through playful lines and textured surface. The Minimal Gesture explores the gap between – and improbable proximity of – abstract expressionism and minimalism. The exhibition is on view from June 4th through August 20th, 2011 at Timothy Taylor Gallery. Markus Amm’s work references rigorously formal 20th-century painting, but the seemingly cool geometry of his work is not closed but rather humorously expressive. In Untitled (2010) the apparently freely