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Thu, 21 Feb 2019

McArthur Binion’s “DNA: Black Painting: 1”

by Experiment Station
Though Binion’s work shares many tenets with the canons of Modernism — and particularly Minimalism — he subverts the dominant rigid notions of the avant-garde by extracting images and rhythms from varied sources including personal narrative, jazz music, and memory. “The part I took from Minimalism,” Binion said, “is that you want to do your […]