Mary Corse, ‘Untitled’, 1990, Peter Blake Gallery

About Mary Corse

Best known for her exploration of radiant and interactive surfaces and her innovative technique of painting, Mary Corse first gained recognition for her involvement in the Light and Space movement in 1960s Southern California, along with James Turrell, Robert Irwin, and Douglas Wheeler. Like many of these artists, Corse rejected Abstract Expressionist practices of using accident and relinquishing intention in the application of pigment, favoring instead the controlled formal geometry of Minimalism. As the viewer moves or surrounding light conditions alter, Corse’s works seem to shift subtly, creating a complex spatial and temporal dynamic. As the artist herself eloquently said, “Where there is space, there is time.”

American, b. 1945, Berkeley, California, based in Los Angeles, California

Solo Shows

New York, NY, USA,
Mary Corse: A Survey in Light
Beacon, NY, USA,
Mary Corse

Fair History on Artsy

Kayne Griffin Corcoran at The Armory Show 2018
Mark Borghi Fine Art at Art Miami 2017
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