Marina Adams

Aspects of Abstraction @ Lisson Gallery

John Yau reviews Aspects of Abstraction at Lisson Gallery, New York, on view through August 11, 2017. The show features works by Leon Polk Smith, Paul Feeley, Joanna Pousette-Dart, and Marina Adams. Yau writes: “The exhibition’s circumspect title makes no grand or inclusive claim. It brings together four diverse artists from different generations who share similar tendencies… Frankly, I […]

Quicktime: Fast, Casual Painting
Two Coats of Paint

Becky Huff Hunter reviews Quicktime at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, on view through April 22, 2017. The show features works by Marina Adams, Amy Feldman, Ann Craven, Melissa Meyer, and Patricia Treib. Hunter writes: “In the show, twelve recent, mostly large-scale, conventionally stretched works share fast-looking brush strokes; few visible layers […]

Marina Adams: Interview

Katy Donoghue interviews painter Marina Adams whose show Soft Power is on view at Salon 94 Bowery, New York, through February 22, 2016. Adams remarks: “I was at the Alhambra, I must have been in my twenties, in Grenada at the Moorish Palace. It’s all tiled. So I was not looking at abstract expressionist paintings, […]

Marina Adams @ Salon 94

John Yau reviews Marina Adams: Soft Power at Salon 94 Bowery, New York, on view through February 22, 2016. Yau observes: “The rounded edges of Adams’s biomorphic forms suggest that they are — as the exhibition’s title suggests — soft. While some of forms are interlocking or held in place by other forms, their grip […]