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Robert Irwin: A Valedictory Show

The New York Times | Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Robert Irwin: A Valedictory Show

From left; Robert Irwin’s “Arrowhead” (2018); “Sweet Oleanders” (2018); “Buzy Body” (2018); “Thou Swell” (2018) at Pace Gallery. The play of bulb-columns, fixture-canisters, reflection and shadow confounds.Credit...Robert Irwin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Mohamed Sadek for The New York Times

 

 

Robert Irwin's Ambient Odyssey

At 91 years of age, Robert Irwin, one of the founding masters of California’s experientially-pitched Light and Space movement, is currently staging what may well be his final gallery show of new work at Pace (through Feb. 22). “Just look at me,” he said, by phone, from his San Diego living room. “Man, that New York show is obviously my swan song.”

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