Program

Ronald Bladen

presented by Loretta Howard Gallery

Ronald Bladen
Chevrons, 1974
Painted wood
Nine units: 36 H x 80 L x 11 1/2 D, inches (each)

Bladen was an influential artist who inspired a younger generation of minimalists such as Donald Judd, Carl Andre and Sol LeWitt. His work Chevrons (1974) explores the power and significance of this fundamental geometric shape, ubiquitous for its use in insignia, in language as punctuation, as a mathematical sign, and in design. The work consists of nine monolithic black sculptures that are arranged evenly in three rows, activating and highlighting the space between and surrounding the sculpture.

Chevrons is presented by Loretta Howard Gallery (New York City).