abstract print with large areas of red, yellow, white and dark blue

Paper/Product: Portfolios from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection

September 6, 2013–June 21, 2014

Paper/Product: Portfolios from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection features selections from the significant modern and contemporary art collection of Polly and Mark Addison.

The works chosen for this exhibition explore the relationship between the function of print portfolios and the viewer’s experience. Featured is Christian Marclay’s Graffiti Composition, a documentation of an interactive public art event as well as a score to be interpreted by musicians, which emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between sight and sound, art object and music. Josef Albers’ Interaction of Color invites viewers to participate in experiments devised to instill an understanding of and sensitivity to the intellectual and physical realms of color.

Also featured are portfolios by Gunther Gerzso and Octavio Paz, Jenny Holzer, Sol LeWitt, Joan Mitchell, Walasse Ting and Sam Francis, and Edda Renouf.

Curated by Stephen V. Martonis, interim director of the CU Art Museum.

This exhibition was generously supported in part by the HBB Foundation, CU Art Museum benefactors and members, and CU-Boulder Student Arts and Cultural Enrichment fees.