John Nixon: Groups + Pairs 2016 – 2020

Amelia Winata
Memo Review

John Nixon: Groups + Pairs 2016 – 2020 opened only a cou­ple of days pri­or to the gov­ern­ment man­dat­ed COVID-19 lock­down. But unlike oth­er cur­rent exhi­bi­tions, the online pres­ence of Groups + Pairs is min­i­mal. A stan­dard col­lec­tion of four instal­la­tion shots is accom­pa­nied by a video Red + Blue, which was also pro­duced for the exhi­bi­tion. Admit­ted­ly, it is not dif­fi­cult to imag­ine what a John Nixon exhi­bi­tion might look like. For near­ly five decades, the artist has been pro­duc­ing mono­chrome and ready­made paint­ings en masse. Groups + Pairs is this, on speed. Con­sist­ing of over 100 works, the exhi­bi­tion is dense­ly packed with Nixon’s typ­i­cal­ly spare works.

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