Derbylius Libreria Galleria D’Arte presents "10 Ways", a group exhibition of American Abstract Artists curated by Lorenza Sannai. Each artist will exhibit one small work and a set of 10 artists books. A catalogue was produced with an essay by L. Sannai and statements by the artists.
September 12 - October 25, 2014
MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the exhibition Ward Jackson: Black & White Diamonds 1960s. This is the late New York painter’s first exhibition with the gallery and the first to focus exclusively on his black and white paintings and drawings from the 1960s.
American Abstract Artists presents Sensory Impact, a group exhibition held at Morgan Stanley & Co. in Purchase, NY.
September 7 - October 27, 2012
MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Mark Dagley: Structural Solutions, the artist’s first solo exhibition of new paintings in New York City in 15 years. The exhibition will feature three oversized paintings – the artist’s largest works created to-date – which will be exhibited on flat aluminum blocks on the floor and leaned against the gallery walls.
Ward Jackson was born and grew up in Petersburg, Virginia. He studied painting at the Richmond Polytechnic Institute of the College of William and Mary, now Virginia Commonwealth University, earning his Master's Degree there in 1952. While still in school Jackson began the correspondence with Guggenheim curator Hilla Rebay that would eventually lead to his long tenure with that institution.
American Abstract Artists presents ABSTRACTION (Abstraction to the Power of Infinity), curated by Janet Kurnatowski. ABSTRACTION celebrates the perseverance of non-figurative and non-objective art, including the practitioners, pioneers and those currently working in the traditions of abstraction. This exhibition shows the recent work of 76 members of the American Abstract Artists (AAA), along with four guest exhibitors.
Don Voisine, Cross Purpose, 2011 Oil on wood 30 x 22 inches May 5 – June 11, 2011 McKenzie Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Don Voisine, his second solo show with the gallery. The exhibition opens Thursday, May 5th with a reception for the artist from 6 to 8 p.m. and runs through Saturday, June 11, 2011. Voisine paints in oil on wood in a reductive, hard-edged manner within a […]
Painting by Mac Wells ART SITES is honored to present its fourth exhibit of the works of Mac Wells. This is a memorial exhibition in recognition of Mac Well’s lifetime devotion to art. This Orient resident was entranced by the light and ever changing sky above the Long Island Sound, visible from his studio window. But Mac’s art is abstract, not an illustration. His subtle shifts in tone lend a deep serenity to the works. A student of Buddhism, […]
Werner Drewes, Praying Mantis, 1944 Etching January 22 – March 30, 2011 The American Abstract Artists, formed in 1936, were drawn to Mondrian’s ideal of the “splendor of dynamic structure.” Despite many changes since then, the AAA has continued strong for seventy-five years, a testament to their belief that the abstract impulse can encompass diverse approaches and identities, influenced by surrealism, expressionism, and landscape painting. The historical portion of this exhibition is culled from the […]
Work by Daniel G. Hill November 2 – 27, 2010 The Painting Center is pleased to present From Paint to Print, a concise survey of work from the past fifteen years by Daniel G. Hill, a painter currently working in the realm of photography and digital media. Hill’s digital prints use photography, painting and printmaking to investigate surface and light and their role in the formation of images. The work is a meditation on the […]
Daniel Hill discusses his work with Melville House curator, Jim Osman and moderator, Matthew Deleget, co-founder of MINUS SPACE on the occasion of Hill’s exhibit, Print, at Melville House Gallery on June 9, 2010. Print is an exhibition of Daniel Hill’s recent digital prints that use photography, painting and printmaking to investigate surface and light and their role in the formation of images. The work is a meditation on the nature and meaning of the […]
May 6 – June 25, 2010 Curated by Jim Osman, Print is an exhibition of Hill’s recent digital prints that use photography, painting and printmaking to investigate surface and light and their role in the formation of images. The work is a meditation on the nature and meaning of the digital print in the context of the perplexing network of abstraction, illusion and representation. Daniel Hill has been exhibiting in New York City for over […]
Paul Henry Ramirez, BLACKOUT (installation view), 2010 Mural, paintings, relief, furniture & lighting A Centennial Commission, Newark Museum, NJ Photograph by Raymond Adams Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Reception 6-7pm, Program 7-8pm Free, pre-registration required. Call 973.596.6550 or e-mail: email@example.com Newark Museum Billy Johnson Auditorium 49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 www.newarkmuseum.org directions Matthew Deleget will moderate a discussion with an international group of contemporary artists including Lenora de Barros, Paul Henry Ramirez and Don Voisine. The […]
Work by Lawrence Keny March 17 – April 10, 2010 Gallery 128 is presents the exhibition, “Geometric Themes & Variations”, curated by the painter Gloria Klein. Klein’s idea and intention was to invite artists who work within a geometric format using different materials. Geometric Abstraction remains fresh, visually pleasing and conceptually challenging. The artists were invited from Ms Klein’s past and present contacts and longtime friendships, so the exhibition is as much personal as it […]
David Mackenzie, #6-2009-9, 2009 Acrylic on engineered jute, 18 x 18 inches October 27 – November 21, 2009 This is Mackenzie’s first solo exhibition in New York City. He has exhibited in numerous group shows including the Whitney Biennial, the American Academy of Arts & Letters invitational and is a member of American Abstract Artist. He has been painting for thirty-five years, working quietly on the problems surrounding contemporary abstraction. David Mackenzie writes: “The works […]
Don Voisine, Buzz, 2009 Oil on wood 17 × 17 inches “A week after the opening of his exhibit of a new group of paintings, which will be on view at McKenzie Fine Art Inc, located at 511 West 25th Street, till June 6, 2009, the painter Don Voisine visited the Rail’s Headquarters to talk with Assistant Art Editor Ben La Rocco, and contributing writer Craig Olson about his life and work. Ben La […]
Click to purchase on Amazon May 31, 2009, 11am – 4pm Come celebrate the centennial of Esphyr Slobodkina – a founder of the influential American Abstract Artists group and author of Caps for Sale – with the release of Rediscovering Slobodkina: A Pioneer of American Abstraction, published by Hudson Hills Press. This 180-page book features 4 scholarly essays and nearly 100 full color reproductions. The event will take place at Esphyr Slobodkina’s last home […]
Pearl Fine, Unequivocably Blue, 1967 April 7 – June 26, 2009 Perle Fine (1905-1988) was one of the few women artists in the inner circle of the Abstract Expressionism movement. She moved from Boston to New York in the late 1920s to study art. Kimon Nicolaides was her mentor at The Art Students League. By the late 1930s, she attended Hans Hofmann’s studio sessions. Fine soon became an active member of the New York […]
Esphyr Slobodkina, Circuit in Pink (Hytron Abstraction), 1950 Acrylic on paper, 13 x 11 inches Collection Heckscher Museum of Art January 10, 2009 – March 22, 2009 To celebrate the hundredth anniversary of her birth, a mini-retrospective of this Russian-American artist will include works from the Heckscher Museum’s extensive Slobodkina holdings, supplemented with works from the collection of the Slobodkina Foundation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the National Museum of […]
Ilya Bolotowsky, Construction in a Square “A”, 1940 Oil on canvas, 21 x 21 inches September 18 — October 25, 2008 The Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art in association with Hollis Taggart Galleries presents Order and Intuition: American Abstraction from the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, 1913-1954. Featuring key pieces from the collection of Ahmet Ertegun, co-founder of Atlantic Records in 1947, which the museum purchased in 1999, […]
Work by Esphyr Slobodkina September 2-27, 2008 The Painting Center is pleased to present American Abstract Artists: Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina. This exhibition of small works pays tribute to one of the founding members of the American Abstract Artists (AAA). In addition to work by Esphyr Slobodkina, the exhibition will feature 75 current members of the organization as well as ephemera representing some of the group’s past history. Works displayed will cover a […]
Ward Jackson at Kay-Mar Gallery, NY, 1964 Transit & Garden 1 (left to right) Quite simply, you have to know about Ward Jackson and his work — he was an innovative abstract painter, a maverick editor and arts worker, and a key member of New York City’s abstract artist community. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Ward’s nephew, artist Julian Jackson, about his uncle’s life and work. Our discussion that follows is […]