Jack Tworkov: True and False, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

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Jack Tworkov, Variables II, 1964-65 Oil on canvas, 60 x 80 inches January 15 – February 20, 2010 Jack Tworkov was among the central figures of New York’s Abstract Expressionist school. Throughout his more than five-decade career, he created paintings and drawings distinguished by their intensity of gesture and intellectual rigor. In the period covered by the exhibition (1960-1975), Tworkov began to move away from his interest in the purely gestural composition and toward a […]

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Ellen Sylvarnes: Everything I Found and Endured, Emerson Gallery, Berlin, Germany

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Ellen Sylvarnes, Soundings, 2008 Aluminum, MP3 Player, Speakers 10 x 7 x 2.5 inches October 16 – November 14, 2009 The Emerson Gallery presents Ellen Sylvarnes’ solo exhibition entitled Everything I Found And Endured. Ellen Sylvarnes’ work is comparable to being privy to a modern alchemist whose concerns are to extract the mystery and magic inherent yet hidden within our own reality and present her findings as a parallel reality that is ever present and available […]

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Tranquil Power: The Art of Perle Fine, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY

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  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 […]

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Sydney Ball: In Light of Colour, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, Australia

  September 9-28, 2008 In 2007 Sydney Ball revisited the direct pictorial architecture of his Canto paintings to develop Structures 2, a series of radiant abstract colour works. The modernist architecture of Mies Van Der Rohe and Zaha Hadid – and their open-ended, problem-solving approach to refined ‘architectonic form’ – provided a framework that resonated with Ball’s artistic practice.  As a young man, Ball worked as an architectural draughtsman before moving to New York in […]

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Jack Tworkov: The Late Paintings, Acme Fine Art, Boston, MA

  Jack Tworkov, Q1 75 #3, 1975  Oil on canvas, 72 x 72 inches March 28 — May 3, 2008 ACME Fine Art presents an exhibition of important oil paintings by one of New York School’s most distinguished practitioners, Jack Tworkov. The exhibition will feature paintings from the final 15 years of Tworkov’s distinguished career. Jack Tworkov was born on the cusp of the twentieth century in Biala, Poland, emigrated to the United States in […]

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