Julian Dashper, John Nixon & Jan van der Ploeg in The Smoothing of Things, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

Julian Dashper, John Nixon, and Jan van der Ploeg in The Smoothing of Things, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

Among these eleven artists a ‘smoothing’ operates. It operates differently whether thick and buttery or applied in slickly layered glazes. The painter’s attentiveness, whether pressing, rubbing or sealing over warp and weft or board, creates an intimate relation between their touch and our being touched.

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Callum Innes & Colm Toibin: Water | Colour, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

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Callum Innes, Cobalt Blue Light/Translucent Orange, 2010 Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico HP 640gr paper 24 3/4 x 32 x 1 1/2 inches December 16, 2010 – January 29, 2011 Sean Kelly Gallery is delighted to announce our forthcoming exhibition: callum innes|colm tóibín, water|colour. The opening reception and book signing will take place on Wednesday, December 15th from 6-8pm. Both artists will be present. For the first time in the gallery’s history, we will mount an […]

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Callum Innes: I Look to You, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Installation view August 5 – September 19, 2009 Over the past 20 years, Edinburgh born Callum Innes has emerged as one of the leading abstract painters of his generation, making work which stands defiantly against the tide of the quick fix that has dominated the sensibility of so many of his contemporaries. Innes was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 1995, won the prestigious NatWest Prize for Painting in 1998, and in 2002 was awarded […]

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Unpainted: Recent Abstract Painting, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL

  Don Voisine, Standard, 2007 Oil on wood, 11 x 11 inches June 13 — August 2, 2008 Thomas Robertello Gallery presents Unpainted – Recent Abstract Painting. Participating artists include Patrick Berran, Laura Fayer, Callum Innes, Bob Jones, Jim Lee, Stephanie Serpick, and Don Voisine. Each artist in this group exhibition proves that abstract painting can continue to provide a vital and necessary voice, visually, conceptually, and aesthetically. Expanding boundaries and defining what a painting […]

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