Thornton Willis, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

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Thornton Willis, Time Out, 2009 Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches March 17 – April 23, 2011 The Elizabeth Harris Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Thornton Willis. The exhibition will be up from March 17 through April 23, 2011. A full, color catalog of the show is available with an essay by Lance Esplund, Senior Art Critic for CityArts Magazine and a regular contributor to The Wall Street […]

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Thorton Willis: American Abstraction, Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ

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Thorton Willis, Triple Play, 2008 Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches March 9 – April 18, 2010 Thornton Willis is a painter whose masterful painterly abstractions explore space using geometric themes and variations. The veteran of many solo exhibitions, Willis is well-known on the New York scene, where he was included in the influential “80s” show curated by Barbara Rose, and where he is currently represented by the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea. The […]

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Nancy Haynes: Dissolution, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

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  Nancy Haynes, Shadow Syndrome, 2008 Oil on linen, 20 x 26 inches February 12 – March 14, 2009 Elizabeth Harris Gallery presents dissolution, an exhibition of paintings made over the past year by Nancy Haynes. In her first New York exhibit in nine years, Haynes furthers her inquiry into the nature of space and light in non-representational painting. The sensitive, at times almost reticent fields of dark, modulated colors create a spectral range of […]

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Robert Yasuda at Elizabeth Harris Gallery, by Michael Brennan

  Robert Yasuda, Coco-Palm (2006) Robert Yasuda’s work stands well in a corner. His current exhibition includes three narrow corner paintings (“Half Full,” “Simple Truth,” and “Bonjour”) that work like studs or posts, rising vertically with a strenuous elegance, adding a sense of rigor to his otherwise atmospheric abstractions. Yasuda has favored the corner for some time, and his work, even in group shows, always seems to shine from that unlikely spot. Formally, they recall […]

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