In his essay for the exhibition catalogue, William Agee describes Hofmann as going against the grain of the artistic canon of the day; “His art was too big, too bold, to be encapsulated in a few years after 1945, the years we generally identify as the heyday of abstract expressionism.”
Gary Snyder Gallery is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition, Nicholas Krushenick: A Survey, an exhibition of paintings, collages, and drawings at its new location at 529 West 20th Street. Opening on September 22, 2011, the exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of Krushenick’s work in almost twenty years.
Russell Roberts, I Want That Information, 2004 Oil on linen 22 x 18 inches (55.9 x 45.7 cm) April 6 – May 20, 2011 Jason McCoy Gallery is pleased to present 70 Years of Abstract Painting – Excerpts, which brings together an eclectic group of artists, including: Josef Albers, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Peggy Bates, Norman Bluhm, Giorgio Cavallon, Cora Cohen, Gene Davis, Fridel Dzubas, Joe Fyfe, James Gahagan, Al Held, Maxwell Hendler, Hans Hofmann, Sharon Horvath, Terrell James, Paul Kelpe, [...]
December 11, 2010 - January 29, 2011
MINUS SPACE is pleased to announce the exhibition Becoming Modern in America. The twofold exhibition will feature more than 20 vintage issues of Life magazine spanning the years 1936-1972, as well as two recent paintings by Brooklyn, New York-based painter Loren Munk.
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 [...]
Photo by Kay Bell Reynal Several works by legendary American abstract expressionist painter Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), never shown in a U.S. museum before, will debut this winter at The Rose Art Museum. An extraordinary body of work created by Hans Hofmann for the architect Josep Sert’s 1950 city plan called the Chimbote Project is the genesis for this exhibition. The nine painting studies Hofmann produced for a series of murals in this Peruvian city form [...]
Paul Feeley: Corfu (February 22), 1962 Oil-based enamel on canvas, 60 x 48 inches September 13 — October 25, 2008 The exhibition includes nine enamel on canvas paintings made between 1961 and 1964. Feeley’s abstract works with their bright colors, simple repetitive forms and symmetrical compositions occupy an important place in the history of twentieth-century American art. Feeley, alongside Morris Louis and Kenneth Noland, worked against the grain of the prevailing Abstract Expressionists [...]
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 [...]
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 administrator, and a key member of New York City’s 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 [...]