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Richard Diebenkorn at Van Doren Waxter

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From the Press Release:

“I’d left all my influences in San Francisco.  I left my mentors.  I think I was saying to myself in Albuquerque that OK I’m going to damn well paint what I want I’m not going to do this qualifying of my intuitive responses….If grass green and sky blue and desert tan; if these associations come into the work that’s part of my experience.”

- Richard Diebenkorn, interview with Mark Lavatelli, Santa Monica, California, November 1978

Van Doren Waxter is pleased to present an exhibition of works on paper from 1949-1955 by Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993). Organized in cooperation with the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation,Richard Diebenkorn: Early Color Abstractions 1949-1955 features thirty works exhibited for the first time. 

Diebenkorn’s early works from the late 40s through the mid 50s are considered among the finest examples of postwar American abstraction. Illuminating Diebenkorn's formative period, they suggest a fluidity present in his later process, which was mar…

Paul D'Agostino at Life on Mars

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Paul D'Agostino, , 2016, oil and acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. photo courtesy of the artist and Life on Mars


Paul D'Agostino: Scriptive Formalities

February 5 – March 6, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 6 - 9 pm
Artist talk: Saturday, February 13, 3pm

From the Press Release:
Paul D'Agostino's third solo exhibition and his first with Life on Mars Gallery, Scriptive Formalities, is a presentation of two diverse yet not at all divergent bodies of the artist's recent works in painting, drawing, and sculpture. All of these modes are bound together by shared origins in matters of language, translation, and narrative.
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D'Agostino preparing for his show soon to be on view at Life on Mars in Brooklyn, NY. photo courtesy of Michael David / Life on Mars



Goings On All Over

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Installation view: Hands Laid On at Keven Kavanagh


A closing event for Aileen Murphy and Kathy Tynan's two person show Hands Laid On.
Friday, January 29, 6 - 8 pm.
There will be a talk with the artists moderated by Ingrid Lyons followed by a performance by Richard Proffitt. The evening will conclude with a Bowie-heavy DJ set from Michael Hill.
Kevin Kavanagh Dublin, IRL
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Brenda Goodman, Self-Portrait 2, 1994, oil on wood, 48 x40 inches.


Trembling Halves curated by Lauren Britton and Zachary Keeting
Featuring work by Brenda Goodman and Kate Gilmore
Friday, February 5, 6 - 10 pm
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
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Assembled
curated by Lester Julian Merriweather

Participating artists:

Kenneth Wayne Alexander II, Melissa Dunn, Melissa Farris, Bienvenido Howard, Mary Jo Karimnia, Lawrence Matthews III, Angela D. Myers, Cedar Lorca Nordbye, Drea L. Powell, Michael Roy, Vitus Shell, Kyle Taylor and Lance Turner

Opening: Friday, January 29, 5 -7 pm

ArtsMemphis
Memphis, TN

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An Artist Talk with James Erikson at Stout Projects

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James Erikson working in his studio in Philadelphia.


James Erikson will discuss the diverse methods, inspirations and influences that led to his new body of work currently on view.
Saturday, January 30, 3pm.
Stout Projects 55 Meadow Street, #310 Brooklyn, NY
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How Soon is Now at the Nottingham Society of Artists Gallery

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Closes February 3rd.





This pop up show in Nottingham City centre features 13 well regarded contemporary abstract artists from all over Britain. 
The show is on for seven days only; from Thursday 28th of January to the 3rd of Febuary.
The gallery is located close to Nottingham Castle and is open daily from 10.30 to 5.30 daily.
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Recently Added to Our Collection: Karen Baumeister

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Karen Baumeister, Untitled, acrylic on linen, 16 x 16 in.


Incredibly excited to be able to live with this Karen Baumeister piece every day. Thanks, Jeff!

Stuart Sutcliffe at Harper's Apartment

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Stuart Sutcliffe, Hamburg Series #4, oil on canvas, 49 x 39.5 in. photo courtesy of stuartsutcliffeart.com


Stuart Sutcliffe at Harper's Apartment
view by appointment only E 57th Street between Madison and Park e: mail@harpersbooks.com
articles: Observer: Culture, Art News

Sneak Peek: James Erikson's Some Trees coming up at Stout Projects

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Installation view of Some Trees: New Work by James Erikson


Here is a quick, sneak peek at James Erikson's upcoming show Some Trees opening at Stout Projects  on Saturday, January 9 from 3 - 5 pm. This exhibition will see Erikson present sculptures for the fist time as well new large paintings and collage works.

James Erikson: Some Trees
Opening Saturday, January 9, 3 - 5 pm
January 9 - February 6, 2016
Stout Projects
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American Abstract Artists: The Onward of Art

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Sideshow Nation lV: Thru the Rabbit Hole

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Paul Behnke, 2015, The Holy Ghost, acrylic on panel, 14 x 11 in.



I'm very pleased to have a painting included in this year's Sideshow Nation lV: Thru the Rabbit Hole.
Please join us on Saturday January 9 from 6 - 9 for the opening reception.
This year Sideshow is partnering with Life on Mars in Brooklyn. Life on Mars will present a show at that location on Friday, January 8. Check out LoM's site for further details.






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Space, Light and Disorder at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts

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Peter Dudek, Modern Shakers, 2015



Space, Light and Disorder
a group exhibition curated by Marilla Palmer
Jan 7 - Feb 13, 2016 Opening Jan 7, 6 - 8 pm
Katheryn Markel Fine Arts
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Cops at Tops

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Tom of Finland


Ernest Withers


Walter Robinson


Detail of a painting by Stephen Lack


Scott Reeder


Gallery owner / photographer, Matt Ducklo


Kevin Ford


Lester Merriweather (left) and Kevin Ford


Paul Edwards (left) and Leo Fitzpatrick


Detail of work by Paul Edwards


 Paul Edwards, Humpty Dumpty


Detail from work by Paul Edwards


Tom of Finland


Installation view with work by Marlous Borm, David Deutsch (left) and Ernest Withers


Kevin Ford, Stephen Lack, Marlous Borm (floor) and David Deustch (l to r)