Posts tagged Abstract Expressionism
Twrkv's "Triptych" on view for the first time in New York in 35 years.

This May, Alexander Gray Associates will present Jack Tworkov's Triptych at Frieze New York. This presentation marks the first time the painting has been exhibited before a New York audience in 35 years. Estate curator, Jason Andrew, researched the history behind the making of one of the artist's greatest masterworks.

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From the Archive: Thanksgiving at Hans Hofmann’s, Provincetown 1958

Sometimes the most memorable and historic moments in the art world are those that take place far from the grand stages of the worlds most famous galleries and museums. We have come to cherish these rare intimate moments captured in photographs where we see the solitary artist in their studio or a group scattered around a dinner table or crowding over a bar deep in conversation. This photo-essay features recently discovered negatives from the Tworkov Family Archive of a lively gathering of friends and family celebrating Thanksgiving 1958 at the Provincetown home of Hans Hofmann.

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JT lectures at Skowhegan 1960

In the summer of 1960, Jack Tworkov was invited as a guest lecturer and visiting artist to Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Rather than offering a prepared talk, Tworkov asks for questions from the audience and a spontaneous conversation ensues. Tworkov discusses his early education, abstract painting / abstract expressionism, role of a teacher, state of art education and the changes facing abstract painting versus figurative/subject.

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