Posts tagged Abstract Expressionism
Twrkv's "Barrier" (1958) goes to auction Nov 16

Among the 27 remarkable paintings, sculptures, and works on paper collected by Heinz and Ruhe Eppler, which will be auctioned at Christie’s this week, is an important work by Jack Tworkov titled Barrier (1958). The painting will be included in the Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session on November 16 at Christ, New York

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Twrkv at Frieze New York, May 5-7, 2017

At Frieze New York, Alexander Gray Associates presents paintings and drawings by Jack Tworkov, charting the evolution of the artist’s career from gestural abstract expressionism in the 1950s to a conceptual approach to geometric abstraction beginning in the late 1960s and 1970s. Central to the presentation is Triptych (Q3-75 #1), 1975, a monumental painting 18 feet long.

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Twrkv featured in Abstract Expressionism at Guggenheim Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Abstract Expressionism, an ambitious selection of works by the artists who spearheaded a major shift and new apogee in painting in New York which began in the 1940’s. Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, and Clyfford Still are just some of the artists in the show, which brings together more than 130 paintings,drawings, sculptures, and photographs from public and private collections all over the world. This exhibition sheds new light on Abstract Expressionism, a diverse, complex, and multifaceted phenomenon which is often erroneously viewed as a unified whole. The exhibition opened February 3 and will continue through June 4, 2017.

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Twrkv featured in major exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts, London

In just three weeks the Royal Academy of Arts opens an extraordinary show exploring an unparalleled period in American art. This long awaited exhibition, curated by historian David Anfam, reveals the full breadth of a movement that will forever be associated with the boundless creative energy of 1950s New York.

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Homage to Twrkv opens at Peggy Guggenheim, Venice

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents "Postwar ERA: A Recent History" with a special homage to painter Jack Tworkov and tribute to sculptor Claire Falkenstein. Drawn from the collection of Peggy Guggenheim as well as acquisitions by the Guggenheim Foundation after her death, the works on view—some of which are infrequently exhibited—will be grouped and matched based on theme, style, and affinity. The exhibition draws on a sensibility that goes beyond canonical art movements and trends, comparable to the refined approach that Peggy Guggenheim learned and cultivated through her activity as a far-sighted and vanguard collector. This context also offers insight into the work of two artists in the foundation’s collection: Jack Tworkov (1900–82) and Claire Falkenstein (1908–97).

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Twrkv: Important paintings from the 70s, opens at Butler Institute of American Art

The Butler Institute of American Art is pleased to present a major survey, Jack Tworkov: Important Paintings from the '70s. Organized by curator Jason Andrew, this exhibition features signature works by this noted American painter including a major painting on loan from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. A curator talk and preview with be held on October 10 at 2pm. The exhibition will open to the public on October 11 with a reception to the public from 1-3pm. The exhibition continues through December 20. For additional information please visit: The Butler Institute of American Art.

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Twrkv: Mark and Grid, opens at Alexander Gray Associates

Alexander Gray Associates presents Jack Tworkov: Mark and Grid, 1931–1982, its first exhibition of work by Jack Tworkov, since recently becoming the representative of the artist’s Estate. The exhibition examines the artist’s stylistic progression featuring work from different decades, and highlighting his conceptual approach to painting during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Beyond Black Mountain College: Asheville Art Museum opens important JT survey 1952-1982

The Asheville Art Museum presents Jack Tworkov: Beyond Black Mountain College / Selected Works 1952-1982, March 27-June 14, 2015.

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Twrkv + New York Studio School: a history

This year the New York Studio School celebrates its 50th anniversary. From humble beginnings, it was founded in1964 by a group of restless students under the leadership of artist, activist, writer and educator Mercedes Matter. Jack Tworkov was instrumental as one of the original artists to contribute to the formation of the school. This is a brief accounting of the history of the Studio School, JT's friendship with Mercedes Matter, and his involvement with the school.

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Rothko to Richter at Princeton Art Museum

Princeton, NJ— A remarkable gathering of paintings by some of the most important artists of the postwar era will provide a window into a moment of extraordinary creative ferment, when the very nature of abstract painting was being hotly contested. Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell spans the years 1950 to 1990, an era whose commitment to artistic experimentation is rivaled only by the first decades of the 20th century, when abstraction was invented.

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A gift to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Venice, Italy--The Estate of Jack Tworkov is pleased to announce a gift of a major painting to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy. The painting, titled "Portrait of Z. Sharkey," is an exceptional example of Tworkov's abstract figuration which dominated the artist's oeuvre during the late 1940s. The gift was made by Hermine Ford and Helen Tworkov, daughters of Jack Tworkov, with the assistance of Jason Andrew and Otto and Kirstin Hubner of the American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich.

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Constellation of a Picture at ACME Fine Art

Boston, MA - ACME Fine Art is presents the exhibition "Jack Tworkov: Constellation of a Picture," featuring rarely viewed paintings from 1966-1967. The exhibition opens with a reception for the public on Friday, May 2, 2014, 5-8pm, in conjunction with SoWa Boston's May First Friday celebration. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday, June 21, 2014. A fully illustrated catalogue is available.

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Twrkv drawing show opens at David Klein Gallery

Birmingham, Michigan-The David Klein Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of drawings from the early 1970s by Jack Tworkov. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, February 8nd from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by Steel Stillman. The exhibition continues March 8.

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Jan 1971: An interview with Jack Tworkov, Part 2 of 2

Part II: An interview with Jack Tworkov by Phyllis Tuchman originally published in Artforum (January 1971). The interview appeared just months before Tworkov’s new paintings would open at the Whitney Museum of American Art and French & Co.

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Jan 1971: An interview with Jack Tworkov, Part 1 of 2

An interview with Jack Tworkov by Phyllis Tuchman originally published in Artforum (January 1971). The interview appeared just months before Tworkov's new paintings would open at the Whitney Museum of American Art and French & Co.

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Pollock e gli Irascibli - La Scuola di New York opens at Palazzo Reale

The exhibition Pollock e gli Irascibili – La Scuola di New York (Pollock and The Irascibles – The New York School) in the Palazzo Reale displays more than 60 paintings from the collection of the Whitney Museum in New York. It includes work by Jackson Pollock but also by other members of The Irascibles, like Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning.

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Abstraction Américaine at Fondation Fernet-Branca

Abstraction Américaine opened at the Fondation Fernet-Branca on June 2. Organized by guest curator by Otto Hübner with the assistance of his wife, Kirstin Hübner, and Francesca Pollock, the exhibition brings together signature works of seven 20th-Century American artists, major masters of abstraction, some relatively unknown to the general public in Europe: Hans Hofmann (1880‐1966), Jack Tworkov (1900‐1982), Charles Pollock (1902‐1988), Adolph Gottlieb (1903‐1974), David Smith (1906‐1965), Richard Pousette‐Dart (1916‐1992) and Sam Francis (1923‐1994). The exhibition continues through September 22. A symposium, organized by Otto Hübner was held on June 12 and featured representatives from each artist’s estate. Dr. Philip Rylands, Director of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, moderated the symposium.

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Abstract Expressionism at Van de Weghe Fine Art

Van de Weghe Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of Abstract Expressionist works on paper by renowned artists Arshile Gorky, Franz Kline, Jack Tworkov, Sam Francis, Mark Tobey Jean Dubuffet and Yayoi Kusama. The movement came to prominence in the years following World War II and is characterized by its focus on gesture and materiality, and its disregard for pictorial representation. These artists worked both in and outside of AbEx’s New York epicenter, and there is a striking range of technique and pictorial effects which points to the nuances of the movement.

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