Posts tagged Franz Kline
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 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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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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At Bowdoin: Twrkv leads a roster of Contemporary Masters, 1950 to present

Brunswick, Maine-Bowdoin College Art Museum opens a new exhibition titled Contemporary Masters, 1950 to Present. The exhibition features a signature work by Jack Tworkov from 1951.

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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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Tworkov at Black Mountain College

Jack Tworkov, Black Mountain College, Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, Accident of Choice, 1952Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in downtown Asheville is pleased to present Jack Tworkov: The Accident of Choice, the artist at Black Mountain College. Organized and curated by Jason Andrew, this historic exhibition includes important works by Jack Tworkov, who taught painting at Black Mountain College during the summer of 1952. On view will be paintings and drawings by Tworkov ranging from 1948-52 including works from one of the artist's most noted series, House of the Sun that began at Black Mountain College.

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