Posts tagged New York School
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: 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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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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The Irascibles at Leonard Hutton Galleries

Leonard Hutton Galleries is pleased to present an exhibition of artworks by renowned first generation “Irascible” and New York School artists James Brooks, Willem de Kooning, Jimmy Ernst, Sam Francis, Adolph Gottlieb, Hans Hofmann, Lee Krasner, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, Theodore Roszak, David Smith and Jack Tworkov.

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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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Twrkv at David Klein Gallery, Michigan

David Klein Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings and work on paper by the noted American abstract expressionist, Jack Tworkov. This is the first solo show of the artist’s work in the Detroit area since the Gertrude Kasle Gallery held an exhibition in 1969. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by Stephanie Buhmann.

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Featured Work (Dec): "Christmas Morning" 1951

The 1950s marked an important decade in Jack Tworkov’s career and in the history of American art. The rising optimism of a post war world brought momentum to the Abstract Expressionism movement in New York. "Christmas Morning," a work by Jack Tworkov, currently in the collection of the Newark Museum, was painted at the beginning of this critical decade. A decade that would see New York City surpass Paris as the capital of the art world.

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Twrkv at Barbara Edwards Contemporary, Toronto

Barbara Edwards Contemporary is pleased to present an historic exhibition of works by renowned American artist Jack Tworkov February 10-April 7, 2012. Celebrated as one of the foremost painters associated with the New York School of Abstract Expressionism, this exhibition marks the first time the work of the artist has been exhibited in Toronto.

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