Posts from May, 2003

Helen Frankenthaler, Joel Shapiro, 20th-Century Sculpture


Retrieved  in tribute to Helen Frankenthaler, December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011


Temma Bell


Bowery Gallery 530 W 25, 4th fl, New York, NY 10001 646-230-6655 www.bowerygallery.org April 22-May 17, 2003 Matisse/Picasso and Manet/Velazquez may have been the most remarkable exhibitions of figurative paintings this spring, but there were also many others of work by such contemporary artists as Lois Dodd, Eric Fischl, Paul Georges, and Wayne Thiebaud, to…


Ena Swansea


Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc. 524 West 19th Street New York, NY 10011 United States tel 1.212.807.9494 March 27-May 3, 2003 Ena Swansea achieved recognition in 1998-99 for a series of abstract paintings based on observations of lightfall in the landscape. Key to this work was a subtly colorized grisaille palette and layers of…


St. Adolf-Giant-Creation: The Art of Adolf Wölfli


February 25 – May 18, 2003 The American Folk Art Museum 45 West 53rd St, New York Tuesday to Sunday 10-6 (Friday til 8) The products of Adolf Wolfli’s horror vacui are daunting. His maniacal doodles are imaginative but his need to fill the entire page limited the impact of many of his compositions. With each…


Frankenthaler: New Paintings


Knoedler & Company 19 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 tel: 212 794-0550 May 1 – July 18, 2003 The cult of the ugly, consisting of people who equate ugliness with artistic merit, would not approve of this exhibit. Helen Frankenthaler is still guiltlessly making beautiful pictures, even though her work has been dismissed,…