Willem De Kooning News

The Rose Art Museum Receives First-Ever Grants From Warhol & Mellon Foundations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Christopher Bedford, Director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, has announced two major grants, both for $100,000, from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis Focus of New Exhibition, Opening 9/12 at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

From September 12, 2014 through February 1, 2015, the Jewish Museum will present From the Margins: Lee Krasner I Norman Lewis, 1945-1952. (more...)

Ewerdt Hilgemann's FREEZE FRAME Exhibition to Open 8/6 at Magnan Metz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Magnan Metz is pleased to announce Freeze Frame, an exhibition of new works by Ewerdt Hilgemann. Freeze Frame coincides with the artist's Park Avenue installation: Moments in a Stream, which will consist of seven large scale sculptures placed along the Park Avenue median strip from 52nd Street to 67th Street. The installation will be on view from August 1 to October 31. The gallery will host an opening reception on Wednesday, August 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. (more...)

Painter Rudolf Bauer to Be Subject of New Play at 59E59, TV Doc and NYC Exhibition This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

A new play, public television documentary special, and gallery exhibition will resurrect the life and work of modernist artist Rudolf Bauer, one of the 20th century's most important, yet nearly forgotten, painters. The astonishing paintings. The multiple affairs. The deception. The treachery. And the non-objective art that offered a new way of looking at the world. (more...)

Nancy Graves' First Exhibition at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Closes This Friday, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Mitchell-Innes & Nash is delighted to announce its representation of the work of Nancy Graves through The Nancy Graves Foundation. The gallery's first Graves exhibition focuses on works depicting flora and fauna in media ranging from gouache and watercolor on paper, to painting, to bronze polychromed sculpture. The show presents work from the 1970s to the 1990s, and is on view through June 27, 2014. (more...)

Jewish Museum to Present From the Margins, 7/12/14-2/1/15
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 02, 2014

Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979) were major contributors to Abstract Expressionism but as a woman and as an African American, respectively, they were often overlooked by the leading critics of their time. From September 12, 2014 through February 1, 2015, the Jewish Museum will present From the Margins: Lee Krasner l Norman Lewis, 1945-1952, a survey of key 1940s and 1950s works by these two powerful painters.This was a transformative period in American painting when both artists were experimenting with approaches that joined abstraction and cultural specificity. (more...)

Gallery of Robert De Niro Sr.'s Paintings and Drawings to Open on 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

By the early 1950s, Robert De Niro, Sr. (1922-1993) had arrived at his boldly expressive mode of painting. Through strong color and reductive shapes, he merged aspects of abstraction and representation in figure paintings, still lifes, and landscapes. DC Moore Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of his vibrant art, featuring paintings and drawings from 1948-1989. The opening reception will be June 6th from 5-7pm. (more...)

New Works by Linda Benton McCloskey to Open 6/6 at Ware Center
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Ware Center | Millersville University presents new works by noted Harrisburg-based artist Linda Benton McCloskey. The exhibit opens for the public on Friday, June 6th, 6-8 p.m. The exhibit is free and the artist will be in attendance. The show will run through Sunday, June 29th, open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and during Ware Center performances. (more...)

Dominique Lévy and Galerie Perrotin Present PIERRE SOULAGES, Now thru 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Beginning today, April 24th, 2014, Dominique LÚvy and Galerie Perrotin will jointly present Pierre Soulages, the first American exhibition in ten years devoted to the most significant and internationally recognized living artist of France. (more...)

Dominique Lévy and Galerie Perrotin Jointly Present Works by Pierre Soulages, Beginning 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Beginning April 24th, 2014, Dominique Levy and Galerie Perrotin will jointly present Pierre Soulages, the first American exhibition in ten years devoted to the most significant and internationally recognized living artist of France. The show will fill the historic landmark building at 909 Madison Avenue where both galleries reside, presenting a group of new large-scale paintings that reveal the rigor and atemporal power of a 94-year old master known as "the painter of black and light." Born in 1919, Soulages is among the few artists still at work from the explosive postwar period when New York City emerged as the center of the art world, the place where American innovation and European traditions collided and coalesced into a new dominant school of gestural painting. By juxtaposing Soulages' revelatory recent paintings with a group of his important postwar works, Pierre Soulages will highlight profound inter-connections between Europe and America in modern and contemporary art while challenging certainties on the subject. (more...)

Dominique Lévy and Galerie Perrotin Present PIERRE SOULAGES, 4/24-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Beginning April 24th, 2014, Dominique LÚvy and Galerie Perrotin will jointly present Pierre Soulages, the first American exhibition in ten years devoted to the most significant and internationally recognized living artist of France. The show will fill the historic landmark building at 909 Madison Avenue where both galleries reside, presenting a group of new large-scale paintings that reveal the rigor and atemporal power of a 94-year old master known as ôthe painter of black and light.ö Born in 1919, Soulages is among the few artists still at work from the explosive postwar period when New York City emerged as the center of the art world, the place where American innovation and European traditions collided and coalesced into a new dominant school of gestural painting. By juxtaposing Soulages' revelatory recent paintings with a group of his important postwar works, Pierre Soulages will highlight profound inter-connections between Europe and America in modern and contemporary art while challenging certainties on the subject. (more...)

Lucy Kirkwood's CHIMERICA Wins 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Lucy Kirkwood for her play Chimerica. In addition, a Special Commendation has been awarded to Phoebe Waller-Bridge for her debut play, Fleabag. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Announces Gallery Director Cory Nomura is Moving to Gallery 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Andrea Rosen Gallery is very pleased to announce that Cory Nomura, one of the gallery's directors, is moving to Gallery 2 to continue to broaden the significance of its exhibition programming, which has been an essential part of the gallery's history since its inception in 1999. In 2012, Gallery 2 grew into an autonomous exhibition space at 544 West 24th Street. It remains dedicated to presenting content-driven, experimental and historical one-time exhibitions. In his new role, Nomura will also provide Gallery 2 with an on-going directorial presence. (more...)

Hans Wegner, Axel Christiansen Sell High in Kaminski Auction
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

On Sunday, January 12, 2014 Kaminski Auctions of Beverly, Massachusetts held a high quality 20th Century Modern Design auction. The sale achieved an approximate sell-through rate of seventy percent, while displaying a steady rhythm of strong hammer prices. Bidders showed great enthusiasm on the floor, on the phones and particularly through several online bidding platforms. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-sixth year. Chosen from over 100 submitted plays, the Finalists are (more...)

Gallery Henoch Presents Sharon Sprung's FLESH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Gallery Henoch is delighted to present the new work of Sharon Sprung. In Flesh, her sixth solo exhibition at the gallery, Sprung continues her careful study of the female form, rendering the figure in layer upon layer of oil paint until, as Sprung puts it, 'the painting's surface is as interesting as the subject.' (more...)

Andrea Gibson, Art Shows and The Pig Merchants Set for Ware Center's First Friday Events Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster located at 42 North Prince Street in downtown Lancaster has always been known for going all out for First Fridays. Typically, there are anywhere from three to eight events scheduled in the 6-8 PM time frame and most of the events are free. This First Friday, today, September 6th, is no different. All of the events are FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Details below! (more...)

Lehmann Maupin to Present Ashley Bickerton's MITOCHONDRIAL EVE/VIRAL MOTHER, 9/11-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present Ashley Bickerton's fourth solo show at the gallery, on view at 201 Chrystie Street from 11 September ľ 26 October 2013. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Wednesday, 11 September from 6 to 8 PM. (more...)

Angel Otero's GATES OF HORN AND IVORY to Open 9/12 at Lehmann Maupin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Angel Otero on view at 540 West 26th Street from 12 September ľ 2 November 2013. Otero's second solo show at the gallery features a new group of sculptures made from steel and porcelain, two materials the artist began experimenting with in 2012. A selection of new abstract paintings will also be exhibited in tandem with the sculptures. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Thursday, 12 September from 6 to 8 PM. (more...)

Andrea Gibson, Art Shows and The Pig Merchants Set for Ware Center's First Friday Events, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

The Ware Center at Millersville University Lancaster located at 42 North Prince Street in downtown Lancaster has always been known for going all out for First Fridays. Typically, there are anywhere from three to eight events scheduled in the 6-8 PM time frame and most of the events are free. This coming First Friday, September 6th, is no different. All of the events are FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Details below! (more...)

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