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Distinctive/Instinctive: Postwar Abstract Painting

February 20 – April 10, 2021


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Charles Alston (1907–1977) Summer Afternoon,...

Charles Alston (1907–1977)

Summer Afternoon, 1951

oil on canvas

18 x 24 inches / 45.7 x 61 cm

signed

Charles Alston (1907–1977) Untitled, 1961 oi...

Charles Alston (1907–1977)
Untitled, 1961
oil on canvas
50 x 30 inches / 127 x 76.2 cm
signed

William Baziotes (1912–1963) Toy in the Sun,...

William Baziotes (1912–1963)

Toy in the Sun, 1951

oil on canvas

50 1/8 x 26 inches / 127.3 x 66 cm

signed

 

Norman Bluhm (1921–1999) Byzantine Earth, 19...

Norman Bluhm (1921–1999)

Byzantine Earth, 1957

oil on canvas

72 x 80 inches / 182.9 x 203.2 cm

signed

James Brooks (1906–1992) Elvon, 1957 oil on...

James Brooks (1906–1992)
Elvon, 1957
oil on canvas
44 1/8 x 33 7/8 inches / 112.1 x 86 cm
signed

James Brooks (1906–1992) R-1951, 1951 oil on...

James Brooks (1906–1992)
R-1951, 1951
oil on canvas
18 x 22 inches / 45.7 x 55.9 cm
signed

Elaine de Kooning (1918–1989) Black Mountain...

Elaine de Kooning (1918–1989)
Black Mountain #12, 1948
enamel on paper mounted on canvas
32 1/4 x 37 inches / 81.9 x 94 cm
signed

Jay DeFeo (1929–1989) Summit Ridge Drive No....

Jay DeFeo (1929–1989)
Summit Ridge Drive No.3, 1980
oil and mixed media collage on canvas
47 3/4 x 58 3/4 inches / 121.3 x 149.2 cm
signed

Beauford Delaney (1901–1979) Untitled, c.196...

Beauford Delaney (1901–1979)
Untitled, c.1960
oil on canvas
16 1/8 x 13 1/4 inches / 41 x 33.7 cm
signed

Beauford Delaney (1901–1979) Untitled, c.196...

Beauford Delaney (1901–1979)

Untitled, c.1961

oil on canvas

51 1/4 x 38 inches / 130.2 x 96.5 cm

Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) Untitled, 196...

Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997)

Untitled, 1969

oil, acrylic, and metallic paint on canvas

16 x 12 inches / 40.6 x 30.5 cm

signed

Sam Gilliam (b.1933) Cut, 1969 acrylic on raw canv...

Sam Gilliam (b.1933)

Cut, 1969

acrylic on raw canvas with rawhide

68 x 97 1/2 x 6 inches / 172.7 x 247.7 x 15.2 cm

signed

 

Sam Gilliam (b.1933) Untitled, 1970 acrylic and dy...

Sam Gilliam (b.1933)

Untitled, 1970

acrylic and dye pigments on canvas with beveled edge

100 3/4 x 110 x 2 1/2 inches / 255.9 x 279.4 x 6.4 cm

signed

 

Michael Goldberg (1924–2007) Duomo, 1959 oil...

Michael Goldberg (1924–2007)

Duomo, 1959

oil on canvas

81 x 82 inches / 205.7 x 208.3 cm

signed

Michael Goldberg (1924–2007) Untitled, 1957...

Michael Goldberg (1924–2007)
Untitled, 1957
oil on canvas
46 x 39 inches / 116.8 x 99.1 cm
signed

Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974) Chimera, 1946 oi...

Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974)

Chimera, 1946

oil on canvas

20 x 24 inches / 50.8 x 61 cm

signed

Hans Hofmann (1880–1966) Carnival, 1945 oil...

Hans Hofmann (1880–1966)
Carnival, 1945
oil on board
30 1/2 x 41 1/2 inches / 77.5 x 105.4 cm
signed

Hans Hofmann (1880–1966) Composition #15/53...

Hans Hofmann (1880–1966)
Composition #15/53 Teecatle, 1953
oil on canvas
30 x 38 inches / 76.2 x 96.5 cm
signed

Alfred Jensen (1903–1981) Incomplete Color S...

Alfred Jensen (1903–1981)

Incomplete Color Scale, 1963

oil on canvas

50 x 26 inches / 127 x 66 cm

signed

 

Alfred Jensen (1903–1981) Mayan Mat Patterns...

Alfred Jensen (1903–1981)

Mayan Mat Patterns, Number Structures, 1974

oil on canvas

72 x 72 inches / 182.9 x 182.9 cm

signed

Yayoi Kusama (b.1929) Thaw in Early Spring, 1978 i...

Yayoi Kusama (b.1929)

Thaw in Early Spring, 1978

ink and enamel paint on paperboard

26 x 20 inches / 66 x 50.8 cm

signed

 

Alfred Leslie (b.1927) Kurtz's Station, 1956 o...

Alfred Leslie (b.1927)
Kurtz's Station, 1956
oil on canvas with paper collage
54 x 61 1/2 inches / 137.2 x 156.2 cm
signed

Norman Lewis (1909–1979) Celestial Majesty,...

Norman Lewis (1909–1979)

Celestial Majesty, 1976

oil on canvas

60 x 60 inches / 152.4 x 152.4 cm

signed

 

Norman Lewis (1909–1979) Harlem Gate, c.1950...

Norman Lewis (1909–1979)

Harlem Gate, c.1950

oil on canvas

35 3/4 x 18 inches / 90.8 x 45.7 cm

signed

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913–2000) Sand Gray (M-...

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913–2000)

Sand Gray (M-2-61), 1961

oil and canvas collage on canvas

49 x 44 1/4 inches / 124.5 x 112.4 cm

signed

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913–2000) Untitled, 195...

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913–2000)
Untitled, 1953-54
oil and canvas collage on canvas
26 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches / 66.7 x 50.2 cm
signed

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) Untitled, 1956-58...

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992)

Untitled, 1956-58

oil on canvas

22 1/4 x 17 inches / 56.5 x 43.2 cm

signed

 

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) Untitled, 1976 oil...

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992)

Untitled, 1976

oil on two joined canvases

29 5/8 x 59 3/8 inches / 75.2 x 150.8 cm

signed

Alfonso Ossorio (1916–1990) Fluxus, 1956 oil...

Alfonso Ossorio (1916–1990)

Fluxus, 1956

oil and enamel on canvas

82 1/2 x 51 1/2 inches / 209.6 x 130.8 cm

Richard Pousette-Dart (1916–1992) Prescience...

Richard Pousette-Dart (1916–1992)

Prescience of the Dance, 1991

acrylic on linen

72 x 50 inches / 182.9 x 127 cm

signed

Milton Resnick (1917–2004) Abstraction, 1963...

Milton Resnick (1917–2004)
Abstraction, 1963
oil on paper mounted on canvas
42 7/8 x 31 inches / 108.9 x 78.7 cm
signed

Milton Resnick (1917–2004) Ulysses, 1956 oil...

Milton Resnick (1917–2004)
Ulysses, 1956
oil on canvas
57 x 44 inches / 144.8 x 111.8 cm
signed

Alma Thomas (1891–1978) Forecast of Spring,...

Alma Thomas (1891–1978)

Forecast of Spring, 1967

acrylic on canvas

24 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches / 61.6 x 46.4 cm

signed

Alma Thomas (1891–1978) Red Rambling Rose Sp...

Alma Thomas (1891–1978)

Red Rambling Rose Spring Song, 1976

acrylic on canvas

53 1/8 x 35 1/4 inches / 134.9 x 89.5 cm

signed

Mark Tobey (1890–1976) White Writing, 1955 t...

Mark Tobey (1890–1976)

White Writing, 1955

tempera on Masonite

22 3/8 x 15 1/2 inches / 56.8 x 39.4 cm

signed

Jack Tworkov (1900–1982)
 Sketch for Queen...

Jack Tworkov (1900–1982)


Sketch for Queen, 1957


oil on canvas


26 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches / 66.7 x 51.4 cm


signed

Charmion von Wiegand (1896–1983) Untitled, 1...

Charmion von Wiegand (1896–1983)

Untitled, 1952

oil on canvas

10 x 8 inches / 25.4 x 20.3 cm

signed

Charmion von Wiegand (1896–1983) Vajrayana,...

Charmion von Wiegand (1896–1983)

Vajrayana, 1969

oil on canvas

48 x 36 inches / 121.9 x 91.4 cm

signed

William T. Williams (b.1942) Walter's Advice,...

William T. Williams (b.1942)

Walter's Advice, 1970

acrylic on canvas

84 x 85 inches / 213.4 x 215.9 cm

signed

Hale Woodruff (1900–1980) Portal 2, c.1968 o...

Hale Woodruff (1900–1980)

Portal 2, c.1968

oil on canvas

42 x 32 inches / 106.7 x 81.3 cm

signed



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