Tag Archives: Modernism

Closing Time: Part III

Erik Schoonebeek, Untitled (C-44), 2012, gouache and acrylic on book cover, 7.5625" x 4.875" (image courtesy of gallery website)

 

Erik Schoonebeek, Untitled (C-44), 2012, gouache and acrylic on book cover, 7.5625" x 4.875" (image courtesy of gallery website)

Eric Schoonebeek: Phantom Hand

Jeff Bailey Gallery

Open through July 13

625 West 27th Street

New York, New York

Schoonebeek’s work attains the immediate punch of advertising but intermingles with a mysterious narrative. He uses a variety of surfaces to initiate his compositions, including stained book covers, portfolios, and panels … Continue reading »

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Against the Grain: Modernism in the Midwest

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Any discussion of American Modernism begins in New York.  Legendary figures like Stieglitz and events like the 1913 Armory Show form our shared perception about the movement and its rise to prominence.  Such certainty provides clarity, but it can also limit our ability to appreciate how ideas flow through communities.… Continue reading »

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