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First comprehensive U.S. museum exhibition on legendary Black Mountain College premieres at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

This October, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) opens the first comprehensive U.S. museum exhibition on Black Mountain College (BMC), a small, experimental school in North Carolina whose influence on art practice and pedagogy still has profound impact today. Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957 focuses on how, despite its brief existence, Black Mountain College became a seminal meeting place for many of the artists, musicians, poets, and thinkers who would become leading practitioners of the postwar period. Figures such as Anni and Josef Albers, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg, Elaine and Willem de Kooning, Buckminster Fuller, Ruth Asawa, Robert Motherwell, Gwendolyn and Jacob Lawrence, Cy Twombly, Jack Tworkov, Franz Kline, Charles Olson, and Robert Creeley taught and studied at the college, among many others.

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JT: 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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Beyond Black Mountain College: Asheville Art Museum opens important JT survey 1952-1982

The Asheville Art Museum presents Jack Tworkov: Beyond Black Mountain College / Selected Works 1952-1982, March 27-June 14, 2015.

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12 Painters of the Studio School

Jack Tworkov, New York Studio School, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York

On the occasion of the New York Studio School’s 50th Anniversary, Steven Kasher Gallery is pleased to present 12 Painters: The Studio School, 1974/2014. This dynamic exhibition brings together paintings by six artists who studied at the New York Studio School in the early 1970s: Andrea Belag, Robert Bordo, Joyce Pensato, David Reed, Adam Simon, and Christopher Wool; and six Studio School teachers who influenced them:Nicolas Carone, Philip Guston, Mercedes Matter, George McNeil, Steven Sloman, and Jack Tworkov.

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Valerie Carberry to mount the first exhibition to feature the figurative drawings of JT.

Jack Tworkov, Tworkov, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, figure, figure drawing, drawing, works on paper

Valerie Carberry Gallery is pleased to announce Drawing the Figure, an exhibition of drawings by Jack Tworkov that spans four decades. The exhibition opens November 14, 2014 and will be on view through January 10, 2015. This is the first exhibition to specifically feature the figurative drawings by the artist.

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JT featured in a day in the life of an artist @ Archives of American Art

Jack Tworkov, Tworkov, Archives of American Art, letters, archives

On view now through February 28, 2015 at the Lawrence A. Gleischman Gallery at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, is an exciting exhibition featuring diaries of famous artists including Oscar Bluemner, Joseph Cornell, Helen Torr Dove, Blanche Lazzell, Charles Green Shaw, John Storrs, Karl and Marion Zerbe, and Jack Tworkov among others.

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Chuck Close curates Tworkov into “Fierce Creativity”

Artists for Peace and Justice, Fierce Creativity, Chuck Close, Jessica Craig-Martin, Jack Tworkov, Tworkov, Pace, Pace Gallery

The Estate of Jack Tworkov is pleased to have been selected to participate in “FIERCE CREATIVITY: An Exhibition Benefiting the Future of Haiti” to be held at Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, October 22-25. The exhibition and sale benefits Artists for Peace and Justice.

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Rothko to Richter at Princeton Art Museum

Jack Tworkov, Princeton Art Museum, Rothko, Richter, Tworkov, abstract expressionism, abstract painting, 1960s, 1950s

Princeton, NJ— A remarkable gathering of paintings by some of the most important artists of the postwar era will provide a window into a moment of extraordinary creative ferment, when the very nature of abstract painting was being hotly contested. Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell spans the years 1950 to 1990, an era whose commitment to artistic experimentation is rivaled only by the first decades of the 20th century, when abstraction was invented.

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Constellation of a Picture at ACME Fine Art

Jack Tworkov, ACME Fine Art, Boston, Tworkov

Boston, MA – ACME Fine Art is presents the exhibition “Jack Tworkov: Constellation of a Picture,” featuring rarely viewed paintings from 1966-1967. The exhibition opens with a reception for the public on Friday, May 2, 2014, 5-8pm, in conjunction with SoWa Boston’s May First Friday celebration. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday, June 21, 2014. A fully illustrated catalogue is available.

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Tworkov drawing show opens at David Klein Gallery

Jack Tworkov, Tworkov, drawing, drawings, work on paper, 1970, 1970s, minimalism

Birmingham, Michigan-The David Klein Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of drawings from the early 1970s by Jack Tworkov. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, February 8nd from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by Steel Stillman. The exhibition continues March 8.

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