JT’s “Barrier” (1958) goes to auction Nov 16

Among the 27 remarkable paintings, sculptures, and works on paper collected by Heinz and Ruhe Eppler, which will be auctioned at Christie’s this week, is an important work by Jack Tworkov titled Barrier (1958). The painting will be included in the Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session on November 16 at Christ, New York

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JT’s towering painting “Athene” now on view at Met

Now on view in the Modern and Contemporary Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is Jack Tworkov’s “Athene.” Painted in 1949, this towering painting became a part of the permanent collection of the museum in 2006. It was a signature painting among the historic donation of Post-War American art from the collection of Chicago based collector Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman.

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JT featured in “Making a Scene: Jefferson Place”

Now on view at the Katzen Arts Center at American University in Washington, DC, is an exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of the opening of The Jefferson Place Gallery. The show features a survey of the artists, including Jack Tworkov, and the times surround the founding of this influential gallery.

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JT: Rauschenberg’s Greatest Champion & Friend

JTwas one of the young Robert Rauschenberg’s relatively few admirers among the older generation of Abstract Expressionists. Estate Curator, Jason Andrew, offers this rare and historic insight into Rauschenberg’s unique relationship with JT.

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JT at Frieze New York, May 5-7, 2017

At Frieze New York, Alexander Gray Associates presents paintings and drawings by Jack Tworkov, charting the evolution of the artist’s career from gestural abstract expressionism in the 1950s to a conceptual approach to geometric abstraction beginning in the late 1960s and 1970s. Central to the presentation is Triptych (Q3-75 #1), 1975, a monumental painting 18 feet long.

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JT’s “Triptych” on view for the first time in New York in 35 years.

This May, Alexander Gray Associates will present Jack Tworkov’s Triptych at Frieze New York. This presentation marks the first time the painting has been exhibited before a New York audience in 35 years. Estate curator, Jason Andrew, researched the history behind the making of one of the artist’s greatest masterworks.

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JT featured in Abstract Expressionism at Guggenheim Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Abstract Expressionism, an ambitious selection of works by the artists who spearheaded a major shift and new apogee in painting in New York which began in the 1940’s. Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, and Clyfford Still are just some of the artists in the show, which brings together more than 130 paintings,
drawings, sculptures, and photographs from public and private collections all over the world. This exhibition sheds new light on Abstract Expressionism, a diverse, complex, and multifaceted phenomenon which is often erroneously viewed as a unified whole. The exhibition opened February 3 and will continue through June 4, 2017.

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JT Featured in “Painters of Black Mountain College”

The list of painters associated with Black Mountain College is a who’s who of mid-20th century artists. From influential and groundbreaking Europeans like Josef Albers, Willem de Kooning, and Theodoros Stamos to profoundly original Americans including Robert Rauschenberg, Jacob Lawrence, Robert Motherwell, Elaine de Kooning, Kenneth Noland, Dorothea Rockburne, Cy Twombly, and Jack Tworkov, the cumulative impact these painters have had on the history and trajectory of art is remarkable.

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JT returns to Chicago!

JT has had an exciting history with the city of Chicago. In 1982, the Chicago International Art Exposition commissioned JT to design the poster for its then second annual contemporary Art Chicago exposition. This year, JT returns to Chicago with Alexander Gray Associates.

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JT Featured in Major Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts, London

In just three weeks the Royal Academy of Arts opens an extraordinary show exploring an unparalleled period in American art. This long awaited exhibition, curated by historian David Anfam, reveals the full breadth of a movement that will forever be associated with the boundless creative energy of 1950s New York.

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