Alexander Gray to represent Estate of Jack Tworkov

Jack Tworkov, Tworkov, Alexander Gray Associates, New York

Via Artnews—The estate of Abstract-Expressionist Jack Tworkov is now represented by New York’s Alexander Gray Associates, its namesake dealer told ARTnews in a recent telephone interview. For its first Tworkov show, which the gallery will present in September, it is taking a “micro-retrospective approach, which will focus on gesture and grid,” he said.

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

Jack Tworkov, One Turning, Black Mountain College, 1952, Asheville Art Museum

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

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2 major paintings by JT offered by Sotheby’s bridge 20 years of painting

Jack Tworkov, painting, Daybreak, Jean Herman

Two important paintings by Jack Tworkov will be offered at Sotheby’s this March. The paintings bridge the gab of twenty years of painting.

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JT lectures at Skowhegan 1960

Jack Tworkov, lecture, Skowhegan, 1960

In the summer of 1960, Jack Tworkov was invited as a guest lecturer and visiting artist to Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Rather than offering a prepared talk, Tworkov asks for questions from the audience and a spontaneous conversation ensues. Tworkov discusses his early education, abstract painting / abstract expressionism, role of a teacher, state of art education and the changes facing abstract painting versus figurative/subject.

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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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JT + New York Studio School: A History.

Jack Tworkov, New York Studio School, Mercedes Matter, Tworkov

This year the New York Studio School celebrates its 50th anniversary. From humble beginnings, it was founded in1964 by a group of restless students under the leadership of artist, activist, writer and educator Mercedes Matter. Jack Tworkov was instrumental as one of the original artists to contribute to the formation of the school. This is a brief accounting of the history of the Studio School, JT’s friendship with Mercedes Matter, and his involvement with the school.

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From the archives: JT at the Whitney circa 1964.

Jack Tworkov, Whitney Museum of American Art, Edward Brant, 1964, Tworkov

50 years ago this year the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a major survey of Jack Tworkov’s work featuring 60 paintings, 5 collages, and 19 drawings. The exhibition opened at the Whitney on March 25 and ran until May 3, 1964, then traveled to other American museums including the San Francisco Museum of Art and the Walker Art Center among others. Accompanying this historic exhibition was a substantial catalogue. In celebration of the 50th year of the exhibition, the catalogue essay written by Edward Bryant has been reproduced herein as well as the corresponding illustrations.

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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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