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We feature American paintings and works on paper from the 1920s to the 1950s with special interest in the Urban/Industrial Scene, Modernism, Atelier 17, Surrealism, and African American work.

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Anne Ryan, New York Harbor, about 1940, 12 x 16 inches

HELLUVA TOWN now on view.

Posted: July 16, 2010 13:35

90 Years of New York City Paintings and Works on Paper, 1919-2008 Work by 30 artists including Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Howard Cook, Howard Daum, Henry Glintenkamp, Blanche Grambs, Edward Laning, Margaret Lowengrund, Louis Lozowick, James Penney, Anne Ryan, Louis Schanker,  Ben Shahn, Harry Sternberg, Lynd Ward. Themes include the Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Union Square, Washington Square, Tenements, Immigration, and Political Action.

James Daugherty, Beside the Golden Door, 1950

Helluva Town, Summer Show, 2010

Posted: July 05, 2010 10:52

NEW YORK CITY IN PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER, SPANNING 90 YEARS     JULY 8 THROUGH AUGUST 19, 2010 SHOW HOURS: TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 11 AM TO 5 PM IMAGES MAY BE SEEN AT: WWW.SUSANTELLERGALLERY.COM An extensive summer exhibition of images of New York City, from 1918 to 2008, including works Will Barnet, Fred Becker, Isabel Bishop, Bernarda Bryson Shahn, James Daugherty, Howard Daum, Don Freeman, Richard Haas , Riva Helfond, Fannie Hillsmith, Edward Laning, Hugh Mesibov, Betty Waldo Parish, James Penney, Albert Potter, Bernard Rosenquit, Anne Ryan, Louis Schanker,...

Cheney with a Spare Heart, 2008

Abe Blashko, 90th Birthday Celebration, 75-Year Retrospective

Posted: June 04, 2010 10:57

Now up and ready in the gallery:  A 75-Year Retrospective of Works on Paper by Seattle-born Abe Blashko. Included are some of his earliest, most bizarre images including The Puppet, Le Miserable, and The Man Who Laughs, all 1939. Three pastels from the Ratmen Series (including The Golem) are show as well as drawings from his 1995 publication, Saint Mark's Place. Also included are political images; there is an especially biting Cheney With a Spare Heart, 2008. Blashko (born 1920) is largely self-taught. Inspired by the Mexican muralists, he created a body of work reflecting the world...

St. Louis Mercantile Library Fair

Posted: May 20, 2010 11:06

    Back in the Gallery from Missouri.  The St. Louis Mercantile Library fair was wonderful. In spite of the rain the event was amazingly well attended. In particular there was interest in work by Michael J. Gallagher, Joe Jones, and Fred Shane. At the Gallery the Hugh Mesibov Wartime Shipyard is extended through Thursday, May 27.

Mesibov, Dialogue in Armor, 1944, 30 x 24 inches

Hugh Mesibov Memories of the Wartime Shipyard

Posted: May 12, 2010 12:35

HUGH MESIBOV, The Wartime Shipyard, Surrealist Works of 1942/45. EXTENDED THROUGH MAY, 27, 2010. During World War II Hugh Mesibov (born 1916) was a First Class Ship Fitter --- one of more than 18,000 workers employed at the historic William Cramp & Son Shipbuilding Company in Philadelphia. Cramp’s, founded in 1830, had been closed since 1927, but was re-opened in 1941; the USS Miami, a Navy cruiser, was built there. On the last day, when the job ended in 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt came to the site. Mesibov remembers him waving to the crowd. Roosevelt died later that...

Hugh Mesibov, The Siege (Leningrad), 1943, 54 x 61 inches

Hugh Mesibov show at Susan Teller Gallery extended through May 27

Posted: May 12, 2010 12:26

The Hugh Mesibov Wartime Shipyard show at the Susan Teller Gallery is now EXTENDED through May 27, 2010 Hugh Mesibov: The Wartime Shipyard Surrealist Works of 1942/45, Paintings and Drawings Link to site: www.susantellergallery.com The entire show may be viewed under Exhibitions or Current. During World War II Hugh Mesibov was a First Class Ship Fitter at the historic William Cramp & Son Shipbuilding Company in Philadelphia. That day-to-day experience, combined with horrific wartime news, resulted in a body surrealist paintings and drawings. A highlight of the show is his monumental...

 

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