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Susan Teller

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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William Baziotes, (Howling Creature), 1936-39

WILLIAM BAZIOTES: SURREALIST WATERCOLORS

Posted: May 13, 2015 11:47

Let’s Celebrate! Today is the first official day of the Baziotes show:   WILLIAM BAZIOTES: SURREALIST WATERCOLORS Allentown Art Museum 31 Fifth Street Allentown, PA. Link to Museum site: http://www.allentownartmuseum.org/exhibition/william-baziotes-surrealist-watercolors   Link to Gallery site: http://www.susantellergallery.com/cgi/STG_art.pl?artist=baziotes   The museum notes “Baziotes (1912-1963) was an important contributor to Abstract Expressionism who also upheld the mysterious, dreamlike, and poetic aspects of Surrealism.” ...

Monday, 2 May, 1960

Fifty-Five Years Ago Today

Posted: May 02, 2015 15:54

On May 2nd, 1960, Charles Burchfield made this drawing. Sheet 5 by 4 inches -- uneven top edge. With letter of August 20, 1996, from the Burchfield•Penney Art Center.

Michael J.  Gallagher, Wood Gatherer, 1935, wood engraving

Sunday at the CCP for the WPA*JOBS Show

Posted: April 22, 2015 15:49

On view through May 23, 2015   Gallery Loan Exhibition: WPA*JOBS   CCP executive director and exhibition curator Laura Einstein selected the show from our extensive WPA-era collection. A percentage of the proceeds of sales from the exhibition will be donated to the Center.     Link to Gallery Site for Show Loans: http://www.susantellergallery.com/cgi/STG_art.pl?artist=wpa     Center for Contemporary Printmaking, 299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The Center is located in the old carriage house of the Lockwood-Mathews...

Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Unemployed Madonna, 1929.

Last Two Days! Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1929-1940

Posted: April 01, 2015 09:56

On view through tomorrow, Thursday, April 2   Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1929-1940 Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, NYC. Works by GEORGE BIDDLE, ISABEL BISHOP, BERNARDA BRYSON SHAHN, WERNER DREWES, BLANCHE GRAMBS, RIVA HELFOND, MITCHELL SIPORIN, HARRY STERNBERG, and LYND WARD, are featured, as well as the entire Gift to Biro-Bidjan portfolio, 1937.   Curators Jill Bugajski and John Murphy originated the show at Northwestern University. The artists were largely members of either the John Reed Clubs or the...

Ansei Uchima, After Redon, 1972.  Watercolor, sheet 14 x 10 inches.  Signed, titled, and dated, in pencil.

Great News! Ansei Uchima’s drawing is back from Okinawa !

Posted: March 22, 2015 14:21

After Redon, 1972, was shown in Artists with Okinawan Roots, Symphony of Colors and Wind; The World of ANSEI UCHIMA at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Naha City, Okinawa, Japan, September 12 to November 9, 2014.  

Anne Ryan, Collage, 1951

Report from the McNay Art Museum Fair

Posted: March 12, 2015 13:17

This past weekend was the McNay Art Museum Fair. Getting to San Antonio in the first week of March, 2015, was a challenge for pretty much everyone, but it was wonderful once we were there. Mostly it was in the 50s with a soft rain on Sunday – perfect weather for an art fair.      Our New York/Art Students League wall featured Peggy Bacon, Will Barnet, and Isabel Bishop. There was also interest in work by William Baziotes, Howard Daum, Claire Mahl Moore, Anne Ryan, and Louis Schanker.      Paintings in the museum’s mid-twentieth century...

 

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