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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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Peggy Bacon, Valentine Concoction, 1959

At RED DOT, Miami

Posted: December 05, 2014 11:32

Red Dot is in full swing. The traffic has been great; the visitors have been friendly and interesting and interested, looking especially at the William Baziotes paintings, and the Angelo Pinto reverse painting on glass, Red Beach Flag, 1970, and the Peggy Bacon embroidery collage, Valentine Concoction, 1959.   There have been showers every day since we’ve been in Miami, all starting suddenly, coming down in buckets, and ending just as quickly, It’s fine if you are snug and dry in the tent and it sounds wonderful. And then the sun comes out again and it’s just beautiful! ...

Ansei Uchima, Joy, 1958

Last Two Days! THE ABSTRACT PRINT

Posted: November 20, 2014 15:39

THROUGH THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014 THE ABSTRACT PRINT Prints by JOSEF ALBERS, FRED BECKER, EDMOND CASARELLA, MINNA CITRON, WORDEN DAY, DOROTHY DEHNER, SUE FULLER, PETER GRIPPE, FANNIE HILLSMITH, DOROTHY BROWDY KUSHNER, ALICE TRUMBULL MASON, HUGH MESIBOV, ANNE RYAN, LOUIS SCHANKER, and ANSEI UCHIMA.        These works may be viewed at WWW.SUSANTELLERGALLERY.COM, under EXHIBITIONS.

William E.  Smith, A Friendly Game, 1944

African American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Posted: September 21, 2014 11:20

The Harmon & Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building Now on view through October 12   Curator Anna O. Marley’s striking installation of the Kelley Collection is in one enormous room without dividers or vitrines. Directly across from the entrance is a William E. Smith ink study of World War II-era musicians with their instruments. It’s a small work with fine detail but still an arresting first sight upon entering the room.   The exhibition is arranged thematically in...

Jody Pinto, Land Buoy, 2014

JODY PINTO'S 'Land Buoy' unveiled in Philadelphia.

Posted: August 17, 2014 13:34

It was a BEAUTIFUL DAY. Friday, August 15 was the ribbon cutting of Washington Avenue Park with JODY PINTO’s installation, Land Buoy referencing both the ecology and the history of the site.   The park was developed by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and is part of a series of projects renewing Philadelphia’s waterfront. It is the original location of Pier 53, an immigration entry point and home to an early Navy shipyard. A path leads the visitor through established trees and a newly planted local habitat, and past spots where one can actually touch the river water. At...

Will Barnet, Summer (also titled Repose), 1952

SUMMERTIME

Posted: July 15, 2014 11:32

American paintings and works on paper and glass from the 1930s to the 1950s are on view in Summertime at the Susan Teller Gallery, July 8 through August 14, 2014. Artists love the summer as much as the rest of us. On the Gallery’s South Wall there’s a stream of identical blue flowing from an Angelo Pinto drawing to a Fred Shane painting to a William Baziotes watercolor.  Long days at the beach (Wellfleet, Long Beach Island, NYC, Kennebunk, the Aleutians, LaJolla), in the water (ocean waves, lakes, bays, rivers), boardwalks, amusement parks, picnics, bikinis, trees...

Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Little Winter Sky, 1990, oil on wood, 15 x 14 inches

Artists of Roosevelt, NJ

Posted: May 24, 2014 15:04

On view through tomorrow, May 25: Artists of Roosevelt New Jersey State Museum, Trenton Works by BERNARDA BRYSON SHAHN, BEN SHAHN, and JONATHAN SHAHN, on included. The museum’s permanent collection is showing paintings by BEN SHAHN and ALICE TRUMBULL MASON.

 

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