Press Releases tagged with lawrence fine art

Amaranth Ehrenhalt, "Untitled," gouache on paper, 1969, 22.5 x 30.5

Sweet Small Things at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: January 3, 2018

For the second year, Lawrence Fine Art will present works by notable artists priced at $5,000 or under. "Sweet Small Things" will be open through January 25, 2018. Call them "stocking stuffers" or simply call them very beautiful: there are works here for beginning collectors and connoisseurs alike. "This is our way of introducing beginning and novice collectors to the world of art collecting.  We tried this format last year, and it was very successful," explained Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. The exhibition will include smaller works, works on paper and works created specificall...

George Schulman, "Hola", acrylic on paper, 10 x 10, 2013

"George Schulman: Sweet Small Things" at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: February 16, 2017

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to present "George Schulman:  Sweet Small Things" opening February 22 on Artsy and running for two weeks.   "The exhibition will provide an attractive entry point for collectors of Schulman's work or for those with a limited budget," explained Gallery Director Howard Shapiro.  "All works will be $3,000 or less with some under $1000. No work will be larger than 24 x 24."   George Schulman's wildly exuberant, colorful and kinetic paintings and collages take the viewer on a roller coaster ride in and out of the pictorial plane. Viewed from one perspective, the...

Knox Martin, "Woman with Red Shoes," oil and gold leaf on linen, 85 x 65, 2010

Lawrence Fine Art to Present "Master Class" with Knox Martin

Released: January 25, 2016

Lawrence Fine Art will present a "master class" with esteemed American artist Knox Martin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 3. The event will be open to clients of the gallery only. "Very often, the biggest barrier for the would-be collector is that he or she lacks context or the knowledge to feel confident of his or her judgement.  This 'class', really a discussion, aims to help with that," explained Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. Martin will choose two works as he explains how to view a painting, what makes great art and how certain works and artists have inf...

"Larry Wolhandler: Bardic Aspirations" Opens October 10 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: October 1, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art will open "Larry Wolhandler: Bardic Aspirations" at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, October 10 with an opening reception from 6-8 pm. The opening takes place the weekend of the Hamptons International Film Festival. The exhibition will run for approximately one month. This is the third exhibition of Wolhandler's work at Lawrence Fine Art. "For us, Larry's highly conceptual work is almost as much about 'reading' as it is about 'viewing,'" explains Gallery Director Howard Shapiro about Wolhandler's work. "It asks us to look at how meaning is created through the use...

Barbara Macklowe, Floreale Series, printed on aluminum under plexi, limited edition of 10, 2015

"Barbara Macklowe: Floreale" to Open August 22 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: July 31, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to announce that it will open "Barbara Macklowe: Floreale" at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, August 22 with an opening reception from 5-8 pm. The opening will coincide with Guild Hall's "Garden as Art" tour earlier in the day which will feature Barbara's acclaimed East Hampton Garden. Barbara Macklowe is an art photographer living in New York and East Hampton. Using her garden as inspiration for this show, she has produced double and multiple exposures which are made in camera and are then re-worked to create artistically unique, abstra...

Anna Walinska, Landscape, casein on paper, 24 x 36, 1956

"Anna Walinska: Abstractions from the 50s and 60s" to open at Lawrence Fine Art on August 15

Released: July 23, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art is pleased to announce that it will open "Anna Walinska: Abstractions from the 50s and 60s" at its East Hampton gallery with an opening reception on Saturday, August 15 from 5-8 pm. The show will continue for approximately three weeks. Nearly all of the works were shown at her career retrospective at the Jewish Museum in 1957. The show is part of the gallery's "Summer of Abstraction," which aims to explore the continued evolution of abstraction as an artistic medium. "The story of the post-WWII New York School artists is still being written," said Gallery Director Howa...

Deb Lawrence, "I Can Count on You," oil on antique hand-woven linen, 52 x 48, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art to Showcase Modern and Contemporary Masters at Boston's Art and Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Released: March 13, 2015

Lawrence Fine Art will showcase modern and contemporary artists  focusing on abstraction at Boston's AD20/21, Art and Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries, March 26-29th. "This will be a bit of a preview for our 'Summer of Abstraction,' which will highlight new developments in abstraction across media," said Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. "The summer's exhibitions will highlight both emerging and established artists working abstractly." Among the artists the gallery will show in Boston is Rolph Scarlett. The gallery will show a series of mixed media collages that were c...

Judy Mauer, "Birthday Girl," limited edition archival C-Print, 30 x 40, 2014

"Judy Mauer: NYC Dolls" Opens at Lawrence Fine Art October 11

Released: October 1, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open an exhibition of international award-winning "Street" photographer Judy Mauer's work at its East Hampton Gallery on Saturday, October 11. The opening reception for "NYC Dolls" will take place from 3-5 pm. The opening coincides with the Hamptons International Film Festival.  Mauer will discuss her work with noted journalist and interviewer Allan Wolper onTuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm on WBGO 88.3 FM on "Conversations With Allan Wolper". You will be able to listen on-line beginning the 7th here. Mauer's work, done in camera with...

Marjorie Strider, The Invitation, acrylic on canvas, 2010, 36 x 84

Pioneering Female Pop Artist Marjorie Strider Passes Away

Released: September 2, 2014

Pioneering female pop artist Marjorie Strider passed away last Wednesday at her home in Saugerties, New York. Strider, born in Guthrie, Oklahoma, was 81 years old. Throughout her 50-year career, Strider relished transgressing convention.  Her work could be, at once, acutely minimalist, recognizably “Pop”, slyly erotic and completely authoritative. This was a woman who knew who she was and what she wanted to say.  It was not always been easy for female artists of Strider’s generation—the Silent Generation--to find their voice and speak with authority.  Pop Art has gener...

Suzanne LaFleur, Serene Refuge, 66 x 120, acrylic on canvas, 2014

"Suzanne LaFleur: Serene Refuge" at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: August 6, 2014

In poetic compositions of vibrant color and organic form, Suzanne LaFleur evokes the serene atmosphere of summer retreat in her newest work now on display at Lawrence Fine Art through August 18.  One highlight is Serene Refuge, also the title of the exhibition, paint poured on raw canvas and manipulated in a manner somewhat reminiscent of Helen Frankenthaler. Articulated through fluid swatches of fresh greens and clear blue, the composition evokes an aerial view of the Hamptons' fresh grasslands and blue waters. Organic forms expressed through vibrant pink, red, and ...

"Crash One: Broken Language" at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: July 21, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open "Crash One: Broken Language" at its East Hampton gallery beginning Thurday, July 24 with an opening reception Saturday, July 26 from 5-8 pm.  Crash was one of the first of the 1970's subway "writers" to transition to canvas and helped pioneer the development of Street Art as a recognized art form. In 1980, Crash was signed by Sidney Janis, one of the first gallerists to promote “post-graffiti” artists. That year he also curated Graffiti Art Success for America at Fashion MODA in the South Bronx. This groundbreaking exhibition is viewed as a launching poi...

Arthur Pinajian, Untitled D40, oil on canvas, 1965, 46 x 38

"Arthur Pinajian: The Nudes" Opens July 17 at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: July 7, 2014

A tale of near-loss, discovery and, ultimately, posthumous success, the story of Arthur Pinajian has caught the attention of the the art world, collectors and media since his work was shown for the first time a year ago.   For the first time, Pinajian's early nudes will go on display at Lawrence Fine Art, East Hampton, in its West Gallery beginning July 17 with an opening reception on Saturday, July 19  from 5-8 pm. A fellow traveler with DeKooning, Gottlieb and Gorky at the famed Cedar Bar, Pinajian chose never to exhibit and his work was nearly destroyed. ...

Timothy Roepe, American Flag Series, oil and acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48, 2014

"From Old Glory to Pop Icon: The Enduring Popularity of the American Flag in Contemporary Art" at Lawrence Fine Art

Released: June 19, 2014

Artist and former Pollock-Krasner Foundation research fellow Timothy Roepe will present a talk entitled "From Old Glory to Pop Icon: The Enduring Popularity of the American Flag in Contemporary Art" at Lawrence Fine Art, East Hampton, NY on July 5th at 5 pm. Roepe will discuss the American flag as it is presented in contemporary art from Jasper Johns up to and including his own work. "Since Jasper Johns' seminal work, the flag has become the great tabula rasa for artists, a medium for us to reexamine ourselves from time to time," said Lawrence Fine Art Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. S...

Marjorie Strider, You Can Leave Your Hat On, 72 x 48, acrylic on canvas

"Marjorie Strider: Second International Girlie Show" at Lawrence Fine Art Opens June 26

Released: June 3, 2014

 Lawrence Fine Art will mark the 50th anniversary of acclaimed Pop artist Marjorie Strider's first show with a retrospective and exhibition of new works, to open June 26th with an opening reception June 28th at the gallery's East Hampton location.  Lawrence Fine Art will also exhibit Strider's work at Art Southampton from July 24-28th. The gallery will offer a "meet and greet" with the artist at Art Southampton on Friday, July 25. The Strider show will be titled "The Second International Girlie Show".  The title references the first show Strider ever received, at Pace Gal...

Leon Dabo, Taillories, July 12, 1939, oil on panel, 13 x 18 1/4

Lawrence Fine Art to Show "Leon Dabo: Jolie Fleurs" Opening June 12

Released: May 29, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open "Leon Dabo:  Jolie Fleurs" at its East Hampton Gallery on Thursday, July 12 with a gallery talk on the artist Saturday, July 14. The exhibition will highlight Dabo's florals in pastel and on canvas with contributions from Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California and from Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, NJ. The gallery will also offer for sale Leon Dabo's Floral Oils, which contains an essay on Dabo's florals by William Gerdts.  The exhibition will continue for two-and-a-half weeks. "Dabo's florals are not something you normally see exhi...

Work by Sen2 in the lobby of 915 Broadway, NYC

Lawrence Fine Arts Completes First Installation Curated for Commercial Building Space

Released: March 13, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art announced today that it had completed its first installation curated specially for a commercial building space. The gallery partnered with the "Building Art Curatorial Program" (BACP) whose aim is to match commercial building owners, corporate collectors, and tenants with established and emerging artists. BACP was conceived and founded by Cindy Farkas Glanzrock, who serves as the creative director and is also the President of Glanzrock Realty Services. “Commercial buildings with a great deal of foot traffic provide artists with an opportunity for enhanced exposure they...

LA ROC, LA's Big Love, 2011, 40 x 36, spray paint and acrylic on canvas

LA Roc: Not Keith Haring

Released: July 8, 2013

LA ROC:  Not Keith Haring, an exhibition of new work by graffiti artist Angel Ortiz, aka LA ROC, or LA II, will open at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton from July 11th to July 28th with a fashion show and reception Saturday, July 20th starting at 5 pm. One of original graffiti artists of the 1970s and 1980s, he was sought out by Keith Haring in 1981 because of his distinctively unique “tag.”  That initial bond created an artistic partnership that, over the next 5 years, would generate some of the most iconic pop art work of the 1980s.  LA ROC introduced Keith Haring to g...

Arthur Pinajian, Untitled #4687, Woodstock, Twin Mountain, 1960, 29 x 40, oil on canvas

Lawrence Fine Art to Showcase Works by Pinajian, Scarlett, Joffe and Ehrlich at ArtHamptons

Released: June 26, 2013

Lawrence Fine Art will showcase works by artists Arthur Pinajian, Rolph Scarlett and Harriette Joffe and work by sculptor Jerry Ehrlich at ArtHamptons beginning July 11. "This is our inaugural appearance at ArtHamptons and we will be putting our best foot forward with strong works by all these artists," said Gallery Director Howard Shapiro. "Lost Master" Arthur Pinajian has been the subject of extraordinary critical and media attention since his work was saved from the Bellport, LI town dump, conserved and exhibited.  "We will be bringing strong mid-century abstractions any one ...

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