Press Releases tagged with theodoros stamos

Hans Hofmann, Sunburst, 1942

Why Nature? Hofmann, Mitchell, Pousette-Dart, Stamos

Released: October 14, 2014

The rich connection between the natural world and aesthetic realm of the Abstract Expressionist painters has long engaged critics and curators.  During the mid-century and post-war era, this complex subject was discussed and debated in such landmark essays as Clement Greenberg’s 1949 “The Role of Nature in Modern Painting” and Frank O’Hara’s 1954 “Nature and the New Painting.”  In its upcoming exhibition, Hollis Taggart Galleries focuses on the symbiotic relationship of nature and abstraction though the lens of four celebrated artists:  Hans Hofmann, Joan Mitchell, Richard P...

James Brooks, Cantanda, 1958, oil on canvas, 66 x 78 inches


Released: April 25, 2014

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, April 25, 2014– Berry Campbell is pleased to announce Masters of Expressionism in Postwar America, an exhibition featuring paintings by sixteen artists, working in the modes of Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting, whose careers developed in the dynamic and freeing milieu of American art after World War II. The exhibition gives recognition to the heightened interest today in this art for its strength and transcendence.  The show includes two watercolors by the German-born artist Hans Hofmann, among the most influential art teachers of his era.  H...

Deseret, 1959, Oil on canvas, 58 x 70 inches, Signed lower left: "Stamos"

Theodoros Stamos: A Communion with Nature

Released: June 02, 2010

From May 13 through July 2, Hollis Taggart Galleries will present a full retrospective of the work of Theodoros Stamos, the first in the United States in nearly twenty years. The youngest member of the “Irascibles” profiled in Life magazine, Stamos created an innovative oeuvre defined by intellectual engagement with nature, science, and philosophy. With forty paintings on view, the exhibition begins in 1944—shortly after the artist’s first solo show with Betty Parsons at age twenty—then documents his engagement with Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s, and continues into the 1990s,...

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