Perle Fine: Another tough broad from the New York School resurfaces

Last year, while I was researching an article about Loren MacIver, I came across work by Perle Fine, a dedicated painter who showed with MacIver in NYC in the 50s. I’m looking forward to seeing the traveling retrospective Susan W. Knowles has organized of Fine’s work, currently at the Hofstra University Museum. Fine is one … read more… “Perle Fine: Another tough broad from the New York School resurfaces”

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Hofmann’s push-pull at the Rose

This winter the Rose Art Museum presents work that painting guru Hans Hofmann created for architect Josep Sert’s Chimbote Project in Peru. Created for a series of murals, the nine painting studies form a concise example of Hofmann’s strengths as an abstract painter and modernist visionary. All were created in 1950, a fertile period in … read more… “Hofmann’s push-pull at the Rose”

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