Mira Schor casts a spell

Contributed by Heike Moras / A strand of melancholic stillness runs through each of Mira Schor’s early Californian paintings, on view at Lyles & King through May 19. Done roughly around the time the artist spent at Cal Arts in the early 1970s and heavily influenced by her work with the fabled Womanhouse Project of Feminist Art, … read more… “Mira Schor casts a spell”

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Tworkov’s first comprehensive NYC survey opens this week

Jack Tworkov in his Provincetown studio. Photo by © Arnold Newman, for an article written by Robert Hatch, “At The Tip Of Cape Cod,” July 1961 issue of Horizon.Via the Provincetown Artist Registry. The UBS Art Gallery presents New York City’s first comprehensive survey of the work of American painter Jack Tworkov (1900-1982). “Jack Tworkov: … read more… “Tworkov’s first comprehensive NYC survey opens this week”

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Painter Mira Schor edits a collection of Jack Tworkov’s writing

I wrote another guest post for Art21 last week about Jack Tworkov’s new collection of writing. I’m just getting around to posting it on Two Coats. Sorry for the delay. Here’s an excerpt. “Owing to its timeless insights about artmaking and life, art teachers traditionally assign Ashcan School painter Robert Henri’s 1923 collection of writing, … read more… “Painter Mira Schor edits a collection of Jack Tworkov’s writing”

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Alice Neel at the Zwirners

David Zwirner has two concurrent exhibitions of Alice Neel’s work, “Alice Neel: Selected Works” at the Chelsea branch, and “Alice Neel: Nudes of the 1930s” uptown at Zwirner & Wirth. According to Zwirner, who now represents her estate with a couple other galleries, Neel (1900-1984) is one of the most important American painters of the … read more… “Alice Neel at the Zwirners”

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Suddenly, Mira Schor

For the April issue of The Brooklyn Rail, which is probably already in the racks and should go online shortly, I wrote about a show at Momenta Art called “The Mood Back Home.” The show, organized by Leslie Brack and Suzy Spence, was inspired by the 1972 feminist art project, “Womanhouse,” and featured work that … read more… “Suddenly, Mira Schor”

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