Ephemera: Abstract Expressionism
The exhibition poster for a sculpture exhibit by Robert Duran at Bykert Gallery from October 5-30, 1968. On brownkraft paper with red-orange ink. Robert (Bob) Duran was active in California and New York and known for his work as an Abstract Expressionist painter. The Bykert Gallery exhibited artists such as Brice Marden, Chuck Close, David Novros, Joe Zucker, Bill Bollinger and others from the mid-'60s to the mid-'70s.
Condition: Very Good; folded as issued; additional soft crease across middle.
An exhibition flyer on heavy cardstock for an October, 1960 Dwan Gallery Los Angeles group show including Jackson Pollock, Philip Guston, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Robert Goodnough, Grace Hartigan, Larry Rivers and Paul Jenkins, among others. The exhibition featured a survey of notable abstract expressionist painters based in New York. The tri-fold flyer opens to list the names of each artist included in the exhibition.
Condition: Very Good+, minor rubbing to edge folds.
Paul Brach was the founding dean of the School of Art at the California Institute from 1969 to 1975. There he was responsible for hiring John Baldessari and Allan Kaprow, among others. Together they created an experimental institution from which emerged: David Salle, Eric Fischl, Barbara Bloom, Jack Goldstein and others. Brach was one of the first artists to exhibit at Leo Castelli and assisted in the planning/formation of the gallery. As an important figure in both the East and West coast scenes, he also was a regular at the...
Announcement for a Paul Jenkins exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery in New York City from October 3-21, 1961. Jenkins, an abstract expressionist known for using guided flow to create his works, had his first solo exhibition in New York at the Martha Jackson Gallery in 1956, and showed there regularly through the mid-1970s.
Condition: Very Good+, folded as issued; faint additional soft crease at fold.
A folded exhibition flyer for a Raymond Parker exhibition at Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles in October, 1962. Raymond Parker was an Abstract Expressionist painter and was also associated with Color Field painting. He was an influential member in the movement coined by Clement Greenburg as Post-Painterly Abstraction. The inside of the flyer features one of Parker's Color Field paintings, Untitiled,1962.
Condition: Very Good, faint light yellow soiling to front of flyer.
Abstract expressionist Boardman, studied in France and had his first American solo show at the Martha Jackson Gallery. Buddies with Ryman and other key abstract painters, Boardman's project occupies an area between Avery, Rothko, Still and Alma Thomas. This item is the poster for his May/June 1960 exhibit of paintings at the Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles.
Condition: Fine, folded as issued.
A rare, early poster for Elaine de Kooning’s Arena exhibition of drawings, gouaches and oil paintings at the Graham Gallery, New York in 1960.
Condition: Fine, folded as issued, slight toning/sunning at folds.
The poster for Jim Dine's solo exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery, January 9-February 3, 1962. A very early Dine poster - his first solo show was in 1960 in New York.
Condition: Very Good, folded as issued, additional soft creasing at middle fold, small foxed spot on the "D" of Dine.
An announcement for an exhibition of works made during Krasner's "umber series" which were paintings she made at night and after the death of both her mother and her husband, Jackson Pollock. This tri-fold exhibition announcement includes a tipped-in color postcard of an untitled Krasner painting from 1959. A list of works included in the show is printed on one of the flaps. Postmarked.
Condition: Good, folded as issued; some soft creasing mostly adjacent to the folds; slight creasing to postcard, slight dogears to corners.
The exhibition poster for Jack Youngerman at the Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, from Nov. 27-Dec. 16, 1961. The exhibition was his third show with the gallery and his fourth solo exhibition. Youngerman was included in MoMA's important "Sixteen Americans" exhibit in 1959, along with Rauschenberg's Combines and Jasper Johns' flags and targets. Poster printed in France by the famous Mourlot print shop of Paris.
Condition: Good, folded as issued; staple holes and pinholes in 4 corners; 4 pinholes at center top; a .75" inch closed tear at upper left;...