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An exhibition flyer for Karel Appel's exhibition held at Martha Jackson Gallery from October 25-November 19, 1960. Martha Jackson Gallery presented Appel's first exhibition in the United States in 1954. Plus a concurrent exhibition flyer, featuring lithographs by Appel, for the inaugural show at David Anderson Gallery next door (Anderson was Martha Jackson's son). The David Anderson Gallery was dedicated solely to exhibiting prints.
Condition: Martha Jackson flyer: Very Good, folded as issued; minor bump to bottom right corner. Anderson Gallery flyer: Fine.
Tri-fold exhibition announcement for a Patrick Heron show in New York from April 2-21, 1962. Heron, a British abstract artist, is known for his studies in form and color. The announcement includes an illustration, a short biographical timeline, a list of institutions holding Heron's work and gives a nod to the forthcoming Tadé show on the back.
Condition: Very Good, 1/2" tear to one fold; scattered occasional soft creasing; folded as issued.
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.
An exhibition flyer/poster for James Castle's second solo exhibition, which took place October 28-November 18, 1962 at the Bush House Museum in Salem, Oregon. His first show was in 1955 at Portland's Museum Art School. Castle (1899-1977) was a deaf and mute self-taught artist who created drawings, handmade books and constructions in an intensive daily practice for nearly 70 years in Idaho. His work has been the subject of retrospectives organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art (2008) and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (2011), and.....
An exhibition poster for an early Robert Colescott show of paintings at the Bush House Museum in Salem, OR from October 15-November 5, 1961. Born in Oakland, Colescott was known for his brightly colored canvases that exuberantly explored issues of race and social politics, along with lust and desire. He taught art at Portland State University from 1957-1966, and also traveled to Egypt and Paris for residencies and teaching. In 1970 he returned to California and for 15 years taught at Cal State/Stanislaus, UC Berkeley and the San Francisco Art.....
The exhibition poster for Helen Frankenthaler's April 6-25, 1968 exhibit at the André Emmerich Gallery in New York. Hand addressed by Frankenthaler to the one of the most influential curators of modern American art, Dorothy MiIler of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Miller was MoMA's first professionally trained curator and from 1942 to 1963 organized the important series of "Americans" exhibitions, introducing a total of 90 American artists to the public, many of whom went on to become the great artists of the 20th Century. Miller also curated the influential.....
Exhibition announcement for Carl Morris' solo show at the Fountain Gallery in Portland, Oregon from September 16-October 12, 1965. Carl Morris is one of the Northwest's most well-known painters/printmakers of the period between 1930-70. Morris was a WPA artist and good friends with artists working in the Northwest such as Mark Tobey and Clyfford Still. The Fountain Gallery was THE premier gallery of Portland, Oregon in the 1960s. This exhibition document brings together two key players within Northwest art history and is an important addition to a collection focused on.....
The poster for Rosenquist's "Horizon Home Sweet Home" exhibition that took place from May 16 to June 6, 1970 at Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.
Condition: Good, machine addressed with mailing tab and postage imprint on verso; some slight soft creasing from mailing; two .25" closed tears at left and right edges; folded as issued.
An original 1975 exhibition poster for a show of James Rosenquist paintings at Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles in December 1975 to January 1976. Printed in multiple colors including silver metallic ink for the nails. An unfolded and unmailed copy. Printed in U.S.A.
Condition: Very Good, light edgewear and some soft creases along left side edge.
The oversize poster for a 1985/1986 Susan Rothenberg exhibit at the Portland Center for Visual Art. PCVA was an artist-run center for contemporary in Portland, founded in 1971 and operating until 1987, that brought many national yet still emerging artists of the period to the west coast, including Richard Serra, Lynda Benglis, Carl Andre, Sol LeWitt, Meredith Monk, Dan Flavin, Robert Smithson, Bruce Nauman and others. The work appearing on the poster is "Mondrian," 1983, oil on canvas. The poster was printed by Universal Limited Art Editions of West Islip.....
The exhibition flyer for the Tàpies exhibit at Martha Jackson Gallery from March 15-April 8, 1961. The word "opening," which appears before the date on the flyer, has been redacted with a black pen, closely matching the black background, possibly because the opening was cancelled.
Condition: Very Good, minor loss of black printing along edges of top left corner and bottom; one word blacked out with marker (as noted above); folded as issued.