Photograph by Paula Poons
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 31 6:00 - 8:00 PM
January 31 – March 2, 2013
Loretta Howard Gallery and Danese are pleased to announce a joint exhibition of new paintings by Larry Poons to be held at 525 West 26th St.
In his recent body of work, Poons embraces the chromatic world of music, creating a visual and emotional environment ripe with gesture, raw energy and improvisation. His skeins of color bump, loop and slide into one another as they spread across the surface. Robert Pincus-Witten observes in the catalogue text:
the artist tacks a long roll of canvas twill to the wall…and begins to paint in scattered energetic bouts working near-feverishly along the unfurled roll. Inventing and finding coves of foci, massing strokes about freshly-made gestures or suddenly-discovered past ones, Poons instrumentalizes chance (the very hallmark of Abstract Expressionist painting) as he moves along the canvas causeway.
An illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition with an essay by Robert Pincus-Witten. For Further information please contact Carol Corey firstname.lastname@example.org or Howard Hurst Howard@lorettahoward.com.