32 East 67 St., October 1 - 22, 2018


Hard and soft edges meet as geometry faces organicism. The large-scale canvases of 20th-century Geometric Abstractionists John Stephan, Ilya Bolotowsky, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Larry Zox, Alexander Liberman, and Georges Noel are decidedly severe in their vivid tones and uncompromising form. They meet both complement and contrast in the sculpture of Bill Barrett, with its curvilinear, swooping gestures and fluid asymmetry. To juxtapose these styles is to investigate the very nature of space and line; the unity of this grouping stems from a shared interest in contour and structure. Honing in on a certain contemporary sensibility that radiates strength and solidity, this exhibition situates the work of one of the most accomplished sculptors of the present time alongside the vibrant canvases of Post-War giants.