Tag Archives: California Artist

ED MOSES

ED MOSES (American, B. 1926)
Aleff, 2015
Wood, copper rails and paint
72 x 52 inches
(Courtesy William Turner Gallery)

American artist Ed Moses is known as an innovator, experimenting with new artistic processes and unconventional materials throughout his long career. He has been a significant figure in contemporary art in Los Angeles since his first solo exhibition at the legendary Ferus Gallery in 1958. “Aleff” is one of Ed Moses’ newest works. Copper rails bracket the sides of the colorful, rugged painting and a chain creates a graceful arc across the surface.

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BETTY GOLD

BETTY GOLD (American, 1935)
Mallorca II, 2014
Powder coated steel
28 x 24 x 22 inches
Courtesy FP Contemporary

Geometric-abstract sculptor and painter Betty Gold is widely known for her steel sculptures, creating monumental public works and smaller-scale sculptures that have been collected globally for more than fifty years.

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ANDY MOSES

ANDY MOSES, (American, 1962)
Morphology 1204, 2013
acrylic on concave panel
60 x 54 inches
(Courtesy William Turner Gallery)

California-based artist Andy Moses is interested in pushing the physical properties of paint through chemical reactions, viscosity interference, and gravity to create elaborate compositions that mimic nature and its forces. His paintings are simultaneously abstract and representational, giving perceptions of natural vistas such as distant landscapes, moving water, or aerial views.

Contact Perkey Fine Art Advisor for more information on this painting and other available works by Andy Moses.

JAMES TURRELL

JAMES TURRELL, (American, 1943)
Deep Sky (suite of 7), 1984
Aquatint
12.8 x 19.5 inches
Edition of 45
Signed and numbered in pencil

A leading artist in the “Light and Space” movement, James Turrell is best known for immersive art experiences that contemplate perception, light, color and space. The Deep Sky suite of prints represent seven vantage points of Turrell’s project at Roden Crater, an extinct volcano in northern Arizona, which for more than 30 years the artist has been transforming into a series of rooms and tunnels that open onto vistas of the desert sky as an exploration of the ways the eye perceives light.

See James Turrell: A Retrospective at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, now through April 6, 2014.

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LITA ALBUQUERQUE

LITA ALBUQUERQUE, (American, 1946)
Auric Field, 2013
Pigment on panel, white gold leaf
36 x 36 inches

“Auric Field” is a new work by internationally renowned artist Lita Albuquerque, a pioneer in Process Art, Environmental Art and Earth Art and a seminal part of the California Light and Space Movement. Her distinctive visual language brings the realities of time and space to a human scale.

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Mark Bradford: Archaeologies of the City Made Beautiful

Mark Bradford, The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, at SFMOMA

On view at SFMOMA: Mark Bradford (American, born 1961), The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, 2011, Mixed-media collage on laminate paperboard

Heading to San Francisco? Be sure to see the dazzling exhibition of Mark Bradford’s artworks at SFMOMA.

Mark Bradford takes urban detritus, such as street posters and string that he scavenges from his own neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles or other cities, and transforms it into colorful and richly layered abstract paintings.

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ED MOSES, Black on White, 2011, 96 x 78 inches

ED MOSES (American, born 1926)
Black on White, 2011
Oil and acrylic on canvas
96 x 78 inches
(Courtesy William Turner Gallery)

KARL BENJAMIN, Untitled, 1962, oil on canvas

KARL STANLEY BENJAMIN (American, born 1925)
Untitled, 1962
Oil on Canvas
44 1/4 x 50 inches

Ann Thornycroft

ANN THORNYCROFT
Wave 5, 2011
Oil on canvas
36 x 36 inches

Kenton Nelson

KENTON NELSON
Preparation, 2009
Oil on canvas
84 x 60 inches