Jeremy Moon at Luhring Augustine Bushwick

Luhring Augustine is pleased to announce representation of the Estate of Jeremy Moon with an exhibition marking the first US solo presentation of the artist’s work. Moon (1934–1973) is best known for his large-scale geometric paintings that explore form and space through unmodulated planes of color. He emerged onto the London scene in the early 1960s amidst the framework of Color Field and Hard-Edge Abstraction. Like many artists of this period, Moon sought a degree of wholeness within his compositions, creating works where painted geometries found affinities with the canvas’s overall shape. His use of the grid as a structural device was central to his working method; its rigid organization, yet flexible expandability, allowed him to bracket fields of color in a manner that was exploratory and effectual. Moon shrank, enlarged, skewed, and folded the grid across numerous works in his efforts to reveal ambiguity in pictorial space.

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 6-8pm

Start Date

January 13, 2017

End Date

April 16, 2017

Hours

11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Address

Luhring Augustine Bushwick, 25 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Event Type

Public

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