Edwin Schlossberg, Measure Humanity by Ecosystem Health, 2018. Acrylic paint and scotchlite film on aluminum panels. Photo: Vince Ruvolo. Courtesy the artist and Ronald Feldman Gallery.
Assignments and Earlier Works
January 12–February 13, 2019
Opening: January 12, 6–8pm
Ronald Feldman Gallery
31 Mercer Street
10013 New York, New York
Hours: Tuesday–Friday 10:30am–6pm
Ronald Feldman Gallery is pleased to present the works of Edwin Shlossberg.
Although truth and beauty are often considered, these works have been created to assign active engagement with both. One by exploring colors, forms and relationships that suggest new ways of seeing and the other that suggest ways of acting. The tension between the two is intended to create contemplation followed by inspiration and hopefully followed by action.
The works are acrylic paint and Scotchlite film on aluminum panels.
Many of the earlier works have been shown at the gallery over the past 40 years. Some of them have never been seen before.
This is the fourteenth exhibit of Edwin Schlossberg’s work at the Feldman Gallery.
Edwin Schlossberg has been represented by Ronald Feldman Gallery since 1978. Over the last 50 years, Schlossberg has used words and images to create visual and poetic worlds in his art, using various and unconventional media. Schlossberg developed as an artist during the 1960s in New York, as a member of its dynamic art scene. Despite working with and befriending several of the most famous artists of that era—Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and James Rosenquist—Schlossberg’s style has always been his own. While his contemporaries played with words as form, Schlossberg insisted on their meaning, creating poetry with a distinct visual style.
His artwork has appeared in solo shows and group exhibitions in the United State and around the world. It can be found in private collections and museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2004, he won the National Arts Club Medal of Honor, and in 2011, was appointed by President Barack Obama to the US Commission on Fine Arts.
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