Opening soon, Gerald Peters Gallery in New York is offering a fantastic and comprehensive exhibition aimed at surveying American realism today. Who are the big names who were carefully curated into the show?
Curated by major representational painter Daniel Sprick and gallery owner Peter Marcelle, “American Realism: A Survey” is a stunning exhibition opening May 18 at Gerald Peters Gallery in New York City. The exhibition was born from the friendship between the two curators and their mutual love for realist art.
The show will feature a range of paintings, drawings, and sculpture and “explores the pluralistic nature of the realism movement,” according to the gallery. “What constitutes realism? Over time the definition has been blurred by the vast diversity of styles within realist art. Realism has remained a constant in American painting, though appearing in various guises: traditional realism, photo realism, hyper realism, magic realism, painterly realism, neo-academic realism, and many more, all fall within its ever-widening parameters.”
The gallery continues, “The exhibition will highlight the works of notable contemporary luminaries such as Jamie Wyeth, Daniel Sprick, Harvey Dinnerstein, and Steven Assael, while paying homage to past exemplars such as John Koch and Andrew Wyeth. Through varying styles, each artist presents their interpretation of reality; all use a direct visual language to convey their individual truth.”
Artists included in the show are Steven Assael, John Baeder, Bo Bartlett, Michael Bergt, Derek Buckner, Davis Cone, David Desimone, Harvey Dinnerstein, Miriam Dougenis, Jeanne Duval, Eric Fischl, Scott Fraser, Susan Grossman, Quang Ho, Michael Klein, Alan Magee, Kenton Nelson, Clio Newton, Louise Peabody, Jeffrey Ripple, Marc Sijan, Rafael Soares, Daniel Sprick, David Uhl, Michael Viera, Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, and Brenda Zlamany.
To learn more, visit Gerald Peters Gallery.
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