Al Held
American, 1928-2005
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Al Held
American, 1928-2005
2,304 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Al Held: Paris to New York 1952–1959,
Cheim & Read
2016
Artworks,
Cheim & Read
2013
Alphabet Paintings,
Cheim & Read

After studying in New York and Paris, Al Held began his painting career by exhibiting Abstract …

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After studying in New York and Paris, Al Held began his painting career by exhibiting Abstract Expressionist works in New York; he later turned to hard-edged geometric paintings that were dubbed “concrete abstractions”. In the late 1960s Held began to challenge the flatness he perceived in even the most modernist …

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