Merrill Wagner

American, born 1935

Merrill Wagner

American, born 1935

Combining the material experiments of minimalism with the gestural qualities of abstract …

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Combining the material experiments of minimalism with the gestural qualities of abstract expressionism, Merill Wagner unites natural landscape painting with unorthodox materials. Wagner arrived in New York in the early 1960s, and moved away from conventional painting after Eva Hesse encouraged her to explore new …

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Selected career achievements
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Solo show at a major institution
MoMA PS1
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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Included in a major biennial
Florence Biennale
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