Tom Blackwell
American, born 1938
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Pavement to Pavement,
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Tom Blackwell - Motorcycles and Mannequins,
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
2017
Louis K. Meisel Gallery at Art Miami 2017,
Louis K. Meisel Gallery

Blackwell began his career as an Abstract Expressionist; however, under the influence of Pop art in the 1960s, he re-aligned himself with photorealism, producing naturalistic depictions of motorcycles that conveyed the shiny surfaces of modern consumer culture. In other works he has turned his attention to elaborate …

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