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Cleve Gray: The Hawaiian Paintings features paintings from Gray's time living in Hawaii. These works are heavily influenced by the intoxicating colors and landscape of Hawaii.

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Loretta Howard Gallery is pleased to present Cleve Gray: The Hawaiian Paintings on view from March 28th to April 27th, 2019.

In 1972, Cleve Gray’s “Hawaii” series was shown at the Betty Parsons Gallery, the seminal gallery for the first generation of Abstract Expressionists in New York. Reevaluating these works nearly fifty years later, they clearly retain the same rich and seductive qualities, …

Loretta Howard Gallery is pleased to present Cleve Gray: The Hawaiian Paintings on view from March 28th to April 27th, 2019.

In 1972, Cleve Gray’s “Hawaii” series was shown at the Betty Parsons Gallery, the seminal gallery for the first generation of Abstract Expressionists in New York. Reevaluating these works nearly fifty years later, they clearly retain the same rich and seductive qualities, an abstract distillation of the natural beauty of Hawaii. The Hawaii paintings came out of the winter of 1970-71 when the Ford Foundation invited Gray to the Honolulu Academy of the Arts where he was …

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521 West 26th Street 1st floor
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