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This exhibition features the early paintings of Art Brenner, who first gained fame as an abstract painter in the 1950s, and later went on to produce a significant body of sculpture in Paris.

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Art Brenner (1924-2013) produced a significant body of paintings early in his career, prior to turning to sculpture. These recently discovered works were created in the 1950s and 60s, and reflect the Abstract Expressionist movement of the time. Though clearly part of one oeuvre, his style is difficult to pigeonhole. There is clearly a spatial sensibility to his canvases, but his color is careful, …

Art Brenner (1924-2013) produced a significant body of paintings early in his career, prior to turning to sculpture. These recently discovered works were created in the 1950s and 60s, and reflect the Abstract Expressionist movement of the time. Though clearly part of one oeuvre, his style is difficult to pigeonhole. There is clearly a spatial sensibility to his canvases, but his color is careful, and unflinchingly unique. His works from that period are gestural, with controlled, but choppy swaths of color, whispering, interrupting each other, and creating a vibrant plane of conversation on …

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237 EAST PALACE AVENUE
Santa Fe, NM, US