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Rodolfo Abularach
Peter Agostini
Karel Appel
Thomas Beckman
Seymour Boardman
Ilya Bolotowsky
Ernest Briggs
Lawrence Calcagno
Nicolas Carone
Perez Celis
Bruce Checefsky
Nassos Daphnis
Haydn Davies
Lynne Drexler
Friedel Dzubas
Amaranth Ehrenhalt
Claire Falkenstein
Agustin Fernandez
Joseph Fiore
John Hultberg
Carol Hunt
Buffie Johnson
Albert Kotin
Ibram Lassaw
Jenny Lee
Martee Levi
Michael Loew
William Manning
Jeanne Miles
Leonard Nelson
Louise Nevelson
Tom Nonn
Jeanne Reynal
Misha Reznikoff
Richards Ruben
William Saroyan
William Scharf
Ethel Schwabacher
Thomas Sills
Nancy Steinson
Antoni Tapies
Yvonne Thomas
Erik Van der Grijn
Wilfrid Zogbaum
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Lawrence Durell

PAST EXHIBITION:
Writer's Brush Title

THE WRITER'S BRUSH

September 11th – October 27th, 2007

The Writer’s Brush is an exhibition based on Donald Friedman’s book The Writer’s Brush: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture by Writers coming out in September 2007 published by Mid-list Press, distributed by Random House. The show curated by Donald Friedman includes more than 180 unique works by 97 of the world most celebrated writers who were also artists. The exhibit affords the public an opportunity to view never before seen expressions of the writerartists from private collections.

It includes astounding works by Walter Abish, Rafael Alberti, Roberta Allen, A.R. Ammons, John Ashbery, Enid Bagnold, Amiri Baraka, Djuna Barnes, Julian Beck, Andrei Bely, Elizabeth Bishop, Jorge L. Borges, Breyten Breytenbach, Charles Bukowski, Gelett (Frank) Burgess, David Burliuk, Josef Čapek, Tom Clark, Daniel Clowes, Jean Cocteau, Norma Cole, Douglas Coupland, Jim Crace, E.E. Cummings, Henry Darger, Annie Dillard, J.P. Donleavy, Rikki Ducornet, Lawrence Durrell, Russell Edson, Mary Fabilli, Jules Feiffer, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Charles Henri Ford, Kahlil Gibran, Louise Gluck, Alasdair Gray, Allen Ginsberg, Günter Grass, Brion Gysin, Herman Hesse, Jack Hirschman, Susan Howe, Georges Hugnet, Victor Hugo, Aldous Huxley, Tama Janowitz, Charles Johnson, Donald Justice, Anna Kaven, Weldon Kees, Ken Kesey, Jack Kerouac, Maxine Hong Kingston, Bill Knott, Alfred Kubin, Jonathan Lethem, Mina Loy, Clarence Major, Robert Marshall, Henri Michaux, Henry Miller, Susan Minot, Walter Mosley, Hugh Nissenson, Clifford Odets, Kenneth Patchen, Sylvia Plath, Beatrix Potter, Annie Proulx, James Purdy, Kenneth Rexroth, Peter Sacks, William Saroyan, Maurice Sendak, Charles Simic, Patti Smith, William Jay Smith, Ralph Steadman and Hunter S. Thomson, Mark Strand, Igor Terentiev, James Thurber, Frederic Tuten, Josef Váchal, Janwillem Vandewetering, Kurt Vonnegut, Keith Waldrop, Derek Walcott, Rossanna Warren, Marjorie Welish, Denton Welsh, Richard Wilbur, Tennessee Williams, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), William Butler Yeats, Unica Zürn and more….

Book for $40 available for sale at the gallery.

If you wish to be contacted via email about our future exhibitions, please contact us at ashapolsky@nyc.rr.com.

Gallery Hours

Tue – Sat 11 – 6 PM

Lawrence Durrell
Justine!!!, n. d. circa 1957
Watercolor on stiff paper, 12" x 9"

 
Jonathan Lethem - Notebook Painting No. 1
Jonathan Lethem
Notebook Painting No. 1, n. d.
O/c, 46" x 42"
 
Clifford Odets - Coming Snow
Clifford Odets
Coming Snow, 1947
Watercolor, gouche and ink on paper, 14 7/8" x 10 7/8""
 
E. E. Cummings - cabaret Performer
E. E. Cummings
Cabaret Performer, circa 1935
O/c on board, 10" x 8"
     
William Saroyan William Saroyan Durrell Untitled
William Saroyan
Fresno Sunday, April 23, 1967, 1967
Watercolor on paper, 22" x 34"
William Saroyan
February 8, 1963, SF, 1963
Watercolor on paper, 19" x 24"
Lawrence Durrell
Untitled, Paris 1938
Watercolor on paper, 4 7/8" x 6 7/8"
     
Julian Beck - Romeo and Juliette William Burroughs - Avarice William Burroughs - Text
Julian Beck
Romeo and Juliette, 1957
Oil, pastel, pencil and ink on canvas, 40" x 22"

William Burroughs
Avarice, 1991
Screen print, 45" x 31" Ed. no.90

William Burroughs
Avarice, 1991
Screen print, 45" x 31" Ed. no.90
     
Mark Strand - Sea surface full of troubles Douglas Coupland - God Douglas Coupand - Anarchy
Mark Strand
Sea surface full of troubles, 1999
Pencil on paper, 22" x 30"

Douglas Coupland
Untitled - God, 2007
Mixed media on canvas, 9" x 12"
Douglas Coupland
Untitled - Anarchy, 2007
Mixed media on canvas, 9" x 12"
     
Lawrence Ferlinghetti - The boat of love Durrell_Cyprus S Kees Hours
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
The boat of love, 4.97
Oil on canvas, 9" x 12"
Lawrence Durrell
Cyprus, n.d.
Watercolor on paper, 9" x 12"
Weldon Kees
After Hours, n.d.
Oil on canvas, 33" x 43 1/2"
     
Jean Cocteau - Untitled Lawrence Ferlighetti - Freud... Life is a Real Dream Jonathan Lethem - Untitled
Jean Cocteau
Untitled, 1961
Marker on paper, 16 1/2" x 12 1/4"
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Freud... Life is a Real Dream, 1992
Lithograph on paper, 19 1/2" x 15"
Jonathan Lethem
Untitled, n. d.
O/c, 52" x 46"
     
Roberta Allen - Untitled Ralph Steadman and Hunter S. Thomson
Robert Marshall
Chainlink fence, 2005
Mylar on masonite, 12" x 9"
Roberta Allen
Untitled, 1977
Digital print, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Ralph Steadman and Hunter S. Thomson
The Sheriff,1995
Silkscreen ed. 74-77, 44" x 33"
     
Kingston-Enzo Ginsberg "For Linda Twigs" S Grass, Gunter, Butt uber Land (Flounder above Country), 1978
Maxine Hong Kingston
Enzo, 2004
Ink on paper, 15" x 20"
Allen Ginsberg
White Shroud Poems, 1980-1985
Book,
9" x 12"
Grass Gunter
Butt uber Land (Flounder above Country), 1978
Etching,
9.5" x 14.25"
     

 

Grass, Gunter, In Holz gebettet, Calcutta (Bedded on Wood), Sepia ink drawing, 1987,

Marshall, Robert, 45 x 45 in in mylar on masonite

 

Miller Recital

Gunter Grass
In Holz gebettet, Calcutta , 1987
Sepia ink on paper,
19.5" x 22.25"

Robert Marshall
BQE , 2005
Mylar on masonite,
45" x 45"
Henry Miller
Arthur Recital , 1943
Watercolor on paper ,
10" x 1 4"
     
Michaux Untitled Janowitz, Bair with Jones Miller Untitled
Henri Michaux
Untitled , 1970
Watercolor on paper ,
14.75" x 10.75"
Tama Janowitz
Bair with Jones, Unknown
Mixed media on paper,
18.5" x 13"
Henry Miller
Untitled,1946-48
Watercolor and gouache on paper,
18." x 12"
     

 

 

Hugo

Loy Garcia
Victor Hugo
Paysage Urbain
Ink wash, ink on graphite on paper,
2.65" x 4.5"
Mina Loy
Woman weaving, 1926
Drawing and gouache,
11.75" x 18.5"
Federico Garcia Lorca
Untitled,
Ink and watercolor on paper,
11." x 7.5"
     
Breytenbach The Artist and his model    
Breyten Breytenbach
The Artist and His Model, 1994
Etching,
22" x 15"
   
     
Hesse
  Herman Hesse
4 Illustrated poems
Watercolor on paper,
8" x 25"
 
     
Darger Untitled
  Henry Darger
Untitled (side 1,2), 1940
Watercolor, pencil, collage ,
21" x 110"