Sept 8 - Oct 29, 2016
Curated byJames Cavello
WESTWOOD GALLERY relocated to a 6,000 square foot space on
the Bowery in a developing art-centric area, next to the new home of
International Center of Photography and near the
Westwood's new location on the Bowery is next door to ICP, steps away The
New Museum, Sperone Westwater, Lehmann Maupin, Andrew Edlin, Salon 94, Betty
Cunningham, Garis & Hahn and many other galleries on the Bowery, along with
over 200 galleries on the
Westwood Gallery announces the passing of legendary photographer Bob Adelman (1931-2016), who photographed the civil rights movement, women's movement and gay rights over his 60 year career. The gallery was proud to present a premiere exhibition of 55 photographs from the civil rights movement in 2008. Adelman was also known for his captivating photographs of New York artists, writers, the South, social, political and urban culture. His legacy will live on through his extraordinary photographs, books and writing.
Bob Adelman captured iconic Contemporary artists in their studios as well as private moments during the exciting New York art scene of the 1960's through 90's. His subjects included Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Indiana, Leo Castelli, Adolph Gottlieb, Marisol, Jeff Koons, his close friend Roy Lichtenstein and many other well-known artists of the era. Westwood Gallery exhibited photographs from this collection in art fairs throughout the U.S. and will announce a future exhibition of Bob Adelman's photographs of New York artists.
Bodily, 1994, original artwork from the “Waterworks”series (1992-95) is derived from Rauschenberg's own digital photos transferred to clear gelatin surfaces and onto paper with an electric press. The artist was consumed with the process, due to his desire to begin using non-toxic, earth friendly materials. The resulting luminescent quality is reminiscent of watercolor painting.
WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC is the exclusive worldwide
representative for the Estate of Roy Schatt, which includes rare photographs of
James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan, Paul Newman, Steve
McQueen, John Cassavetes, Lillian Hellman, Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Parker, and
many other historic personalities in the
James Juthstrom (1929-2007) was a dedicated artist who lived
and worked in a
The gallery, established in 1995 in New York City, focuses on a contemporary program of artists, including rediscovered artist estates, current artist projects, secondary market and photography, and will present a series of exhibitions dedicated to artists in the Bowery Arts District, past and present. Gallery program encompasses art talks, worldwide traveling exhibitions, site-specific art installations, international art projects, film and non-profit collaborations.