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Chelsea Art Galleries March 1, 2019

Jasper Johns: Recent Paintings and Works on Paper

Matthew Marks Gallery has a wonderful exhibit of Jasper Johns art until April 6th.  I like his art more with every exhibit I see, and I chose to combine some of his well known images, to remember my visit to the gallery with my friends Pat and Benedicte. 



Jacob Lawrence: We saw this exhibit at DC Moore Gallery one day before it closed.  Jacob Lawrence did 41 tempera paintings in 1938 on the Life of Toussaint L'Overture, leader of a rebellion in Haiti, followed by a campaign to draft Haiti's first democratic constitution.  Between 1986 and 1997 Lawrence made siik screen prints of 15 of the paintings and a complete set was in the exhibit.  This one depicts him opening the rebellion charge.


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