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Thornton Willis, Illuminating the Future of Abstract Art

These shows confirm Willis’s preeminence even while his work already resides at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum.

‘Locomotive,’ 1999. © Thornton Willis, courtesy David Richard Gallery. Photo by Yao Zu Lu


Sunday, April 10, 2022

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Mr. Gordon is a painter and a writer, and once-upon-a-time avant-garde filmmaker who has been based mainly in New York City since the 1960s. His artwork has been shown in solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art and many galleries in New York City, the U.S., and Europe and his writing on art has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, Commentary, Art Critical, Painters Table, and other journals.

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