"Works of the Jenney Archive"

Gagosian Gallery , Lenox Hill Wednesday April 3 2013 10:00 - 18:00
"Works of the Jenney Archive"

In the late ’60s and early ’70s, Neil Jenney represented a sort of one-man, tongue-in-cheek revival of figurative painting, amid the hostility toward the medium that characterized a period dominated by Minimalism and Conceptual Art. Aping kindergarten finger painting, Jenney called his style "bad painting"; later, he began creating "good painting" that referenced the far more proficient realism of 19th-century landscape scenes. This exhibit includes examples of both approaches, items that the artist had kept for himself rather than sell to collectors.


Venue name: Gagosian Gallery
Address: 980 Madison Ave
New York

Cross street: between 76th and 77th Sts
Opening hours: Tue–Sat 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 77th St
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