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Systemic Pattern Painting - Press Release

Clark Richert, Dimension Variable Central Core of the Destiny, 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 70" x 70" Copyright © Clark Richert Click here to go to exhibition page

SYSTEMIC PATTERN PAINTING: ARTISTS OF THE CRISS-CROSS COOPERATIVE Including Artworks by Artists: Charles DiJulio, Dean Fleming, Richard Kallweit, Gloria Klein, Marilyn Nelson, Clark Richert, Dee Shapiro, Robert Swain, George Woodman and Mario Yrisarry Featuring Original Writings from the Criss-Cross Art Communications September 7 - October 7, 2018 Opening Reception: Sunday September 9, 2018 1:00 - 6:00 PM Panel Discussion with Richard Kallweit, Marilyn Nelson and Clark Richert Moderated by Anne Swartz, Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design Tuesday evening, September 11 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM David Richard Gallery, LLC 211 East 121 ST | New York, NY 10035 P: (212) 882-1705

This exhibition surveys Systemic Pattern Painting by a specific group of artists who were part of the Criss-Cross cooperative. These artists lived primarily in New York City and Boulder, Colorado and explored complex mathematically-derived patterns and abstract structures. The cooperative was part of the broader Pattern and Decoration movement from the 1970s. This presentation focuses on artworks mostly from the 1970s and 80s, with a few selections by Dean Fleming from the early 1960s and recent paintings by Clark Richert and Robert Swain.

Marilyn Nelson, Untitled (pink), 1980, Acrylic on canvas, 65.5" x 65.5" x 1.25" Copyright © Marilyn Nelson Click here to go to the exhibition

Richard Kallweit, Untitled (plexitet), A pyramidal-shaped sculpture Cubes of cut red, blue and yellow plexiglass, glue, 14.5" x 15.5" x 16.5" Copyright © Richard Kallweit Click here to go to the exhibition

Dee Shapiro, Segue, 1981, Acrylic on canvas 42" x 48" Copyright © Dee Shapiro Click here to go to the exhibition


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