THRU AUGUST 7, 2015
Alma Thomas: Moving Heaven & Earth, Paintings and Works on Paper, 1958-1978
on view thru Saturday, May 16, 2015
AICA Recognizes Grossman and Lewis
International Association of Art Critics announces their 2014 Awards
BEST SHOW IN A COMMERCIAL SPACE IN NEW YORK
Nancy Grossman: The Edge of Always, Constructions from the 1960s
May 9 – July 25, 2014 at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is the exclusive representative of the artist Nancy Grossman.
BEST THEMATIC MUSEUM SHOW IN NEW YORK
From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945-1952
September 12, 2014 – February 1, 2015 at The Jewish Museum
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is the exclusive representative of the Estate of Norman W. Lewis.
Recent Press: Alma Thomas
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 2015
by Roberta Smith
"Alma Thomas...once retired, devoted the last two decades of her life to making mosaiclike abstractions in step with their time. Surveyed in 29 canvases and watercolors, her dappled fields, stripes and concentric rings of color bring an energetic bluntness and unencumbered joy to the usual refinements of Color Field and Minimalism."
OTHER RECENT PRESS
1STDIBS INTROSPECTIVE MAGAZINE
"During the Civil Rights movement, observes Michael Rosenfeld...'the African-American artist was expected by his community to be painting works about African-American life,' with the aim of promoting change or pointing out injustice. 'It took a tremendous amount of courage and perseverance for an African-American of that generation to go against that tendency and choose the path of abstraction..."
ART IN AMERICA
"paintings that resonate…a brilliant…palette and mosaic-like markings to articulate jazzy compositions"
THE NEW YORKER
"A substantial showing of more than forty glistering abstractions…a rapturous grid of rainbow markings"
"rhythmic patterns that are bursting with energy with their vibrant colors…an appreciation for nature and her keen observations come through in all of her works"
"Spring Openings: 28 New Exhibitions Feature Black Artists" includes Alma Thomas with notable shows by Laylah Ali, Nick Cave, Jacob Lawrence, Glenn Ligon and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
ArtNews, April 15, 2015
by Andrew Russeth
"...Alma Thomas’s Resurrection (1966), a stunner of a painting, presiding over a Passover seder in the White House’s family dining room...Those hoping to see some works by Thomas who are without White House invites can head over to the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in Chelsea, where a winning show of her paintings and works on paper, dating from 1958 to 1978, is on view through May 16."
Michael Goldberg: Making His Mark, Paintings and Drawings 1985-2005
January 17 - March 14, 2015
'Michael Goldberg and Abstraction'
by John Haber
March 7, 2015
'Michael Goldberg's Final Mark'
by Omo Misha
February 14, 2015
'How Michael Goldberg Carried Abstract Expressionism into the 21st Century'
by Karen Kedmey
Catalogue Now Available
Published by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery and Manny Silverman Gallery, this fully illustrated, 70 page, softcover publication with over 42 color plates features introductions by Michael Rosenfeld and Manny Silverman along with an essay by Chris Daze Ellis.
ISBN: 1-930416-52-0 / $ 40.00