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BLACK & WHITE    Mar 2 - Mar 20, 2012

Andy and Bianca at The Factory
Harry Benson
Andy and Bianca at The Factory, 1977
American Girl In Italy
Ruth Orkin
American Girl In Italy, 1951
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Cavalier Galleries, Inc. is pleased to present a unique exhibition of works in black and white. Throughout the history of art, this limited palette has been utilized by artists to simplify, focus, or dramatize their compositions. Artwork created in black and white invites viewers to absorb the subjects and compositional elements of line, shape, value, and texture in its most pure form.

This exhibition draws on creations from the last century with works ranging from historic photography to post-war abstraction, to contemporary realism. Included in the exhibition will be a diverse selection of paintings, drawings, and photographs that exemplify the simplicity and strength of artworks created in black and white.

Including works by:
Milton Avery, Max Beckman, Frank Benson, Harry Benson, Thomas Hart Benton, Edward J. Burra, Paul Cadmus, Alex Guofeng Cao, Debranne Cingari, Bob Colacello, James Henry Daugherty, Morris Engel, Lyonel Charles Feininger, Gertrude Greene, Philip Leslie Hale, William Harrison, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Damien Hunin, Michael Kahn, Franz Kline, George B. Luks, Vivian Maier, Reuben Nakian, Ruth Orkin, Edward Henry Potthast, John Henry Twachtman, & Weegee.

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