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Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe    Sep 8 - Oct 27, 2012

Colorspace #5 (JRFA 10329)
Claire Falkenstein
Colorspace #5 (JRFA 10329), 1941
Space Structure (JRFA 10318)
Claire Falkenstein
Space Structure (JRFA 10318), 1978
The Big Apple (JRFA 10326)
Claire Falkenstein
The Big Apple (JRFA 10326), 1950
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Opening Reception: September 8 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

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A once in 30 year sale
if you can’t make this sale, the next one will be 2042

A fantastically eclectic range of treasures large and small from the gallery’s holdings 100 works on view through October 27, 2012.

Artists Include:

Jordi Alcaraz, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Hannelore Baron, Max Beckmann, Norman Bluhm, Hans Burkhardt, Vija Celmins, Marc Chagall, George Condo, Raphael Coronel, Maurice Denis, Richard Diebenkorn, Max Ernst, Claire Falkenstein, Henri Fantin-Latour, Oskar Fischinger, Sam Francis, Gunther Gerzso, Joe Goode, Arshile Gorky, Francisco Goya, Patrick Graham, David Hockney, Hundertwasser, Käthe Kollwitz, Jasper Johns, Rico Lebrun, Louis Legrand, Jack Levine, Roy Lichtenstein, Jacques Lipchitz, Marino Marini, Roberto Matta, Peter Milton, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Gustavo Montoya, Reuben Nakian , George Nama, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Diego Rivera, Georges Rouault, Edward Ruscha, David Siqueiros, Frank Stella, Donald Sultan, Rufino Tamayo, Dorothea Tanning, Mark Tobey, Maurice de Vlaminck, Max Weber, Ruth Weisberg, Jerome Witkin, Francisco Zúñiga & Others

Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe
02/18/2012 - 10/27/2012

“Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe” features a selection of the artist’s larger sculptural work and rarely-seen paintings, and follows an earlier Getty Initiative: Pacific Standard Time exhibition at the gallery of her intimately-scaled sculpture, wall pieces and iconic jewelry.

Claire Falkenstein’s (1908-1997) work, with its innovative use of materials such as glass, metal and resin, reveals a prescient fascination with the possibilities of chance and choice which parallels current views of our expanding universe. Her ability to move sculpture to non-traditional realms, whereby she incorporates and suggests both the expansiveness of form as well as the compression of space, has established her as one of the most important modern artists in this medium.

The exhibition also launches the first major publication detailing her entire career – "Claire Falkenstein" – with essays by art historians Susan M. Anderson and Maren Henderson, art writer and critic Michael Duncan, and an introduction by Philip Linhares, President of the Falkenstein Foundation and former Chief Curator of Art at the Oakland Museum of California

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