Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision, Forty-Five Years of Painting
April 6 - May 26, 2013: American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision, Forty-Five Years of Works on Paper
April 12 - May 29, 2013: Goya Contemporary Gallery
A collection of paintings completed over a span of 45 years, this exhibition pays tribute to Timothy App's complex exploration of abstract painting, as well as his contribution to the larger art historical narrative. App's signature style of geometric abstraction, with its assertive visual tensions, reveals a concise and thoughtful understanding of the nature of painting. The exhibition brings together various aspects of the artist's evolution and growth, demonstrating his status as one of the region's most important living painters.
Exhibition curators: Amy Raehse & Jack Rasmussen.
The companion exhibition at Goya Contemporary reveals
Timothy App's process of discovery through drawing, providing a unique glance at the artist's technical and formal development. Mirroring the intricacy and virtuosity of his larger abstract paintings exhibited at the American University Museum, "Works on Paper" aims to expand the viewer's awareness of the important role drawing plays in the advancement of his artistic practice.
Catalogue Available: with contributions from Richard Shiff, Lilly Wei, Jennier Wallace and Julie Karabenick