Our Pick of the takes place this Saturday…”Collectible” is a group exhibition featuring more than sixty museum quality paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture.
If you have never been to Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, it’s a gorgeous gallery which features exceptional work. Owner and curator Jack Rutberg has been an integral part of the LA Art scene for the past forty years.
See image: Patrick Graham
“The Artist, The Woman,” 1983-84
Oil on Canvas
75 1/2 x 72 1/2 inches
Here is info about the exhibition, courtesy of the gallery.
Contemporary and modern works spanning a half century offer the collector and institution an impressive range of monumental and intimate scale works for acquisition. Notable works in the exhibition include an installation by the evocative contemporary Spanish artist Jordi Alcaraz whose unique vision has drawn particular recent international attention. Rare paintings by the major Irish artist Patrick Graham will be on view following their recent national museum tour.
Among the many highlights of “Collectible” are a grouping of Latin American Masters including Diego Rivera, Roberto Matta, Gunther Gerzso, Francisco Zuniga, Alfredo Ramos Martinez, Gustavo Montoya, and Rufino Tamayo.
This far-ranging exhibition includes rare, unique photographs by Ed Ruscha and select photographs by Joel-Peter Witkin, as well as formidable paintings and drawings by Jerome Witkin. Sculpture in the exhibition includes those by Reuben Nakian, Franicsco Zuniga and Gaston Lachaise as well as Jordi Alcaraz’ surreal “Ideas of Sculpture” from 2013, and Claire Falkenstein’s intricate enameled 21 ½ foot metal sculpture “Chain,” circa 1963.
Also included are works by George Condo, Ruth Weisberg, Bruce Richards, Ed Moses, Norman Bluhm, Stanley Boxer, Max Ernst, Sam Francis, Frank Gehry, Mark Tobey, Ed Kienholz, Ed Moses, Roy Lichtenstein, Christo, Antoni Tapies and Eduardo Chillida.
See image: Hans Burkhardt (1904-1994)
“La Brea Tar Pits
(Burial of County Museum),” 1975
Oil on Canvas
77 x 114 inches
On view: March 14 – May 30
What: Opening reception
Where: Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Phone: 323 938-5222