Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Elizabeth Peyton @ The New Museum!

This is one of the Fall 2008 must see shows. Elizabeth Peyton is considered one of the best artists specialized in modern portraiture.

"Live Forever: Elizabeth Peyton" is the first survey of Elizabeth Peyton's work in an American institution. The survey will include more than 100 works made over the past fifteen years. The show runs from October 8, 2008- January 11, 2009 At the New Museum at 235 Bowery.

She was born in Connecticut in 1965. She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York in 1987. She lives and works in New York. Peyton’s work has been exhibited worldwide and is represented in the collections of the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg; the Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Seattle Art Museum; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among many others.

Democrats are more beautiful (after Jonathan Horowitz)
Oil on board
10 x 8 in
25.4 x 20.3 cm
Collection Laura and Stafford Broumand

Piotr on Couch
Oil on board
9 x 12 in
(23 x 30.5 cm)
Seattle Art Museum, Gift of the William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc., 97.11

Zoe’s Kurt
Oil on board
14 x 11 in
(35.6 x 28 cm)
Collection Zoe Stillpass

1 comment:

Paul Pincus said...

peyton's work is sweet. but she seems stuck.

i love karen kilimnik's work because as she refers to the past you can see clearly her work moving foward. kilimnik continues to expand her brilliant world! I wish peyton would try to do the same.

imho ; )