The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Friday, February 23, 2018

Solo exhibition of new paintings by Jacqueline Humphries opens at Stuart Shave/Modern Art
Jacqueline Humphries, exhibition view, Modern Art, 6 June - 5 July 2014. Photo: Courtesy Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, and Greene Naftali, New York.

LONDON.- Stuart Shave/Modern Art announces a solo exhibition of new paintings by Jacqueline Humphries. This is the American painter's third solo show with Modern Art.

Jacqueline Humphries' exhibition is comprised of two distinct bodies of work presented in two locations. At Modern Art's Helmet Row gallery, Humphries presents a new body of large abstract paintings. At Modern Art's Fitzroy Square gallery, Humphries exhibits a new body of 'black light' paintings illuminated only by ultraviolet light. These 'opposite' shows, conceived and painted at the same time, are two different halves of Humphries' exhibition.

Since the 1980s, Jacqueline Humphries has unrelentingly pursued the practice and critical conversation of abstract painting. She has recently spoken about making paintings as 'unfinishing' or 'unmaking' them - which is to describe a process of continually breaking into the known or recognisable structure of an abstract painting, and of disintegrating and complicating the spatial and compositional characteristics of figure/ground relationships. Humphries' use of reflective silver and fluorescent paints in differing bodies of work builds an 'optically unstable' character into the surfaces of her paintings as they variously absorb, reflect, and react to light under the conditions of their viewing and in relation to the primary physical experience of the viewer.

Jacqueline Humphries lives and works in New York, USA. Humphries' paintings were recently included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, New York, USA, and have been shown in exhibitions at American museums including MOCA Cleveland (2012), Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY (2010, 2007); and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (2001). Humphries' paintings are held by museum collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Coincident with Humphries' exhibition at Modern Art is the publication of a new monograph by Koenig Books surveying Jacqueline Humphries' work, collecting together a decade of paintings with essays by David Joselit, Suzanne Hudson and Angus Cook.

Today's News

June 10, 2014

Archeologists find 4,000 year-old tomb belonging to a leader from the 11th dynasty

Old Master 'selfie' is a Rembrandt; National Trust scientifically verifies painting

The Serpentine premieres a new durational performance by Marina Abramović for 64 days

Christie's announces the sale of one of only two paintings by Johannes Vermeer in private hands

Sotheby's Paris to sell rediscovered painting by Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi

Exhibition charts James Ensor's dramatic artistic developments in 1880s and 1890s

United States automakers pledge $26 million for embattled Detroit Institute of Arts

Roma Eterna: 2,000 Years of Sculpture from the Collections Santarelli and Zeri at the Antikenmuseum Basel

1,200th anniversary of the death of Emperor Charlemagne marked with new coin exhibition

Ketterer Kunst announces excellent results of Modern and Post War/Contemporary Art sales

Sotheby's Paris announces an important offering of Old Master and 19th century paintings

Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery showcases a vibrant new generation of artists from the USA

Spectacular fire sculpture in art project at Quadriennale Dusseldorf: The Creative Power of Fire

Live artwork around hundreds of bottles of publicly donated water on view at Somerset House

Denver Art Museum transforms outdoor plaza with interactive installation

Fine Kangxi porcelain and imperial jades lead rich offerings at Bonhams San Francisco in June

Artist Cary Smith curates an exhibition featuring 40 leading contemporary artists

Octagone presents Stevens Dosso-Yovo's first large-scale outdoor sculpture

Christie's announces Sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana

Nasher Sculpture Center announces Mark Grotjahn sculpture

Solo exhibition of new paintings by Jacqueline Humphries opens at Stuart Shave/Modern Art

Old Toy Soldier Auctions to offer spectacular lifetime collection of James A. Henderson

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- The Morgan explores the Medieval world's fascinating approach to the passage of time

2.- Experts discover hidden ancient Maya structures in Guatemala

3.- Egyptian archaeologists unveil tomb of Old Kingdom priestess Hetpet

4.- The Speed Art Museum and Italian Ministry reach loan agreement on ancient calyx-krater

5.- Major exhibition features artistic masterpieces from the glorious Church of the Gesù

6.- From Beowulf to Chaucer, the British Library makes 1,000 years of rich literary history freely available online

7.- Truck damages Peru's ancient Nazca lines

8.- Trish Duebber is new Coordinator of Youth Programs at Boca Raton Museum Art School

9.- Exhibition examines the way art, like language, was used to articulate a rhetoric of exclusion

10.- The Dallas Museum of Art announces gift of three major European works

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful