Farm-To-Table – Epicurean Works From The Allan Stone Collection

Exhibition

in New York, NY / United States
22.06.2017 - 11.08.2017 10:00 - 18:00
Farm-To-Table - Epicurean Works From The Allan Stone Collection

Allan Stone Projects is pleased to present “Farm-to-Table: Epicurean Works From the Allan Stone Collection”. The exhibition draws from the rich variety of food and food related works that dealer Allan Stone collected throughout his lifetime. Food, still lifes, and animals are common subjects for many artists, providing a glimpse into the earthly pleasures of gastronomy. Whether ironic or sensuous, the works in the exhibition explore the visual delight of food and its related themes.

A highlight of the exhibition is Randall Deihl’s painting, “Nick’s Nest”, 1981, which relates closely to his painting “Sweets”, 1980, in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Diehl made several works depicting “Nick’s Nest”, a diner he frequented when he lived in Northampton, Massachusetts at the time. The highly detailed painting shows the humble interior of a restaurant noted for its hot dogs. A popular destination among locals, one can imagine the groups of adults and children gathering in this communal space to break bread.

Another significant work is a rarely seen pastel by Wayne Thiebaud, “Slice of Meat”, 1972. Here, Thiebaud elevates the single object study into an abstract exercise of color and line. Many of Thiebaud’s significant still lifes recall the silhouettes of landscapes, and this raw slab of meat sitting on the cool, reflective counter could be compared to an iceberg. This work illuminates Thiebaud’s life long practice of questioning what we see in art by infusing banal objects with an iconic status.

Other technical masterpieces in the exhibition include Susan Hauptman‘s delicately drawn cakes and Don Nice‘s meticulous paintings of animals and vegetables. Emily Eveleth‘s candid paintings of donuts recall human portraits or bodily flesh, while Derrick Guild‘s surreal still lifes are imbued with a sense of uneasiness that defy convention. The exhibition includes other artists such as Gordon Cook, Adrian Martinez, Raoul Middleman, Vladimir Salamun, and others.

Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am – 6 pm

www.allanstoneprojects.com

Location:
Allan Stone Projects
535 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor
10011 New York, NY
United States

Loading Map....
0 Comments

Leave a reply

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

© likeyou artnetwork / www.likeyou.com / Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

People Who Like Thisx

Loading...
or

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

or

Create Account