This new retrospective charts the painter’s career from the 1960s through the 1990s, showcasing abstract experiments in form, texture, and color that are both formally rigorous and rich with sensuality and humor.Read full description
Harvey Quaytman: Harmonica YP, 1972; acrylic and pigment on canvas; 105 x 108 in.; BAMPFA, gift of David and Renee McKee.
Harvey Quaytman: Second Cupola Capella, 1969; acrylic on canvas; 73 x 157 in; Harvey Quaytman Trust; courtesy of Van Doren Waxter, New York.
Harvey Quaytman: Wanderer, 1987; acrylic and rust on canvas; 53 3/4 x 53 ¾ in.; Collection of Anne and Robert V. Gunderson, Jr.
Harvey Quaytman: The Illusionist, 1997; synthetic polymer paint on canvas; 9' 5 1/4" x 9' 5 1/4" in.; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, gift of Edward R. Broida, 2005.
Artist John Zurier joins curator Apsara DiQuinzio for a multifaceted look at Harvey Quaytman’s art.
Discover Harvey Quaytman’s abstract paintings, then create your own experiments with shape and color.
For ages 6–12 with accompanying adult(s)
This symposium brings together critical perspectives on the artist, positioning Quaytman’s innovations within the history of abstraction in the United States and abroad.
The curator of Harvey Quaytman: Against the Static offers an overview of the exhibition, tracing the trajectory of Quaytman’s career.