Figuratively Seeing Past

January 21–March 3, 2009

The exhibition features work by contemporary artists who are examining, and in some cases redefining, figurative painting and portraiture and who revel in the materiality of paint on canvas.

Hannah BarrettHolly CoulisJerónimo ElespeAndre EthierChris FaustVera IlliatovaKeith MayersonDavid OrdingBenedicte PeyratBettina SellmannJason Teraoka
Sandra & David Bakalar Gallery
Free and open to the public. Always.

This exhibition was curated by Lisa Tung. Exhibition design and installation overseen by Rob Gainfort. 

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