News: Frank Wimberley | The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection, August  9, 2019 - Berry Campbell

Frank Wimberley | The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection

August 9, 2019 - Berry Campbell

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
September 17, 2019 - March 8, 2020
Image: Juanita and Frank Wimberley with Gretchen Wagner, Saint Louis Art Museum.
News: ArtZealous: 5 Tips to Transform Your Space Using Art, July 17, 2019 - Zoë Van Straat for ArtZealous

ArtZealous: 5 Tips to Transform Your Space Using Art

July 17, 2019 - Zoë Van Straat for ArtZealous

Summer may be halfway over, womp womp, but there is still time to brighten up and refresh your space with artwork. Whether you want to add pops of color to your living room or do a full-blown redo of your house, we’ve got five solid tips on how to incorporate artwork into your home to give it that new look. 

1. Add Pops of Color

To bring your home to life, swap in some light color abstract paintings for wall décor. Any pop of color will brighten the room, giving it a new, cozy and inviting feel. Colorful artwork is perfect for any neutral color walls in the home, and a simple painting can do the trick!

2. Showcase High-End Pieces

If you are an avid art collector or have wiggle room in your budget, try adding a vintage art piece to your walls in your home. Syd Solomon, who was a notable American abstract artist, shares work such as the one below which adds an extra touch to any room.

3. Travel Shots

Incorporating one’s vacation pictures on the wall is the perfect way to decorate a home while giving a more personal and natural feel. Saving your vacation photos then throwing it into a beautiful frame can look fantastic in any room, and also shows off your adventures.

4. Art Sculptures

For a livelier feel, homeowners can accessorize their homes with art sculptures that are sure to make any room pop. Art sculptures are terrific because they serve as a unique decoration, but can also be used to fill up a room.

5. Determine a Theme

From florals to bold colors to fun prints, make your home feel like a tropical getaway or a calming cottage to escape to. Landing on a theme in your summer home can help determine the type of art décor you plan to showcase. It’s crucial to incorporate bright, flashy colors to portray warmth and light.

News: John Goodyear (1930-2019), July  9, 2019 - Berry Campbell

John Goodyear (1930-2019)

July 9, 2019 - Berry Campbell

John Goodyear
(1930 - 2019)

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of John Goodyear (1930 - 2019). He was a wonderful man, a gifted teacher, and a brilliant and innovative artist. He will be missed immeasurably. 

News: Berry Campbell Partners with Widewalls, July  2, 2019 - Berry Campbell

Berry Campbell Partners with Widewalls

July 2, 2019 - Berry Campbell

Widewalls Welcomes Perrotin and 18 Other Top-Tier Galleries Into Its Marketplace

Widewalls, the online marketplace and magazine dedicated to modern and contemporary art, is delighted to announce that 19 internationally renowned galleries will shortly join its marketplace, in a collective effort to support the platform's business model and foster competition in the third-party online marketplace sector.

Honoring its commitment to help art professionals access and serve the online art market more efficiently, Widewalls promotes a gallery-friendly business model that allows art dealers to connect to collectors transparently. Through a reasonable subscription fee only, Widewalls provides its members with online visibility and sales opportunities.

News: The Women of 9th Street, July  2, 2019 - Laura Joseph Mogil for WAG Lifestyle

The Women of 9th Street

July 2, 2019 - Laura Joseph Mogil for WAG Lifestyle

We are very exhibited about this amazing exhibition opening in September at the Katonah Museum. Perle Fine and Yvonne Thomas are included along with Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler and so in.

Join us for the opening in September!

While it’s only July, some things are worth waiting a few months for. One such example is the upcoming exhibition, “Sparkling Amazons: Abstract Expressionist Women of the 9th Street Show” at the Katonah Museum of Art.

Opening on Oct. 6 and continuing through Jan. 26, 2020, “Sparkling Amazons” will present the often overlooked contributions by female artists to the Abstract Expressionist movement and the significant role these women played as bold innovators within the New York School during the 1940s and ’50s. 

Michele Wije, the show’s curator and associate curator at the Katonah museum, says, “Our staff was looking at past exhibitions that changed the course of art history and one of the main ones in America was the ‘9th Street Show,’ which was a kind of ‘Salon des Refusés’ for New York artists who were being shut out of exhibition spaces in the uptown galleries and whose artwork was not being purchased by museums.” 

Wije said the museum decided to give their upcoming exhibition a unique spin by focusing on the 12 women featured in “9th Street Show,” which took place in 1951 and was organized by then fledgling gallerist Leo Castelli. 

News: The Pure Vision of Frank Wimberley, June 26, 2019 - Franklin Hill Perrell for Hamptons Art Hub

The Pure Vision of Frank Wimberley

June 26, 2019 - Franklin Hill Perrell for Hamptons Art Hub

From the moment I walked into the solo show “Frank Wimberley” at Berry Campbell in Chelsea, I became thoroughly engaged with Wimberley’s textural paintings. The works convey an exhilarating sense of freedom as well as a consistent vision: one major painting after another, evidencing some of the most original and varied paint handling I’ve seen.

On view through July 3, 2019, “Frank Wimberley” is a near survey and presents 20 paintings that roam across the decades (including recent works). Now 92 years old, Wimberley proves that he is still vibrant and active as an artist. He evolved as a pure painter, largely eschewing overt sociopolitical themes in his work and became exemplary of American abstraction’s mainstream; an expressionist responding to free association and guided solely by his own taste and intuition.

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