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Aspen Art Museum


Julian Schnabel Plate Paintings 1978–86

Nov 4, 2016-Feb 19, 2017
Julian Schnabel’s Aspen Art Museum exhibition is the first museum presentation to focus on the renowned American artist’s now culturally iconic plate paintings. Largely unexhibited since the early 1980s, Schnabel’s pieces reveal the artist’s interest in material experimentation, the physicality of surface, and the relationship between the figure and abstraction. His AAM show includes a concise survey of these works—from the artist’s first plate painting, The Patients and the Doctors (1978), through to The Walk Home (1985).

AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund.

Major support for Julian Schnabel Plate Paintings 1978–86 is provided by Sandy and Paul Edgerley. Additional support is provided by the AAM National Council.

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