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Mnuchin Gallery is proud to present The Joy of Color. The exhibition brings together paintings and sculpture spanning eight decades, united by their unbridled celebration of color’s power to inspire and uplift. From the expressive gestures and rich impastos of Philip Guston and Joan Mitchell, to the luminous stained canvases of Morris Louis and Helen Frankenthaler, to the vibrant contemporary abstractions of Sean Scully and Sarah Crowner, these works survey artists’ use of color from 1939 through the present day. Featured artists include Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, Sam Gilliam, Jeff Koons, Laura Owens, Mark Rothko, and Alma Thomas, to name a few. Opening with a reception at the gallery on November 1st from 6:00-7:30pm, the exhibition will be on view through December 8, 2018. It will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue authored by Karen Wilkin.

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Press Release

Selected Works

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Alexander Calder Untitled

Alexander Calder
Untitled
1939
painted sheet metal, metal rods, and wire
56 x 46 x 24 inches (142.2 x 116.8 x 61 cm)

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning
Red Torso
circa 1948-49
oil on paper
18 x 23 1/4 inches (45.7 x 59.1 cm)

Philip Guston Branch

Philip Guston
Branch
1956-58
oil on canvas
71 7/8 x 76 inches (182.6 x 193 cm)

Milton Avery Hot Moon

Milton Avery
Hot Moon
1958
oil on canvas
56 x 66 inches (142.2 x 167.6 cm)

Joan Mitchell Untitled

Joan Mitchell
Untitled
circa 1958
oil on canvas
75 x 71 inches (190.5 x 180.3 cm)

Mark Rothko Untitled

Mark Rothko
Untitled
1959
oil on paper mounted on board
30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)

Morris Louis Aleph Series V

Morris Louis
Aleph Series V
1960
acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas
104 3/4 x 82 inches (266.1 x 208.3 cm)

Morris Louis Mira

Morris Louis
Mira
1962
acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas
82 1/2 x 33 inches (209.6 x 83.8 cm)

Jules Olitski Thursday

Jules Olitski
Thursday
1962
acrylic on canvas
90 x 78 inches (228.6 x 198.1 cm)

Larry Poons Mary Queen of Scots

Larry Poons
Mary Queen of Scots
1965
acrylic on canvas
135 x 90 inches (342.9 x 228.6 cm)

Alma Thomas Nature's Red Impressions

Alma Thomas
Nature's Red Impressions
1968
acrylic on canvas
51 x 49 1/2 inches (129.5 x 125.7 cm)

Jack Bush Strawberry

Jack Bush
Strawberry
1970
acrylic on canvas
68 x 91 3/4 inches (172.7 x 233 cm)

Gene Davis Apple Jack

Gene Davis
Apple Jack
1970
acrylic on canvas
33 x 34 inches (83.8 x 86.4 cm)

Sam Gilliam Atmosphere

Sam Gilliam
Atmosphere
1972
acrylic on canvas
92 x 144 inches (233.7 x 365.8 cm)

Helen Frankenthaler Elberta

Helen Frankenthaler
Elberta
1975
acrylic on canvas
79 x 97 inches (200.7 x 246.4 cm)

Andy Warhol Dollar Sign

Andy Warhol
Dollar Sign
1981
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
90 3/16 x 70 1/8 inches (229.1 x 178.1 cm)

Kenneth Noland Mysteries: Aglow

Kenneth Noland
Mysteries: Aglow
2002
acrylic on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

Jeff Koons Hulk (Wheelbarrow)

Jeff Koons
Hulk (Wheelbarrow)
2004-2013
polychromed bronze, wood, copper, and live flowering plants
68 1/16 x 48 3/8 x 81 5/8 inches (172.9 x 122.9 x 207.3 cm)

Laura Owens Untitled

Laura Owens
Untitled
2006
oil and acrylic on canvas
108 x 144 inches (274.3 x 365.8 cm)

Sarah Crowner The Wave (Urszula)

Sarah Crowner
The Wave (Urszula)
2014
acrylic on sewn canvas with painted wooden frame
78 x 60 inches (198.1 x 152.4 cm)

Nathlie Provosty Lode

Nathlie Provosty
Lode
2018
oil on linen on aluminum panel
19 x 15 inches (48.3 x 38.1 cm)

Sean Scully Landline Green Bolt

Sean Scully
Landline Green Bolt
2018
oil on aluminum
85 x 75 inches (215.9 x 190.5 cm)

Alexander Calder Untitled

Alexander Calder
Untitled
1939
painted sheet metal, metal rods, and wire
56 x 46 x 24 inches (142.2 x 116.8 x 61 cm)

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning
Red Torso
circa 1948-49
oil on paper
18 x 23 1/4 inches (45.7 x 59.1 cm)

Philip Guston Branch

Philip Guston
Branch
1956-58
oil on canvas
71 7/8 x 76 inches (182.6 x 193 cm)

Milton Avery Hot Moon

Milton Avery
Hot Moon
1958
oil on canvas
56 x 66 inches (142.2 x 167.6 cm)

Joan Mitchell Untitled

Joan Mitchell
Untitled
circa 1958
oil on canvas
75 x 71 inches (190.5 x 180.3 cm)

Mark Rothko Untitled

Mark Rothko
Untitled
1959
oil on paper mounted on board
30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)

Morris Louis Aleph Series V

Morris Louis
Aleph Series V
1960
acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas
104 3/4 x 82 inches (266.1 x 208.3 cm)

Morris Louis Mira

Morris Louis
Mira
1962
acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas
82 1/2 x 33 inches (209.6 x 83.8 cm)

Jules Olitski Thursday

Jules Olitski
Thursday
1962
acrylic on canvas
90 x 78 inches (228.6 x 198.1 cm)

Larry Poons Mary Queen of Scots

Larry Poons
Mary Queen of Scots
1965
acrylic on canvas
135 x 90 inches (342.9 x 228.6 cm)

Alma Thomas Nature's Red Impressions

Alma Thomas
Nature's Red Impressions
1968
acrylic on canvas
51 x 49 1/2 inches (129.5 x 125.7 cm)

Jack Bush Strawberry

Jack Bush
Strawberry
1970
acrylic on canvas
68 x 91 3/4 inches (172.7 x 233 cm)

Gene Davis Apple Jack

Gene Davis
Apple Jack
1970
acrylic on canvas
33 x 34 inches (83.8 x 86.4 cm)

Sam Gilliam Atmosphere

Sam Gilliam
Atmosphere
1972
acrylic on canvas
92 x 144 inches (233.7 x 365.8 cm)

Helen Frankenthaler Elberta

Helen Frankenthaler
Elberta
1975
acrylic on canvas
79 x 97 inches (200.7 x 246.4 cm)

Andy Warhol Dollar Sign

Andy Warhol
Dollar Sign
1981
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
90 3/16 x 70 1/8 inches (229.1 x 178.1 cm)

Kenneth Noland Mysteries: Aglow

Kenneth Noland
Mysteries: Aglow
2002
acrylic on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

Jeff Koons Hulk (Wheelbarrow)

Jeff Koons
Hulk (Wheelbarrow)
2004-2013
polychromed bronze, wood, copper, and live flowering plants
68 1/16 x 48 3/8 x 81 5/8 inches (172.9 x 122.9 x 207.3 cm)

Laura Owens Untitled

Laura Owens
Untitled
2006
oil and acrylic on canvas
108 x 144 inches (274.3 x 365.8 cm)

Sarah Crowner The Wave (Urszula)

Sarah Crowner
The Wave (Urszula)
2014
acrylic on sewn canvas with painted wooden frame
78 x 60 inches (198.1 x 152.4 cm)

Nathlie Provosty Lode

Nathlie Provosty
Lode
2018
oil on linen on aluminum panel
19 x 15 inches (48.3 x 38.1 cm)

Sean Scully Landline Green Bolt

Sean Scully
Landline Green Bolt
2018
oil on aluminum
85 x 75 inches (215.9 x 190.5 cm)

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