John Norton Visits NYC Galleries with Former Students

Posted By on Oct 3, 2017 |


At our recent BAA meeting, John Norton shared stories about his recent trip to NYC. He visited several art galleries with a few of his former students. Seen below are some of his favorite artists seen that day.

LESLIE WAYNE – an artist who uses oil paint as a sculptural material, at Jack Shainman Gallery, 524 w 24th St., NYC.

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Leslie Wayne

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Leslie Wayne

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KARA WALKER – politically and racially provocative African-American narrative artist, at Sikkhama Jenkins, 530 W 22 St., NYC.

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Kara Walker

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RUTH ASAWA – (1926-2013), a survey of work by this historically important abstractionist, at David Zwirner Gallery, 537 W 20th St., NYC.

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Ruth Asawa

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Ruth Asawa

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MAYA LIN – architect, famous designer of the Vietnam War Memorial in DC and also a mixed media artist, whose installation here focuses on the nature of Water, at PACE, 537 W 24th St., NYC. (Unfortunately, John was not able to take pictures of her installation.)