New York

Charles Biederman

Borgenicht Gallery

This retrospective is the first one-person show which American artist Charles Biederman has had in New York in a number of years. Although Biederman spent some time here in the ’30s, he has preferred to live in a place called Red Wing, Minnesota, since 1942. Still, he has never been isolated, having acquired a considerable European following over the years. In England, he is regarded by artists like Victor Pasmore, Kenneth and Mary Martin, Gillian Wise, and Anthony Hill as a primary influence on them, and they share the important Constructivist tendency in post-World War II British art. In 1969, a major exhibition of his work was held at London’s Hayward Gallery. And in other European countries, both East and West I’m told, Biederman is no less highly esteemed by younger artists who admire his rigorously rational viewpoint and unwavering confidence in his own vision. These, however, are

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