• Jack Tworkov

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum

    Jack Tworkov’s is an exemplary body of work, the product of a lifelong devotion to painting. This exhibition was the first retrospective to survey Tworkov’s entire career of more than 50 years. It began with Tworkov’s early Cézannesque still lifes and figures, and traced his painstaking, often painful progression toward Abstract Expressionism, and his subsequent dissatisfaction with what he called its “enforced spontaneity”; and it articulated how this led to the development of his mature abstract style, with its signature meld of geometry and gesture.

    Despite his associations with the New York

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