New York

Peter Pinchbeck

Luise Ross Gallery

Constituting the first significant showing of Peter Pinchbeck’s work in New York since the memorial exhibition that followed his passing in 2000, these tandem presentations offered a representative range of his formidable oeuvre, which still awaits critical recognition. Although primarily a painter (AbEx lured him to New York from his native England in 1960), Pinchbeck first became known for his Minimalist constructions, one of which was featured in the watershed “Primary Structures” show at the Jewish Museum in 1966. He would soon shift his full attention back to painting, devoting his efforts to what began as a reimagined Suprematist mode of thoughtful, painterly geometry and then evolved into a fully realized formal language of volumetric abstraction, a protracted metaphysical inquiry that might be viewed in retrospect as a solitary, fin de siècle strain of unfashionable but persistent

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