The Estate of Avigdor Arikha


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    New York
    Avigdor Arikha: Twenty-Five Pastels: 1983-2007
    Nov 01 2007 - Dec 08 2007
    Press Release
    Selected works from the exhibition.
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    New York
    Works on Paper
    Oct 21 2009 - Dec 31 2009
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    New York
    Avigdor Arikha: Works from the Estate
    Mar 20 2012 - Apr 21 2012
    Press Release
    This show will be the first New York exhibition of works from the artist’s estate and will consist of approximately 56 works, including 12 oils on canvas and 16 pastels along with watercolors, drawings, and a few rare lithographs. These works have been in the artist’s collection and many have never before been exhibited. The depictions, quintessentially Arikha, are composed from his personal canon of favored subjects, including still lifes, self-portraits, and portraits of his wife, the poet Anne Atik; as always combining intense observation with an inherent refinement, creating a penetrating, quiet beauty.
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    New York
    Avigdor Arikha: Paintings and Works on Paper
    Apr 07 2016 - May 07 2016
    Press Release

    The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce an exhibition of works from the estate of Avigdor Arikha. The artist, who died in 2010, worked mostly in Paris and occasionally in Israel. 

    The exhibition will consist of approximately twenty works in oil, watercolor, pastel, and sumi ink and depict the subjects for which the artist is well known: portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and nudes. Regardless of the medium all Arikha’s work is remarkable for its subtlety, spontaneity, and tonal beauty. Arikha only worked in daylight and avidly insisted that not only his own works, but all works of art, be seen in natural light. Whatever his subject Arikha would finish the work in one sitting and this immediacy infused the work with vitality, freshness, and uncommon luminosity.