In the Studio with Larry Silver

 
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LARRY SILVER

“My work is composed of oil paint mixtures, graphite and pastel, which interlock on the clay surface of the painting's panels.   The face of each painting is a delicate skin that is partially stripped away to expose references to diagrammatic notations, molecular bundles, Venetian walls.  Complex drawing may be constructed, erased, reconstructed and then partially erased again suggesting a collection of time worn, abstract graffiti.  This grouping of translucent applications of marks, drips, pours and sandings possesses the simultaneity of appearance and dissolve.”

Larry has shown in group and one person exhibitions in national and international venues. Some include: Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC; Laura Henry Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Rose Burlingham, NYC; Basel Art Fair, Switzerland; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; PS122 NYC; Barbican Art Center, London; Curt Marcus Gallery, NYC; PPOW Gallery, NYC; Lannon Gallery, NYC; Indianapolis Museum of the Arts, IN, Centro Mascarella, Bologna, Italy. Paintings and drawings are also held in several private and public collections.

His work is in numerous public collections including AT&T, Bartlett Schlumberger, Chemical Bank, Citi, Goldman Sachs, IBM Corporation, Marsh and McLennan, Philip Morris, Shasta College of Art, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Zale Corporation

Larry Silver lives and works in Manhattan.

http://larrysilverpaintings.blogspot.com/

 
Studio View:  Spiraling through kindergarten , 2018, acrylic & graphite on clay panels, 24” x 90”

Studio View: Spiraling through kindergarten, 2018, acrylic & graphite on clay panels, 24” x 90”

Studio View:  Untitled , 2018, Oil, graphite, oil pastel on clay panels, 24” x 90”

Studio View: Untitled, 2018, Oil, graphite, oil pastel on clay panels, 24” x 90”

Some of Larry Silver’s drawings and paintings hanging side-by-side in his studio.

Some of Larry Silver’s drawings and paintings hanging side-by-side in his studio.

Larry Silver discusses his painting "Feathers in the Stove" to a group of visitors in his studio.

Larry Silver discusses his painting "Feathers in the Stove" to a group of visitors in his studio.

 

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