|Newzones is pleased to announce the group exhibit, Masters of Abstraction / Newzones Now.
This exhibition will feature selected works from acclaimed abstract artists Jack Bush (1909-1977), William Perehudoff (1918-2013), Gershon Iskowitz (1921-1988), and senior artists Charles Arnoldi (b. 1946), and Ron Shuebrook (b. 1943). Along-side the works of these Modern and senior artists, Newzones will be presenting the next generation of abstract talent including Michael Batty, Shayne Dark, Jonathan Forrest, Bradley Harms and Marie Lannoo. This juxtaposition forges a dialogue between the modernist voice of abstraction and abstraction today.
A visual language of form and colour, Abstraction has been explored fervently by artists world-wide for the past two centuries. Each of these Newzones Masters have established themselves on top in the abstract world with unique approaches to style and technique.
Abstraction is wide-spread across Canada. In the late 1950’s William Perehudoff (Saskatoon) was influenced by his friend Jack Bush (Toronto). As they entered the 1960’s, art critic Clement Greenberg (New York) glamorized the Prairies and welcomed all artists to remote Canada to enjoy our beautiful landscape. The foundation of Abstraction in Canada was created with line form and color!