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Spring Masters New York

 

Louise Nevelson, Night Zag VI, 1966. Painted plywood on construction, 32 x 59 inches. Courtesy Forum Gallery, New York and Santa Monica

 

By PAUL LASTER, MAY 2015

Spring Masters New York, the international art and design fair, is showcasing artworks from antiquity through the 21st century at Park Avenue Armory.

The third edition of the fair features vetted presentations by 61 exhibitors from the United States and Europe displayed in architect Rafael Viñoly’s groundbreaking hexagonal booth layout.

Here’s a list of our picks, which includes antiquities by René Fremin; paintings by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Fernand Leger; sculptures by Auguste Rodin, Jacques Lipchitz and Louise Nevelson; photographs by George Hoyningen-Huene and Frank Horvat and industrial design by Lino Sabbatini, Paul Evans and Kueng Caputo; and contemporary art by Kwang Young Chun.

Scroll through our selection of more art and design works below. WM 

Pablo Picasso, Spiritello, 1960. Blown Glass. Courtesy Sylvia Powell Decorative Arts, London

Alexander Calder, Untitled, from the Series Hypnose, 1965. Gouache on paper, 30 x 22 inches. Courtesy Trinity House, London and New York

Frank Horvat, For Harper's Bazaar, High Fashion, with Deborah Dixon (A), Rome, 1968. Archival Lambda Photograph, printed 2014, 31 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, Edition 4/12. Courtesy Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach

Salvador Dali, L'oeil fleuri (no.8), 1942-44. Oil and tempura on canvas, 70 x 71 inches. Courtesy Waterhouse & Dodd, New York and London

René Fremin, Allegory of America, c.1700. Terracotta, 20 inches high. Courtesy Morretti Fine Art, London

Lino Sabbatini, Como, 1957. Five piece silver-plated tea and coffee service with rattan. Produced by Christofle Cie, Paris. Courtesy Didier Ltd, London

Jacques Lipchitz, Pierrot assis (Seated Pierrot), 1922. Cast stone, 13 inches high. Courtesy Martin du Louvre, Paris

Salvador Dali, Les Yeux Fleuris, 1942. Oil on canvas, 27 x 19 inches. Courtesy Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert and Jackson

Auguste Rodin, Main Droite de Pierre de Wiessant (Right hand of Pierre de Wiessant), c.1885-1895. Bronze with a rich dark patina, 13 1/2 inches high. Courtesy Bowman Sculpture, London

Judith Rothschild, Composition, 1944. Oil on canvas, 35 x 38 inches. Courtesy Dolan Maxwell, Philadelphia

Jean Beraud, Portrait d'Une Jeune Parisienne (Portrait of a Young Parisian), n.d., Oil on canvas, 22 x 15 inches. Courtesy Trinity House, London and New York

Fernand Leger, Still Life with Profile, 1928. Oil on canvas, 35 x 28 inches. Courtesy Moeller Fine Art, New York and Berlin

Paul Evans, Custom Pierced Front Hanging Cabinet, c.1960s. Steel and wood, 28 x 28 x 20 inches. Unique. Courtesy Todd Merrill Studio, New York

Pablo Picasso, Le Peintre (The Painter), 1968. Oil on panel, 51 x 38 inches. Courtesy Hammer Galleries, New York

 Kueng Caputo, Sand Stools, 2012-13. Sand, mortar, pigments and styrofoam, 12 x 12 x 12 inches. Courtesy Salon 94, New York

George Hoyningen-Huene, Swimwear by Izod (Divers), 1930. Silver gelatin photograph, 20 x 24 inches. Print made in 1980-90s. Courtesy Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach

Kwang Young Chun, Aggregation 15 FE0008 (star 1), 2015. Mixed media with Korean mulberry paper, 79 inches diameter. Courtesy Osborne Samuuel Gallery, London

 

 

 

Paul Laster

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, independent curator, artist and lecturer. He is a New York desk editor at ArtAsiaPacific and a contributing editor at Whitehot and artBahrain. He was the founding editor of Artkrush.com and Artspace.com and art editor of Flavorpill.com and Russell Simmons's OneWorld Magazine; started TheDailyBeast.com's art section; and worked as a photojournalist for Artnet.com and Art in America. He is a frequent contributor to Time Out New York, New York Observer, Modern Painters, ArtPulse and ArtInfo.com.

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