It is an ambitious and thoughtful series that, for the artist, brings a varied expression that encapsulates his very personal and unique style, honoring the brilliance of abstract art that precedes him, but also approaches new territory. The works explode with energy and physicality, pathways and mindscapes for the viewer to commune with. Ari Lankin has a great respect for art history and exploration of materials.
24 through April 29.
Bought by a private collector in May this year NY financier Leon Black paid $119.9 million for the art work, the highest price ever bid for a painting,
The pastel-on-board version
owned by Black, painted in 1895, is one of four created by Munch
between 1893 and 1910. Black’s is considered the most vibrant and
colorful. “As an iconic image, The Scream has garnered worldwide attention for
its stark portrayal of the human condition,” said Glenn D. Lowry,
Director of The Museum of Modern Art.