The Peyton Wright Gallery video walkthrough for August 2022 features the new exhibition “Leon Berkowitz: The Cathedral Paintings,” showcasing Berkowitz’s masterful use of color, line and depth.
William Frej’s most recent book, Seasons of Ceremonies: Rites and Rituals in Guatemala and Mexico, continues to win a number of awards, including the recently announced Gold Medal Best Photography book for 2021 from Foreword Indies/Foreword Reviews. The book also just received two wins from the Moscow International Foto Awards competition in its book division: a Gold ...
Robert Slutzky (1929-2005) Untitled (No. 8) 1978  Oil on canvas   72 x 72 inches A painter and also an art educator who explored connections between painting and architecture, Robert Slutzky was keenly interested in questions of visual perception and poetics. For many years, he was a professor of art and architecture at Cooper Union for the Advancement ...
Peyton Wright Gallery is pleased to announce Leon Berkowitz: The Cathedral Paintings, an exhibition of works showcasing Berkowitz’s masterful use of color, line and depth.  The exhibition will open Friday, August 5, 2022 with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. and run through Tuesday, September 6. Leon Berkowitz (1911-1987)was born on 14 September 1911 ...
Peter Miller: Coming Home Again, July 1 – Aug 2 2022 A video walkthrough of our new exhibition Peter Miller: Coming Home Again, a celebration of works by this forgotten figure of American Modernism who spent much of her career in New Mexico. The exhibition commences July 1 with an opening reception from 5-7 pm, ...
Final touches are underway for tomorrow’s opening of our exhibition “Peter Miller: Coming Home Again,” our follow up to last years acclaimed Peter Miller show. We are excited! Peter Miller (1913-1996)  – born Henrietta Myers, changing her name to Peter believing she would be treated more fairly as a man – is often classified as ...
Margo Hoff (1910-2008) October Hill / Red, c. 1978 Oil and canvas collage on canvas58 x 42 inchesSigned lower right Provenance:Estate of the Artist Margo Hoff was born into a large family in Tulsa in 1912. As a child she spent many hours playing out­side, finding patterns in nature, a practice she pursued throughout her ...
José Benito Ortega(1858 -1941) Cristo, ca. 1880 wood, gesso, cloth, pigment83  x 43  x 11 inches Provenance:Guadelupita Morada, Mora County, NM José Benito Ortega, the last of the late 19th-century santeros, traveled throughout northern New Mexico and southern Colorado making santos for small chapels, meeting houses, village homes, and for Penitentes (members of a religious brotherhood) from ...
Edward Harrison May (1824-1887)Jewish Captives at Babylon   May, 1861Oil on canvas51.5 x 78 inches73 x 98 inches framed Frame cartouche (see below image) is Latin,containing a selection from Psalm 136, Flevimus cum recordaremur Sion (We wept, as we remembered Zion). Provenance:The Century Club, New York, 1863Temple Emanu-El, New York, 1949Private Collection, New York Exhibition History:Salon de 1863, Paris Publication history:Samuel Isham, The ...
July 1  – August 2, 2022 Opening reception Friday July 1, 5-7 pm Soaring, 1937/1938Oil on canvas  25 x 30 inchesProvenance:Estate of the artist The artist Peter Miller (1913-1996) was born Henrietta Myers. She changed her name to Peter shortly after concluding her studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1934, believing that ...