Phillips de Pury & Company: Watercolors

Phillips de Pury & Company: Watercolors
1 -19 October 2012
Monday – Saturday, 10AM- 6PM
450 West 15th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

Phillips de Pury & Company:Watercolors, is an exhibition featuring a diverse group of contemporary works by artists who have moved beyond using watercolor as an auxiliary mode of expression to embracing it as their primary medium. The exhibition showcases over 80 abstract and figurative works that challenge the romantic ideologies associated with historical watercolor.

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Willy Bo Richardson, “That’s Where You Need to Be 2”, 2012 watercolor and gouache on paper, 26×42 in

Featuring contemporary works by:

BEN BLATT, DELIA BROWN, JULIA COLAVITA, SERENA COLE, ANNIKA CONNOR, TEODOR DUMITRESCU, ERIC FISCHL, ROY FOWLER, RICHARD GABRIELE, JILL GALARNEAU, TIM GARDNER, JOHN GORDON GAULD, JUDITH HUDSON, AUBREY LEARNER, EVA LUNDSAGER, ANDREA MARY MARSHALL, MARTINA MOLIN, KANISHA RAJA, LAURIE REID, WILLY BO RICHARDSON, CHARLES RITCHIE, ALEXIS ROCKMAN, ELIZABETH ROGERS, LOLA SCHNABEL, BILLY SULLIVAN, PHILIP TAAFE AND DARIUS YEKTAI

Watercolors is curated by Kristin Sancken, and organized in conjunction with Active Ideas Productions, Inc. Also in partnership are galleries 303, Ricco Maresca, Bravin Lee Programs, Greenberg Van Doren, Halsey McKay, Tripoli, Salomon Contemporary, Eli Ridgway, and Nicole Klagsburn.

PHILLIPS de PURY & COMPANY: Video footage from opening reception, courtesy of Diamond Shot Studio

As the only international auction house to concentrate exclusively on contemporary culture, Phillips de Pury & Company has established a commanding position in the sale of Contemporary Art, Design, Photographs, Editions and Jewelry. For more information on the exhibition, please visit:

Auction Publicity

Phillips de Pury & Company Press Release: phillips.com/press.

To learn more about the process for this series of watercolors by Willy Bo Richardson, read the Gallery Intell article: galleryIntell Willy Bo Richardson – Watercolors – Phillips de Pury