Jack Whitten

Self Portrait With Satellites

23 June - 23 September 2018

Los Angeles

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles is proud to present ‘Jack Whitten. Self Portrait With Satellites.’ This commemorative survey celebrates Jack Whitten’s (1939 – 2018) unique ability to convey the power of philosophical, scientific, and mathematical concepts through an exquisite abstraction. The first exhibition in LA devoted to the artist in nearly 30 years, the presentation opens in conjunction with ‘Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963 – 2017,’ currently on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art through July 2018 and traveling to the Met Breuer in New York.

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About the Artist

Jack Whitten

Born in Bessemer, Alabama in 1939, Jack Whitten is celebrated for his innovative processes of applying paint to the surface of his canvases and transfiguring their material terrains. Although Whitten initially aligned with the New York circle of abstract expressionists active in the 1960s, his work gradually distanced from the movement's aesthetic philosophy and...

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