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b. 1939, USA

Barry Gerson Biography

Barry Gerson (b.1939, Philadelphia, PA), whose current practice includes video, cinematic fragment pieces and mixed painting/photo works, is most noted for his films, which have been on display in solo exhibitions at The Whitney Museum (1976, 1978), MoMA (1970, 1978, 1985), The Guggenheim (1971) and many other venues internationally. His work was included in The American Century, The Whitney Museum (2000) and in shows/screenings at Montreux Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Leo Castelli Gallery, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark), Moderna Museet (Stockholm) and Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), to name just a few. Such institutions as MoMA, the Moderna Museet (Stockholm), and the Centre Pompidou (Paris) have his work in their collections.

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Gerson's exhibition, The Parting of the Clouds, took place at the gallery in February/March 2015.

Barry Gerson Featured Artworks

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Porch Enigma #2 by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork photography, mixed media
Barry GersonPorch Enigma #2, 1983Nimslo 3D photographic construction on Plexiglas,
30 x 23 inches
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Porch Window Reflections by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork photography, mixed media
Barry GersonPorch Window Reflections, 1982Nimslo 3D photographic construction on Plexiglas
15.5 x 14 inches
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Shoreline with Water by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork photography, mixed media
Barry GersonShoreline with Water, 1983C-print photographic construction,
20.5 x 24.25 inches
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Western Scene #1 by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork mixed media
Barry GersonWestern Scene #1, 1976Magazine print construction
13 x 9 inches
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The Parting of the Clouds gallery imageBlue + White Space Penetration Series #10 by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork mixed media
Barry GersonThe Parting of the Clouds gallery image Blue + White Space Penetration Series #10, 1983Nimslo 3D photographic construction on Plexiglas
15 x 14.5 inches
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Western Scene #2 by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork mixed media
Barry GersonWestern Scene #2, 1976Magazine print construction
18.5 x 10.25 inches
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Hollow Pipes with Red Box by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork print, mixed media
Barry GersonHollow Pipes with Red Box, 1982Nimslo 3D photographic construction on Plexiglas
23.75 x 29 inches
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Dissolving (Still) by Barry Gerson contemporary artwork moving image
Barry GersonDissolving (Still), 1970Digitised 16mm Ektachrome film
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