Published on the occasion of her first exhibition at David Zwirner, this beautifully designed and produced catalogue — with a text by noted curator and art historian Joachim Pissarro — features Suzan Frecon’s most recent large-scale oil paintings, along with newly commissioned color photography of exhibition and studio installation views, as well as the artist’s notebooks and sketches. Also included is the facsimile of a personal letter to the artist from poet Clark Coolidge.
About the Artist
Suzan Frecon (b. 1941, Mexico, Pennsylvania) lives and works in New York. In 2008, her work was the subject of a major solo exhibition at The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, form, color, illumination: Suzan Frecon painting, which traveled to the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland. She was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, and her works are represented in the permanent collections of prominent institutions, including the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Fogg Art Museum in
About the Writer
Joachim Pissarro has been the Bershad Professor of Art History and Director of the Hunter College Galleries, Hunter College, New York, since 2007. From 2003-2007 Dr. Pissarro was Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. His most recent book was Johns/Rauschenberg: Comparative Studies on Intersubjectivity in Modern Art. His forthcoming book (co-authored with David Carrier) is titled, Art Outside The Art World.