Andrew Stevovich: Another Time & Place

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ANOTHER TIME

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PLACE

ANDREW STEVOVICH Sept e m be r 15 – O c t o b e r 3 1 , 2 0 2 2


Copyright ©2022 Adelson Galleries, Inc. Cover: Andrew Stevovich, Queen, 2020, Oil on linen, 10 x 8 inches


ANOTHER TIME

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PLACE

ANDREW STEVOVICH September 15 – October 31, 2022

Th e F u lle r Bu ild in g 595 Madison Avenue, 4 th Floor New York, NY 10022 (212) 439-6800 info@adelsongalleries.com

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In 1982 , I got a call from a great friend and client, Dr. Bernard Cohen. I had met Bernie when I first went into business in Boston in 1965, and we remained friends after my move to New York in 1972. Bernie loved collecting art, and had a good eye. He was calling to recommend that I have a look at a young painter in Brookline, saying how much he admired the work. It was an easy trip to Coolidge Corner to visit the artist; my mother lived nearby and I had grown up in that neighborhood. Andrew lived with his wife and son in a sprawling pre-war apartment, where he maintained a light-filled room for his studio. He was a tall fellow and rather quiet as we walked from living room to dining room and through hallways, which were hung with his oil paintings, large and small. I saw figurative subjects of single or multiple figures, mostly in indoor settings, and all as quiet as my host. I walked around looking closely, initially not knowing what to make of them. At first I could not relate these peculiar, flat, slightly foreign figures with any other artist I knew. They felt from another time and place, despite the contemporary dress and settings: restaurants, bars, theaters, et al. After a while I realized that my silence was rattling

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Andrew, which was not my intention. I really liked the pictures, I just couldn’t figure them out. Despite that puzzlement, I said, “What can I do for you? Let’s work together.” We did our first show in 1982, and the response was encouraging. Beyond that successful exhibition, I began to understand the pictures and their link to early Renaissance art. Andrew’s works don’t look like anyone else because his vision is truly his own. In the past forty plus years, his unconventional subjects have been refined and polished, but the vision has not wavered. Andrew’s work can’t be seen quickly. It takes time to sort out the compositions, color harmonies, and the complex perspectives, not to mention contemplating the narratives of each painting. I love this about Andrew’s work. We are pleased to present a selection of his recent pictures at our New York gallery this fall, and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our first show with Andrew Stevovich. It has been four decades of friendship with Andrew and his family accompanied by an evergrowing love and appreciation of his work.

Wa r re n Adelso n President, Adelson Galleries

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Drawing Loretta 2022 Oil on linen 20 x 20 inches $25,000

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Lula Polishing a Sculpture 2022 Oil on linen 15 x 10 inches $16,500

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Subway Checkpoint 2021 Oil on inen 24 x 28 inches $35,000

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Loretta Painting My Portrait 2021-22 Oil on linen 12 x 10 inches $16,000

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Five Chocolate Truffles 2022 Oil on linen 10 x 12 inches

• SOLD

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Four Women and a Demon 2021 Oil on linen 14 3/4 x 21 inches

• SOLD

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Cat Play 2021 Oil on linen 15 x 12 inches $16,500

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Loop 2020 Oil on linen 13 x 13 inches $16,500

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Queen 2020 Oil on linen 10 x 8 inches $12,000

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Two Women Feeding a Monkey 2018 Oil on linen 18 x 20 inches $25,000

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Two Women with a Monkey, Drawing #2 2017 Pencil on paper with burnt sienna pastel tone on reverse 18 x 20 inches $3,500

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Sleeping Woman with Dog 2016 Oil on linen 20 x 36 inches $35,000

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Drawing for Sleeping Woman with Dog 2016 Pencil on graph paper 6 x 9 inches $2,000

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Subway Riders 2014 Oil on linen 30 x 40 inches $75,000

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Subway Riders, Drawing #4 2014 Pencil on graph paper with pastel on verso 13 x 18 inches $3,500

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Contemplating a Sculpture 2016 Oil on linen 9 x 10 inches $15,000

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Contemplating a Sculpture, Drawing #5 2016 Pencil on graph paper with green oxide pastel tone on reverse Image: 9 x 10 inches Sheet: 11 x 12 inches $2,000

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Kathleen’s Heart 2018 Oil on canvas 11 x 8 inches $15,000

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Eddie’s Brother 2018 Oil on linen 8 x 6 inches $7,500

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Twins 2019 Oil on linen 30 x 38 inches

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Young Man Smoking 2016 Oil on linen 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches $6,500

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Nadine with a Cigarette 2018 Oil on linen 9 1/2 x 7 inches $10,000

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In the Clay Room 2016 Oil on linen 14 x 12 inches $16,500

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Haley Smoking 2018 Oil on linen 7 1/2 x 6 inches $7,500

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Little One 2018 Oil on linen 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches $6,500

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Movie 2014 Oil on linen 45 x 75 inches $125,000

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For more information, please contact: ALAN ADELSON Director, New York alan@adelsongalleries.com (917) 796-4622 GEORGIA ADELSON Galler y Manager georgia@adelsongalleries.com (203) 300-0974

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