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ROBERT CARDINAL

Robert Cardinal Studio & Gallery 54 Shore Road North Truro 508.487.1167 Kiley Court Gallery 445 Commercial St. Provincetown 508.487.4496 ROBERTCARDINAL.COM


THANASSI GALLERY 234 Commercial Street 508.487.0233

Celebrating 30 Years


LESLIE BERENSON Represented by

Thanassi Gallery 234 Commercial St. Provincetown, MA 508 487 0233


JOHN DOWD

CHET JONES

439 COMMERCIAL STREET 508.487.4040 WILLIAMSCOTTGALLERY.COM

The William Scott Gallery


Woodman/Shimko Gallery “Provincetown To Palm Springs: 3,000 Miles of Art” TM

Paintings by Cassandra Complex

346 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 | 508.487.0606 1105 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 | 760.322.1230 WoodmanShimkoGallery.com


Tod Lindenmuth (1885-1976) Seafarers oil on canvas 22” x 28”

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY Contemporary and Old Provincetown Masters 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com


Megan Hinton

Revisit, ink, acrylic, marker, photography, photocopy, and papier collé on canvas board, 18” x 14”

Wellfleet Studio by appointment

508.332.0518

meganhinton.com

Exhibiting new work at AMP Gallery, 7/12 - 7/31, 2019 Reception Fri 7/12 6-9pm 432 Commercial Street 646.298.9258 artmarketprovincetown.com

AMP

ART MARKET PROVINCETOWN

a live gallery space


HILDA NEILY GALLERY Paintings by Hilda Neily

364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393

hildaneilygallery.com


Publisher/Art Director/Editor

Patricia Zur

Graphic Designer

Michelle Mikulski Special thanks to:

Adam Zucker, Robert Henry, James Zimmerman and Chris McCarthy, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Kathi Smith, Karen Nolting, my hard-working designer Michelle Mikulski, and Heather Egeli. Long Point Studio P.O. Box 1506 Provincetown, MA 02657 info@provincetownartguide.com 508.487.6681 Like us on Facebook Browse the book, advertise with us, and order copies: provincetownartguide.com © 2019 Provincetown Art Guide

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Letter From the Publisher There is a sublime beauty in the detailed rendering of a portrait in time. Such was the bailiwick of artists likeTitian, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Eyck, Sargent, Michelangelo, Courbet, Bellows, and Wyeth to name but a handful. But with the exception of a tiny gesture, perhaps the familiar set of a mouth, a sloped shoulder, a lazy eye, it is difficult to break from the specificity that defines a figure as them, not us. Hence the intrigue with figurative expressionism where faces are often erased, figures fluid, almost malleable, where dreamlike scenes are created that suggest a greater consciousness-humankind rather than a single human. These figures represent a visceral, perhaps even uncomfortable look at a broader human condition. They are less about the figure than they are more broadly about his psyche. According to art historian Adam Zucker, "The second generation of Figurative Expressionism, which was distinctly American, began in Provincetown, Massachusetts during the mid-1950s. In addition to their affinities with abstractionism, the artists of this school were influenced by the Renaissance and Old Master paintings as well as European cubism and expressionism, and they drew subject matter from the Old and New Testaments, from Romantic poetry and theater, and from other visual and literary archetypes, much of which was filtered through notions of the human psyche and of human experiential horizons that were derived from or inspired by the psychoanalytic theories of Carl Jung and that reflected the human condition in the wake of World War II." In this edition of Art Guide, we draw from Pioneers from Provincetown: The Roots of Figurative Expressionism, a catalog written by Mr. Zucker and published by the Provincetown Art Association and Museum in 2015.

Selina Trieff Woman and Bird with Green Moon oil 1984 18” x 24” Courtesy Berta Walker Gallery.

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MODERN HUM A N I T Y Works by Provincetown’s pioneers of

Figurative Expressionism

galleries 12 artists 56 artisans 74 map 48 antiques 78 calendar 80

Excerpts from “Pioneers From Provincetown: The Roots of Figurative Expressionism” by Adam Zucker Published by Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 2015

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A. Peck Field House paint on wood 6" x 6"

1 ADAM PECK GALLERY 142 Commercial Street | 508.274.8298 adampeckgallery@gmail.com | adampeckgallery.com adampeckgallery Adam Peck seeks the iconic image. In his paint on panel or reverse glass paintings, he pares it down to only what is necessary to tempt the imagination of the viewer. This season the gallery will have solo shows for Juan Carlos CastaĂąeda, Kathy Cotter, and Robert Goldstrom. Also showing works by Bill Meves and David Bergeron. Visit us year-round on our website.

424 Commercial Street | 508.487.4424 | ufoarts@comcast.net albertmerolagallery.com

Paul Kelly Inside/Outside #24 o/b 22" x 18"

Since 1988, the Albert Merola Gallery has been one of the primary venues for contemporary and historically significant Provincetown related art. Richard Baker, James Balla, Daniel Bodner, Richard Bosman, Paul Bowen, Fritz Bultman, Ann Chernow, Esteban del Valle, Donna Flax, Stephen Bron Gurtowski, Lyle Ashton Harris, Karen Heagle, Becky Kinder, Cary Leibowitz, Irene Lipton, Michael Mazur, Todd McKie, Jack Pierson, Mischa Richter, Duane Slick, Richard Tinkler, Tabitha Vevers, John Waters, Helen Miranda Wilson, Timothy Woodman, Picasso ceramics and fine prints.

3 ALDEN GALLERY 423 Commercial Street | 508.487.4230 | open year round, daily in season | aldengallery@gmail.com | aldengallery.com An accomplished contemporary collection of work by artists with a range of approaches, from representational to abstract, and in a variety of media, rooted in Provincetown traditions. Shows of new work are scheduled from June to September (with Friday evening openings) featuring our gallery artists: Ed Christie, Kevin Cyr, Cathleen Daley, Alice Denison, Joerg Dressler, Robert Glisson, RaĂşl Gonzalez III, Paul Kelly, Sean McCabe, Robert Morgan, Jane Paradise, Linda Reedy, Anne Salas, Mike Wright, and Laurence Young.

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J. Pierson Chris at Sunset, 2013 pigment print

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RICE POLAK

G A L L E R Y 430 commercial street | provincetown ma 02657 508.487.1052 | r i c e p o l a k g a l l e r y. c o m


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ART MARKET PROVINCETOWN

a live gallery space

4 AMP GALLERY 432 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 646.298.9258 open May thru Dec & by appt. | artmarketprovincetown.com A 'live' gallery space dedicated to visual, conceptual, performance artists, filmmakers & writers. 2019 roster: Midge Battelle, Susan Bernstein, Bobby Busnach, Karen Cappotto, Jamie Casertano, Arnie Charnick, David Chick, Barbara E. Cohen, Larry Collins, Anne Corrsin, Jay Critchley, Katrina del Mar, Richard Dorff, Yvette Drury Dubinsky, Megan Hinton, Rene Lamadrid, M P Landis, Jackie Lipton, Susan Lyman, David Macke, Deborah Martin, Bobby Miller, Jennifer Moller, Jeannie Motherwell, Judith Motzkin, Pasquale Natale, Pat Place, Judith Trepp, Forrest Williams, Rick Wrigley & others.

447 Commercial Street | 617.233.9234 | open daily during the summer season, weekends off-season | russophoto.com

A.Egeli After the Catch oil on canvas 14" x 11"

Angela Russo makes her fine art images utilizing in-house stateof-the-art pigment printing all the way up to 5’x7’. Any of her images can be custom-made based on your room’s spatial requirements. Timeless, nostalgic, and romantic – her images imbue an uncommon view of Provincetown and the Outer Cape. Stop by and see them in person!

6 ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street | 626.695.0551 | 12-4 / 7-10 egeligallery.com Charles Hawthorne founded the Provincetown art colony in 1899 and with it a new brand of American Impressionism was born. Painters have sought since to capture the town's unique light & subject matter. Arthur Egeli Gallery represents old Provincetown masters such as Charles Hawthorne, John Whorf, George Elmer Browne, Sol Wilson, Marie Lokke and contemporary masters John Clayton, Margaret McWethy, Eric N. Forsberg, Jerome Greene, Cedric and Joanette Egeli, Shane Wolf, Ignat Ignatov, Kirk McBride, Steve Toomey, Sarah Wardell, Lisa Egeli, & Arthur Egeli.

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Gray Morning photograph

5 ANGELA RUSSO FINE ART AT THE KARILON GALLERY


357 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 508.487.CUBA (2822)

LAGALERIACUBANA.COM


HILDA NEILY GALLERY Paintings by Hilda Neily

364 Commercial Street 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 hildaneilygallery.com


359 Commercial Street at Harbor Lounge | 508.413.9758 bakkerproject.com | info@bakkerproject.com

N. Whorf Double Exposure, 1998 o/panel 26" x 20"

Bakker Gallery specializes in American art with an emphasis on works by artists associated with the Provincetown Art Colony created over the past 120 years. Inventory and special exhibitions for our 7th season include Evelin Bourne, Arthur Cohen, Charles De Carlo, Charles & Marion Hawthorne, Dorothy Loeb, Haynes Ownby, Alvin Ross, Houghton Smith, Maurice Sterne, and Edith Wilkinson. Bakker also conducts live and online auctions throughout the year. This year we celebrate Jim Bakker’s 40 years of auctioneering.

Ernest Epstein Painting Class 1925

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8 BERTA WALKER GALLERY Provincetown, 208 Bradford Street | 508.487.6411 Wellfleet, 40 Main Street | 774.383.3161 Director: Grace Hopkins | Curator: Berta Walker bertawalker@bertawalker.com | bertawalkergallery.com "Berta Walker Gallery has been highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Provincetown’s over 125-year old art colony, and is known for showing a wide variety of important Provincetown-affiliated art and artists, dating as far back as 1900 on through to the contemporary masters of today." -Andre Van der Wende, CCtimes. Ample Parking, both locations.

373 Commercial Street | 508.487.4994 | bowersockgallery.com Now celebrating 15 years in business. Representing American artists that are local, regional and nationally known. Featuring fine art for the contemporary, modern, abstract and classic collector. Wide-ranging works on display include: portrait, landscape, abstract, still life, figurative, sculpture, nude, realism, conceptual, encaustic and hand blown glass. Featuring artists who are members of The Guild of Boston Artists, Copley Society of Art, and National Sculpture Society.

Neil Grant Rising Anger cast bronze 1 of 6

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The Rescue oil on canvas 30” x 40”

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com


10 CORTILE GALLERY

Patricia Ganek Summer Sail acrylic 20" x 20"

Located in one of Provincetown’s centrally located historic buildings, Cortile Gallery offers a diverse contemporary collection of original fine artwork by emerging & established local, regional and national artists. Offerings span genres from abstract to realism and include oils, encaustics, glass, ceramic, bronze, jewelry and woodcuts. One may also visit and view additional works at nearby Cortile Gallery Artist Studios.

Cortile Gallery Interior

230 Commercial Street | 508.487.4200 | open year round: in season, daily; off season, weekends | cortilegallery.com

11 COVE GALLERY WELLFLEET 15 Commercial Street, Wellfleet | 508.349.2530 summer open daily | covegallery.com Our 31st season in Wellfleet, Cove Gallery has a rich and diverse collection of artworks from Cape Cod and New England including Judith Shahn, John Grillo, Larry Horowitz, Mary Moquin and Joyce Utting Schutter. Cove Gallery provides custom picture framing. Directors: Liane and Larry Biron.

115 Bradford Street | 323.513.3161 | hours: Wed-Sun 12-6 late on Fridays through September | by appt. Mon & Tues curtis@cuspgallery.com | cuspgallery.com The Next Level. A Fine Art gallery featuring the works of three full time artists; Curtis Speer - Fine Art Photography, Brandon Reese - Ceramics, and Ken Sloan - Mixed Media. The two story gallery is located in the heart of Provincetown across from Town Hall. Exhibition schedules are found online at cuspgallery.com.

Curtis Speer Chair photograph

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Jan Donley

Deborah Kerr

Mark Schianca

Jennifer Clifford Danner

3 3 8 Comm ercial Street, P rov in cetow n , M a ss ac h us e tts 50 8 .4 8 7.0 45 1

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jane paradise robert glisson

joerg dressler linda reedy

kevin cyr | | | |

laurence young

ed christie | kevin cyr | cathleen daley | alice denison joerg dressler | robert glisson | raĂşl gonzalez III | paul kelly sean mccabe | robert morgan | jane paradise | linda reedy anne salas | mike wright | laurence young

anne salas | 423 Commercial Street | www.aldengallery.com | aldengallery@gmail.com | t 508.487.4230


13 FINE ARTS WORK CENTER HUDSON D. WALKER GALLERY Gallery Opening Reception

24 Pearl Street | 508.487.9960 | fawc.org

The Fine Arts Work Center is a nationally renowned fellowship program for emerging writers and artists. Year-round exhibitions feature Provincetown and national artists, of contemporary and historic acclaim. The gallery is open Monday-Friday. Summer programming includes 100 workshops in creative writing and visual arts. Readings, artist talks, and open studios are presented Monday-Thursday, free and open to the public. The Work Center also hosts an annual Summer Awards Celebration, Art Auction, poetry festival, social justice week and lyric series.

411 Commercial Street | 617.905.7432 | fourelevengallery.com

Under the Pier acrylic on canvas 16” x 16”

For over 50 years, the rambling white house at 411 Commercial St. has been a studio and home to many artists and writers. The storefront gallery space, opened in 2011 by Liz Carney, is a true painter's gallery. It's been said by many locals that it evokes a feeling of old Provincetown. Paintings by Helen Grimm, Madelyn Carney, Liz Carney, Janine Evers, Peter Hocking, Jenny Humphreys, Janine Carney, Paul Rizzo, Naya Bricher, Julie Smith, Laura Shabott and Tess Knowles.

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15 FREDERICK STUDIO PROVINCETOWN 237 Commercial Street | Whaler’s Wharf | 508.247.7900 frederickstudioprovincetown.com This gallery is the working art studio of Provincetown artist James Frederick and is located on the first floor of Whaler’s Wharf, just steps from Commercial St. Frederick paints, illustrates on wood panels, draws comic books and coloring books. Now in its fifth season, the retail gallery offers original artworks, gifts, comic books, Color Me P-Town and accessories. Opening receptions are hosted on selected Fridays from 7-9. See website for schedule.

Peter Hocking 411 no.2 oil/panel 8" x 8"

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Neil McAuliffe Sailing Cat Off P-Town Oil

Patrick Lee 3 Women Oil

Laurie DeVault Then He Kissed Me Acrylic

Anja Wulf Meadows Mixed Media

SARAH

JESSICA

342 Commercial Street, Provincetown

FINE

508.487.0884

ARTS

sarahjessicafinearts.com


P. Hutchinson Tubes at Coast near St. Tropez

16 Gaa GALLERY 494 Commercial Street, Provincetown | 508.413.9621 230B Main Street, Wellfleet | 508.214.0281 info@gaa-gallery.com | gaa-gallery.com Gaa Gallery was created in 2015 to exhibit and promote the work of emerging and established international artists. The gallery operates exhibition spaces in Provincetown and Wellfleet and maintains Gaa Projects in Cologne, Germany. Exhibitions in 2019 will include works by Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Jane Corrigan, Jim Dine, Heidi Howard, Peter Hutchinson, Sarah Kurz, Judy Pfaff, Barry Stone, Ena Swansea, Erika Wastrom, and Erin Woodbrey.

357 Commercial Street | 508.487.CUBA (2822) LaGaleriaCubana.com

Tara Conant Yellow Boat color photograph

New England’s most comprehensive collection of contemporary Cuban art offering rarely seen works by both internationally renowned and emerging artists currently living in Cuba. Artists represented include Edel Bordón, Sandra Dooley, Aneet R. Fontes, Orestes Gaulhiac, Karlos Pérez and Luis Rodríguez NOA. Galería Cubana showcases paintings, prints & drawings that encapsulate the cultural depth, aesthetic diversity and political edge unique to Cuban art.

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18 GALLERY 444 PTOWN 444 Commercial Street | 617.710.2026 | 413.364.0604 open daily in season | gallery openings with artist rec Fri. 7-10pm Gallery444PTown@comcast.net | gallery444ptown.com Located in the former Gallery Voyeur space in the heart of the East End Art District. Gallery 444 PTown will be showcasing various works by contemporary artists. Displaying national, regional & emerging artists on a weekly rotating basis & pop-up exhibitions throughout the season. The gallery’s select group of year-round core artists are painters, printmakers and photographers. Artists in all media can contact us to rent the gallery for their own ‘POP UP’ shows throughout the season.

Luis Rodríguez NOA Rooms 2019 39” x 39”

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THOMAS ANTONELLI

1951-2019


MODERN H U M A N I T Y Works by Provincetown’s pioneers of Figurative Expressionism Excerpts from Pioneers From Provincetown: The Roots of Figurative Expressionism by Adam Zucker Published by Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 2015

It is not difficult to see why Provincetown became a painter’s settlement. It sits on the very tip of Cape Cod, surrounded by beautiful blue water, crisp golden sand, and wonderful natural light. It is a quaint village, free from bustling industry and loud transportation. There is fresh air, chirping birds, and the sounds of friends, neighbors, and strangers all happily engaged with one another. From the moment one arrives, there is a feeling of absolute freedom, vitality, and individuality.

Blessed with such natural and human virtues, Provincetown earned a place in the chronicle of American modernism and the avant-garde as a crucial pioneering location, serving as the starting point for many important American artists and acting as a bridge to New York City for many artists and artistic movements. In the late 1940s and 1950s Provincetown emerged as one of the nation’s premier art localities. The first major exhibition of Abstract Expressionists, called Forum 49, was held at 200 Commercial

All images, except otherwise noted, courtesy Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

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Robert Beauchamp White Figures, One Reclining, undated

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Street in Provincetown in the summer of 1949. Hans Hofmann (1880–1966), who was the axis of the art scene during the forties and fifties, taught his unique method of making art in Provincetown during the summer. During this time, the art scene centered almost entirely on Abstract Expressionism. Hofmann’s approach to color and to spatial theory, which he called “Push and Pull,” set the tone for antiillusionist painting. While he urged his students to use impulsiveness in rearranging accurate details, Hofmann still used a model or set up representational still lifes in the classroom. Mainstream culture slowly but surely embraced Abstract Expressionism, and it became the staple of the art scene in America, as well as internationally. However, as art historian D. Stephen Pepper recalled, “At the end of the fifties many artists were discovering that the driving force of Abstract Left: Selina Trieff Untitled Student Drawing (Hofmann School) c. 1954 Right: George McNeil Venus, 1957 George McNeil Decisions

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Expressionism could be channeled into figural creation.� American Figurative Expressionism had initially arisen in the 1930s, at which time the movement had been centered in Boston owing to the work done there primarily by members of a recent wave of German and European-Jewish immigrants. Stylistically, the Boston Figurative Expressionists’ fluid brushwork and disinterest in the precise academic rendering of the subject contrasted on the one hand to the realistically rendered figurative

paintings of the Social Realists and, on the other, to the technical precision of the avant-garde abstractionists. Instead, the work of this school showed affinities with the contemporary German strain of figurative painting, both in style and in subject matter. Like their German counterparts, these American painters chose predominately to portray scenes and images in which they expressed profound emotions, horrors, and fantasies in a largely allegorical manner. Spiritual and fantastical scenes were thus common, and depictions of sublime religious 2019 Provincetown Art Guide | 33


Left: Jan Müller People on Horseback

Right: Nanno deGroot Alain and Biala, 1955

displays, political satire, and treatments of the theme of human mortality by members of this school all contributed to the progression of figurative painting and to the evolving definition of modern humanist art. Their paintings are not naturalistic depictions of the world around us, but rather reflections of the human condition brought forward by a new image of man, one that represents an elevated psychological and spiritual awareness. 34 | provincetownartguide.com

Similarly to Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, and Jackson Pollock, figurative painters like Jay Milder (b.1934), Robert Beauchamp (1923–1995), and Irving Kriesberg, (1919–2010) practiced a mode of painting that was akin to a spiritual rite. While Mark Rothko created dramas indicative of the Romantics through his large-scale color field paintings, Jan Müller (1922–1948), Bob Thompson (1937–1966), Emilio Cruz (1938–2004), Bill Barrell (b.1932), cont. on page 57


McGUIRE GALLERY

465 commercial street • 508.221.0416 • michaelmcguire.net


MADELYN CARNEY

PAUL RIZZO

NAYA BRICHER

LAURA SHABOTT

LIZ CARNEY

PETER HOCKING

HELEN GRIMM

JANINE EVERS

NAYA BRICHER LIZ CARNEY MADELYN CARNEY JANINE EVERS HELEN GRIMM PETER HOCKING

J E N N Y H U M P H R E Y S T E S S K N O W L E S PA U L R I Z ZO L A U R A S H A B OT T J U L I E S M I T H

four eleven gallery

411 COMMERCIAL STREET 617.905.7432 fourelevengallery.com


Cove Gallery

Gentle Surf 36 x 12

Distant Coast

Larry Horowitz

Oil

Our 31st Year

18 x 22

Opening Reception August 3rd

2019 Artist Receptions Saturday Evenings 6 to 8 PM July 6th Grillo and Shahn Estates - July 20th Mary Moquin August 17th Patricia Ganek and Sirarpi Heghinian Walzer

15 Commercial Street, Wellfleet

508-349-2530

www.covegallery.com


C A S TA Ñ E D A K AT H Y C O T T E R R O B E R T G O L D S T R O M B I L L M E V E S

adam peck

juan carlos castañeda

kathy cotter

robert goldstrom

B I L L M E V E S A D A M P E C K J U A N C A R L O S C A S TA Ñ E D A K AT H Y

J U A N C A R L O S C A S TA Ñ E D A K AT H Y C O T T E R R O B E R T G O L D S T R O M

COTTER ROBERT GOLDSTROM BILL MEVES ADAM PECK JUAN CARLOS 142 commercial street, provincetown, ma 506.274.8298 adampeckgallery.com


C. Doll Sloth 7 Deadly Sins crayon/paper 16" x 16"

19 GARY MAROTTA FINE ART G-1 162 Commercial Street | 617.834.5262 | daily 11-4, 7-10 weekends off season | garymarottafineart.com Contemporary painting, photography & works on paper. Luis Cruz Azaceta, Katy Bisby, Ria Brodell, Cara DeAngelis, Manuel Pardo (1952-2012): painting / drawing, Boris Bally: metalsmith, Carola Doll, crayon drawings, Michael Eade, Segundo Planes: painting/watercolor, Milton H. Greene: photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Frank Malafronte: paintings, Peter Mangone: 8mm film stills of Marilyn Monroe, Joe McCaffery: wood fired pottery, Andrew Moore and Kimberly Witham: photography, and Maggie Simonelli: encaustic.

237 Commercial Street 1st floor, Whaler's Wharf 347.399.0875 | GregSalvatori.com | @GregSalvatori

Hilda Neily Summer Solstice o/c 48" x 36"

Greg Salvatori Gallery is one of the newest spaces in Provincetown, located on the first floor of the historic Whalers Wharf in an arcade of artist studios that connects the street to the beach. Influenced by Greg’s experiences in New York and London, the gallery is a clean visual space dedicated to dramatic colors and beautiful, provocative photographs. From the large format prints on the wall, to the specially designed objects in the gallery gift shop, everything is meant to be imaginative and playful.

21 HILDA NEILY GALLERY 364 Commercial Street | 508.487.6300 | 727.743.6393 open May-Dec and by appointment | hildaneilygallery.com Featuring oil paintings by Hilda Neily. An accomplished student of Henry Hensche & master teacher at the Cape School of Art, Neily continues to contribute to Provincetown’s historic legacy of plein air Impressionism following in the school's 100 plus year tradition through painting the color & light in her Plein Air landscapes, seascapes, outdoor & North light still lifes. Neily started showing professionally in 1969. Since then her collector base has grown extensively to include works in prestigious collections nationally & in Europe.

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Born to lead from the Alpha Dogs Series

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Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com

Steve Toomey Mending the Nets oil on canvas 16” x 20”

Image: David Hilliard

THESCHOOLHOUSEGALLERY

494 COMMERCIAL STREET, PROVINCETOWN MA | GALLERYSCHOOLHOUSE.COM | 508.487. 4800


432 Commercial Street | 508.487.0915 | open May-Oct hutsongallery.net | director@hutsongallery.com Hutson Gallery celebrates its twelfth season this year and continues to focus on contemporary abstract art and work from the early to mid-20th century. Gallery artists include Harry Folsom, Peter Macara, Gay Malin, Jesse Mireles, Felice Newman, Rose Olson, Michael Page, Lynda Schlosberg, Joe Trepiccione, Luanne E Witkowski, Gary Zack and guest artist KD Mernin.

H. Folsom from where i stand acrylic on wood

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23 JULIE TREMBLAY GALLERY Pelican Scratch photograph

277 Commercial Street | 508.439.2025 | open daily April-December | JulieTremblay.com Now in its tenth season, Julie Tremblay Gallery, in the center of town, features the diverse and compelling work of local accomplished photographer Julie Tremblay. Her fine art photography pulls the audience into her work which includes compelling portraits, sweeping landscapes, still lifes and animals from the Cape and various other areas she has traveled. Her gallery offers quality giclée prints with custom frames. Offering both Limited and Open Editions.

445 Commercial Street | 508.487.4496 | open year-round info@kileycourtgallery.com | kileycourtgallery.com Since 1990, the Kiley Court Gallery has been exhibiting a variety of fine, representational paintings. Artists: Matteo Caloiaro, Julian Cardinal, Robert Cardinal, Michael Davis, Ann Hartley, Francine Huot, Steve Kennedy, Joan Cobb Marsh, Frank Milby, John Mulcahy, Brooke Olivares.

M. Davis Center Street, Provincetown o/c 8”x10”

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Ray Wiggs Gallery

William Thompson Burning Too oil on canvas 56” x 70”

432 COMMERCIAL STREET PROVINCETOWN 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com


366 Commercial Street | 508.487.1132 | summer: 11-9 daily spring/fall: Thu-Sun 11-5 and by appt | kobaltgallery.com Original contemporary art covering a broad range of genres including painting, assemblage, encaustic, constructions and mixed media. New exhibitions and opening receptions every Friday evening throughout the summer. Gallery artistis: Paul Balmer, Jessica Brilli, Sean Flood, Duncan Johnson, Milenko Katic’, Joe Landry, Dave Laro, Cherie Mittenthal, Jessica Pisano, Ted Polomis, Tim Saternow and Helen Shulman.

Dave Laro Little Bastard 48" x 48"

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26 LARKIN GALLERY Kenneth Hawkey 2019

405 Commercial Street | 508.487.6111 | open year round daily 9:30-5:00, evenings in season | larkingallery.com Larkin Gallery presents an exciting schedule of exhibits with Friday evening opening receptions through the season. Featured Artists include Kenneth Hawkey, Elisabeth Pearl, Catherine Meeks, Matthias Christensen, Matthew Bielen, Robin Wessman, Neva Hansen, Mario Torroella, Tighe Hanson, Lisa Molyneux, Alice Manzi, Eileen Grady, Jane Manco and many others.

465 Commercial Street | 508.221.0416 | daily 11-5 and 7-10 michaelmcguire.net McGuire Gallery celebrates its 19th season featuring: Michael McGuire Colin McGuire Nancy Pettibone

Michael McGuire On the Edge 30" x 30"

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“OLD PROVINCETOWN” Selected works from the early masters of the Provincetown Artist Colony. OPENING RECEPTION August 9 7-9 pm (thru August 15)

MARIE LOKKE was born January 9, 1876 in Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. After studying art in Norway with Harriet Bacher and later, in Dresden, Germany, she moved to the U.S. in 1902 where she studied with Charles W. Hawthorne in Provincetown, MA. She remained in America until 1916, living for different periods in Ephraim, Chicago and Woodstock.

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com


ROCCAPRIORE GALLERY

437 Commercial Street l 508.280.1278 | roccart@yahoo.com oilsbytheseagallery.com "A gallery with a heart and soul." Artist owned and directed gallery featuring local artists exhibiting a diverse body of work. Representing artists: Shirl Roccapriore, Jim Broussard, Christine Sullivan, Gero Roccapriore, Eric Beck and Zach Luster. Also featuring guest artists throughout the season.

S. Roccapriore Crows in Flight oil & enamel/c

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29 ON CENTER GALLERY 352 Commercial Street | 508.413.9483 info@oncentergallery.com | oncentergallery.com Gallery Logo

Featuring a diverse collection of contemporary and transitional art. Artists includes painters, photographers, mixed media artists, and sculptors from around the globe ranging from emerging to mid/late career. Gallery partners Jill Rothenberg-Simmons and Scot Presley specialize in providing a personalized experience, whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out. Open year-round; 7 days in high season, weekends during shoulder season and by appt. Jan. thru April. New exhibits every Fri. evening from late May thru Sept.

30 PACKARD GALLERY

Since 1984, the Packard Gallery, family-owned and run, has represented the works of Anne, Cynthia and Leslie Packard–two generations of widely exhibited and collected painters. Anne, a renowned landscape artist, paints simple, sparely-rendered scenes of the Outer Cape and Europe. Cynthia, a gifted colorist, paints abstracts and figurative representations of nudes, children and still lifes. Leslie paints still lifes speaking with the simplicity of pure color and elegant form.

Packard Gallery exterior

418 Commercial Street | 508.487.4690 | packardgallery.com Packard Gallery II: 372 Commercial Street | packardprintgallery.com

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S I M I E M A RY L E S G A L L E RY 435 Commercial St. Provincetown

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31 POST OFFICE GALLERY

Post Office Gallery, in the heart of North Truro Village, is also home to locally & independently owned SeasCape Realty. Post Office Gallery features established and emerging artists including well known and highly collected Truro Artists Kenneth Hawkey & Matthias Christensen, Robin Wessman & many others. Juried Exhibitions this season include: “Outside the Lines,” and “Chaos and Order.” Opening Receptions on Sunday afternoons in season.

Robin Wessman Olive

38 Shore Road, North Truro Village | 508.487.3111 open year round | weekends 11-4 & by appointment postofficegallery.com

PAAM exterior II photo by Anton Grassl

32 PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | PAAM.org | @ PAAM1914 A nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations. PAAM was established in 1914 by a group of artists and townspeople to build a permanent collection of works by artists of outer Cape Cod, and to exhibit art that would allow for unification within the community. PAAM embodies the qualities that make Provincetown an enduring American center for the arts, and serves as Cape Cod’s most widely-attended art museum.

33 RAY WIGGS GALLERY

Representing a stable of local and national artists who create quality, content-driven works which employ technical mastery and visual eloquence in a diversity of styles and mediums suitable for both the beginner, as well as the seasoned collector. Represented are: Christian Bournique, Deon Duncan, Mark Freedman, Frank Gregory, Geoffrey Johnson, Rick Legge, Ned Martin, Ryan McMenamy, Jordan Mejias, Loretta Petraitis, Richard Stabbert, William Thompson, Clay Wagstaff, Patrick Webb, Gary Weisman, Ray Wiggs.

Ned Martin oil on aluminum

432 Commercial Street | 774.593.5143 raywiggsgallery.com | info@raywiggsgallery.com

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R. Kinkead Black Bear with Berries o/c 60" x 48"

34 RICE POLAK GALLERY 430 Commercial Street | 508.487.1052 | Director: Marla Rice daily 11-10 | ricepolakgallery@yahoo.com | ricepolakgallery.com Provincetown's most comprehensive collection of contemporary art. Paintings, pastels, photography, sculpture & installations by artists with international repute: Ackerson, Antonova, Arvidson, Bielen, Bradshaw, Calkins, Ciccariello, Fabbris, Firmin, Fradkin, Goldfinger, Goldstein, Graham, Harvey, Howes-Stevens, Kinkead, LeBow, Levesque, Liddy, Lilly, Lipson, Little, Meyer, Mikula, Mirabelli, Patten, Prifti, del Rosario, Saaf, Sanchez, Schofield, Schuler, Skollar, Stilkey Snodgrass, Thomas, Tyler, Winfield & Zanes.

35 SARAH JESSICA FINE ARTS

Sarah Lutz Flotsam oil/linen 30" x 24" 2019

Sarah Jessica Fine Arts features a unique collection of emerging & acclaimed painters, original printmakers, glass, ceramic & sculpture artists since 1999. Representing: Norma Alonzo, Mary Jane Andreozzi, Vincent Crotty, Lois Fisher, Lisa Joyce Hill, Mary Hurst, Carlyn Janus, Patrick Lee, Neil McAuliffe, Eleanor Rahim, Chris Reed, Terry Rockwood, HM Saffer II, Mel Tudisco, Brett Varney, Laurie Devault, Judy Volkman, Daniel Wagner, Anja Wulf & many more.

36 THE SCHOOLHOUSE GALLERY 494 Commercial Street | 508.487.4800 | 508.735.2151 galleryschoolhouse.com The Schoolhouse Gallery is well known for presenting the finest in collaboration and contemporary art making in our Provincetown gallery space and at a variety of fairs and outside exhibition projects. Founded in 1999, we represent a roster of over 50 artists while maintaining a large inventory of related works. We work closely with clients and produce a rigorous exhibition schedule with a focus on painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking.

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Terry Rockwood Cape Sail oil

342 Commercial Street | 508.487.0884 summer hours 11-10, spring/fall 11-6, winter Sat-Sun 12-5 sarahjessicafinearts@comcast.net | sarahjessicafinearts.com


KILEY COURT GALLERY

Steve Kennedy

Joan Cobb Marsh Joan Cobb Marsh

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Matteo Caloiaro | Julian Cardinal | Robert Cardinal | Michael Davis Ann Hartley | Francine Huot

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435 Commercial Street | 508.487.7878 | open daily in summer and weekends all winter | simiemaryles.com Artist-owned gallery featuring exceptional representational painters & sculptors from across the U.S. in styles from classical to impressionist to contemporary. Anne Blair Brown, Patrick Byrnes, Kenneth Cadwallader, Stephen Cerceillo, Tony Chimento, Kathryn Engberg, Brendan Johnston, Barry Levin, Simie Maryles, Patti Mollica, David Mueller, Roxie Munro, Jane Rosenberg, Richard Rosenblatt, John Brandon Sills, Kurt Walters. Openings Fridays 7-10pm in season. All exhibits online.

Roxie Munro City Sliver Sun o/c 36" x 18"

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38 STEWART CLIFFORD GALLERY 338 Commercial Street | 508.487.0451 open year round, seven days a week in season stewart@stewartcliffordgallery.com | stewartcliffordgallery.com Exploring the natural world through the visual arts and photography. Stewart Clifford Galley represents a variety of artists, including: Jennifer Clifford Danner, Jan Donley, Nicholas Peterson, Mark Schianca, Christopher Roddick, Deborah Kerr, and Max Mattei. Shows of new work are scheduled from June to October.

237 Commercial Street | Whalers Wharf, 2nd Floor 202.460.6826 | open Thur-Mon 11am-5pm Tues & Wed by appointment | studiolacombe.com In its second season, Gaston Lacombe’s art gallery and studio features one-of-a-kind mixed-media art and limited edition fine art photography. Lacombe is known for his intricate drawings in explosive colors and innovating photo-mosaic technique. His past clients include prestigious names such as National Geographic, the Smithsonian Institute, National Parks and many others. Studio Lacombe presents new exhibits and openings year long. Instagram: @gastonlacombe

Gaston Lacombe Joy #7 17"x 22"

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40 THANASSI GALLERY

R. Whitten Seven of Clubs oil/wood panel 7" x 5"

Art in the center of town. Works by Thanassi, Robert Douglas Hunter, Mary Holton, Charles Tersolo, João de Brito, Richard MacCormack, Stephen Silver, Stephen Knight, Leslie Berenson, Niko Skaperdas, Vasso Trellis, Debra Hope Colligan, Mark Shasha, Tod Montanaro, Sue Kwasnick, Elizabeth Livingstone, Chuck Anzalone,& Richard Muccini. Early works by Hensche, Moffett, Whorf, Hawthorne, Heinz, Wilson, Sawyer & Barber.

Thanassi oil on canvas

234 Commercial Street | 508.487.0233 facebook.com/thanassi gallery

41 WILLIAM SCOTT GALLERY 439 Commercial Street | 508.487.4040 Director: Brian Galloway | williamscottgallery.com bgalloway@williamscottgallery.com Representing local and national contemporary artists, including: John Dowd, Chet Jones, Kate Ryan, Christopher Sousa, Thomas Burns, Sandra Jones Campbell, Emil Cohen, Daphne Confar, Michael Costello, Rachael Eastman, William Gilroy, Will Klemm, Janet Lage, Jane O’Hara, Armando Pedroso, and Richard Whitten.

346 Commercial Street | 508.487.0606 | open daily 10-10 and by appointment | woodmanshimkogallery.com Woodman/Shimko Gallery “Provincetown To Palm Springs: 3,000 Miles Of Art”TM Joe Adams and Woody Shimko are excited about their move to their new location at 346 Commercial Street. We will be featuring the works of local artists Cassandra Complex, Gail Browne, Michael Guy, TJ Walton and others in addition to west coast artists from our Palm Springs location.

Cassandra Complex acrylic on wood

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JIM BROUSSARD NEW WORKS opening receptions Friday, June 14th & Friday, August 9th 7-9pm OILS BY THE SEA GALLERY 437 Commercial Street 508.280.1278 broussardfineart.com 774.722.3756


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and Tony Vevers (1926–2008) channeled the Romantics through their idylls and bacchanal scenes. Each Figurative Expressionist used the figure to produce powerful and sublime statements about the human condition and to express deeply personal emotion and spirituality. The idea that art had to be completely nonrepresentational for any kind of spirituality and humanistic dialogue to come through was a notion completely foreign to their creative principles; it was, moreover, a theory that one might well consider disproven by the work produced by these artists. For the Figurative Expressionists, art making was a powerful form of dialogue that expressed the nature of the human condition. This dialogue was presented through a dramatic process that was similar to poetry, music, and theater. The artists’ emotions and expressions were displayed in paint that was

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Tony Vevers Funeral in the Snow, 1958

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impulsively applied (dripped, splashed, or gesturally spread) onto a flat surface. This led the art historian Harold Rosenberg (1906–1978) to describe the practitioners of this approach as “action painters.” Despite the formal and ideological affinities of their work with abstractionism, however, the humanism of the Figurative Expressionists was envisioned as a narrative that unfolded through the incorporation of figures and landscapes into allegories drawn alternatively from traditional or imagined subject matter, fueled by the artists’ experiences and spirituality.

TONY VEVER S An engagement with the lyrical expressionist paintings of Tony Vevers is essential to understanding the history and the spirit of the Provincetown School of the 1950s. Born in England in 1926, Vevers arrived in the United States in 1940, while the Blitzkrieg was in effect in England. Vevers came to Provincetown in 1955 with his wife, the artist Elspeth Halverson. The scenery and lively spirit of the summertime colony was so inspirational that in 1959 Tony and Elspeth made Provincetown their permanent home, settling into a house that was also the summertime residence of Mark Rothko. Many of Vevers’ paintings—like Winter Landscape (1955) and Winter Dunes

Tony Vevers Rider, 1963

(1960)—reflect the seasonal changes of living year-round on the Cape. Vevers’ landscapes are emotional and imaginative expressions of his relationship with the setting around him. Like many of the other young painters, Vevers acknowledged the influence that Müller had on the Provincetown community in terms of the movement toward the figurative mode. After painting forceful landscapes that often were involved with nature, Vevers became very involved with the figure, which he often incorporated into his landscapes. 2019 Provincetown Art Guide | 61


LESTER JOHNSON Lester Johnson and Gandy Brodie were also influential mentors for many of the Provincetown Figurative Expressionists. Johnson first came to Provincetown in 1950 and connected with Müller, John Grillo, and Wolf Kahn, as well as with artists who were studying at Hofmann’s school—a group later known as the Hansa Group. Like many of the artists in Provincetown, Lester and his wife, Jo, lived in various locations—first at Edie Euler’s studio on Bradford Street, later in a 62 | provincetownartguide.com

cabin at the bottom of Race Road, and then in various places on Commercial Street. Later, in the mid-1950s, Johnson’s style transformed from pure form to action painting. Overall, he incorporated the psychological aspects of gestural painting with figural imagery and scenes from urban life. This nexus shaped the path for the astutely observed dialogue concerning the human condition that comes across through his work.


EMILIO CRUZ Emilio Cruz, who was also mentored by Brodie, was inspired by numerous “magical individuals” whom he met in Provincetown. The list of inspirational figures includes Robert Beauchamp, Franz Kline (1910–1962), Mary (b.1933) and Robert Frank (b.1924), Milton Avery (1885–1965), and Robert Motherwell. Cruz also knew of Müller, both through Thompson as well as through Müller’s widow. Cruz’s enthusiasm to be around these major artists provided inspiration for some of his earliest Figurative Expressionist canvases, which featured vibrant colorful dancing figures dripped and spread gracefully across the canvas.

Left: Emilio Cruz untitled (5 standing nudes), 1963 Top Right: Emilio Cruz Untitled (3 Nudes, in color), 1963 Bottom Right: Lester Johnson Frontal Street Scene undated 2019 Provincetown Art Guide | 63


STEVE BOWERSOCK A Chance Encounter Oil on Linen 28” x 24”


WALTER BARANOWSKI

MATTHEW BIELEN

Fresh Brook Gallery 489 Rte. 6, S. Wellfleet call for hrs: 508.246.9906 wbfineart.com

Larkin Gallery 405 Commercial Street Post Office Gallery 38 Shore Road

Current series of oil / wax paintings, Water Works, hypothesizes that water is a magnet to light and color. The waters surrounding us inspire him deeply and anchor the ‘sense of place’ he conveys.

Matthew Bielen creates abstract works influenced by New England’s natural and maritime history. Solo Show at Larkin Gallery opening June 14th. Harbor Dog Day #2 24” x 24”

Barked Like a Dog/Bleated Like a Calf mm

MARC BOHNE

REBECCA BRUYN

508.258.8534 marc@marcbohne.com marcbohne.com

Cortile Gallery cortilegallery.com rebeccabruyn.com

Oil paintings and work on paper. Studio visits by appointment.

Working with cyanotypes, an 1800’s printing process, Rebecca’s photos capture a view of the present through a lens of the past. With an interest in iPhoneography her work combines contemporary technology with historical antiquity.

The Derelict oil on panel 36” x 36”

At the Turn cyanotype

JOANLEE STASSI Stassi Studio 815.494.6538 stassiworks.com Peter T’s Mo’ Boats MM on Board 16” x 45.5”

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Margaret McWethy Cooking Thai oil/canvas 11” x 14”

Arthur Egeli Gallery 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com

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KEVIN H. ADAMS Sept. 12-17 / Rec. Sept. 13, 7-9 pm

6A Morning Light 9” X 12”

Gallery 444 Ptown 444 Commercial St. 540.522.9688 kevinhadams.com

KIM ALEMIAN kcalemian.com kcalemian@mac.com GardnerColbyGallery.com Naples, FL Edgewatergallery.co Middlebury, VT Boston, MA


JEROME GREENE

Sisters oil on canvas 18” x 24”

SELECTED WORKS June 28-July 4 | OPENING RECEPTION Fri. June 28 7-9pm

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com


VIVIAN DICKSON

ROBERT CALLAHAN

508.237.1114

Jobi Pottery Gallery Rt 6, Truro callahancapecod.com

“It isn’t until the painter has no idea what he’s doing that he makes good paintings.”

Robert is diverse in his work. Creating driftwood furniture, painting miniature watercolor landscapes on antique piano keys and oneof-a-kind pieces of art pottery. Available exclusively at Jobi Pottery Gallery in Truro.

- Edgar Degas

Provincetown Jobi pottery vase 8” high

Resting Dancer oil on canvas 24” x 18”

DEREK MACARA

CHERIE MITTENTHAL

Botanica 374 Commercial Street 508.413.9580 botanica-pt.com

Kobalt Gallery 366 Commercial Street 508.487.1132 cheriemittenthal.com kobaltgallery.com

Derek Macara is a life-long Provincetown resident. His images include some of Provincetown’s most iconic scenes. We carry both original acrylics and giclée copies.

Petunia giclée 8” x 10”

Cherie Mittenthal works predominantly in encaustic, pigment sticks and mixed media. Her subject matter revolves around the landscape, flowers, patron saints and farm animals.

Tulip with Blue Table oil on paper 22” x 30” 2019

João de Brito

Showing in Provincetown at Thanassi Gallery

Sanctuary oil on linen 58” x 68”

Also showing in California San Francisco | Monterey | Santa Cruz | Berkeley | Los Gatos

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MICHAEL HARTWIG Race Point Dunes 24” x 30”

352 Commercial St. michaeljhartwig.com

JOSHUA DEAN WILEY “Caelestis” Cortile Gallery 230 Commercial St. 508.487.4200 cortilegallery.com JoshuaDeanWiley.com


A. Paul Filiberto Rob Longley

Brenda Silva

Cortile Artists Studio 193 Commercial Street, Provincetown 508.487.4200

Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street PaulKellyStudio.net


CHRISTINE SULLIVAN June 28 - July 24 | Reception July 5th, 7 - 9 pm

Oils By The Sea / ROCCAPRIORE GALLERY 437 Commercial Street | 508-280-1278 | oilsbytheseagallery.com


DEBORAH PEEPLES

BARBARA PRODANIUK

Gallery 444 444 Commercial Street 617.710.2026 debpeeples.com

Sarah Jessica Fine Arts 342 Commercial Street 508.487.0884

Abstract paintings exploring space, distance, and perception. Luminous translucent shapes and color beneath refined surfaces. 9/25-10/2 Melting pigmented beeswax on panel 12” x 12”

My dialogue with clay has developed over the past 30 years, I am inspired by the beauty of my surroundings and the events and experiences of daily life. My works can best be described as a narrative through sculptural forms.

ANDREA M. SAWYER

CATHERINE SKOWRON

cadredstudio@gmail.com andreamsawyer.com 508.237.7544

studio: 508.487.0980 cathyskowron@comcast.net Cortile Gallery gallery: 508.487.4200

Striking oils on linen & canvas of iconic Provincetown street scenes. Commissions available of your home or business. Studio hours by appointment.

Luminous oil paintings of Outer Cape scenes focusing on dune landscapes of the Provincelands. More images of artwork are available at cortilegallery.com.

Keeper of Time ceramic and found objects

Holding On oil 24” x 36”

Town Hall oil on linen 10” x 10”

L AU R E N C E Y O U N G Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Stree | 508.487.4230 LaurenceYoung.com

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JOHN CLAYTON SELECTED WORKS July 26-August 1 | OPENING RECEPTION Fri. July 26 7-9pm

ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 382 Commercial Street 508.487.0044 egeligallery.com


CLEVELAND STORRS

JOE TREPICCIONE

ClevelandStorrs.com

Hutson Gallery 432 Commercial Street 508.487.0915 joetrepiccione.com

Cleveland was photo editor at National Lampoon Magazine and at MTV. His humorous, whimsical photographs, drawings, paintings and sculpture have appeared in many books, magazines, newspapers and CDs. By appointment.

Creating fiery golden landscapes and cool breezy seascapes of Cape Cod in oil, that beckon the viewer. On exhibit throughout the season. Winter Provincetown

Overlook oil on canvas 12” x 12”

DANIEL WAGNER

MIKE WRIGHT

Sarah Jessica Fine Arts 342 Commercial Street 508.487.0884

Alden Gallery 423 Commercial Street 508.487.4230 aldengallery.com

I like to start a painting with a field of human gestures. The shapes and forms I emphasize start to add patterns and direction to the painting. It is here that abstraction takes over and the original gestures of the human form take on a new language.

Walk Through the Valley oil 36” x 36”

The best moment is placing the first pieces of old wood & seeing relationships of form begin to take shape. Parameters are: the wood must be found in Provincetown & not to paint that wood, whose patina is impossible to duplicate.

STORM found painted wood 36” x 36” x 10”

PAUL HASTINGS Plein Air Paintings of Provincetown

paulhastingsartist.com By appointment (857) 719-6833

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Handmade Genuine Beach Stones and Beach Glass Jewelry by

christina available exclusively at

CHRISTINA’S JEWELRY

215 commercial street 508.487.2228 christinasprovincetown.com

STEVEN COVE Visit the Wizard’s Workshop 508.951.7064

JOANNE MILBURY COVE Shop beachsilver@etsy.com 508.487.4096

NATURE IN SILVER AND STAINED GLASS Visit us Thursdays at the UU Church Artisan Fair


CHRISTIE ANDRESEN

RICHARD CUENCAS

SilverGlassArt Gallery 241 Commercial Street 2nd fl. Whaler’s Wharf 508.364.5417 taqwaglassworks.com

R C Handcrafted 241 Commercial Street 508.487.1966

Original traditional contemporary glassworks. Commissions welcome.

Bent Wire & Glass Octagon

Since 1985, Richard Cuencas has been creating unique, creative designs in multi-media metals including iconic bracelets, rings and his popular Provincetown Barrette. Also available at etsy.com /shop. /provincetownbarrette.

GEOFF SEMONIAN

CYLE THOMAS

Cape Cod Woodcarving 5A MacMillan Wharf 508.237.9404 capecodwoodcarving.com

Cyle Thomas, Goldsmith 2 Macmillan Pier 508.237.2713 cylethomas.com

Since 2009, Geoff Semonian has been hand carving custom number signs, quarter boards, Architectural carvings, and sea creatures for his residential and commercial clients. Using real wood finished in premium enamels and 23k gold leaf.

Come visit my beach front studio where you can watch me, a native son of Provincetown, fabricate gold, silver, and gemstones into unique sculptural jewelry. wood and 23K gold house sign

Provincetown Barrette

Stack of Spacescapes Cuffs

JOBI POTTERY and GALLERY Hand-made and vintage pottery since 1953 Local artists, jewelry and gifts | Open Daily 10-5 |

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Caption Robert Beauchamp Seated Nude with Blue Bulls, 1961

ROBERT BEAUCHAMPS Robert Beauchamp’s painting was also strongly connected with the New York School and American painting. Beauchamp’s work after studying with Hofmann in the early 1950s constitutes a dreamlike world filled with images of animals, humans, and objects cast in a variety of scales and styles. In works 78 | provincetownartguide.com

like Seated Nude with Blue Bulls (1961), Beauchamp’s patchwork application of color reflects Hofmann’s push/pull method of separating the figure from the ground without using traditional perspective. Thus, Beauchamp’s figurations seem to appear and disappear from the ground on the plane of the canvas, creating whimsical visual environments.


Robert Beauchamp Untitled, 1963

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179 Commercial Street | 508.487.2236 Open year round, established 1990. Carrying vintage, mid century and a smattering of new accessories and paintings. Also a wide variety of men’s and women’s jewelry from premium high end to costume and affordable stylish sunglasses and readers.

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289 Commercial Street | 781.249.9562 20 Vendors Group Co-Op shop selling Antiques, Jewelry, Art, Sailing Ship Models and more. Located in the center of town near Town Hall. Local dealers sell Estate Sale Finds and restock daily. CapeCod maps $10. Reasonable prices and it feels like a treasure hunt!

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176 Commercial Street | 508.487.5920 This Commercial Street shop in Provincetown’s West End is celebrating its 19th season in town. This eclectic shop offers specialty collectibles such as vintage 20th century art pottery and glass, Provincetown paintings and estate jewelry. Our mantra is fun and affordable!

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Celebrating our 19th Year!

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AUGUST 9-16

ANDRÉ GREGORY + CINDY KLEINE – JUNE 28 JOHN GORKA – JULY 17 PATTY LARKIN + JOE RICHMAN “RADIO DIARIES” – AUGUST 7 DAVID WILCOX – AUGUST 14

LAURA ANN VINNEDGE OHIO ARTS COUNCIL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AUGUST 21-23

POETRY FESTIVAL

JULY 28 – AUGUST 9

ALZHEIMER’S FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER OF CAPE COD

MARY OLIVER TRIBUTE

SEPTEMBER 1-2

AUGUST 9

2019-2020 VISUAL ARTS FELLOWS + VISUAL ARTS COMMITTEE OCTOBER 11 – NOVEMBER 3

43RD ANNUAL ART AUCTION

AUGUST 17

ALL TOWN ART – OPEN INVITATIONAL ARTISTS FROM THE OUTER CAPE

WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS SERIES

LEIGH FONDAKOWSKI SARAH RUHL LILI TAYLOR

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FINE ARTS WORK CENTER IN PROVINCETOWN

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MARTY DAVIS, Stream IX (detail), 2012, acrylic on panel, 8” x 8” – The Fine Arts Work Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer. The Work Center facilities are accessible to people with disabilities.


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460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) anchors the Provincetown Art Colony and presents a diverse line-up of exhibitions and cultural programs. Welcoming visitors year-round, the Museum opens daily at 11am June 1-October 1 with free admission Friday evenings after 5pm. 5/17-7/7

Marion Campbell Hawthorne

6/14-7/14 Art in the Garden 7/5-9/1

Stephen Pace

7/12-9/8

The Collection of Nanno and Pat de Groot

7/19-8/25 The Members’ 12x12 Exhibition and

Silent Auction

7/19-9/15 The Collection of Chaim Gross 8/30-11/3 Charles Hawthorne, Hans Hofmann,

and Paul Resika Watercolors

9/6-9/21 Consignment Auction Preview 9/13-11/10 Jay Milder

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PILGRIM MONUMENT | PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM High Pole Hill | 508.487.1310 | pilgrim-monument.org Built to commemorate the Mayflower Pilgrims‘ first landing place in America and the writing and signing of the Mayflower Compact here in 1620, climb our 252’granite tower for a great view of the outer Cape. The museum celebrates Ptown‘s history as a fishing and whaling port, art colony & the birthplace of modern American theater. Furniture, decorative arts, scrimshaw, models, toys and much more. 2020 will mark the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrims’ first landing in Provincetown and the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor. For more information on Provincetown 400, visit provincetown400.org.

CAPE COD MUSEUM OF ART 60 Hope Lane, Dennis | 508.385.4477 | ccmoa.org

ART CLASSES/WORKSHOPS THE CAPE SCHOOL OF ART 617.717.9568 | capeschoolofart.org The principles of light & color taught by Charles Hawthorne & Henry Hensche, beginning in 1899, continue today at The Cape School of Art. Summer workshops taught by former Hensche master students: portrait & figure painting, landscape, color study, still life; all in natural light. Plein air painting demonstrations on the pier or nearby free to public. Painting classes and sign up at the shed on the pier. Drop in classes. Complete schedule online.

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24 Pearl Street | 508.487.9960 | fawc.org The Fine Arts Work Center is a nationally renowned fellowship program for emerging writers and visual artists. Year-round exhibitions feature eminent Provincetown and national artists, of contemporary and historic acclaim. During the summer, 100 open- enrollment week-long workshops are offered in creative writing and visual arts with renowned faculty. Readings, artist talks, and open studios are presented weekly Monday-Thursday, free and open to the public. The Work Center also hosts an annual poetry festival, social justice week and words and music performance series. In the fall, FAWC welcomes 20 emerging artists and writers to Provincetown for its sevenmonth fellowship program. 6/21-7/7 Exhibit Eye to Eye André Gregory + Cindy Kleine

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Exhibit Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod

10/11-11/3 Exhibit Visual Arts Fellows + Visual Arts Committee

THE LILLIAN ORLOWSKY AND WILLIAM FREED MUSEUM SCHOOL

Provincetown Art Association and Museum 460 Commercial Street | 508.487.1750 | paam.org Offering an exciting line up of workshops in the visual arts, continuing the tradition of excellence in education that began here decades ago. Art History, Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography and Plein Air Painting; workshops for kids; and across Cape Cod in artists’ studios.

6/28

Words André Gregory and Cindy Kleine in Conversation

TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT CASTLE HILL

7/12-28

Exhibit Artists + Writers as Activists

7/13

Summer Awards Celebration

10 Meetinghouse Road & 3 Edgewood Way, Truro 508.349.7511 | castlehill.org

7/14-19

Social Justice Week

7/17

Music John Gorka

7/28-8/9 Poetry Festival

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill offers a series of gallery exhibitions and special events by visiting artists that augments the studio classes. Offering art classes and workshops year-round. 6/20

Summer Kick off Party Edgewood Farm

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The Provincetown Dance Festival

7/23

Woody English Distinguished Artist and Writer’s Chair: Poetry Reading with

Exhibit 43rd Annual Art Auction Preview

Raquel Salas Rivera Truro Meetinghouse

8/14

Music David Wilcox

Lecture - Jay Critchley: Democracy of the

8/17

43rd Annual Art Auction

7/30

8/2-18

Exhibit Featured Artists & Annual Art Auction

8/7

Words + Music Patty Larkin + Joe Richman

8/9

Words Mary Oliver Tribute

8/9-16

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The Castle Hill Live and Silent Auction Main Campus

8/13

Artist Talk: Tetsunori Kawana Preservation Hall

9/5

Paint the Race in conjunction with the Provincetown Schooner Regatta

Steamroller Printmaking & Unicorn Painting Extravaganza Edgewood Farm 9/14

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Prints & Books: Nancy Diessler, Ronni Kamorow,

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Auction Preview Salvatore Fiumara & Tetsunori Kawana:

8/27-9/6

Potters and their Process: Seth Rainville,

9/10-20

Members Open reception 9/12

Sheryl Jaffe reception 7/11

Installation reception 8/15 Sunshine Cobb & Christopher Watt reception 8/2

9/24-10/11 Cape Cod Potters Show reception 9/26

Castle Hill Gallery 6/11-21

Members Open rec June 13

6/23-7/5

NY comes to Truro: Marina Ancona, Larry Horowitz, Amy Mahnick, Sarah Lutz reception 6/27

THE CAPE SCHOOL OF ART In 1899 Charles Hawthorne founded Provincetown’s art colony and Cape Cod School of Art, teaching the perception and use of color and light. These principles continue to be taught today at The Cape School of Art. DROP-IN CLASSES. LEARN MORE ABOUT US. STOP BY OUR OPEN STUDIO ON MAC MILLAN PIER.

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GALLERIES ARTHUR EGELI GALLERY 6/28-7/4

Jerome Greene: Selected Works

7/26-8/1

John Clayton: Selected Works rec 7/26 7-9pm

8/9-15

Old Provincetown Selected works from

reception 6/28 7-9pm

the early masters of the Provincetown Artist Colony reception 8/9 7-9 pm

BERTA WALKER GALLERY Creative Couples: 1890-Present Seven Exhibitions, Two Galleries, 150 Creative Couples

Provincetown Receptions Fridays, 6-8pm 5/24-6/15 Creative Couples: Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) & Carl Sprinchorn (1887-1971), Expatriates, Founders, Provincetown Players, Sun Gallery, Mixed Media 6/28-7/20

Creative Couples: Robert Henry & Selina Trieff, Carmen Cicero & Mary Abel, Figurative Artists Grace Hopkins “Patterns of Portugal” abstract photography mounted on canvas (celebrating Portuguese Festival 6/27-30)

7/26-8/17 Creative Couples: Charles & Miriam Hawthorne, Ross Moffett & Dorothy Lake Gregory, Students of Hawthorne & Hensche schools, Mixed Media

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Wellfleet 5/25-6/15 Creative Couples of Truro, Wellfleet, & "Dune Dwellers" reception 6/1 4-6pm 6/29-7/20

Three-Person Special: Karl Knaths (1891-1971)

8/3-31

Creative Couples: Nancy Whorf painter &

artist & Helen Weinrich pianist (1876-1978) & Agnes Weinrich (1873-1946) artist, Fine Arts Work Center artists, writers, Founders,Trustees rec 7/6 4-6pm Herman Tasha, jeweler, Mixed Group rec 8/3 4-6pm

CORTILE GALLERY 5/14-6/10 Artistic Virtuosity New Works Exhibit reception 5/17 6:30-8:30pm 6/12-20

Dimensional Illusions works by Timothy

7/9-19

The Shape of Color Artistic Pairing: Ann Parks

8/13-26

Of Sky & Sea Artistic Pairing: Susan Haas &

Basil Ering reception 6/14 6:30-8:30pm McCray & Nan Hass Feldman reception 7/12 7-9pm Joshua Dean Wiley reception 8/16 7-9pm

8/30-9/13 9th Annual Art Tour of America Artists Invitational reception 8/30 7-9pm

Cuts & Color 508.487.4247 54 Bradford St. Provincetown

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NATURE’S LIES GALLERY 283B Commercial Street 508.487.0407


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CORTILE GALLERY CONT.

7/19-25

Perfect World Milenko Katic’ reception 7/19 7-9pm

10/15-22 Squared! 12×12 exhibit; new exhibit

7/26-8/1

Kobalt Blues full roster group show

8/2-8

Carpool Jessica Brilli reception 8/2 7-9pm

8/9-15

Picnic full roster group show

8/16-22

Pressed Sean Flood reception 8/16 7-9pm

8/23-29

Something For Over The Sofa full roster

gary marotta fine art g-1 Openings & Artist Receptions all Fridays & Saturdays 7-9pm

8/30-9/5

Mystery Guest Artist TBA reception 8/30 7-9pm

11/15-1/2 Gifting Art: Small Works Winter Salon; new exhibit

Gallery 444 9/25-10/2 Deborah Peeples reception 9/27 7-9pm

13 Forest at 444 reception 9/6 6-9pm

9/4-10

6/14,15

Kimberly Witham/photography thru 7/31

7/12,13

Summer Party 1 recent works by gallery

8/2,3

8/16,17

artists thru 8/1

Summer Party 2 recent works by gallery artists thru 9/1

Carola Doll 7 Deadly Sins crayon drawings of Barbie & Ken thru 9/30

KILEY COURT GALLERY

reception 7/26 7-9pm

reception 8/9 7-9pm

group show reception 8/23 7-9pm

9/6-12/31 Fall Into Winter full roster group show

NATURE'S LIES GALLERY 7/5-18

Candy Jernigan reception 7/5 6-9pm

7/19-25

Olivia Kahn reeption 7/19 6-9pm

7/26-8/15 Hardy Hill reception 7/26 6-9pm 8/16-22

Gallery Artists reception 8/16 6-9pm

8/23-30

William Papaleo reception 8/23 6-9pm

7/5-17

Julian Cardinal recent works reception 7/5 7-9pm

ON CENTER GALLERY

8/23-9/4

Robert Cardinal & Julian Cardinal recent

6/21-7/2 Matthew Capaldo reception 6/21 7-9pm

works reception 8/23 7-9pm

7/3-10

Matt Neuman and Group Show rec 7/5 7-9pm

7/12-18

Natural Habitat: Andrew Moncrief, Chris Lopez, Gin Stone reception 7/14 7-9pm Daniel Angeles reception 7/19 7-9pm

KOBALT GALLERY 6/28-7/4

Recent Paintings Paul Balmer reception 6/28 7-9pm

7/19-29

7/5-11

Façades Tim Saternow reception 7/5 7-9pm

8/2-14

Cape Locals reception 8/2 7-9pm

Entering Provincetown full roster group

8/16-27

Group Show reception 8/16 7-9pm

show reception 7/12 7-9pm

8/30-9/11 Marian Roth reception 8/30 7-9pm

7/12-18

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7/5-17

John Dowd/Daphne Confar

7/12-25

Kathryn Engberg Classical Elegance with

7/19-31

Christopher Sousa/Jane O’Hara

8/2-14

Kate Ryan/Richard Whitten Chet Jones/Michael Costello

a Twist reception 7/12 7-10pm

7/26-8/1 Stephen Cerceillo I Can See Right Through You reception 7/26 7-10pm

reception 7/5 7-9pm reception 7/19 7-9pm reception 8/2 7-9pm

8/2-15

Simie Maryles Painterly Prismatic reception 8/2 7-10pm

8/16-28

8/16-22

Tony Chimento Waking in a Dream

8/30-9/11 John Dowd reception 8/30 7-9pm

8/23-29

John Brandon Sills In the Realm of Stillness

WOODMAN/SHIMKO GALLERY

reception 8/23 7-10pm

6/14

Cassandra Complex rec 6/14 5-9pm

8/30

Labor Day Weekend Grand Finale

6/28

Joey Mars reception 6/28 5-9pm

Meulendyk/Montry Dessert reception 8/30 7-10pm Celebration, honoring our patrons, John Meulendyk and Rob Montry

7/12

Joe Dietl reception 7/12 5-9pm

7/26

Hank Hudson reception 7/26 5-9pm

8/9

Michael Guy reception 8/9 5-9pm

8/23

Adam O’Day reception 8/23 5-9pm

8/30

Gail Browne reception 8/30 5-9pm

9/13

Homer Wells reception 9/13 5-9pm

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SELINA TRIEFF BOB HENRY Hoffman’s school was the catalyst for Robert Henry and Selina Trieff to come to Provincetown together in 1954. Trieff had studied art history (contemporary art) and color with Mark Rothko at Brooklyn College, where she met her husband, Robert Henry, while both were studying 90 | provincetownartguide.com

with Ad Reinhardt (1913–1967). Henry had previously been a Hofmann student, in both New York and Provincetown, and Selina went on to study with Hofmann in 1954 and 1955. Both Trieff and Henry were involved with the Sun Gallery, showing alongside Vevers, Grooms, and Müller. They came to Provincetown to study at Hoffman’s school and to develop their careers.


Henry’s work unifies abstraction and figuration into surreal and idyllic scenes and vignettes, blended viscerally through sweeping bands of color. Hoffman’s teachings are evident in this work, in which perspective is built through crisp dark rectangles and abstract bands of color. Trieff’s interests encompass both personal self-exploration and an empirical exploration of the transcendentalism of Renaissance art. In much of her work, somber, predominantly monochromatic figures blend almost completely into a green or black background, with an occasional glimmer of light from her use of gold. There is a deep emotional feeling in her early paintings Standing Figure with Gold Trim and Female Head. These titles, though descriptively apt, are deliberately understated, and the spiritual impact of these works is left for the beholder to experience first hand.

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BILL BARRELL Bill Barrell drew inspiration from sources ranging from early European modernists like Picasso and Matisse to American contemporaries like Thompson and Grooms. He also developed a strong affinity for color and perspective through sitting in on Hoffman’s critiques in Provincetown. Barrell paints precisely what he feels, making his style evocative of an autobiography in which he engages in a dialogue with his own history as well as with the history of art. He draws upon specific events and memories in his life as the starting point for stream of consciousness and artistic intervention.

GEORGE MCNEIL During the late 1950s the figurative boom led some successful First Generation Abstract Expressionists, including George McNeil, to transition from Abstract Expressionism to Figurative Expressionism. While McNeil’s output from the 1940s and early 1950s consists of eminent works of gestural abstraction, he had been interested in the rendering of the figure since his student days, which included studying with Andre Lhote in France. His transition to Figurative Expressionism in the mid to late 1950s made him an obvious pre-cursor for the NeoExpressionist movement in the 1980s.

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By the end of the 1950s, the Figurative Expressionist painters made up the majority in the Provincetown art community, and they challenged the authority of abstraction with their new form of figurative art.

Excerpts from Pioneers From Provincetown: The Roots of Figurative Expressionism by Adam Zucker Published by Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR ADAM ZUCKER is an art historian, curator,

artist, and educator from New York. He holds an M.A from the City College of New York in Art History/Museum Studies. From 2011-2014, Adam was the co-founder and artistic director of et al Projects, a Brooklyn based gallery committed to showing emerging contemporary artists and under recognized historical artists. As an independent curator, he has organized multiple gallery and museum exhibitions. His next show, Jay Milder: Unblotting the Rainbow opens at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum on September 13th (opening reception on September 27th). Zucker's writing has been published in Berkshire Fine Arts (online), Sculpture Magazine, Black Cat (art journal), and several exhibition catalogs. Adam is the founder and author of the Rhino Horn blog, a contemporary discourse on socially engaged art and figurative painting; and Artfully Learning, where he writes about contemporary art through the lens of education.


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PROVINCETOWN THEATER 238 Bradford Street | 508.487.7487 tickets: 866.811.4111 | provincetowntheater.org 5/28-6/19 4-Star Solo Show Festival 7/8-8/29 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Hugh Wheeler and Stephen Sondheim 10/10-27 Best Lesbian Erotica 1995 by Miranda Rose Hall 11/28-12/15 It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry 12/20-22 Townie Holiday Extravaganza

PAYOMET PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN TRURO

508.487.5400 | info@payomet.org Festivals, music, theater, children’s classes and shows.

PEREGRINE THEATRE ENSEMBLE @ the Provincetown Theatre | peregrinetheatre.com 7/6-8/31 Cabaret

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14th Annual Festival “Tennessee Williams and Yukio Mishima” Four days of unconventional theater exploring the work of Williams alongside plays by Yukio Mishima, a good friend of Williams and perhaps Japan’s most provocative author. The 2019 festival line-up will feature "The Night of the Iguana" by Williams, "The Black Lizard" by Mishima, and other plays, including two world premieres: "The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers" by Williams and "Busu" by Mishima. With artists from South Africa, Japan, New York City, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Texas, Oregon, Cyprus, and Chatham. Plus: live music, parties, classes, an all-new workshop pass, and more. Full schedule and tickets at twptown.org.

WELLFLEET HARBOR ACTORS THEATRE (W.H.A.T.) 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet | 508.349.9428 | what.org Concerts, films, broadcasts, plays & children’s theater. 6/7-28 7/5-27 8/9-31 9/7-28 9/14-29

Race Murder for Two Lenin's Embalmers Rhinoceros Orson's Shadow


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Provincetown International Film Festival

6/21-22

Provincetown Dance Festival at

6/27-30

Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing

PtownFilmFest.org, 508-487-FILM Provincetown Theater of the Fleet ProvincetownPortugueseFestival.com

7/7 Sunset Whale Watch Cruise to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies coastalstudies.org 7/14

PAAM Annual Secret Garden Tour paam.org GLAD Annual Summer Party at the Monument

7/27 GLAD.org

Family Week familyequality.org/familyweek 7/27-8/3 Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown 7/27-8/3

Center for Coastal Studies coastalstudies.org

8/10

The Castle Hill Live and Silent Auction at Castle Hill CastleHill.org

8/15,19 The 15th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival ProvincetownJazzFestival.org 8/15-24

Carnival Week ptown.org Carnival Parade Enchanted Forest 3pm

8/22 ptown.org

9/2-5 The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta ProvincetownSchoonerRace.com

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31th Annual Swim for Life and Paddler Flotilla Swim4Life.org 9/9-15 Afterglow Alternative Performance Arts Festival AfterGlowFestival.org 9/26-28 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival TWPtown.org 9/28 Provincetown Dance Trophy Ballroom Dance Competition, Provincetown Town Hall 9/7

BostonOpenDanceSport.com 10/1 Provincetown Dahlia Show facebook.com/ groups/PtownDahlias

PAAM Provincetown Art Association Annual Gala PAAM.org 10/25-11/3 Halloween in Provincetown 10/26 Provincetown Masquerade Ball 10/5

ProvincetownMasqueradeBall.com 11/1

Provincetown Annual Day of the Dead Performing Arts Festival

ProvincetownDayoftheDead.com 11/27 Lighting of the Monument Wednesday, 5-7pm Pilgrim-Monument.org 11/30 Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree created by Julian’s Popko Family, Lopes Square ProvincetownView.com


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Walk to the Beach 16” x 20” Available as giclée on canvas

T H E PA C K A R D G A L L E RY 418 Commercial Street

Provincetown

parking available

packardgallery.com

508-487-4690


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2019 Provincetown ART GUIDE  

Annual guide to galleries, artists, artisans, museums, events and arts workshops in Provincetown, Massachusetts-America's oldest continuous...

2019 Provincetown ART GUIDE  

Annual guide to galleries, artists, artisans, museums, events and arts workshops in Provincetown, Massachusetts-America's oldest continuous...

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