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Painting in New York: 1971–83
organized by Ivy Shapiro
September 21–November 5, 2022
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 21, 6–8pm

Karma, New York
188 & 172 East 2nd Street
New York, NY, 10009

Emma Amos, Zebras, c. 1980, acrylic on canvas with hand-woven fabric, 77 x 74 inches; 195.58 x 187.96 cm. © Emma Amos. Courtesy of the artist and RYAN LEE Gallery.

Emma Amos, Zebras, c. 1980, acrylic on canvas with hand-woven fabric, 77 × 74 inches; 195.58 × 187.96 cm. © Emma Amos. Courtesy of the artist and RYAN LEE Gallery.

Ida Applebroog, I Feel Sorry for You, 1980, ink and rhoplex on vellum, 48 x 50 inches; 121.92 x 127 cm.  © Ida Applebroog. Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ida Applebroog, I Feel Sorry for You, 1980, ink and rhoplex on vellum, 48 × 50 inches; 121.92 × 127 cm. © Ida Applebroog. Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ida Applebroog, I Pretend to Know, 1979, ink and rhoplex on vellum, 48¼ x 50¼ inches; 122.6 x 127.6 cm. © Ida Applebroog. Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ida Applebroog, I Pretend to Know, 1979, ink and rhoplex on vellum, 48¼ × 50¼ inches; 122.6 × 127.6 cm. © Ida Applebroog. Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jennifer Bartlett, 1 Point Plane to 9 Point Plane, 1973, enamel over silkscreen grid on baked enamel, steel plates; in 9 parts, 38 x 38 inches; 96.52 x 96.52 cm (overall). Courtesy of The Jennifer Bartlett 2013 Trust, Marianne Boesky Gallery, and Paula Cooper Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jennifer Bartlett, 1 Point Plane to 9 Point Plane, 1973, enamel over silkscreen grid on baked enamel, steel plates; in 9 parts, 38 × 38 inches; 96.52 × 96.52 cm (overall). Courtesy of The Jennifer Bartlett 2013 Trust, Marianne Boesky Gallery, and Paula Cooper Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Betty Blayton, Hard Edge #9 - Form/Fractured Movement, 1972, oil on canvas, 58¼ x 39¾ inches; 147.95 x 100.96 cm. © The Estate of Betty Blayton. Courtesy of the Estate of Betty Blayton. Image
courtesy of Karma.

Betty Blayton, Hard Edge #9 - Form/Fractured Movement, 1972, oil on canvas, 58¼ × 39¾ inches; 147.95 × 100.96 cm. © The Estate of Betty Blayton. Courtesy of the Estate of Betty Blayton. Image courtesy of Karma.

Vivian Browne, Assistant to the Chief, c. 1973, acrylic on canvas, 52¾ x 64¾ inches; 134 x 164.5 cm, 54 x 66¼ inches; 137.16 x 168.28 cm (framed). © Vivian Browne; Courtesy of the artist, RYAN LEE Gallery and Adobe Krow Archives.

Vivian Browne, Assistant to the Chief, c. 1973, acrylic on canvas, 52¾ × 64¾ inches; 134 × 164.5 cm, 54 × 66¼ inches; 137.16 × 168.28 cm (framed). © Vivian Browne; Courtesy of the artist, RYAN LEE Gallery and Adobe Krow Archives.

Cynthia Carlson, Bitchy Virgin, 1975, acrylic on canvas, 70 x 60 inches; 177.8 x 152.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Russell Bowman Fine Art. Image courtesy of Karma.

Cynthia Carlson, Bitchy Virgin, 1975, acrylic on canvas, 70 × 60 inches; 177.8 × 152.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Russell Bowman Fine Art. Image courtesy of Karma.

Martha Diamond, Flame, 1980, oil on linen, 40⅛ x 54 inches; 101.9 x 137.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Magenta Plains. Image courtesy of Karma.

Martha Diamond, Flame, 1980, oil on linen, 40⅛ × 54 inches; 101.9 × 137.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Magenta Plains. Image courtesy of Karma.

Louise Fishman, ECCOLO, 1979, oil on linen, 60⅛ x 48⅛ Inches; 152.7 x 122.3 cm. Courtesy of the artist, the Louise Fishman Estate and Karma.

Louise Fishman, ECCOLO, 1979, oil on linen, 60⅛ × 48⅛ Inches; 152.7 × 122.3 cm. Courtesy of the artist, the Louise Fishman Estate and Karma.

Suzan Frecon, untitled (red painting continuation, form and color), c. 1980s, oil on linen; in four parts, 115⅛ x 16⅝ x 1¾ inches; 292.4 x 42.2 x 4.5 cm (overall). © Suzan Frecon. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner. Image courtesy of Karma.

Suzan Frecon, untitled (red painting continuation, form and color), c. 1980s, oil on linen; in four parts, 115⅛ × 16⅝ × 1¾ inches; 292.4 × 42.2 × 4.5 cm (overall). © Suzan Frecon. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner. Image courtesy of Karma.

Nancy Graves, Librium, 1975-76, acrylic, oil, and gold leaf on canvas and masonite, 60¼ x 120⅛ inches; 153.03 x 304.8 cm, 61⅜ x 121¼ inches; 155.91 x 307.98 cm (framed). © Nancy Graves Foundation, Inc. / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the Nancy Graves Foundation, Inc. and Mitchell-Innes & Nash. Image courtesy of Karma.

Nancy Graves, Librium, 1975-76, acrylic, oil, and gold leaf on canvas and masonite, 60¼ × 120⅛ inches; 153.03 × 304.8 cm, 61⅜ × 121¼ inches; 155.91 × 307.98 cm (framed). © Nancy Graves Foundation, Inc. / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the Nancy Graves Foundation, Inc. and Mitchell-Innes & Nash. Image courtesy of Karma.

Cynthia Hawkins, Blue Words, 1976, oil on canvas, 46½ x 46 inches; 118.11 x 116.84 cm. Courtesy of the artist and STARS. Image courtesy of Karma.

Cynthia Hawkins, Blue Words, 1976, oil on canvas, 46½ × 46 inches; 118.11 × 116.84 cm. Courtesy of the artist and STARS. Image courtesy of Karma.

Mary Heilmann, Landscape Cupboard (Landscape Closet), 1972, acrylic and collaged fabric on canvas, 61½ x 60¼ inches; 156.2 x 153 cm. Courtesy of the artist, 303 Gallery and Hauser & Wirth.

Mary Heilmann, Landscape Cupboard (Landscape Closet), 1972, acrylic and collaged fabric on canvas, 61½ × 60¼ inches; 156.2 × 153 cm. Courtesy of the artist, 303 Gallery and Hauser & Wirth.

Virginia Jaramillo, Foundations 367, 1982, linen fiber with hand-ground earth pigments, 34 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches; 87.6 x 62.2 cm, 43 3/8 x 33 7/8 inches; 110.2 x 86.1 cm (framed). © Virginia Jaramillo. Courtesy of the artist and Hales. Image courtesy of Karma.

Virginia Jaramillo, Foundations 367, 1982, linen fiber with hand-ground earth pigments, 34 12 × 24 12 inches; 87.6 × 62.2 cm, 43 38 × 33 78 inches; 110.2 × 86.1 cm (framed). © Virginia Jaramillo. Courtesy of the artist and Hales. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jane Kaplowitz, Untitled, 1973, motor oil on paper, 30 x 22 inches; 76.2 x 55.9 cm, 33⅜ x 25⅝ inches; 84.79 x 65.1 cm (framed). Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jane Kaplowitz, Untitled, 1973, motor oil on paper, 30 × 22 inches; 76.2 × 55.9 cm, 33⅜ × 25⅝ inches; 84.79 × 65.1 cm (framed). Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jane Kaplowitz, Untitled, 1973, motor oil on paper, 30 x 22 inches; 76.2 x 55.9 cm, 33⅜ x 25⅝ inches; 84.79 x 65.1 cm (framed). Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jane Kaplowitz, Untitled, 1973, motor oil on paper, 30 × 22 inches; 76.2 × 55.9 cm, 33⅜ × 25⅝ inches; 84.79 × 65.1 cm (framed). Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Harriet Korman, Untitled, 1980, oil on canvas; in two parts, 48 x 48 inches; 121.9 x 121.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Harriet Korman, Untitled, 1980, oil on canvas; in two parts, 48 × 48 inches; 121.9 × 121.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Lois Lane, (Untitled) Fan and Hummingbird, 1982, oil and graphite on canvas, 75 x 120 inches; 190.5 x 304.8 cm. © LOIS LANE. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Lois Lane, (Untitled) Fan and Hummingbird, 1982, oil and graphite on canvas, 75 × 120 inches; 190.5 × 304.8 cm. © LOIS LANE. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Helen Marden, Untitled, c. 1980s, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches; 101.6 x 76.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Helen Marden, Untitled, c. 1980s, oil on canvas, 40 × 30 inches; 101.6 × 76.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Dindga McCannon, Dead for Naught or Killed in Action in Vain, 1971, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 38¾ x 24¼ inches; 98.42 x 61.59 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Fridman Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Dindga McCannon, Dead for Naught or Killed in Action in Vain, 1971, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 38¾ × 24¼ inches; 98.42 × 61.59 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Fridman Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ree Morton, Regional Piece, 1976, oil on wood, enamel on celastic; in two parts, 18½ x 50 inches; 47 x 127 cm (each). Courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ree Morton, Regional Piece, 1976, oil on wood, enamel on celastic; in two parts, 18½ × 50 inches; 47 × 127 cm (each). Courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin. Image courtesy of Karma.

Elizabeth Murray, Table Turning, 1982-1983, oil on canvas; in two parts, 106¼ x 100¼ x 4¼ inches; 269.88 x 254.63 x 10.79 cm (overall). Courtesy of The Murray-Holman Family Trust and Gladstone Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Elizabeth Murray, Table Turning, 1982-1983, oil on canvas; in two parts, 106¼ × 100¼ × 4¼ inches; 269.88 × 254.63 × 10.79 cm (overall). Courtesy of The Murray-Holman Family Trust and Gladstone Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ellen Phelan, Untitled (Water Wheel), c. 1970s, wood and painted canvas, 48 x 48 x 6⅜ inches; 121.92 x 121.92 x 16.21 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Ellen Phelan, Untitled (Water Wheel), c. 1970s, wood and painted canvas, 48 × 48 × 6⅜ inches; 121.92 × 121.92 × 16.21 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Howardena Pindell, Untitled, 1977, mixed media on canvas, 65 x 79½ inches; 165.1 x 201.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Howardena Pindell, Untitled, 1977, mixed media on canvas, 65 × 79½ inches; 165.1 × 201.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery. Image courtesy of Karma.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Untitled, 1972, acrylic on board, 21 x 24 inches; 53.34 x 60.96 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Untitled, 1972, acrylic on board, 21 × 24 inches; 53.34 × 60.96 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin.

Faith Ringgold, Juanita, Eddie and Caron, 1973, mixed media soft sculpture, 45 x 28 x 18 inches; 114.3 x 71.1 x 45.7 cm, © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries.

Faith Ringgold, Juanita, Eddie and Caron, 1973, mixed media soft sculpture, 45 × 28 × 18 inches; 114.3 × 71.1 × 45.7 cm, © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries.

Faith Ringgold, Windows of the Wedding #16: Lovers, 1974, acrylic on canvas, 77¾ x 35 inches; 197.49 x 88.90 cm. © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries. Image courtesy of Karma.

Faith Ringgold, Windows of the Wedding #16: Lovers, 1974, acrylic on canvas, 77¾ × 35 inches; 197.49 × 88.90 cm. © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries. Image courtesy of Karma.

Faith Ringgold, Windows of the Wedding #5: Women and Children, 1974, acrylic on canvas, 77¼ x 36 inches; 196.22 x 91.44 cm. © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries. Image courtesy of Karma

Faith Ringgold, Windows of the Wedding #5: Women and Children, 1974, acrylic on canvas, 77¼ × 36 inches; 196.22 × 91.44 cm. © 2022 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy of the artist and ACA Galleries. Image courtesy of Karma

Dorothea Rockburne, Inner Voice, 1983, oil on gessoed linen, 92 × 59 × 4 inches; 233.7 x 149.9 x 10.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Dorothea Rockburne, Inner Voice, 1983, oil on gessoed linen, 92 × 59 × 4 inches; 233.7 × 149.9 × 10.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Susan Rothenberg, Beggar, 1982, oil on canvas, 39½ × 50½ inches; 100.3 x 128.3 cm. © Susan Rothenberg. Courtesy of Maggie Trakas and Karma.

Susan Rothenberg, Beggar, 1982, oil on canvas, 39½ × 50½ inches; 100.3 × 128.3 cm. © Susan Rothenberg. Courtesy of Maggie Trakas and Karma.

Joan Semmel, Erotic Yellow, 1973, oil on canvas, 72 x 72 inches; 182.9 x 182.9 cm
73½ x 73½ inches; 186.69 x 186.69 cm (framed). © 2022 Joan Semmel / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates. Image courtesy of Karma.

Joan Semmel, Erotic Yellow, 1973, oil on canvas, 72 × 72 inches; 182.9 × 182.9 cm 73½ × 73½ inches; 186.69 × 186.69 cm (framed). © 2022 Joan Semmel / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jenny Snider, Cover Up Painting, 1971, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches; 121.9 x 121.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Jenny Snider, Cover Up Painting, 1971, acrylic on canvas, 48 × 48 inches; 121.9 × 121.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Joan Snyder, Vanishing Theater/The Cut, 1974, oil, acrylic, paper mache, thread, fake fur, paper, chicken wire on canvas, 60 x 120 inches; 152.4 x 304.8 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Joan Snyder, Vanishing Theater/The Cut, 1974, oil, acrylic, paper mache, thread, fake fur, paper, chicken wire on canvas, 60 × 120 inches; 152.4 × 304.8 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Pat Steir, Night Chant Series, No. 1: Beauty Way For J. B., 1973, oil and pencil on canvas, 84 x 84 inches; 213.4 x 213.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

Pat Steir, Night Chant Series, No. 1: Beauty Way For J. B., 1973, oil and pencil on canvas, 84 × 84 inches; 213.4 × 213.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Image courtesy of Karma.

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