Günther Uecker

The Early Years
March 9 - April 16, 2011
Installation Views
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Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
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New York Dancer I, 1965
nails, cloth, metal, electric motor
78 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
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White Bird, 1969-70
wood, white paint, nails
15 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches
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Flower, 1968
nails on canvas on wood
23 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches
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White Sphere, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
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Drawing for White Sphere
pencil on paper
24 x 16 15/16 inches
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Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964
nails on canvas on wood
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 6 1/3 inches
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String Chair, 1969
kitchen chair with back and seat cover with long strings pulled through holes
34 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches
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Spiral, 1958
oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
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Light Globe, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
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Diagonal Division, 1969-74
nails on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
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Light-Disk, 1966
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
31 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches
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Sand Mill, 1970
sand, wood, cord, electric motor
118 inches (diameter)
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White Bird, 1964
titanium white paint and nails on canvas laid down on panel
59 x 59 inches
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Homage to Fontana II, 1962
nails and graphite on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 31 1/2 inches
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Organic Structure, 1960
nails on paperboard in wooden case, white
40 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches
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Column, 1959
nails and graphite on canvas on paperboard, glue
27 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
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Oval Structure, 1957
charcoal, applied from the back
11 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches
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Five Light Disks, Cosmic Vision, 1961-1981
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
94 1/2 x 283 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches
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Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
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New York Dancer I, 1965
nails, cloth, metal, electric motor
78 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
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White Bird, 1969-70
wood, white paint, nails
15 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches
image
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Flower, 1968
nails on canvas on wood
23 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches
image
image
White Sphere, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
image
Drawing for White Sphere
pencil on paper
24 x 16 15/16 inches
image
image
Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964
nails on canvas on wood
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 6 1/3 inches
image
image
image
String Chair, 1969
kitchen chair with back and seat cover with long strings pulled through holes
34 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches
image
image
Spiral, 1958
oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
image
Light Globe, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
image
image
Diagonal Division, 1969-74
nails on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
image
image
image
Light-Disk, 1966
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
31 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches
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image
Sand Mill, 1970
sand, wood, cord, electric motor
118 inches (diameter)
image
image
White Bird, 1964
titanium white paint and nails on canvas laid down on panel
59 x 59 inches
image
image
Homage to Fontana II, 1962
nails and graphite on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 31 1/2 inches
image
image
Organic Structure, 1960
nails on paperboard in wooden case, white
40 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches
image
Column, 1959
nails and graphite on canvas on paperboard, glue
27 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
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Oval Structure, 1957
charcoal, applied from the back
11 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches
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Five Light Disks, Cosmic Vision, 1961-1981
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
94 1/2 x 283 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches
Press Release

Günther Uecker

The Early Years
March 9 - April 16, 2011

L&M Arts, New York is proud to exhibit a body of early work by Günther Uecker
(b. 1930, Wendorf, Germany). This seminal group of paintings, panels, and structures dating from the late 1950s through the 1970s represents the artist’s first major return to New York in over four decades.

Selected Press

ARTnews

Review: New York - Günther Uecker
June 2011

The New York Times

April 15, 2011

Bloomberg

Mechanized Dancer, Dreamy Landscapes, Brancusi Versus Arp: N.Y. Uptown Art
April 14, 2011

Time Out New York

March 2011

Le Figaro.fr Madame

L'Agenda
March 2011