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Günther Uecker

The Early Years
March 9 - April 16, 2011

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Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
New York Dancer I, 1965nails, cloth, metal, electr...
New York Dancer I, 1965
nails, cloth, metal, electric motor
78 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Bird, 1969-70wood, white paint, nails15 3/4...
White Bird, 1969-70
wood, white paint, nails
15 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Flower, 1968nails on canvas on wood23 5/8 x 23 5/8...
Flower, 1968
nails on canvas on wood
23 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Sphere, 1961white paint over nails on wooden...
White Sphere, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
Drawing for White Spherepencil on paper24 x 16 15/...
Drawing for White Sphere
pencil on paper
24 x 16 15/16 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964nails on canva...
Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964
nails on canvas on wood
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 6 1/3 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
String Chair, 1969kitchen chair with back and seat...
String Chair, 1969
kitchen chair with back and seat cover with long strings pulled through holes
34 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Spiral, 1958oil on canvas39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches...
Spiral, 1958
oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
Light Globe, 1961white paint over nails on wooden...
Light Globe, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Diagonal Division, 1969-74nails on canvas on wood3...
Diagonal Division, 1969-74
nails on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Light-Disk, 1966nails on canvas on wood, wooden ca...
Light-Disk, 1966
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
31 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Sand Mill, 1970sand, wood, cord, electric motor118...
Sand Mill, 1970
sand, wood, cord, electric motor
118 inches (diameter)
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Bird, 1964titanium white paint and nails on...
White Bird, 1964
titanium white paint and nails on canvas laid down on panel
59 x 59 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Homage to Fontana II, 1962nails and graphite on ca...
Homage to Fontana II, 1962
nails and graphite on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 31 1/2 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Organic Structure, 1960nails on paperboard in wood...
Organic Structure, 1960
nails on paperboard in wooden case, white
40 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches
Column, 1959nails and graphite on canvas on paperb...
Column, 1959
nails and graphite on canvas on paperboard, glue
27 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Oval Structure, 1957charcoal, applied from the bac...
Oval Structure, 1957
charcoal, applied from the back
11 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches
Five Light Disks, Cosmic Vision, 1961-1981nails on...
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
Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
Photo Credit: Elisabeth Bernstein
New York Dancer I, 1965nails, cloth, metal, electr...
New York Dancer I, 1965
nails, cloth, metal, electric motor
78 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Bird, 1969-70wood, white paint, nails15 3/4...
White Bird, 1969-70
wood, white paint, nails
15 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Flower, 1968nails on canvas on wood23 5/8 x 23 5/8...
Flower, 1968
nails on canvas on wood
23 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Sphere, 1961white paint over nails on wooden...
White Sphere, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
Drawing for White Spherepencil on paper24 x 16 15/...
Drawing for White Sphere
pencil on paper
24 x 16 15/16 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964nails on canva...
Fire Painting (Thick Painting), 1964
nails on canvas on wood
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 6 1/3 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
String Chair, 1969kitchen chair with back and seat...
String Chair, 1969
kitchen chair with back and seat cover with long strings pulled through holes
34 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Spiral, 1958oil on canvas39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches...
Spiral, 1958
oil on canvas
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
Light Globe, 1961white paint over nails on wooden...
Light Globe, 1961
white paint over nails on wooden sphere
6 11/16 inches (diameter)
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Diagonal Division, 1969-74nails on canvas on wood3...
Diagonal Division, 1969-74
nails on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Light-Disk, 1966nails on canvas on wood, wooden ca...
Light-Disk, 1966
nails on canvas on wood, wooden case, electric motor, spotlight
31 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Sand Mill, 1970sand, wood, cord, electric motor118...
Sand Mill, 1970
sand, wood, cord, electric motor
118 inches (diameter)
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
White Bird, 1964titanium white paint and nails on...
White Bird, 1964
titanium white paint and nails on canvas laid down on panel
59 x 59 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Homage to Fontana II, 1962nails and graphite on ca...
Homage to Fontana II, 1962
nails and graphite on canvas on wood
39 3/8 x 31 1/2 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Organic Structure, 1960nails on paperboard in wood...
Organic Structure, 1960
nails on paperboard in wooden case, white
40 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches
Column, 1959nails and graphite on canvas on paperb...
Column, 1959
nails and graphite on canvas on paperboard, glue
27 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
March 9 - April 16, 2011 - The Early Years - Günther Uecker - Exhibitions
Oval Structure, 1957charcoal, applied from the bac...
Oval Structure, 1957
charcoal, applied from the back
11 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches
Five Light Disks, Cosmic Vision, 1961-1981nails on...
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