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A Drawing Show
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Selected Works

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Terry Adkins After Bonnaterre 99, 2013

Terry Adkins
After Bonnaterre 99, 2013
gouache on botanical engraving
11 1/4 x 8 in. (28.6 x 20.3 cm)
frame: 13 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (34.9 x 25.7 x 3.2 cm)

Carl Andre Untitled, 1959

Carl Andre
Untitled, 1959
graphite on graph paper
8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
frame: 13 3/8 x 10 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (34 x 27.6 x 3.5 cm)

Beatrice Caracciolo Combattere 22, 2021

Beatrice Caracciolo
Combattere 22, 2021
pigment and cellulose on paper
26 1/2 x 20 3/4  in. (67.3 x 52.7 cm)

Paul Cézanne Arm Studies, 1867-69

Paul Cézanne
Arm Studies, 1867-69
black crayon and pencil on blue paper
9 7/8 x 6 11/16 in. (25.1 x 17 cm)
frame: 15 x 18 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 47 x 3.8 cm)

Bruce Conner UNTITLED AUGUST 7, 1975, 1975

Bruce Conner
UNTITLED AUGUST 7, 1975, 1975
ink on paper
22 1/8 x 29 7/8 in. (56.2 x 75.9 cm)
frame: 27 3/4 x 35 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (70.5 x 89.5 x 3.8 cm)

Mark di Suvero

Mark di Suvero
Esquisse Drawing Polyschizophrenique, c. 1975
India ink, ink and pen on paper
24 x 32 in. (61 x 81.3 cm)
frame: 31 1/4 x 39 x 1 1/4 in. (79.4 x 99.1 x 3.2 cm)

Jay DeFeo Chiaro, 1985

Jay DeFeo
Chiaro, 1985
oil and enamel on paper
50 x 38 in. (127 x 96.5 cm)
frame: 55 5/8 x 45 5/8 x 2 in. (141.3 x 115.9 x 5.1 cm)
© 2021 The Jay DeFeo Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Beauford Delaney Untitled, c. 1967

Beauford Delaney
Untitled, c. 1967
watercolor on Japanese paper
23 3/4 x 20 in. (60.3 x 50.8 cm)
frame: 32 1/4 x 26 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (81.9 x 67.3 x 4.4 cm)
© Estate of Beauford Delaney, by permission of Derek L. Spratley, Esquire, Court Appointed Administrator

Luciano Fabro anteprima, tutto da rifare (preview, all to be redone), 2005

Luciano Fabro
anteprima, tutto da rifare (preview, all to be redone), 2005
colored wax crayons on rough Fabriano paper F4
12 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (32.7 x 24.8 cm)
© Silvia Fabro (Archivio Luciano e Carla Fabro)

Robert Grosvenor Untitled, 1974

Robert Grosvenor
Untitled, 1974
steel tape, pencil on paper
34 x 52 in. (86.4 x 132.1 cm)
frame: 37 3/8 x 55 1/2 x 3 in. (94.9 x 141 x 7.6 cm)

Sherrie Levine Untitled (after Henri Matisse), 1985

Sherrie Levine
Untitled (after Henri Matisse), 1985
pencil, watercolor and wash on paper
4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm)
frame: 15 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (40 x 32.4 x 3.8 cm)

Lee Lozano No title, c. 1964

Lee Lozano
No title, c. 1964
graphite on paper
8 1/2 x 10 in. (21.6 x 25.4 cm)
frame: 14 3/4 x 16 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (37.5 x 42.2 x 3.8 cm)
© The Estate of Lee Lozano, courtesy Hauser & Wirth

David Novros Untitled, 1969

David Novros
Untitled, 1969
colored pencil on paper
22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
frame: 24 1/4 x 32 in. (61.6 x 81.3 cm)

Claes Oldenburg Calendar Map of Chicago, 1963

Claes Oldenburg
Calendar Map of Chicago, 1963
ink on paper
18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
frame: 19 3/4 x 14 x 1 1/2 in. (49.8 x 35.5 x 3.8 cm)

Robert Rauschenberg Dietrich Draw, 1966

Robert Rauschenberg
Dietrich Draw, 1966
solvent transfer with gouache, pencil and collage on paperboard
15 x 19 7/8 in. (38.1 x 50.5 cm)
frame: 23 1/4 x 28 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (59.1 x 71.8 x 3.8 cm)
© 2021 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Robert Ryman Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20", 1970

Robert Ryman
Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20", 1970
blue pen on polyester fabric on cardboard
20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)

Jan J. Schoonhoven

Jan J. Schoonhoven
MV 6, 1968
ink on paper
15 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (40 x 20 cm)
frame: 23 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (59.1 x 38.7 cm)

Joel Shapiro Untitled, 1969

Joel Shapiro
Untitled, 1969
ink on paper
21 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (54.6 x 54.6 cm)
frame: 24 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 1/2 in. (62.2 x 62.2 x 1.3 cm)

Rudolf Stingel Untitled, 2012

Rudolf Stingel
Untitled, 2012
ink, oil, enamel on paper
20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
frame: 22 x 28 x 1 1/2 in. (55.9 x 71.1 x 3.8 cm)

Alma Thomas Untitled, c. 1974

Alma Thomas
Untitled, c. 1974
acrylic on paper
6 x 8 in. (15.2 x 20.3 cm)
frame: 9 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (24.4 x 29.2 x 4.4 cm)

Cy Twombly Untitled, 1964

Cy Twombly
Untitled, 1964
pencil, coloured pencil, wax crayon, ballpoint pen on paper
27 9/16 x 39 in. (70 x 100 cm)
frame: 37 x 24 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. (94 x 63.2 x 4.4 cm)
© Cy Twombly Foundation

Terry Adkins After Bonnaterre 99, 2013

Terry Adkins
After Bonnaterre 99, 2013
gouache on botanical engraving
11 1/4 x 8 in. (28.6 x 20.3 cm)
frame: 13 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (34.9 x 25.7 x 3.2 cm)

Carl Andre Untitled, 1959

Carl Andre
Untitled, 1959
graphite on graph paper
8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
frame: 13 3/8 x 10 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (34 x 27.6 x 3.5 cm)

Beatrice Caracciolo Combattere 22, 2021

Beatrice Caracciolo
Combattere 22, 2021
pigment and cellulose on paper
26 1/2 x 20 3/4  in. (67.3 x 52.7 cm)

Paul Cézanne Arm Studies, 1867-69

Paul Cézanne
Arm Studies, 1867-69
black crayon and pencil on blue paper
9 7/8 x 6 11/16 in. (25.1 x 17 cm)
frame: 15 x 18 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 47 x 3.8 cm)

Bruce Conner UNTITLED AUGUST 7, 1975, 1975

Bruce Conner
UNTITLED AUGUST 7, 1975, 1975
ink on paper
22 1/8 x 29 7/8 in. (56.2 x 75.9 cm)
frame: 27 3/4 x 35 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (70.5 x 89.5 x 3.8 cm)

Mark di Suvero

Mark di Suvero
Esquisse Drawing Polyschizophrenique, c. 1975
India ink, ink and pen on paper
24 x 32 in. (61 x 81.3 cm)
frame: 31 1/4 x 39 x 1 1/4 in. (79.4 x 99.1 x 3.2 cm)

Jay DeFeo Chiaro, 1985

Jay DeFeo
Chiaro, 1985
oil and enamel on paper
50 x 38 in. (127 x 96.5 cm)
frame: 55 5/8 x 45 5/8 x 2 in. (141.3 x 115.9 x 5.1 cm)
© 2021 The Jay DeFeo Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Beauford Delaney Untitled, c. 1967

Beauford Delaney
Untitled, c. 1967
watercolor on Japanese paper
23 3/4 x 20 in. (60.3 x 50.8 cm)
frame: 32 1/4 x 26 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (81.9 x 67.3 x 4.4 cm)
© Estate of Beauford Delaney, by permission of Derek L. Spratley, Esquire, Court Appointed Administrator

Luciano Fabro anteprima, tutto da rifare (preview, all to be redone), 2005

Luciano Fabro
anteprima, tutto da rifare (preview, all to be redone), 2005
colored wax crayons on rough Fabriano paper F4
12 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (32.7 x 24.8 cm)
© Silvia Fabro (Archivio Luciano e Carla Fabro)

Robert Grosvenor Untitled, 1974

Robert Grosvenor
Untitled, 1974
steel tape, pencil on paper
34 x 52 in. (86.4 x 132.1 cm)
frame: 37 3/8 x 55 1/2 x 3 in. (94.9 x 141 x 7.6 cm)

Sherrie Levine Untitled (after Henri Matisse), 1985

Sherrie Levine
Untitled (after Henri Matisse), 1985
pencil, watercolor and wash on paper
4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm)
frame: 15 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (40 x 32.4 x 3.8 cm)

Lee Lozano No title, c. 1964

Lee Lozano
No title, c. 1964
graphite on paper
8 1/2 x 10 in. (21.6 x 25.4 cm)
frame: 14 3/4 x 16 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (37.5 x 42.2 x 3.8 cm)
© The Estate of Lee Lozano, courtesy Hauser & Wirth

David Novros Untitled, 1969

David Novros
Untitled, 1969
colored pencil on paper
22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
frame: 24 1/4 x 32 in. (61.6 x 81.3 cm)

Claes Oldenburg Calendar Map of Chicago, 1963

Claes Oldenburg
Calendar Map of Chicago, 1963
ink on paper
18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
frame: 19 3/4 x 14 x 1 1/2 in. (49.8 x 35.5 x 3.8 cm)

Robert Rauschenberg Dietrich Draw, 1966

Robert Rauschenberg
Dietrich Draw, 1966
solvent transfer with gouache, pencil and collage on paperboard
15 x 19 7/8 in. (38.1 x 50.5 cm)
frame: 23 1/4 x 28 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (59.1 x 71.8 x 3.8 cm)
© 2021 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Robert Ryman Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20", 1970

Robert Ryman
Bent Line Drawing 20" x 20", 1970
blue pen on polyester fabric on cardboard
20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)

Jan J. Schoonhoven

Jan J. Schoonhoven
MV 6, 1968
ink on paper
15 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (40 x 20 cm)
frame: 23 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (59.1 x 38.7 cm)

Joel Shapiro Untitled, 1969

Joel Shapiro
Untitled, 1969
ink on paper
21 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (54.6 x 54.6 cm)
frame: 24 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 1/2 in. (62.2 x 62.2 x 1.3 cm)

Rudolf Stingel Untitled, 2012

Rudolf Stingel
Untitled, 2012
ink, oil, enamel on paper
20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm)
frame: 22 x 28 x 1 1/2 in. (55.9 x 71.1 x 3.8 cm)

Alma Thomas Untitled, c. 1974

Alma Thomas
Untitled, c. 1974
acrylic on paper
6 x 8 in. (15.2 x 20.3 cm)
frame: 9 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (24.4 x 29.2 x 4.4 cm)

Cy Twombly Untitled, 1964

Cy Twombly
Untitled, 1964
pencil, coloured pencil, wax crayon, ballpoint pen on paper
27 9/16 x 39 in. (70 x 100 cm)
frame: 37 x 24 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. (94 x 63.2 x 4.4 cm)
© Cy Twombly Foundation

Press Release

Paula Cooper Gallery is pleased to present a selection of modern and contemporary drawings and exceptional works on paper dating from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Treasures by canonical European and American artists will accompany exquisite drawings by gallery artists.

Artists in the exhibition: Terry Adkins, Carl Andre, Lee Bontecou, Jonathan Borofksy, Cecily Brown, Beatrice Caracciolo, Paul Cezanne, Bruce Conner, Willem de Kooning, Jay DeFeo, Beauford Delaney, Mark di Suvero, Luciano Fabro, Robert Grosvenor, Philip Guston, Eva Hesse, Hans Hofmann, Wassily Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly, Franz Kline, Sherrie Levine, Sol LeWitt, Lee Lozano, Agnes Martin, John McLaughlin, Robert Motherwell, David Novros, Claes Oldenburg, Jackson Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Robert Ryman, Joel Shapiro, David Smith, Rudolf Stingel, Atsuko Tanaka, Alma Thomas, Bob Thompson, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol.