Generations: Louise Fishman, Gertrude Fisher-Fishman, and Razel Kapustin
Exhibition ArtistsLouise Fishman, Razel Kapustin, Gertrude Fisher-Fishman
About the Exhibition
Woodmere is deeply honored to present Generations: Louise Fishman, Gertrude Fisher-Fishman, and Razel Kapustin, an exhibition that explores the relationships among the three artists and seeks to make their unique voices shine. The exhibition has been a close collaboration with Louise Fishman, whose love for her mother and aunt was a driving force behind her wish to see their work hung along with her own on the walls of a museum. Woodmere is immensely grateful to Louise for entrusting us with the development and implementation of this most important project.
Born in Philadelphia in 1939, Louise Fishman is an American abstract painter of international renown whose work draws on feminist and Jewish cultures, among other influences, and reflects her position in a lineage of painters including Joan Mitchell and Elaine deKooning. Her work has remained true, in many ways, to Abstract Expressionism, to allover compositions, and to the sense of spontaneous eventfulness.
Gertrude Fisher-Fishman, Louise's mother, is an active abstract painter of great inventiveness, strength, and elegance. Razel Kapustin, Louise's aunt, was primarily a figurative artist whose powerful expressionist symbolism continues to resonate with the work of young artists in Philadelphia and elsewhere.
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Art in America- 10/02/2012
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