Defining the Edge: Early American Abstraction Selections from the Collection of Dr. Peter B. Fischer
March 26 – May 30, 1998
New York Michael Rosenfeld Gallery 1998
The exhibition featured works of progressive American abstraction with a concentration on pieces representing
geometric abstraction from the 1930s and 1940s.
The exhibition included paintings
and constructions by many of the most significant American modernists.
Artists included in this exhibition:
Rosalind Bengelsdorf, Benjamin Benno, Charles Biederman, Ilya Bolotowsky, Byron Browne,
Giorgio Cavallon, Manierre Dawson, Burgoyne Diller, Werner Drewes, John Ferren, Suzy Frelinghuysen, Albert E. Gallatin, Fritz Glarner, Arshile Gorky, John Graham, Dwinell Grant, Balcomb Greene, Gertrude Greene, Hananiah Harari, Carl Holty, Harry Holtzman, Charles Howard, Frederick Kann, Paul Kelpe, Michael Loew, George L.K. Morris, Irene Rice Pereira,
Ad Reinhardt, Theodore Roszak, Louis Schanker, John Sennhauser, Charles Shaw, Esphyr Slobodkina, Leon Polk Smith, Louis Stone, Albert Swinden, John von Wicht, Charmion von Wiegand, Vaclav Vytlacil, Jean Xceron, and Wilfred Zogbaum