Galerie Gmurzynska Presents Important Early Works by Robert Indiana


ZURICH.- Galerie Gmurzynska presents an exhibition of important early works by Robert Indiana, all executed in 1959. The exhibition is on view until view until September 30, 2011. This series of work on plywood, homasote and a single canvas was made within the legendary artistic neighborhood on Coenties Slip, that included Indiana’s close friends Ellsworth Kelly and Agnes Martin. These pieces, exhibited at Galerie Gmurzynska for the first time as a unified group, represent the first acheived body of work Robert Indiana created as a mature artist. In 1959 Indiana used the plywood and homasote walls from his studio to create this formally impressive, spiritually referential and incredibly beautiful series of gold and silver paintings. This initial groundbreaking use of lowly materials, plywood and homasote, would lead to the use of wooden bea