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Key Works Completed Over the Course of Manny Farber’s Painting Career at Quint Contemporary Art

LA JOLLA, CA.- Quint Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of artwork from the estate of Manny Farber, opened July 23 and running through September 10, 2011. Manny Farber began showing at Quint Contemporary Art in 1985, and this is the seventeenth solo exhibition for the artist at the gallery. The exhibition, comprised of approximately 20 selected drawings and paintings, features key works completed over the course of Farber’s painting career. The works highlight Farber’s passion for painting, film and the visual world in general. His cultivation of a tabletop working process can be traced from his earliest paintings of the everyday objects on his desk, like cigarettes and candy, to his later paintings with images including everything from art books, rebar and flowers from the garden of his wife, Patricia. He once described his art by saying: “…what