Recent Work by Alan Magee at Forum Gallery’s First Exhibition in Its New Location


NEW YORK, NY.- Recent work by Alan Magee, known as one of the most accomplished and imaginative figurative painters working today, is on view at Forum Gallery from October 22 to November 20, 2010. Alan Magee: In Sight will mark Forum Gallery’s first exhibition in its new location in the historic Crown Building, 730 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, New York City, where The Museum of Modern Art opened its first gallery in 1929. In the artist’s tenth anniversary year at Forum Gallery, Alan Magee: In Sight includes eighteen paintings as well as eight sculptures. Among the highlights of the exhibition are astonishing trompe l’oeil paintings which honor three of the artist’s heroes: Herr Friedrich, 2010, depicts Ernst Friedrich (1894-1967) who founded the Anti-Kriegsmuseum (Anti-War Museum) in Berlin in 1924 and wrote War Against War, a book published in five languages that documents, with explicit photogr