The Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery is proud to present an exhibition by New York-based painter Stephen Tashjian. Mr. Tashjian will present new paintings on contemporary subjects. The exhibition runs from May 3 to May 31, 2001. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, May 3 from 6-8PM.
Combining rich color and glitter with brushwork that is breathtakingly fresh, Mr. Tashjian catches the spirit of the moment in this new series of celebrity portraits on canvas of contemporary icons such as rapper Eve, First Lady of Rough Riders, Prince Naseem and the girl group, Destiny's Child. Click here for a glimpse at some of his new paintings!
Tashjian studied art in Boston with contemporaries Pat Hearn, Mark Morrisroe, Nan Goldin, Jack Pierson and David Armstrong -- a group of artists documented in the 1995 exhibition, "Boston School" at the ICA Museum in Boston.Previous solo shows include Brent Sikkema/ Wooster Gardens (1998), Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery in Berlin (1995) and Tom Cugliani Gallery (1994). Tashjian?s paintings were also featured in Pearl: Poetry by Vincent Katz and Art by Tabboo!, published by powerHouse Books in 1998.
For further information concerning this exhibition please contact the gallery at 212 414-4560, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.