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"Getting It Exactly Right, On Her Own Terms...."

-- Gerrit Henry, Art in America



JUNE/JULY 2014 SHOW AT GERALD PETERS GALLERY, NEW YORK 


Cornelia Foss, Wainscott Pond Once More, 2014
oil on canvas, 84 x 84 inches
image by Christopher Foss © 2014, Cornelia Foss & Courtesy of the Gerald Peters Gallery

JUNE 19 - JULY 18, 2014

Opening reception with the artist:
Thursday, June 19th from 6pm -8pm

GERALD PETERS GALLERY
24 East 78th Street
New York

Curated by
PETER J. MARCELLE




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Recent Publication - Available Now


Cornelia Foss: Ten Years of Paintings and Drawings 2003-2013


click image for larger view


Online Price: $50.00 (plus $10 shipping within the U.S. and handling)
For orders, please call: 347.452.3831, or email at: fosscb@gmail.com












                                                                                                                    

                             Cornelia Foss
 




Graceful, mature...paintings full of light and a subtle geometry, Cornelia Foss's [work conveys] a quiet awe for the beauty of nature and for paint's mellifluous ability to embody it....

Ms. Foss's touch is almost offhand, as in a couple of small portraits of children and i
n bigger pictures like ''Spring Ride'' and ''Birds of Winter II"...

- MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

The New York Times
May 27, 2005

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Cornelia Foss is a highly-regarded artist.  She has exhibited extensively in Europe as well as in America.  Her work is featured in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, the National Museum for Women and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., among many other public and private collections. 

Cornelia Foss is known to bring an exquisite "painterly" technique and aesthetic to her work.  She has painted portraits of many fellow artists and public figures, including Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Louis Auchincloss, John Guare, Glenn Gould, Osborn Elliott and Kenneth Koch. 


"Like many artists, including Degas, [Cornelia] Foss also paints from photographs, especially for commissioned portraits.  She explains that painting from a photograph is not better or worse than painting from real life. 'It just produces a different kind of reality.'  She continues, 'All painting is a form of abstraction since what we paint is not a real thing.  Painting from a photograph is in a sense creating an abstraction from an abstraction.'"

 -  Julia Douglas, Southampton Press, August 11, 2005


Commission inquiries: please email: 
christopher@corneliafoss.com
or call: +1 347.452.3831





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