Friday, March 21, 2008

DO NOT miss these shows of excellent works by DC's acclaimed color painter Willem deLooper

Willem de Looper
(Tuesday, April 1–Sunday, May 18)

The Katzen Art Center
4400 Mass. Ave, NW Washington DC

Born in 1932 in The Hague, Netherlands, Willem de Looper studied under Ben L. Summerford and Robert Gates at American University and was the long-time curator of the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. This one-person show examines de Looper’s unique contributions to color field abstraction developed during the past fifty years. An acclaimed Washington painter and member of the Washington Colorist School, his work is in permanent collections at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Philips Collection, the National Gallery of Art, and in many private collections.


Also see deLooper's work at PASS Gallery

May 2 through 31, 2008
1617 S Street NW Washington, DC 20009
phone: 202.745.0796 email: passgallery@webtv.net