Installation View, 30 Years: Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Installation View, Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Installation View, 30 Years: Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Installation View, 30 Years: Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Installation View, 30 Years: Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Installation View, 30 Years: Frumkin/Adams - George Adams Gallery, George Adams Gallery, New York, 2018.

Enrique Chagoya

The Enlightened Savage's Guide to Economic Theory

2010

acrylic, water based oils, decals, collage, solvent transfers and pencil on handmade amate paper

15 1/2 x 109 inches

ECd 65

Amer Kobaslija

Fish Feeders, Orange Park 

2018

oil on panel

47 x 40 inches

AKop 275

Robert Arneson

Portrait at 62 years

1992

Bronze, ed. of 3

72 x 23 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

RAs 53

Joan Brown

The Message

1977

enamel on canvas

96 x 78 inches

JBRp 96

Gregory Gillespie

Cut Out of Greg with Mask

2000

Oil on wood

78 x 40 inches

GGp 9

Luis Cruz Azaceta

AIDS Count II, 1988

acrylic on canvas

48 x 36 inches

LCAp 17

H.C. Westermann

Red Planet J

1967

color lithograph

30 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches

HCWr 2

Elmer Bischoff

The River, c. 1953

oil on canvas

56 x 56 inches

EBp 13

Andrew Lenaghan

Backyard Circle

2014

Oil on panel

42 inches diameter

AnLp 651

Tony May

Second Class Reliquary (With Foot Lights), 2017

wood, glass, leather, fabric and electrical fittings in box

18 x 14 x 6

TMs 06 

Jose Bedia

Cielo, cuidad, bosque

1999

conte crayon on mate paper

47 1/4 x 94 3/4 inches

JoBd 133

Diane Edison

Untitled (Full-Face Frontal), 2002

pastel on paper

44 x 30 inches

DEd 30

Alfred Leslie

Janoslaw Leshko 

1976

graohite on paper

40 x 30 inches

ALd 8

James Valerio

Tulips

1989

Pencil on paper

33 1/2 x 26 inches

JVd 59

Joyce Trieman

Venice VII, 1978

oil on linen

54 1/2 x 42 1/2 inches

JTp 02

Chris Ballantyne

Skyline (Green Buildings)

2018

Acrylic on panel

38 x 48 inches

CBalp 6

Jack Beal

Table Painting #10

1969

oil on canvas

68 x 64 inches

JBp 61

William T. Wiley

Crew Dark and the Captian's Crackers, 1985

acrylic and charcoal on canvas

78 x 139 inches

WTWp 20

Press Release

Jeremy Anderson, Robert Arneson, Chester Arnold, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Chris Ballantyne, Robert Barnes, James Barsness, Jack Beal, William Beckman, Jose Bedia, Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, Yoan Capote, Enrique Chagoya, Mel Chin, Don Colley, Peter Dean, Roy De Forest, Valerie Demianchuk, Lesley Dill, Diane Edison, Manny Farber, Gregory Gillespie, Robert Hudson, Amer Kobaslija, Ansel Krut, Charles Marsh, James McGarrell, Arthur Leipzig, Andrew Lenaghan, Alfred Leslie, Tony May, Ron Nagle, Rosana Palazyan, Philip Pearlstein, Arnoldo Roche-Rabell, Peter Saul, Richard Shaw, James Surls, Joyce Treiman, Kako Ueda, James Valerio, H.C. Westermann, William T. Wiley, Sandy Winters, Philip Wofford

 

During the months of November and December the George Adams Gallery will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a group exhibition highlighting the breadth of the gallery’s programming. The exhibition will feature a selection of works by artists from the gallery’s history, ranging from key figures from the Bay Area, important realist painters, a generation of Latin American artists and contemporary artists more recently associated with the gallery.

 

George Adams joined the Allan Frumkin Gallery in 1980 and became a partner, forming the Frumkin/Adams Gallery, in 1988. At Frumkin’s retirement in 1995, Adams assumed sole ownership and the gallery took on its present identity as George Adams Gallery. A year later the gallery moved from 50 West 57 Street, its home for over 25 years, across the street to 41 West 57 Street, then, in 2005, to Chelsea, into the gallery’s first designed and built space at 531 West 26th Street.

 

While by 1980 artists such as Arneson, Azaceta, Beal, Beckman, Brown, De Forest, Hudson, Leslie, McGarrell, Pearlstein, Saul, Shaw, Valerio, Westermann and Wiley had established relationships with the gallery, those partnerships only continued to grow under Adams’ direction and many of that group continue to be a core part of the gallery’s program. In the following decades, Adams expanded the roster, adding artists such as Arnold, Barsness, Bedia, Capote, Chagoya, Chin, Dill, Edison, Kobaslija, Lenaghan, Leipzig, Palazyan, Roche-Rabell, Treiman and Ueda to the gallery, in many cases giving them their first solo exhibitions in New York.

 

As the gallery enters its fourth decade, it continues to draw on this rich heritage while also introducing and promoting emerging and under-recognized artists. Recently the gallery presented a 40-year survey of San Jose artist Tony May, his first solo show in New York. Planned for the new year is painter Chris Ballantyne’s New York debut, followed by a survey of Bay Area sculptor Jeremy Anderson. The gallery will return to the ADAA Art Show in February with a presentation of figurative paintings by Elmer Bischoff and in the spring, an exhibition of new paintings by Amer Kobaslija.