Featuring American artists John Cage, Williem De Kooning, Lois Long, Robert Morris, Don Nice, Robert Rauschenberg & James Rosenquist.
LONE GOAT GALLERY BYRON BAY
2 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2023
OPENING FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 5 – 7PM
Curated by Christine Willcocks & Lone Goat Gallery
This tribute to Master Lithographer Fred Genis, showcases the incredible legacy of work he produced from 1968 to1974 in New York.
During his forty year career, Genis worked with world renowned artists from USA, Europe and Australia, collaborating with a total of eighty artists, leaving a significant international contribution to the fine arts.
A revival of the lithographic art form in America during the late sixties and early seventies saw Genis working as a partner in the Hollanders Workshop in New York. He created works with some great American artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Willem De Kooning, James Rosenquist, Don Nice, John Cage, Robert Morris, to name a few.
Young Americans features key iconic works from Pop art images like James Rosenquist’s Spaghetti, Don Nice’s Big Sneaker and Tootsie Pops prints to John Cage’s collaborative Mushroom Book to Robert Morris’s political anti Vietnam War series.
This is a rare opportunity to view and purchase your own original artworks by some of these great American Artists.
IN CONVERSATION WITH RINA GENIS SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER AT 2PM
Join us for what will be a delightful and engaging conversation with Rina about the life of her husband Master Lithographer Fred Genis. Hear the fascinating stories about her personal connection to these great artists who would often frequent their studio and home.
This is a free event with a cuppa, every one is welcome. No bookings required.