Tag: Jack Whitten

Catalogue Essay Museum Exhibitions

Jack Whitten: The Greek Alphabet Paintings

Contributed by Matilde Guidelli-Guidi / In the 1970s, Jack Whitten developed a unique painting language driven by process and concept and characterized by material experimentation, dense luminosities, and multidimensionality. This exhibition brings together forty works from Whitten’s land- mark Greek Alphabet series, realized in his downtown New York studio between 1975 and 1978. The paintings were on view at DIA Beacon through July 10, 2023.


Jack Whitten and Robert Storr in conversation

“Jack Whitten,” Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY. Through Oct. 20. “Jack Whitten,” P.S. 1, Queens, NY. Through Sept. 24. Jack Whitten recalls 9/11 in his conversation with Robert Storr in the Brooklyn Rail: “Watching those poor people jumping out of the buildings was the most terrifying and horrible experience. […]