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009. Original John Havens Thornton Painting

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Original John Havens Thornton Painting

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Original Oil painting by artist John Havens Thornton
From Thornton’s series of structured paintings

18″ x 24″

“In 1967, at an exhibition organized by the Whitney, titled “Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting,” he showed alongside William de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Agnes Martin, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Jasper Johns, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler and other luminaries of the time… His prolific inquest into the significance of space, the mysteriousness of the fact that anything “is there” at all, has to this day yielded so many fruits…”

See a full review on Thornton’s work by writer Jeffrey Grunthaner for Whitehot Magazine here.