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Mark Tobey: Nature's Patterns

Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art

Mark Tobey: Nature's Patterns

Mark Tobey: Nature's Patterns
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Owl's Light, 1968

Oil on canvas

81 x 46 inches

Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of work by American artist Mark Tobey (1890-1976.) “Mark Tobey: Nature’s Patterns” includes eighteen works from a private collection. The artworks span from 1953 - 1968, a formative fifteen year period in Tobey’s career. During this time, he won the International Grand Prize at the Venice Biennale and was featured in solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam among others. Accompanying the exhibition is a new essay by esteemed scholar Robert C. Morgan titled “To Be a Filter of Life: Paintings by Mark Tobey.”

Tobey’s innovative “white writing” technique can be seen in several works in the exhibition, including Sharp Field (1960.) The small scale of the paintings on display facilitates an intimate relationship between the viewer and artwork. His refined color palette generates highly sensorial surfaces. Calligraphic elements in paintings such as Golden Mountains (1953) and Cattails (1953) illustrate the influence of his trips to East Asia. Owl’s Light (1968), significantly more expansive than the other works on display, demonstrates his ability to convey natural rhythms on a larger scale as well. Earthen tones and intricate gestures promote a mediative viewing experience throughout the exhibit.

“Mark Tobey: Nature’s Patterns” will be on view from March 18, 2021 - May 1, 2021. An online viewing room on the gallery’s website will accompany the exhibition.

 

 

 

 

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Mark Tobey

Between Space and Time, 1965

Tempera on paper

25 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Cattails, 1953

Ink on paper mounted on board

36 1/2 x 11 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Desert Window, 1960

Tempera and glue on paper

10 x 6 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Early Playground III, 1953

Tempera on board

12 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Golden Mountains, 1953

Gouache on masonite

39 x 18 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Indian Landscape, 1954

Tempera on paper

17 1/2 x 11 inches

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Mark Tobey

Owl's Light, 1968

Oil on canvas

81 x 46 inches

Signed lower left

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Mark Tobey

Pendulum, 1959

Tempera on paper

9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Sharp Field, 1960

Tempera on paper

6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Signature #1, 1961

Tempera and glue on paper

8 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

The Path, 1956

Tempera on paper

6 1/4 x 13 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1965

Tempera on paper

19 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1966

Tempera on paper

11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1967

Gouache and ink on paper

3 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1966

Monoprint

38 x 19 inches

Signed lower left

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Mark Tobey

Western Pagodas, 1953

Tempera on board

17 x 24 inches

Signed lower left

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Mark Tobey

Winter I, 1960

Tempera and glue on paper

10 1/4 x 6 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Winter Patterns II, 1961

Tempera and glue on paper

10 x 7 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1953

Mixed media on paper

22 7/8 by 16 7/8 inches

Signed lower right

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Mark Tobey

Between Space and Time, 1965

Tempera on paper

25 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Cattails, 1953

Ink on paper mounted on board

36 1/2 x 11 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Desert Window, 1960

Tempera and glue on paper

10 x 6 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Early Playground III, 1953

Tempera on board

12 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Golden Mountains, 1953

Gouache on masonite

39 x 18 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Indian Landscape, 1954

Tempera on paper

17 1/2 x 11 inches

Mark Tobey

Owl's Light, 1968

Oil on canvas

81 x 46 inches

Signed lower left

Mark Tobey

Pendulum, 1959

Tempera on paper

9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Sharp Field, 1960

Tempera on paper

6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Signature #1, 1961

Tempera and glue on paper

8 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

The Path, 1956

Tempera on paper

6 1/4 x 13 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1965

Tempera on paper

19 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1966

Tempera on paper

11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1967

Gouache and ink on paper

3 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1966

Monoprint

38 x 19 inches

Signed lower left

Mark Tobey

Western Pagodas, 1953

Tempera on board

17 x 24 inches

Signed lower left

Mark Tobey

Winter I, 1960

Tempera and glue on paper

10 1/4 x 6 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Winter Patterns II, 1961

Tempera and glue on paper

10 x 7 1/4 inches

Signed lower right

Mark Tobey

Untitled, 1953

Mixed media on paper

22 7/8 by 16 7/8 inches

Signed lower right

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Robert C Morgan Essay