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Jack Whitten

New Museum

January 15 – April 11, 1993

Jack Whitten, Skin Deep (1993)

Jack Whitten, Skin Deep (1993)
Background left: Fifth Gestalt (The Coal Miner) (1993); Sixth Gestalt (The Seamstress) (1993)
Installation view; New Museum of Contemporary Art

Jack Whitten, Skin Deep (1993)

Jack Whitten, Skin Deep (1993)
Left: Fifth Gestalt (The Coal Miner) (1993); Right: Sixth Gestalt (The Seamstress) (1993)
Installation view; New Museum of Contemporary Art

Fifth Gestalt (The Coal Miner) (1993)

Fifth Gestalt (The Coal Miner) (1993)
Sumi ink and acrylic on canvas
44h x 44w in (111.76h x 111.76w cm)

Sixth Gestalt (The Seamstress) (1993)

Sixth Gestalt (The Seamstress) (1993)
Sumi ink and acrylic on canvas
44h x 44w in (111.76h x 111.76w cm)

Press Release

Skin Deep
New Museum
New York, NY

Peter Hopkins
Byron Kim
Lauren Szold
Jack Whitten

Curated by Alice Yang, Skin Deep featured four artists whose works reinterpret the forms and issues of painterly abstraction through reference to skin.