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Almine Rech opened its doors on April 1st, 1997 in the 13th arrondissement in Paris. The gallery was founded on an axis of California Minimal, Perceptual art and Conceptual art, representing artists such as James Turrell, John McCracken and Joseph Kosuth. In addition to its stable of internationally recognized, mid-career and emerging artists, it has always been the gallery's mission to continually seek out and include new artists in its program, opening especially to painters. The gallery has held longstanding relationships with artists like John McCracken and James Turrell and has since started working with and representing artists such as...
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  • Larry Poons, 3 June - 31 July 2021

    Larry Poons

    Centaur, 2020

    Acrylic on canvas

    139.7 x 247.7 cm | 55 x 97 1/2 in

    © Larry Poons

    Courtesy of the Artist and Almine Rech

    Photgraphy: Dan Bradica

    Larry Poons

    3 June - 31 July 2021
    Almine Rech London is pleased to present our first exhibition with American artist Larry Poons, on view from June 3, 2021. For over half a century, Larry Poons has been identified as heir to the heroic era of American painting, following in the footsteps of such greats as Pollock, de Kooning, and Rothko. In 1969, aged 32, Poons featured in the landmark exhibition New York Painting and Sculpture 1940-1970 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Curated by Henry Geldzahler, who devoted the show’s culminating gallery to the artist, this seminal exhibition saw Poons’ work stand out alongside those American greats, the final room glowing with his early “Dots and Lozenge” paintings, as well as several then-recent expansive, colourful abstractions later regarded as iconic works in the Colour Field movement. The youngest artist included in the exhibition, Poons was at the time regarded as the promising, guiding star who could lead...