The Joseph Solman Virtual Gallery
Welcome. Joseph Solman Viola and Paul Solman here, great-grandson and son of Joseph Solman, the American master who in 1935 co-founded the expressionist "Whitney Dissenters" group, The Ten, with Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Lou Schanker, John Graham et al. and guest artists like Milton Avery and Lee Gatch.
Represented by galleries from NY's J.P. Neumann and the ACA to The Mercury Gallery in Massachusetts, collected by museums from the Phillips Collection to the Hirshhorn, Solman is featured here with, among other works, newly unearthed collages and East Asian ink paintings, all from the family estate. Also featured are artists from The Ten such as Ben-Zion and others under Solman's influence, such as photographer Jeff Lion Weinstock.
For the gallery's current exhibit, click on "The Work' button below or top left. For a new short video (Joseph Solman pt. 1) on the start of his career, click on the brand new Joseph Solman YouTube channel.
A PBS NewsHour segment that ran after the death of
Joseph Solman in the spring of 2008.
The friends and colleagues of Joseph Solman
We have begun with two favorites of Solman's: Ben-Zion ( a fellow member of The Ten)
and urban wall photographer Jeff Weinstock. More to come.
Acrobats in the Midnight Sky -- Ben-Zion
Havana Mask -- Weinstock
The founders of the JS Virtual Gallery, off hours
Gallery CEO Paul "Mamp"
(as in "grandpa," garbled) Solman
introducing co-proprietor Joe Viola, CTO
(after seeing a show of Japanese art in London)
If there were a sole proprietor, he might look like this
(from an optical illusion
exhibition in, of all places, Vilnius, Lithuania)
And also from the Vilnius Museum of Illusions:
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