Press Release

George Adams Gallery will be participating in the annual ADAA Art Show at the Seventh Regiment Armory (67th St. & Park) February 23 - 27, 2006.  The gallery's booth will feature a solo exhibition of work by Robert Arneson (1930-1992), including ceramic and bronze sculpture, drawing and painting from 1958 to 1992.  The survey will highlight work from different periods, such as Crazy Nuke (1986) a large-scale ceramic from the Nuclear Series; Calling All Cops (1989) a painting from a series of works exploring racial stereotypes; and Elvis II, a conte crayon study from 1978 part of a series of portraits titled "Heroes and Clowns." The exhibition will also feature several self-portraits including This Head is Mine (1983) and Eyes On Me Endlessly (1992), both cast in bronze.


ADAA Art Show Checklist

1. Homage to Philip Guston, 1913-1980
1980
glazed ceramic
Left: 11 1/2 x 16 x 38 inches
Right: 13 1/2 x 18 x 42 1/2 inches
RAs 96

2. Brick with Hand of, 1991, modeled 1972
bronze, 1/3
9 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 inches
RAs 143

3. Study for 'Missile Monument', 1985
charcoal, pencil on paper
41 x 13 inches
RAd 60

4. Lousing Up the Space, 1988
conte, charcoal on paper
31 3/4 x 48 inches
RAd 39

5. This Head is Mine, 1981 - 1991
bronze, head 3/3, base 2/3
Head: 24 x 19 x 20 inches
Base: 48 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches
RAs 162

6. Joint (Study for 'Sarcophagus'), 1984
pastel, oil stick on paper
75 x 90 inches
RAd 65

7. Coiled Pot, c.1960
glazed ceramic
25 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 8 inches
RAs 157

8. Molded Salad, 1970
glazed ceramic
7 x 15 x 3 inches
RAs 136

9. Model for 15 Heads Balancing, 1991
cast bronze
12 x 11 x 4 1/2 inches
RAs 161

10. Paintbrush and Liquitex Paint Tube, 1983
ceramic and plastic
2 x 10 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches
RAs 164

11. Plate with Blue Pool, 1978
glazed ceramic
18 inches diameter
RAs 152

12. Study for Pablo Ruiz with Itch, 1981
glazed ceramic
12 3/4 x 10 x 8 inches
RAs 166

13. Vase, c.1958
glazed stoneware
10x 6 x 3 1/2 inches
RAs 156

14. Primary Discharge, 1990
ceramic
15 x 12 x 7 inches
RAs 151

15. Hi Vi (Macquette for 'Lousing Up the Space'), 1992
ceramic
6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
RAs 163

16. Teapot, 1969
ceramic
8 3/4 x 8 x 8 inches
RAs 150

17. Last Class Clown, 1983
mixed media on paper
30 x 22 inches
RAd 41

18. Finger Plate, c.1965
glazed stoneware
14 x 2 3/4 inches
RAs 115

19. Untitled (Pot), c. 1957
glazed stoneware
13 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 8 inches
RAs 167

20. I Have My Eyes On Me Endlessly, 1992
bronze, 2/3
80 x 12 x 12 inches
RAs 54.02

21. Study of Man With Board on Head, 1990
conte, oil stick on paper
31 3/4 x 16 inches
RAd 37

22. Elvis II, 1978
conte, pastel on paper
41 5/8 x 29 7/8 inches
RAd 04