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Movement, Vision, and Form: Werner Drewes Abstractions 1970-1985

March 3 – July 31, 2020

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Acceleration, 1979

oil on parchment

7 ½ x 9 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Acceleration (1409C), 1979 

oil and pencil on paper
9 ⅞ x 9 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Acrobatics, Angular, 1974  
woodcut on paper
19 x 10 inches

Werner Drewes (1899-1985), Backward Leaning, 1978

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Backward Leaning, 1978

oil on velum

7 ½ x 9 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Caught in the Web, 1974 
woodcut on paper
15 ⅝ x 11 ⅛ inches (image size)
24 ⅛ x 19 ¼ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Chaos of the City, 1976
engraving on paper
13 ½ x 10 ¾ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Circle and Square, 1980
woodcut on paper
17 ¾ x 16 ½ inches

Werner Drewes (1899-1985), Counter Movement, 1984  

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Counter Movement, 1984  
oil on canvas
24 x 29 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Dark Night, 1977 
collage
10 x 8 ⅛ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Destroyed Tranquility, 1972  
oil on canvas
35 ⅞ x 40 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Disturbed Tranquility, 1983   
oil on vellum
8 1/4 x 12 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Disturbed Tranquility, 1983 
engraving on paper
6 ¾ x 9 ¼ inches (image size)
11 ½ x 15 ⅜ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Double Vision, 1983 
oil on canvas
26 ⅛ x 36 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Dynamic Yellow, 1982  
woodcut on paper
11 x 19 inches (image size)
18 ⅛ x 23 ¾ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Fallen Star #276, 1976  
collage
6 ⅛ x 4 ¼ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Fallen Star, 1976  
woodcut on paper
16 x 11 ⅛ inches (image size)
24 ¼ x 19 ⅛ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
The Green Moon, 1973  
19 x 11 ⅛ inches (image size)
24 ⅛ x 19 ⅛ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Heavy Burden, 1985
oil on canvas
34 ⅛ x 42 ⅛ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Indecision, 1979  
oil on canvas
21 x 44 ¼ inches

Werner Drewes (1899-1985), Inner Turmoil, 1984-85

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Inner Turmoil, 1984-85
oil on canvas
36 x 39 ⅞ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Jeweled Radiance, 1974
oil on canvas
28 x 46 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Last Print, 1984 
woodcut on paper
9 ¼ x 18 inches (image size)
23 ⅞ x 15 ½ inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Lost in Space, 1979
oil on canvas
46 x 34 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Mining, 1979
oil on canvas
28 x 34 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Open Construction, 1977  
woodcut on paper
16 ¼ x 11 inches (image size)
24 x 19 inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Purple Radii, 1984 
oil on canvasboard
20 x 16 inches

geometric abstraction

 

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Solid Against Loose Forms, 1983
oil on canvas
36 x 48 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for 'Abandoned Stage,' 1976
collage
5 ⅜ x 8 ½ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for ‘Autumn Fire’, 1980 
collage
8 ⅛ x 6 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for ‘Autumn Sun’, 1984

oil on canvasboard

8 x 10 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for 'Countermovement,' 1977 
collage
9 x 6 ¾ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for ‘Industrial Light’ or ‘20th Century Vision’, 1979 
collage
7 ⅜ x 10 ⅞ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for ‘No Escape’, 1975 
collage
6 ⅞ x 5 ⅛ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Study for ‘Solid Against Loose Forms,’ 1979

collage 

8 ½ x 11 ¼ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Summer Heat, 1978  
woodcut on paper
11 ¼ x 18 inches (image size)
18 ½ x 25 inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Summer Heat, 1981
woodcut on paper
11 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches (image size)
19 x 24 inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Summer's Mirage, 1980
oil on canvas
33 ⅞ x 43 ⅞ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Swinging Motion, 1976
engraving on paper
11 ⅞ x 8 ¾ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Tall Structures, 1974 
woodcut on paper
16 ⅞ x 11 1/4 inches (image size)
24 ⅛ x 19 inches (sheet size)

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Transcendent Light (Study for Double Vision), 1983 

oil on canvasboard
8 x 10 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)
Untitled, circa 1984
oil on canvasboard
8 x 10 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled, 1984 
oil on canvasboard
8 x 10 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled, 1977 
oil on vellum
5 ½ x 5 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled (28AS), 1977 
oil on vellum
5 ⅜ x 5 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #121, circa 1984
collage
6 x 5 ½ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #185, 1974 
collage
2 ⅞ x 2 ¼ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #234, 1976
collage
5 ½ x 7 ⅝ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #211, 1975  
collage
5 x 8 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #247, 1976
collage
4 ⅝ x 6 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage # 256, 1976 
collage
6 ⅝ x 3 ⅞ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #263, 1976  

collage

5 ½ x 9 ⅞ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #320, 1978
collage
3 ⅜ x 3 ½ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #391, 1979 
collage
9 x 8 ¼ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #439, 1980 
collage
5 ¼ x 6 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #571, 1982
collage
5 ¾ x 9 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #645, 1984  
collage

6 ¼ x 6 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #670, 1984

collage

7 ¼ x 7 ¼ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #679, 1985 
collage
8 ¾ x 5 ¾ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #700, 1985 
collage
4 ⅜ x 8 ½ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled #1458, 1975

oil on canvasboard

8 x 10 in.

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled (#1524A), circa 1984  
oil and pencil on paper
8 ¾ x 8 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Witches’ Dance - Walpurgis Night, 1980  
woodcut on paper
18 ⅛ x 11 ⅜ inches