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Michael McKenzie

Michael McKenzieThe beginning of American Image really happened at the 1964 World’s Fair when I met Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol and Philip Johnson at the New York State Pavilion with my grandmother. I was hooked on Pop Art right there and it is less than a coincidence that I ended up working with those three […]

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Nancy Dwyer

Nancy Dwyer Coming soonContact FacebookInstagramWebsite Exhibitions Coming soon Recent News Coming soon

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Peggy Cyphers

Peggy Cyphers Peggy Cyphers has had over 30 solo exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe since 1984. Cyphers received numerous awards for her work, including NEA, Elizabeth Foundation, Peter S. Reed Foundation, and Pratt Faculty Fund Awards, as well as a PS1, Artist-in-Residence Award. Cyphers received residency fellowships to Tong Xian Art Residency Beijing, […]

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Robert Cottingham

Robert Cottingham Along with Richard Estes, Cottingham is considered both a founding father of Photorealism and a master of the genre. His signs capture the spirit of America from Anywhere, USA to Everywhere, USA.  We produced a landmark portfolio as well as 21,   78” x 78” paintings of STAR, a true Cottingham classic, which was the […]

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Robert Indiana

Robert Indiana and Michael McKenzieRobert Indiana Robert Indiana, one of the preeminent figures in American art since the 1960s, played a central role in the development of assemblage art, hard-edge painting, and Pop art. A self proclaimed “American painter of signs,” Indiana created a highly original body of work that explores American identity, personal history, […]

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Ron English

Ron English We bought Ron’s first altered photograph, put him in his first museum show and have worked with him on more projects than we can remember. Ron raised the bar on street art bringing a form of painterliness the match for both Photorealism and The Van Eycks, empowered by both a sense of humor […]

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Bringing HOPE to the World

In Spring of 2008 I spent several days with Robert Indiana, with whom I had been both friends and a collaborator with for decades. Bob complained that everyone knew Love but no one knew who he was. I told him he needed a follow up hit just as the Beatles had to follow up “She […]

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FOUR SEASONS of HOPE

For artists of Indiana’s generation, the Four Seasons Restaurant, sadly gone, was a High Temple of Art. It was designed by Philip Johnson, the Dean of American Architects and a Kingmaker of Artists. The Rothko Exhibit there was legendary and the massive Picasso Tapestry and the pool were quite the greeting. The Four Seasons was […]

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BOOK of LOVE

In the 1990s I had been curating a series of annual events titled AMERICAN MASTERS which showed at Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo and other museums across Brazil. I had put Indiana in one of the exhibitions and created with him AMOR, an instant hit in Brazil. […]

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Ronnie Cutrone

Silkscreen on paper 1988Ronnie Cutrone Ronnie Cutrone was Andy Warhol’s right hand man throughout Andy’s rise to international fame in the 70s and 80s. Ronnie was a close friend and we did numerous projects with him and are confident that eventually history will realize he was a major influence on his generation, as well as […]

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