Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings, 1972-2008

December 16, 2010 - March 20, 2011

 



 

Exhibition Checklist

All works by Rackstraw Downes (United States, born Great Britain, 1939).

 

1. 110th and Broadway, Sloan's from Whelan's, 1978­80, oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 38 1/8 inches. Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art.
 
2. 110th and Broadway, Whelan's from Sloan's, 1980­81, oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 38 1/8 inches. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Gift of David and Gerry Pincus.
 
3. At the Confluence of Two Ditches Bordering a Field with Four Radio Towers, 1995, 46 x 48 inches. Private Collection.
 
4. Beehive Yard on the Road between Presidio and Ruidosa, TX, 2005, oil on canvas, 6 3/8 x 35 1/2 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
5. The Bennett Place with Lake Quantabakook, 1973, oil on canvas, 22 1/8 x 33 3/4 inches. Jack and Alison Moore, Maine.
 
6. Circumambulation Clockwise of the Six-Sided Bull Barn, Marfa, TX, 2007, oil on canvas, 37 x 37 inches overall. Collection of Ellen Phelan and Joel Shapiro, New York.
 
7. Currie's Woods Housing Project, Jersey City, Buildings One and Three, Vacated and Fenced for Future Demolition, 1992, oil on canvas, 29 x 78 inches. Private Collection, courtesy Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
8. The Dam at Fairfield, 1974, oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 46 1/2 inches. Private Collection, New York.
 
9. Daphne Cummings' Brooklyn Studio, 2006, oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 32 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
10. Demolition and Excavation on the Site of the Equitable Life Assurance Society's New Tower at 7th Avenue and 52nd Street, 1983, oil on canvas, 32 x 36 inches. Collection AXA Equitable, New York.
 
11. Dunham's Farm Pond, 1972, oil on canvas, 16 7/8 x 21 inches. Private Collection, New York.
 
12. The EL at Alabama Avenue with the East New York Bus Depot of the MTA, 2007, oil on canvas, 14 3/8 x 52 1/2 inches. Private Collection.
 
13. Farm Buildings Near the Rio Grande: South Side of the Barn, A.M., 2008, oil on canvas, 24 x 90 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
14. Farm Buildings Near the Rio Grande: Under the Barn Roof, A.M., 2008, oil on canvas, 24 x 90 1/4 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
15. Farm Buildings Near the Rio Grande: West End of the Barn, P.M., 2008 oil on canvas, 24 x 62 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York
 
16. Four Spots Along a Razor-Wire Fence, August­November (ASOTSPRIE), 1999, oil on canvas, four panels, 180 x 22 1/2 inches overall. Courtesy the Artist and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York.
 
17. Garbage Arriving in Barges at Fresh Kills is Hauled to the Top of the Landfill in Athey Wagons, 1990, oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 120 1/2 inches. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, Museum Purchase from the Jere Abbott Acquisitions Fund.
 
18. In the High Island Oil Field, February, After the Passage of a Cold Front, 1990, oil on canvas, 16 x120 inches. Collection of Ellen Jewett and Richard L. Kauffman, New York.
 
19. Kennebec River Bend at Skowhegan, 1975, oil on board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches. Collection of Owen W. Wells and Anna H. Wells.
 
20. The Mouth of the Passagassawaukeag at Belfast, ME, Seen from the Frozen Foods Plant, 1989, oil on canvas, 36 3/8 x 84 1/4 inches. Private Collection.
 
21. Old Quarry at Rockland, Maine, in Use as the Town Dump and Transfer Station, 1989, graphite on grey/buff paper, 19 11/16 x 76 1/8 inches. Private collection.
 
22. Olsen's Reunion, 1981­1982, oil on canvas, 26 3/8 x 24 3/8 inches. Private collection.
 
23. Portland from Back Cove, 1983­84, oil on canvas, 20 3/4 x 52 1/2 inches. Private Collection, Los Angeles.
 
24. Portland, Maine, The Harbor from Spring Point, "Mobilita" Discharging, 1983, 17 7/8 x 59 7/8 inches, oil on canvas. Collection of Carolyn Gibbs, Wenham, Massachusetts.
 
25. The Pulpmills at Madison, 1974, oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 40 inches. Private collection.
 
26. Snug Harbor, Metal Ductwork in G Attic, 2001, oil on canvas, four panels, 16 x 168 inches overall. Collection Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe.
 
27. Softball Practice, Skowhegan, 1975, oil on canvas, 13 3/4 x 40 5/8 inches. Private Collection, New York.
 
28. Sprowl Bros. Lumber Yard, Searsmont, ME, 1978­80, oil on canvas, 20 7/8 x 43 3/8 inches. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Museum Purchase, 1980.
 
29. Study for Olsen's Camp, circa 1981, oil on linen, 17 x 14 1/2 inches. Private collection.
 
30. Study of the Wood's Kitchen at the Olsen's Camp. #1, circa 1981, graphite on paper, 32 3/4 x 24 inches. Private Collection.
 
31. Untenanted Space in the World Trade Center-Winter Sun, 1998, 24 1/8 x 56 1/8 inches. The Dicke Collection, New Bremen, Ohio.
 
32. U.S. Scrap Metal Gets Shipped for Reprocessing in Southeast Asia, Jersey City, 1994, 16 x 120 1/4 inches. Private Collection, New York.

 

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