Al Held



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Current gallery exhibition

The Sixties

20 November 2020 – 27 February 2021
White Cube Bermondsey

The public opening date of this exhibition has been postponed to Thursday 3 December in accordance with current guidance from the UK government, and may be subject to change. 

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White Cube is pleased to present an exhibition by Al Held (1928−2005), the first solo presentation of his work in London since 2008. Focusing on paintings made in New York during the 1960s, the selection includes key works which exemplify Held’s unique exploration of hard-edge geometric abstraction. Featuring large-scale paintings and works on paper, the exhibition reveals the artist’s dedication to developing his own distinctive graphic language. As the poet Frank O’Hara saw it, Held was ‘one of the most controversial and powerful painters’ working in New York at that time.


Past gallery exhibition