May 7 – June 21, 2013

NEW YORK — The Paula Cooper Gallery is pleased to announce a one-person exhibition of works by renowned artist and avant-garde film pioneer Bruce Conner (1933-2008), which will be on view at 521 W 21 Street from May 7 through June 21.

This exhibition presents a selection of felt-tip pen and inkblot drawings dating from 1962 to 2000. The works underscore Conner’s ongoing interest in abstraction and the development of an intricate visual vocabulary: undulating densities of line, kinetic geometry, plays of light and dark. A prolific artist whose interests ranged from punk rock to non-Western mysticism, Conner maintained a crucial relationship to abstraction not only his drawings but also throughout his career.

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