ACME McNeil Kips Bay edited
George McNeil (1908-1995) Kips Bay, 1966, oil on panel, 11 3/4 x 15″

This year ACME Fine Art will for the first time open the gallery’s ever-popular annual Summer Salon exhibition in the gallery’s new exhibition space at 1 Thayer Street / 450 Harrison Avenue in Boston’s South End. The exhibition will open on Friday, 11 July. A reception will be held in conjunction with SoWa’s First Friday events from 5:00 to 8:00 on the evening of Friday, 11 July. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday,16 August. Please note that the gallery will be closed from 4 July through 7 July in celebration of the holiday.

Lipsky Fusillade
Pat Lipsky (1941- ) Fusillade, 2005, oil on canvas, 52 x 79 3/4″

This year’s Summer Salon will feature a variety of summer-themed artworks created during the twentieth century at New England’s renowned summer art colonies, as well as a selection of important works reprised from gallery and museum exhibitions of the 2013/2014 season. Highlights will include a beautifully expressive, fully abstract oil on paper by Hans Hofmann, a monumental canvas by contemporary painter Pat Lipsky, and an important oil painting from the mid-1960s held over from our critically acclaimed recent exhibition of works by Jack Tworkov. Other artists whose artwork will form a part of the exhibition include: Edwin Dickinson, Michael Loew, George McNeil, Charles Littler, Kenneth Stubbs, Dorothy Eisner, Maurice Freedman, Hayes Ownby, Panos Ghikas, William Freed, Lillian Orlowsky, Sharli Powers Land, Philip Malicoat, Daniel Brustlein, Robert Beauchamp,Tony Vevers, and Lester Johnson. Sculpture by Gilbert Franklin, Ilya and Resia Schor, and paintings by contemporary artists, Rose Basile, Myrna Harrison and George Lloyd will round out the exhibition.

Untitled 1962
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) Untitled, 1962, oil on paper, 23 5/8 x 11″

ACME Fine Art’s 12th Annual SUMMER SALON exhibition will open on Friday 11, July 2014 and will be on view through Saturday, 16 August 2014. This will be ACME Fine Art’s firstSummer Salon at 1 Thayer Street / 450 Harrison Avenue in Boston. Parking is available at the Albany Street parking lot at the south end of the building. Please contact the gallery at 617.585.9551 or for further information about exhibitions or artists. Summer Gallery Hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment.