Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Jo Baer

\Jo Baer

Jo Baer, *1929 in Seattle, USA,
lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands

20 available works

Jo Baer was a key figure among the celebrated protagonists of Minimalist painting in New York in the 1960s and first half of the 70’s.

What has long been regarded as a radical transition from the earlier minimalist painting to the fluid and dreamlike pictorial mode that she famously came to term „radical figuration“, is [recently being] now perceived as a continuum rather than a paradigm shift. In the last decades Jo Baer has dramatically expanded the conceptual framework of her earliest minimalist paintings – not so much replacing one „ism“ with another, as reconciling and binding together her myriad and divergent concerns (ranging from the science of color perception to the workings of myth and collective memory.)

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Selected Works

Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Jo Baer

Jo Baer

Farmers, 2020? (1990)
Pencil and charcoal, oil and prints on collaged vellum paper
Framed 66,8 x 76,7 x 4 cm
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Jo Baer

baboon soldiers? (1990)
Pencil and charcoal, oil and prints on collaged vellum paper
Framed 77,8 x 67 x 4 cm
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Jo Baer

Corner Stone (1992)
Conte, pencil, paper on tracing paper on board
Framed 154 x 154 x 12,5 cm
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Jo Baer

Brute Matter (1992)
Conté crayon and graphit on tracing paper and board
150 x 200 cm
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Jo Baer

Moorestyle (1982 - 1990)
From the series: With Bruce Robbins
Charcoal on paper
Framed 87,5 x 120 x 4,5 cm
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Jo Baer

Untitled (1961 - 1962)
Gouache and aluminium-oil paint on paper
29,7 x 42 cm
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Jo Baer

Hurlstone I (2010 - 2011)
Inkjet print with colored pencil on paper
17 x 17 cm
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