The Deborah Remington Charitable Trust for the Visual Arts

A Life in Drawing

Jack Goldstein, Beverly Pepper, Deborah Remington: Expanding Percetions,

Marlborough Contemporary, New York (2015).


Featuring essays by Lilly Wei and John Mendelsohn, this illustrated catalogue offers a long overdue opportunity to trace the artist's career through her drawing practice from its Abstract Expressionist roots in the 1950s to the large scale surrealist-inspired drawings the artist produced during the late 1990s.


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Deborah Remington: A Life in Drawing

The Women of Abstract Expressionism

This groundbreaking exhibition organized by the Denver Art Museum in 2016 focuses on the work of more than forty women artists – among them, Jay DeFeo, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell, Deborah Remington and others – who played major roles in the development of Abstract Expressionism, the first fully American modern art movement, which flourished in New York and San Francisco in the 1940s and 1950s.


Women of Abstract Expressionism offers new reflections on the legacies of these important women artists and their unique contributions to contemporary art.


Deborah Remington: A 20-Year Survey

This 1984 exhibition at California’s Newport Harbor Art Museum focused on Remington's work from 1963 to 1983 and featured examples of her signature Adelphi drawings as well as many of her luminous tonal paintings.


The catalogue traces the development of her "mysterious imagery—a fusion of mechanical and organic references—that has never ceased to startle viewers with its gemlike hardness, its equivocal allusions, its baffling symmetries, its theatrically heightened light." It includes an introduction by curator, Paul Schimmel, and an insightful essay by

Dore Ashton, a leading critic of post-war American art.


A PDF of the catalogue (now out of print) is available.


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