"Currents: Martin Puryear"
July 28 - September 9 1984
"The Museum will present a ten-year survey of sculpture by Chicago artist Martin Puryear, organized by the Universrty Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Puryear's abstract sculptures, handcrafted from wood and other natural materials, range in form from linear to volumetric, often suggesting organic shapes. The exhibition, which features more than twenty works, will also include a recent series of painted, circular pieces, which the artist refers to as drawings in wood. After its New Museum showing, the exhibition will travel to the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California (October 13-December 9)."
-Except from the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Newsletter: Spring / Summer 1984. New York: New Museum, 1984.
Courtesy the artist and New Museum, New York