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Jeremy Moon – a retrospective


Curated by Daniel Sturgis and Richard Kirwan. 

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, 10th November 2001 – 6th January 2001 
Graves Gallery, Sheffield, 22nd December 2001 – 2nd  March 2002
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, 10th February –11th April 2001

The project was of interest to us as this, then marginalised, body of paintings contained a relaxed and playful attitude to formalism which seemed at odds to the time they were made, and of specific interest to painters re-investigating the legacies of abstraction in a contemporary context. 

Subsequent to co-curating this retrospective, Moon’s work has re-found critical success resulting in a solo presentation at Tate Britain in 2007.


A full colour catalogue accompanied this exhibition with essays by Marko Livingstone and Martin Coomer. The catalogue is available by mail order from the Harris Museum and Art Gallery.



Jeremy Moon No3/72 1972, acrylic on canvas, 229x305 cm

 



Jeremy Moon No4/70 1970, acrylic on canvas, 244 x 396 cm

 



Jeremy Moon Hoopla 1965, acrylic on canvas, 203 x 203cm

 



Jeremy Moon Garland 1962, 152 x 152 cm

 



Jeremy Moon Trellis 1962, oil on canvas, 139 x 107 cm