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John Mason
Geometric Force

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 2pm
Gagosian, Park & 75, New York

Join Gagosian for a tour of the exhibition John Mason: Geometric Force, opening at Gagosian, Park & 75, New York, on January 10, 2020. The tour, led by director Rani Singh, will explore the work of one of the most visionary ceramic artists of the last century. Mason brought his medium into conversation with Abstract Expressionism by extending the physical and spatial properties of clay. Singh will discuss the arc of Mason’s artistic career, his innovative technical developments, and the artworks on display. To attend the free event, RSVP to nytours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

John Mason, Crosses, Three of a Kind, 2004 © 2004 Estate of John Mason. All rights reserved. Photo: Jeff McLane

John Mason, Crosses, Three of a Kind, 2004 © 2004 Estate of John Mason. All rights reserved. Photo: Jeff McLane

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taipeidangdai.com

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Download the full press release in English (pdf), Simplified Chinese (pdf), or Traditional Chinese (pdf)

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