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Jay DeFeo: Photographic Work

A new monograph published by DelMonico Books • D.A.P.

A revelatory trove of innovative photographs, photo collages, photograms, and photocopies, with over 150 images, most reproduced at the size Jay DeFeo printed them.

Edited and with an introduction by Leah Levy. Essays by Hilton Als, Judith Delfiner, Corey Keller, Justine Kurland, Dana Miller, and Catherine Wagner, with a chronology by Carly Sitko and Dawn Troy.

Current & Future Exhibitions

Action/Gesture/Paint: A Global Story of Women and Abstraction 1940-1970
Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, December 2, 2023–March 3, 2024

Nicole Klagsburn
New York, NY
November 2, 2023–February 29, 2024

The Painter’s Hand: U.S. Abstraction since 1950
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth
Hanover, NH
June 10–December 16, 2023

What Has Been and What Could Be: The BAMPFA Collection
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley, CA
June 7–July 7, 2024

Evergreen: Art from the Collection
San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose, CA
July 22, 2022–December 31, 2025

Everyday Encounters
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

The Incorrect Museum: Redux
di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art
Napa, CA

Modern Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965
Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY

Freeform: Experiencing Abstraction
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA



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August 14, 2023

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Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1979news
February 10, 2023

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About the Foundation

The Jay DeFeo Foundation owns and administers the artist’s art, archive, and intellectual property as charitable resources to further public access to and understanding of DeFeo’s creative works and ideas.

Jay DeFeo, Untitled, 1980

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