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New York Public Library: The 5th Avenue Windows


Peter Bynum: Illuminated Paint

5th Ave, New York, NY


“PETER BYNUM OPENS NEW TERRITORY FOR PAINTING by exposing paint’s intrinsic branching behavior, and then illuminating the complex nervous system it creates. The three-dimensional, illuminated paintings on glass, with biomorphic forms swimming in light and space, are full of cosmic energy and ecstatic beauty.”

– AREZOO MOSENI, Host, “The New York Public Library’s Artist Lecture Series”

Curated by Arezoo Moseni, this solo exhibition includes 17 site-specific paintings created for the Library’s 5th Avenue windows. Illuminated 24/7 for nine months, an estimated 9 million people viewed the exhibition.