Walter Price

Jul 1–Sep 3, 2018

MoMA PS1

Walter Price. The whole darn family has arrived. 2017. Acrylic on Canvas. Courtesy the artist and Karma, New York.

MoMA PS1 presents a concise and focused exhibition of the work of Brooklyn-based artist Walter Price (American, b. 1989). The artist's first solo museum show in the United States, the exhibition comprises a suite of four paintings made over the past year. Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, Price served four years in the Navy aboard the USS Whidbey Island, an experience that enabled him to pursue his art education on the GI Bill. The rigors of military service directly inform Price’s daily practice of painting. Often rendered at an intimate and domestic scale, his dreamlike compositions traverse the border between abstraction and figuration. In the works presented at MoMA PS1, Price has begun to work on a larger scale while retaining his interest both in figuration and in the expressionistic possibilities of color.

The exhibition is organized by Klaus Biesenbach, Director, MoMA PS1, and Chief Curator at Large, The Museum of Modern Art.

The exhibition is made possible by the MoMA PS1 Annual Exhibition Fund.

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