A selective mini-retrospective, the show highlights earlier, more figurative paintings of New York City and her later South Fork-inspired abstractions, in which she aimed to capture atmosphere or the color of the air itself
Jane Wilson’s “Sun After Rain,” from 1990, shows the layering that occurs with her characteristic low horizon.
“Avenue B Bus‚” from 1966, shows an affinity with and influence of Fairfield Porter in Ms. Wilson’s work of the time.
"Rain on Avenue B," 1965
"Sun and Rain," 2004
Mimi Thompson and Elisabeth Sussman discussed the life and work of Jane Wilson on Oct. 22.Jennifer Landes
Installation view of the New York works, c. 1965Jennifer Landes