Idelle Weber

HOLLIS TAGGART

521 W 26 1ST FLOOR NYC 10001

NOV 8  — DEC 15, 2018

Blue Shirt, 1997
self portrait, watercolor

BIOGRAPHY

 (Born, 1932)  In the late 1950s, Idelle Weber created the first iteration of the silhouette paintings that would become central to her work of the next decade.  In 1958, she studied at the Art Students League with Theodoros Stamos and Ralph Humphries, and her first silhouettes developed from her work there.  By the early 1960s, she was firmly involved with New York’s progressive art world, and she was represented by Bertha Schaefer.  During this period, Weber began creating hard-edged silhouettes of people... (see more)