Irving Petlin (December 17, 1934 – September 1, 2018) was an American artist and painter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. Petlin was known for his mastery of the pastel medium and collaborations with other artists. He was a member of the Chicago Imagists.
References[change | change source]
- Palmer, Michael. Active Boundaries: Selected Essays and Talks. New York: New Directions Publishing, 2008. p. 164
- "Irving Petlin: A retrospective". Absolutearts.com. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
- "Irving Petlin, Artist Who Recorded Injustice, Dies at 83". The New York Times. September 7, 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Irving Petlin: The Committed Brushstroke by Peter Selz.
- Irving Petlin, Este Mundo by Carrie Moyer at The Brooklyn Rail
- from Nomadics Blog: 3 Irving Petlin Shows in New York poet Pierre Joris provides links and commentary on his blog to the 3 major Petlin shows that occurred in New York City in early 2010
- Press: Three essays on Petlin link provides access to free PDF online versions of seminal Petlin retrospectives by Edward Fry (from the Wiesswald exhibition catalogue), Paul Cummings ("The Precincts of Light"), and Michael Palmer ("A Bonfire in the Starry Night")
- The Unbearable Yet Obligatory, And other shows of modern and contemporary works