Moon Shield, 2016

Tom Lieber

Recent Paintings
February 2 — 25, 2017

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by painter Tom Lieber. Over the course of an accomplished forty-year career, Lieber has made a study of abstraction, looking to art history to inform certain choices while allowing himself the space to develop his own practice and style.… read more

Thick Gray Shield, 2014

Tom Lieber

Zero Gravity
October 2 — November 1, 2014

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce Zero Gravity, a solo exhibition of new works by Tom Lieber. The paintings to be exhibited will offer viewers the opportunity to appreciate and compare several of the artist’s recent creative trajectories.… read more

Tip I, 2011

Tom Lieber

Wired
May 3 — June 2, 2012

Tom Lieber continues to engage, explore, and push the limits of abstraction. The sweeping, gestural lines that rip through his pictorial space are reminiscent of the lyrical, looping currents found in Hans Hartung’s mid-century paintings or the curvilinear markings of Joan Mitchell’s looser compositions while thicker black cross- hatchings, such as those in Tall Tip (2012) or Step (2012), call to mind Franz Kline’s signature motif. All of Lieber’s notations run across and weave through mostly neutral though highly nuanced fields of gradually shifting color in the style of Rothko or Newman. Despite these visual references, the overall execution of Lieber’s formal language produces a unique holism recognized as the artist’s own. More often than not, two loose masses with gravitational clout take center stage: the expressive, colorful energy they emit ignites the entire canvas and propels along the semblance of a narrative, despite the nonrepresentational nature of Lieber’s subject matter.… read more

Black Pot I, 2010

Tom Lieber

Descend Ascend
September 2 — October 2, 2010

September 2 - October 2, 2010… read more