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Painting by Emanuel Proweller titled Madame Parelon, Créteil, from 1967

Emanuel Proweller, “Madame Parelon, Créteil,” 1967. Oil on canvas; 25 1/2 x 36 1/4 in (65 x 92 cm). Courtesy the Estate of Emanuel Proweller and Venus Over Manhattan, New York.

Painting by Emanuel Proweller titled L’Artiste et son modle, ou Autoportrait ‘oeil de boeuf' from 1967

Emanuel Proweller, "L’Artiste et son modle, ou Autoportrait 'oeil de boeuf,'"1967. Oil on canvas and oval wooden panel; 21 3/4 x 26 3/4 in (55 x 68 cm). Courtesy the Estate of Emanuel Proweller and Venus Over Manhattan, New York.

Press Release

Emanuel Proweller: Surface Sensible
October 13 – November 12, 2022
Opening: Thursday, October 13th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Venus Over Manhattan
120 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065


Forty years after his death, French artist of Polish descent Emanuel Proweller (1918-1981) is the subject of a first U.S. solo presentation since 1963. Celebrated for bright, geometric paintings that announced the arrival of La Nouvelle Figuration in Paris, Proweller pioneered a style that presaged the bold, iconic Pop works of his American counterparts. Organized in close collaboration with the artist’s estate, the presentation at Venus will feature key paintings from the 1960s, as well as earlier and later works that trace the trajectory of Proweller’s practice.


For additional information about the exhibition, pelase contact the gallery at info@venusovermanhattan.com

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