Farm-to-Table

Epicurean Works from the Allan Stone Collection

June 22 – August 11, 2017

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Hamburger

1962

Graphite and ink on paper towel

9 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.

Raoul Middleman

Raoul Middleman

Fish

1968

oil on canvas

25 x 25 in.

Raoul Middleman

Raoul Middleman

Strawberries

1968

oil on board

7 5/16 x 8 3/16 in. 

William Umbreit

William Umbreit

Pitchfork

Circa 1970s

wood and metal

74 1/2 x 6  x 6 1/2 in.

Don Nice

Don Nice

Turnip

1967

Oil on canvas

89 x 42 in.

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Root Crop (Champagne)

2007

oil on resin with c2 diamonds

5 x 4 x 3 in.

Installation View

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Delicatessen Counter

1961

Ink, oil, watercolor and pencil on paper

16 x 26 in.

Randall Deihl

Randall Deihl

Nick’s Nest

1981

oil on board

33 1/2 x  54 1/2 inches

Installation View

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Blood and Milk

1995-96

oil on canvas

9 x 7 1/4 inches

Don Nice

Don Nice

Onion Study 5

1968

Watercolor on paper

14 1/2 x 11 in.

 

Don Nice

Don Nice

Onion #2

1967

Watercolor on paper

12 3/8 x 12 1/2 in.

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Slice of Meat

1972

Pastel on paper

14 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.

Don Nice

Don Nice

Pig

1969

Oil on canvas

48 x 72 in.

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Bread No. 22

2000

oil on canvas

20 x 24 in.

Installation View

Gordon Cook

Gordon Cook

Liver Sausage

1975

oil on canvas

16 x 17 in.

Adrian Martinez

Adrian Martinez

Prize Bull

1990

oil on canvas

18 x 20 in.

Don Nice

Don Nice

Rabbit

1968

Oil on canvas

43 x 90 in.

Installation View

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Large Chicken

2001

oil on canvas

18 x 22 in.

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Large Chicken

2001

oil on canvas

18 x 22 in.

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Neapolitan Pie

1990

Pastel and charcoal over lithograph

19 x 19 in.

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Display Rows

1990

Hand colored lithograph

Image: 28 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (73 x 57.8 cm)

Sheet: 37 1/2 x 29 1/4 in. (95.3 x 74.3 cm)

Emily Eveleth

Emily Eveleth

Valentine

1993

oil on board

8 x 16 in.

Emily Eveleth

Emily Eveleth

Voyage

1992

oil on canvas

22 x 36 in.

Installation View

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud

Untitled

1983

Oil on board

14 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.

Vladimir Salamun

Vladimir Salamun

Strawberry Scoop

2007

bronze, carved wood and marble

26 1/2 x 12 x 12 in.

M.L Snyder

M.L. Snyder

Antique Bakery Trade Sign, Maytown, Pennsylvania

Circa 1901

painted wood, double sided

15 x 15 1/4 in.

M.L Snyder

M.L. Snyder

Antique Bakery Trade Sign, Maytown, Pennsylvania

Circa 1901

painted wood, double sided

19 x 15 in.

M.L Snyder

M.L. Snyder

Antique Bakery Trade Sign, Maytown, Pennsylvania

1901

painted wood in original frame, double sided

13 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Red Carton

1996

oil on canvas

11 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.

Susan Hauptman

Susan Hauptman

Birthday Cake

1983

charcoal and pastel on paper

Image Size: 15 1/8 x 18 in. (38.4 x 45.7 cm)

Sheet Size: 19 3/4 x 21 7/8 in. (50.2 x 55.6 cm)

Derrick Guild

Derrick Guild

Custard Slice

2001

oil on canvas

8 x 10 in.

Susan Hauptman

Susan Hauptman

Untitled (Cake Still Life)

Circa 1983

graphite, charcoal and pastel on paper

Image Size: 13 7/8 x 18 in. (35.2 x 45.7 cm)

Sheet Size: 18 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (46 x 56.2 cm)

Installation View

Press Release

Allan Stone Projects is pleased to present Farm-to-Table: Epicurean Works From the Allan Stone Collection on view June 22 – August 11, 2017. The exhibition draws from the rich variety of food and food related works that dealer Allan Stone collected throughout his lifetime. Food, still lifes, and animals are common subjects for many artists, providing a glimpse into the earthly pleasures of gastronomy. Whether ironic or sensuous, the works in the exhibition explore the visual delight of food and its related themes.


A highlight of the exhibition is Randall Deihl’s painting, Nick’s Nest, 1981, which relates closely to his painting Sweets, 1980, in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Diehl made several works depicting Nick’s Nest, a diner he frequented when he lived in Northampton, Massachusetts at the time. The highly detailed painting shows the humble interior of a restaurant noted for its hot dogs. A popular destination among locals, one can imagine the groups of adults and children gathering in this communal space to break bread.


Another significant work is a rarely seen pastel by Wayne Thiebaud, Slice of Meat, 1972. Here, Thiebaud elevates the single object study into an abstract exercise of color and line. Many of Thiebaud's significant still lifes recall the silhouettes of landscapes, and this raw slab of meat sitting on the cool, reflective counter could be compared to an iceberg. This work illuminates Thiebaud's life long practice of questioning what we see in art by infusing banal objects with an iconic status. 


Other technical masterpieces in the exhibition include Susan Hauptman’s delicately drawn cakes and Don Nice’s meticulous paintings of animals and vegetables. Emily Eveleth’s candid paintings of donuts recall human portraits or bodily flesh, while Derrick Guild’s surreal still lifes are imbued with a sense of uneasiness that defy convention. The exhibition includes other artists such as Gordon Cook, Adrian Martinez, Raoul Middleman, Vladimir Salamun, and others.