Jonathan Lasker

Jonathan Lasker (born 1948) is an American abstract painter whose take action has played an integral role in the move ahead of Postmodern Painting. He currently lives and works in New York City.

Lasker has been awarded National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grants in 1987 and again in 1989. In 1989 he was then awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Grant. His action has been covered in Artforum, Artscribe, Arts Magazine, Flash Art, New Art Examiner, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Tema Celeste, Village Voice, Bomb Magazine, and The Washington Post among others. He was the subject of the 2005 book Jonathan Lasker: Expressions Become Things by Richard Milazzo which documented his process of developing abstract compositions from sketches to paintings.

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