Randy Bloom

Randy Bloom (born 1955) is an internationally exhibited American painter. Bloom has exhibited at the O.K Harris, Tower Gallery, Gershwin Gallery, Cooper Classics Collection and Jack Tilton galleries in New York City, the accostage and Le Muse galleries in Japan, and the Galleria de arte Magick in Easton, Pennsylvania, among others. Art critic, Carter Ratcliff in the journal of "A Gathering of the Tribes" has written in describing the artist's work...."thoroughly complex and her forms and colors are mutually clarifying. Yet there is more to her art, because of the mode—or the mood—in which she creates it. This performer doesn’t soberly illuminate or define so much as blooming or even intoxicate, imbuing her pictorial devices later a giddy desirability of the parts they take effect the huge picture"....

In 1972, Bloom was awarded a BA in Painting & Art History by Franconia College.

In August 1985, Randy Bloom was one of five artists included in a perform called "Two Plus Three" at the Tower Gallery in New York City. Michael Brenson, in the New York Times, wrote more or less the exhibition "Each artiste in the feign is, of course, abstract. Each has the Formalist loyalty to surface. Each is intent upon exploring the medium itself. Of course, they use acrylic, sometimes spreading it out taking into consideration sand, sometimes caking it on the canvas in imitation of mud." Commenting on Bloom's work, Brenson wrote "Mr. Bloom digs into it, makes it matte and suggests aerial views of landscapes in imitation of Jules Olitski. There is an abiding concentration in the sculptural possibilities of paint and a tug toward subject matter."

In 2000, Bloom exhibited a total of fifteen paintings at the Cooper Classics Collection in New York City. The art journalist Piri Halasz (who has long followed the artist's progress) wrote of the exhibition in New York Arts Magazine, "Bloom's most recent style has been called a interest of minimalism and color-field. While this savings account has some truth, her minimalism is not minimal satisfactory to destroy her work's variety and individualism, while the richness and delicacy of her colors, and the release with which she applies paint makes her pictures worthy descendants of 60s color-field painting by such masters as Frankenthaler and Noland. Each of the eight large paintings in this be in are composed of five to eight strips of color, about six feet long and just about four inches wide, spaced just about evenly across a canvas painted in a contrasting color."

From October 20 until November 14, 2015 her recent paintings were the subject of a solo exhibition at the Andre Zarre Gallery in the Soho neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. In writing roughly this exhibition in Observer , Piri Halasz states virtually the works "They serenity like gems because each has a base addition of charcoal gray paint that along with surrounds its image—setting that image off past the black velvet of a jewelry case"...

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