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OUR THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY

Essays by Michael Duncan, Clifford Ackley and Tobey Moss

112 pages, over 200 illustrations

A history of the Tobey C. Moss Gallery as shown through exhibitions held in the gallery over the past thirty years.

Featuring works by: Clinton Adams, Carlos Almaraz, Ruth Asawa, Dorr Bothwell, Nicholas P. Brigante, Conrad Buff, Jean Charlot, William Dole, Werner Drewes, Leonard Edmondson, Jules Engel, Lorser Feitelson, Oskar Fischinger, Frederick Hammersley, George Herms, Ynez Johnston, Edward Kienholz, Peter Krasnow, Basil Langton, Rico Lebrun, David P. Levine, Helen Lundeberg, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Sam Maloof, Harrison McIntosh, John McLaughlin, Lee Mullican, Betye Saar, Palmer Schoppe, Gordon Wagner, June Wayne, Emerson Woelffer and many more.

$25 plus $5 shipping and sales tax (California only)

To order, email: tobeymoss@earthlink.net

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PAPER PASSION 2008

Nearly 500 Works on Paper: Profusely illustrated
Prints, Drawings, Watercolors, Collages

Artists featured will include Clinton Adams, Ruth Asawa, Nicholas P. Brigante, William Dole, Leonard Edmondson, Jules Engel, Oskar Fischinger, Al Held, George Herms, Ynez Johnston, Anish Kapoor, Peter Krasnow, Rico Lebrun, Carlos Merida, Joan Miro, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Lee Mullican, Pablo O'Higgins, Pablo Picasso, Betye Saar, Emerson Woelffer and many more.

The catalogue is fully illustrated in color.

$15 plus applicable sales tax and/or shipping


PAPER PASSION 2008
16th through 19th Centuries

Including the work of Honore Daumier, Albrecht Durer, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and many more.

$10 plus applicable tax and/or shipping

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GORDON WAGNER
The Passion of Assemblage

Catalogue of our exhibition of the assemblage of Gordon Wagner

Includes essays by Sophie Dannenmueller, George Herms and Tobey Moss and Pierre Menard

$10 plus applicable tax and/or shipping

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CALIFORNIA GOLD

Our newest catalogue will feature paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints by California Artists.

Artists featured will include Clinton Adams, Ruth Asawa, John Bernhardt, Nicholas P. Brigante, William Dole, Leonard Edmondson, Lorser Feitelson, Oskar Fischinger, Joseph Goldyne, George Herms, Ynez Johnston, Peter Krasnow, Rico Lebrun, Helen Lundeberg, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, John McLaughlin, Lee Mullican, Betye Saar, Gordon Wagner, Emerson Woelffer and many more.

The catalogue is fully illustrated in color.

$25 plus applicable sales tax and/or shipping

To order your copy, email: tobeymoss@earthlink.net


From George Herms with Love

Catalogue of our exhibition of the Assemblage of George Herms
$15 plus applicable tax and/or shipping

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PAPER PASSION

370 Works on Paper: Profusely illustrated
Prints, Drawings, Watercolors, Collages

$15.00 (CA Residents add 9.25%) + 2.00 US postage

Please send a check, payable to the
Tobey C. Moss Gallery.

PAINTING/SCULPTURE

33 Artists - 70 color illustrations - 56 Pages

$20.00 (CA Residents add 9.25%) + 3.00 US postage

Please send a check, payable to the
Tobey C. Moss Gallery

Illustrated below: 12 pieces from the catalog

At the beginning of the twenty-four-plus years of my Gallery, I was influenced by my mentor, Jake Zeitlin, the result of spending four years in the Big Red Barn on La Cienega.  My focus was upon five centuries of prints and drawings.  I shifted into a broader view when I recognized a vacuum regarding the art historical references to modernist artists of California.  I discovered the discrepancy as I researched specifically for data on Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg; somehow, Jansen, Gombrich and others hardly, if ever, crossed the Hudson River!  Dorothy Miller at MOMA, NY and Carl Zigrosser were among the exceptions.

I sought out the art and artists who had evolved from European inspired landscape to a new view through simplification of form, or hardedge geometric abstraction, of post-surreal, meditative or 'mood' entities.  I called it 'California Modernism' as an all-encompassing term.

Through my successful search I've had the privilege of knowing many of these wonderful artists: Clinton Adams, Nick Brigante, Dorr Bothwell, Jean Charlot, Rupert Deese, Werner Drewes, Leonard Edmondson, Jules Engel, Claire Falkenstein, Lorser Feitelson, John Langley Howard, James Hueter, Ynez Johnston, Peter Krasnow, David P. Levine, Helen Lundeberg, Harrison McIntosh, Sam Maloof, Palmer Schoppe, Joyce Treiman, Emerson Woelffer, and the widows: Bunny Bernhardt, Joella Bayer, Zohmah Charlot, Maria Drewes, Elfriede Fischinger, Katherine Dole, Rose Krasnow, Constance Lebrun, Cherie Peake and Virginia Wagner.  I have been proud to exhibit their works with full respect and admiration.  I admit that much of the romance of the period for me lay in the pleasure I derived from these friendships and acquaintances, as well as in the art created.  Through these fascinating people I learned nuances, anecdotes and facts of art historical significance about the art scenes and personalities active in Southern California between the 1920s and 1960s.  The work of many of these artists are illustrated in this catalogue.  Others will be included in the next catalogue being planned: Works on Paper - to include prints, drawings, watercolors, photogravures, collages, paintings - all on paper.

Over the years, I also have enjoyed working, nationally and internationally, with collectors, directors, curators and writers.  This wonderfully interesting and dedicated group of men and women have given me great personal inspiration, guidance and encouragement.  I have great pleasure in visiting distant lands and cities to serendipitously discover welcoming colleagues.

In this new catalogue we are offering fine works by thirty-three artists.  They cover a spectrum of techniques and imageries from post-surrealism to realism, from figuration to abstraction.  Most come directly from the artist or the artist's estate; all have good provenance.  This is a limited selection, to create a 'profile' of the gallery; additional works by these and other artists are also available.

©Tobey Moss