Since 1997, Pavel Zoubok has exhibited the work of contemporary and modern artists with a unique focus in the fields of collage, assemblage and mixed media installation. From the outset, Pavel Zoubok Gallery combined modern and contemporary works in an effort to create a cohesive art historical and commercial context for collage and its related forms, spanning most of the major art movements of the postwar period. While the primary market has always been the driving force of our activity, represented by a diverse group of distinguished contemporary artists, we have always maintained an inventory of works by important proponents...
Upper East Side, New York, by appointment
While many of her contemporaries were filling enormous canvases with the barest of pictorial adornment, ADDIE HERDER went her own way by creating complex facades and “machines” in spaces often no larger than a postcard. Herder used all manner of ephemera to create miniature architectural structures with a theatrical sense of atmosphere and depth. Reflected in the dark, shadowy interiors of her paper constructions is a mechanistic sensibility the underlies much of her work from the 1950s and 1960s, a period that began in New York City at the Sherwood Studios and continued on the streets of Paris. Of the artist’s first solo exhibition at Pavel Zoubok Gallery, critic Roberta Smith concludes, “Herder emerges as a rarity: a kind of ventriloquist with a distinctive voice of her own who deserves a place in collage’s elaborate, still unfolding history.” Herder's work is in private and public collections including The Guggenheim Museum, Neuberger Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.