Avoiding the Edges

Wardlaw has been active in and responsive to the major developments in painting since the appearance of Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s to the hardedge, Color Field and Minimalist painting of the ‘60s and ‘70s to the neo-representational art of the 21stcentury; today his art is intensely personal and highly expressive in a very exciting way.

—Roger Ward, Deputy Director and Chief Curator,
Mississippi Museum of Art

In my opinion, George Wardlaw is one of the most important artists to come from Mississippi, and to come from the South, on the national art scene.

—J. Richard Gruber, art historian and director emeritus of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and co-author of the comprehensive 2012 book George Wardlaw: Crossing Borders.

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