On Becoming a Turkey!

Paul Kolker is pleased to present, On Becoming a Turkey!… an exhibition of paintings and light sculptures based on the artist’s perception, including his understanding and feelings, derived from reading the chassidic tale, The Turkey Prince. The exhibition is on view from November 16, 2017 through January 19, 2018 at the PAUL KOLKER collection.   Paul Kolker: I am a turkey, too!, 2017inkjet and acrylic on canvas132 x 264 inches in thirty-two panels Kolker’s exhibition incorporates mystical concepts and imagery which are formatted into a conformity experiment of a...

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Gesundheit Reimagined!

The show's title is derived from our "gesundheit" response to hearing a nearby person's sneeze; a proclamation of our wishes for his good health. Kolker curates this exhibition, using his works as a projective psychological experiment, to test the viewer's perception of imagery, cognition and understanding generated from the viewer's reading Kolker's text painted over an abstract or figural painting; or in viewing figural paintings without text...portraying our governmental health care leaders, legislators and justices, which we also perceive visually, but as Kolker's aesthetic, yet graphic and painterly sign language.

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The Dot is in the Sky

Paul Kolker presents The Dot is in the Sky at the PAUL KOLKER collection from August 3 through September 20, 2017. The exhibition is an experiment testing indirect perception...

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The Dot is in the Park

Paul Kolker presents The Dot is in the Park at the Paul Kolker collection from May 25 through July 28, 2017. The exhibition of paintings, prints and light sculptures is an experiment testing how the viewer perceives elemental colors placed one next to the other...

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Color, Color… Embossed Decalcomania

Paul Kolker presents Color, Color... Embossed Decalcomania at the Paul Kolker Collection from March 16 through May 18, 2017...

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Color, Color… One Next To The Other

The contemporary art exhibition, with its accompanying catalog, is an experiment in human color perception using both the mediums of video photography and painting.

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Tensions Between Light and Water – An Experiment in Perception

This exhibition of light sculptures and paintings opens at the Paul Kolker collection in Chelsea on November 10, 2016 and runs through January 13, 2017.

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Abstract Decalcomania – An Experiment In Perception

PAUL KOLKER collection presents Paul Kolker: Abstract Decalcomania... An Experiment in Perception...

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The Ishidots Festival

Paul Kolker presents The Ishidots Festival at the PAUL KOLKER collection from May 12 through September 9, 2016 in attribution to Dr. Shinobu Ishihara and his century-old color vision charts of painted dots; still used by ophthalmologists to test for color blindness...

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Splash, Spray and Splatter…KILL LIES ALL!

Kolker's inspiration for this exhibition is the splatter silhouette made by paintballs; iconic for a destructive act of force rather than a creative one.

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