LOS ANGELES – The Getty Research Institute has acquired an archive of more than 250 artist’s books. The Max Gimblett Artist’s Book Collection, created by painter, calligrapher, and Zen monk Max Gimblett, are a gift by the artist and his wife, scholar and curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. These volumes join the GRI’s internationally known Artist’s Books Collection.
An article about Gimblett's show, "juggernaut," at Hosfelt Gallery by NZEDGE.COM.https://www.nzedge.com/news/arts/max-gimblett-shows-juggernaut-san-francisco/
8 September - 10 October, 2020
Hosfelt Gallery presents a solo exhibition of work by the esteemed 84 year-old painter, calligrapher, and Rinzai Zen monk Max Gimblett. The exhibition, entitled juggernaut, opens September 8, 2020 and is the artist’s first exhibition at the gallery.
Max Gimblett: Original Mind documents the life and process of eccentric, creative genius Max Gimblett. One of New Zealand's most successful and internationally prominent living painters, Gimblett has been working in America since 1962. The filmmakers spent a week in Gimblett's Soho studio to reveal the techniques and philosophy behind his beautiful art.
A nzedge.com article exploring the upcoming Copper Canyon Press book collaboration with Lewis Hyde, "The Disappearing Ox," including biographical information on Gimblett and Hyde, and Gimblett's Oxherding images.