The new works - large gouaches on paper at Gagosian Gallery, small gouaches at 128 Gallery - are all straight from the artist's hand.
In 1973, he painted at La Chapelle-sur-Carouge several large gouaches which are seen as the last "savage" appearance of colour in his work.
The other gallery has maquettes or models for projected sculptures and large gouaches that provide insight into the configuration of the wall drawing.
The unusually large gouache on canvas - 4 1/2 by 8 feet - is a severely symmetrical rendering of two flanks of columns marching toward a hemispherical stone fortress.
The show begins with a few head and figure studies - mostly drawings or large gouaches - made in Paris in the late winter and early spring of 1909.
An example of this is the large gouache (22 by 33 inches) of a pastoral scene by Louis Gabriel Moreau the Elder (1740-1806).
Ms. Coulis has sensibly abandoned the large, rather illustrational and Peytonesque gouaches about Napoleon that she displayed in a two-person show at this gallery in 2001.
A large gouache on paper of short, wavy all-over brushstrokes in subtly muted colors, it resembles a fine, closely woven tapestry.
Between 1956 to 1959, she produced some of her earliest known works; a series of large gouaches and watercolors on paper and sewn-together linen sheets.
Judith Huttner's large gouaches, with latticeworks of white strokes that mask the colorful underpaint, play a chromatic version of hide and seek.