Adolph Gottlieb
American, 1903-1974
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High auction record
$7m, Christie's, 2008
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions
2018
Color Theory: An Exhibition,
Upsilon Gallery
New Space, New Acquisitions,
Hollis Taggart
2017
Post-War Highlights,
Hollis Taggart

Recognized as one of the originators of Abstract Expressionism, painter Adolph Gottlieb drew on mythological and tribal symbols as well as Surrealism to create works that emphatically broke with American Regionalism. Gottlieb’s pictographs possessed primitivist qualities, featuring shapes evocative of cave drawings. …

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