Adolph Gottlieb

American, 1903-1974

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Adolph Gottlieb

American, 1903-1974

1,594 followers

Recognized as one of the originators of Abstract Expressionism, painter Adolph Gottlieb drew on …

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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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$7m, Christie's, 2008
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Tate, and 3 more
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Artforum International Magazine
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