Arthur Garfield Dove
American, 1880-1946
Collected by a major museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
Matisse and American Art,
Montclair Art Museum
Making Modern: The Lane Collection: O’Keeffe, Sheeler, Dove,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
East Building Permanent Collection,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Considered by some to be the first truly abstract American painter, Arthur Dove made paintings consisting of organic forms simplified to large swaths of muted color. Part of Alfred Stieglitz’s early 1900s avant-garde artistic circle, Dove held his first exhibition in 1910, showing “The Ten Commandments” series in …

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