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Idelle Weber

American, 1932–2020

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Idelle Weber

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American, 1932–2020

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Biography

Idelle Weber is best known for her silhouette painting resembling the visual language of advertisements, which linked her with Pop art. Her work captures outlines of figures—such as businessmen, secretaries, and travelers engaged in mundane, everyday activities—against colorful flat or patterned backgrounds. The silhouette renders the figures anonymous, making them archetypes of the capitalist system, suggesting standardization and lack of individuality. Late in her career, Weber shifted towards Photorealistic landscapes and outdoor still lifes of trash, carts, rocks, and other urban detritus.

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Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 2 more
Biography

Idelle Weber is best known for her silhouette painting resembling the visual language of advertisements, which linked her with Pop art. Her work captures outlines of figures—such as businessmen, secretaries, and travelers engaged in mundane, everyday activities—against colorful flat or patterned backgrounds. The silhouette renders the figures anonymous, making them archetypes of the capitalist system, suggesting standardization and lack of individuality. Late in her career, Weber shifted towards Photorealistic landscapes and outdoor still lifes of trash, carts, rocks, and other urban detritus.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 2 more
Articles Featuring Idelle Weber
11 Female Artists Who Left Their Mark on Pop Art
Dec 2nd, 2016
11 Female Artists Who Left Their Mark on Pop Art
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