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Adolph Gottlieb

Brown On Black, 1970

Oil and acrylic on paper mounted to fiberglass fabric with a mylar backing
20 × 15 in
50.8 × 38.1 cm
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Freeman's

Note:
The Gottlieb Foundation lists this work as #7039 in their archives.

Adolph Gottlieb was a …

Note:
The Gottlieb Foundation lists this work as #7039 in their archives.

Adolph Gottlieb was a first generation Abstract Expressionist painter, and a leading figure amongst the burgeoning group of downtown artists known as The New York School. Along with fellow larger-than-life figures like Pollock, de Kooning and …

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Mixed Media
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Signed and dated 1970 bottom right, signed and dated again on the mylar backing verso
Adolph Gottlieb
American, 1903–1974
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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. His later paintings, such as the well-known Brink from 1959, often employed circular motifs and thick, gestural brushstrokes, which were an integral part of the development of Color Field painting.

Adolph Gottlieb, ‘Brown On Black’, 1970, Freeman's
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About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
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Freeman's

Note:
The Gottlieb Foundation lists this work as #7039 in their archives.

Adolph Gottlieb was a …

Note:
The Gottlieb Foundation lists this work as #7039 in their archives.

Adolph Gottlieb was a first generation Abstract Expressionist painter, and a leading figure amongst the burgeoning group of downtown artists known as The New York School. Along with fellow larger-than-life figures like Pollock, de Kooning and …

Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Signed and dated 1970 bottom right, signed and dated again on the mylar backing verso
Adolph Gottlieb
American, 1903–1974
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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. His later paintings, such as the well-known Brink from 1959, often employed circular motifs and thick, gestural brushstrokes, which were an integral part of the development of Color Field painting.

Adolph Gottlieb

Brown On Black, 1970

Oil and acrylic on paper mounted to fiberglass fabric with a mylar backing
20 × 15 in
50.8 × 38.1 cm
Bidding closed
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