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Adolph Gottlieb, ‘Red Ground’, Christie's
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Adolph Gottlieb

Red Ground

Oil on paper mounted on canvas
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Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)

Red Ground

signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED …

Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)

Red Ground

signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED GROUND" 1961' (on the reverse)

oil on paper mounted on canvas

24 x 37 1/2 in. (60.9 x 95.2 cm.)

Painted in 1961.

Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED GROUND" 1961' (on the reverse)
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, ‘Red Ground’, Christie's
Adolph Gottlieb, ‘Red Ground’, Christie's
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Christie's

Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)

Red Ground

signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED …

Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974)

Red Ground

signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED GROUND" 1961' (on the reverse)

oil on paper mounted on canvas

24 x 37 1/2 in. (60.9 x 95.2 cm.)

Painted in 1961.

Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'Adolph Gottlieb "RED GROUND" 1961' (on the reverse)
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

Red Ground

Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.