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Caviar20
Toronto

Jules Olitski (1922-2007) is one of Caviar20's favorite abstract artists of the 20th century. Over the course of his career his aesthetic evolved in startling and fascinating ways.

In the late 1980's Olitski embarked on a new chapter of art-making. Similar to previous eras, embracing an unconventional tool …

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One of the original Color Field painters to emerge in the 1950s, Jules Olitski was deeply concerned with the physical properties of paint. In his early career, Olitski depicted abstract shapes with thick, heavily impastoed surfaces, but later took to layering thin films of spraypaint onto his canvases, creating a trademark atmospheric effect. Olitski was always drawn to bright color, experimenting with unusual color harmonies and chromatic shifts. He would eventually return to impasto, experimenting with acrylic paints, binders, and gels that were not previously available.

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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Guggenheim Museum
Selected exhibitions
2019
The Fullness of Color: 1960s PaintingGuggenheim Museum
2018
Jules Olitski | Sprays from 1965-1968Leslie Feely
2015
Jules Olitski : On The EdgeLeslie Feely
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Mozart Night, 1992

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
47 × 36 in
119.4 × 91.4 cm
Edition of 108
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$4,800
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Toronto
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Caviar20
Toronto

Jules Olitski (1922-2007) is one of Caviar20's favorite abstract artists of the 20th century. …

Medium
Condition
Very good condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled, dated, and numbered by the artist.
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Included

One of the original Color Field painters to emerge in the 1950s, Jules Olitski was deeply concerned with the physical properties of paint. In his early career, Olitski depicted abstract shapes with thick, heavily impastoed surfaces, but later took to layering thin films of spraypaint onto his canvases, creating a trademark atmospheric effect. Olitski was always drawn to bright color, experimenting with unusual color harmonies and chromatic shifts. He would eventually return to impasto, experimenting with acrylic paints, binders, and gels that were not previously available.

Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Guggenheim Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Jules Olitski
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