Len Gittleman, ‘Lunar Landscape Abstract Signed Numbered Screenprint Blue’, 1970-1979, Lions Gallery
Len Gittleman, ‘Lunar Landscape Abstract Signed Numbered Screenprint Blue’, 1970-1979, Lions Gallery

Gittleman’s Lunar Transformation is a series of ten vividly colored serigraphs created from black and white photographs taken during the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971. Gittleman uses bright color to transform the craters and crevices of the lunar surface into vibrant abstractions which recall Abstract Expressionist painting. The strong graphic prints reflect the awe-inspiring nature of their source material. photographer, film maker, video producer, graphic designer, multimedia developer, clock maker and teacher. Guggenheim fellowship (graphics), Cannes Film festival, Academy Award Nomination. Work in permanent collections: MFA Boston, MOMA NY, Smithsonian Institution and Fogg Museum, Harvard. He exhibited with Gyorgi Kepes
Solo shows:
Lunar Transformations: 10 Serigraphs by Len Gittleman - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Group shows:
Integrated Vision: Science, Nature, and Abstraction in the Art of Len Gittleman and György Kepes - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Abstract Photography in the Permanent Collection - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Photography in Boston - 1955-1985 - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Some Photographic Use of Color: Fred Berman, Pierre Cordier, Len Gittleman, Denny Moers, and Alice Steinhardt - List Art Center - Brown University, Providence, RI
Greetings! - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
Collections:
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

Condition: Good

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