1955 Leon Goldin "Sun and Fog" Abstract Expressionist Modernist Mid-Century
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An original - and powerful- Leon Goldin painting signed and dated 1955.
This large abstract painting, is titled "Sun and Fog" on the gallery tag in the back.
The gallery tag is from the Landau Gallery where Goldin had 3 solo exhibitions from 1956-59.
This painting has a wonderful surface texture, and a strong sense of depth, created with various layers of thick colors. This is a wonderful piece of New York based post-war abstraction, perfect for the forward looking collector.
It sits in it's original frame, with the inventory numbers marked onto the back.
Leon Goldin (American, b. 1923 New York City—d. 2009 New York)
Note: Goldin is listed in the highly regarded Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists
by Paul Cummings (1977, St. Martin's Press), which noted the following:
Awards: Tiffany Grant (1951). Fulbright (1952), Crocker (1952), Prix de Rome (1955-56-57),
Guggenheim (1959), Ford (1960), PAFA Sesnan Gold Medal (1965), National Endowment for the Arts Grant (1966)
Long time dealer Kraushaar Galleries, New York (since 1960)
Selected One-man Exhibitions: Felix Landau Galleries: 1956-57-59;
Galleria L'Attico (Rome): 1958; Kraushaar Galleries: 1960-64-68-72
Selected Group Exhibitions: Art Institute Chicago Annual: 1946-48;
Metropolitan Museum of Art "American Paintings Today", 1950;
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) Annual 1951-60-61-62-63-64;
Museum of Modern Art "Contemporary American Painting",
1953 & "Recent Drawings USA", 1956; Corcoran 1963; Carnegie 1964.
Selected Collections: Brooklyn Museum, Cinncinati Art Museum, LACMA, PAFA,
St. Louis Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Canvas Height: 48 1/4"
Canvas Width: 23 7/8"
Frame Height: 54 1/2"
Frame Width: 30 1/4"
Few losses to the paint, bit of crackling to surface,
frame has loss to one corner. Overall in good condition,
please see photos for all details.
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