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Abstractions: 1930s - 1980s

June 9 – July 29, 2022

abstraction with figures

Robert Barrell (1912-1995)

Cat and Bird, 1942

oil on gessoed board

13 ¼ x 20 in.

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978), 100 Rods of Sound, circa 1970s

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978)

100 Rods of Sound, circa 1970s

beryllium copper, brass, and silver

34 ½ x 8 x 8 inches

geometric abstraction

Emil Bisttram (1895-1976)

Geometric with BrownTriangles, 1944

mixed media with encaustic on paper

14 1/4 x 20 in.

geometric abstraction

Emil Bisttram (1895-1976)

Geometric Composed to Four, 1941

mixed media with encaustic on paper

14 3/4  x 20 5/8 in.

abstraction in blue

Emil Bisttram (1895-1976)
Moon Magic, 1950

oil on canvas

32 x 36 in.

abstract landscape

Emil Bisttram (1895-1976)
Toward the Heavens, 1959

oil on masonite

40 x 26 ¾ in.

abstraction with red and orange

Fritz Bultman (1919-1985)

Trembling Prairie No. 5, 1959

oil on canvas

25 x 33 inches

geometric abstraction

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Planetary Motion, 1964

ink and gouache on paper

29 x 42 ¼ in.

Benny Collin (1896-1980), Untitled (Abstraction in Red, Black, Blue, and Yellow)

Benny Collin (1896-1980)

Untitled (Abstraction in Red, Black, Blue, and Yellow)

circa 1955-1970

acrylic on paper

20 x 20 inches

Stuart Davis (1892-1964), Study for “Pochade “#2, 1958

Stuart Davis (1892-1964)

Study for “Pochade “#2, 1958

oil on canvas

12 x 16 inches

biomorphic and geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Disconnected, 1946

oil on canvas

9 x 12 in.

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Lost in Space, 1979
oil on canvas
46 x 34 inches

geometric abstraction

 

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Solid Against Loose Forms, 1983
oil on canvas
36 x 48 inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #211, 1975  
collage
5 x 8 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #320, 1978
collage
3 ⅜ x 3 ½ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #645, 1984  
collage

6 ¼ x 6 ⅜ inches

geometric abstraction

Werner Drewes (1899-1985)

Untitled Collage #679, 1985 
collage
8 ¾ x 5 ¾ inches

abstraction

John Ferren (1905-1970)
Untitled, 1951

casein on canvas

36 x 48 in.

geometric abstraction

Perle Fine (1905-1988)

Exploration of Space #4, circa 1943

white ink on black paper

13 x 13 ¼ in.

abstract still life

Carl Holty (1900-1973)
Bread and Flowers, 1948

oil on masonite

48 x 60 in.

abstract landscape

Raymond Jonson (1891-1982)
Untitled, 1937
watercolor and casein on paper

20 x 29 in.

geometric abstraction

Raymond Jonson (1891-1982)
Watercolor No. 20, 1946
watercolor on paper

22 x 30 in.

abstraction with figures

Norman Lewis (1909 – 1979)

Figures on an Orange Ground, 1951

mixed media on paper

19 x 24 in.

Michael Michaeledes (b. 1927) , Painting No. 49, 1964

Michael Michaeledes (b. 1927) 

Painting No. 49, 1964

acrylic on canvas

30 x 30 inches

Michael Michaeledes (b. 1927) , No. 50 Painting, 1965

Michael Michaeledes (b. 1927) 

No. 50 Painting, 1965

acrylic on canvas

30 x 30 inches

geometric abstraction

George L. K. Morris (1905-1975)

Abstraction with Mauve and Green, 1949

gouache and pencil on paper

8 ¼ x 10 5/8 in.

geometric abstraction

George L. K. Morris (1905-1975)

La Boule - Milan, 1949

gouache and pencil on paper

10 5/8 x 8 ¼  in.

geometric abstraction

George L. K. Morris (1905-1975)

TV Fantasy, 1953

gouache and pencil on paper

9 x 11 ¾ in.

Hayward Oubre (1916-2006), Bouquet of Voids, circa 1960

Hayward Oubre (1916-2006)

Bouquet of Voids, circa 1960

painted wire sculpture

34 inches high

Hayward Oubre (1916-2006), Sight of Music, circa 1960

Hayward Oubre (1916-2006)

Sight of Music, circa 1960

painted wire sculpture

42 ¾ inches high

Ray Parker (1922-1990), Untitled, 1963

Ray Parker (1922-1990)

Untitled, 1963

oil on canvas

20 x 17 inches

abstraction

Judith Rothschild (1921-1993)
Eidolon, 1949

oil on canvas
40 x 28 in.

geometric abstraction

Judith Rothschild (1921-1993)
Still Life, 1948
oil on canvas
20 x 20 in.

purple and green abstraction

Rolph Scarlett (1889-1984)
Anthropomorphic Abstraction, 1930s  
gouache on paper
25 3/8 x 39 3/4 in.

geometric abstraction

Rolph Scarlett (1889-1984)

Floating Forms, circa 1960

oil on canvas

41 3/4 x 50 inches

geometric abstraction

Rolph Scarlett (1889-1984)
Geometric Drawing, circa 1940
ink on paper
15 x 11 in.

geometric abstraction

Rolph Scarlett (1889-1984)
Horizontal Abstraction, circa 1960s
mixed media on paper
22 ⅜ x 28 ½ in.

abstraction

Syd Solomon (1917-2004)
Spill, 1975

oil and aerosol enamel on canvas

13 ⅜ x 25 in.

biomorphic abstraction

Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)
Cataclysm, 1946

oil on masonite

30 x 24 in.

blue abstraction

Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)

Infinity Field, 1969

oil on canvas

46 x 31½ in.

abstraction

Esteban Vicente (1903-2001)

Sketch for Tapestry, 1975

paper collage on board

16 ¼ x 16 ¼ inches

abstraction

Esteban Vicente (1903-2001)

Sketch for Tapestry II, 1975

paper collage on board

13 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches

abstraction

Steve Wheeler (1912-1992)

Untitled (W94), circa 1939 - 1942

tempera on panel

7 x 10 in.

Abstract figure

Steve Wheeler (1912-1992)

Untitled #109, circa 1939 - 1942

oil on panel

7 x 10 in.