VINTAGE ABSTRACT MODERNIST OIL PAINTING Mid Century Signed Listed NY Artist
VINTAGE ABSTRACT MODERNIST OIL PAINTING Mid Century Signed - Listed NY Artist. With Original NY Gallery Label. Lyrical modernist abstraction with playful light effects and wonderful shifts of color. Pearlescent yellow linear passages echo the beautiful tonal qualities of subtle shape and texture. Early 1950's classic modernist masterwork. Born in New York City, Paul Berlin was a semi-abstract painter who achieved early success as a landscape, portrait, and mural painter in New York. Inspired by a 1913 visit to the Southwest, he became an early member of the Santa Fe school of western painting and did Indian portraits and landscapes including the. In the 1912 Armory Show exhibition, he was one of the youngest members in the exhibition and the only painter who had visited the Southwest. However, his abstract, expressionistic style was viewed suspiciously by other painters in the West. Burlin taught at the Art Students League summer school in Woodstock, New York after it was re-established, following World War II, in 1947. He was a member of the American Congress of Artists and was active in the Provincetown Art Colony. He taught at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, the University of Wyoming, and Washington University in St. In 1962, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, held a retrospective exhibition of Burlin's work.
Collections include the Museum of Modern Art, New York City. Whitney Museum of American Art.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Massachusetts. Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe. Oil painting on canvas board.
Original water gilded floating style modernist frame. Original New York - S. Please see all photos for description. Measures 21" x 17" including frame.
Painting measures 20" x 16". Feedback: We strive for excellent feedback and always try to make sure items are represented as accurately as possible and arrive safely to your destination. The item "VINTAGE ABSTRACT MODERNIST OIL PAINTING Mid Century Signed Listed NY Artist" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
The seller is "greykitten2012" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: Paul (Harry Paul) Burlin
- Style: Abstract
- Listed By: Artist
- Quantity Type: Single-Piece Work
- Painting Surface: canvas board
- Medium: Oil
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969
- Features: Framed
- Subject: Abstract
- Originality: Original