Artist of the moment…..Sidney Gordin

Sidney Gordin was born in Chilyabinsk, Russia in the year 1918. Gordin was a painter and sculptor dealing with modernist design and simple geometric shapes employing the rectangle in many works.  His family moved to the United States in 1922.

For his artistic education Gordin attended Cooper Union located in New York City.

Elected to the National Academy of Design in the year 1993.

Was part of the teaching faculty at the University of California Berkeley from 1958 to 1986.

Sidney Gordin passed away in 1996 at the age of 77 years old.

Many works are made of wood and then painted.

Gordin is included in prominent collections of the Whitney Museum of New York City, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Francisco Museum of Art.

In this clip from Goss Sullivan galleries we view some works from a show about the artist given in 2009:

price range information: Most works priced between $3,000 and $100,000.

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