Artist of the moment….Shirley Goldfarb


Shirley Goldfarb was an American painter renowned for her Abstract Expressionist style. Shirley Goldfarb was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in the year 1925.

Goldfarb studied privately in New York City. Whilst in New York she would met a husband who was a fellow artist, Greg Masurovsky. The couple would marry and have one child.

The couple would relocated to Paris and become involved with the expatriate artists that lived there.

Goldfarb was famous and sold well in Europe. Goldfarb kept a personal journal of her life and it was made into a very successful theater play.

Surprisingly the first solo show for Shirley Goldfarb int he United States took place after she passed away. Goldfarb was given a solo show at the Museum of Women in the Arts located in Washington D.C.

Goldfarb is part of many prestigious collections including the Museum of Modern Art located in Paris, France and the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City.

Shirley Goldfarb died from cancer in the year 1980.

Price range information: Sorry none available. The artist worked in gouache and oils.

Goldfarb’s use of color is extraordinary in her style of abstract painting.



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