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Artist of the moment……..Adolph Gottlieb

 

Adolph  Gottlieb was an abstract painter and printmaker born in New York City in the year 1903.

For his artistic education Gottlieb attended the famed New York ¬†City Art Students League where he studied with painter John Sloan. Gottleib took courses at the Cooper Union College of Art and the Parson’s School of Design. Gottlieb also studied at the Grand Chaumiere located in Paris, France.

 

Gottleib was part of a group of painters called the Group of Ten who all enjoyed working in an abstract manner. The group was made in 1935.

Elected to the American Institute of Arts and Letters.

Gottleib suffered a stroke in 1970, which caused the loss of the right side of his body. Gottleib learned to paint with his left arm and hand before passing away in 1974.

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In the clip below a great selection of works by Gottlieb including some photographs of the artist:

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