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Artist of the moment……Jack Tworkov

Jack Tworkov was born in Biala Podlaska, Russian Empire in the year 1900. Tworkov was renowned for his abstract paintings. When he began as an artist Tworkov wanted to be a writer. ¬†For his artistic education Tworkov attended Columbia University, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Student’s League of New York City.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $500,000. Tworkov worked as a printmaker and also in watercolor, oils, and acrylic.

Tworkov was also an avid teacher working at many well respected institutions with art programs including American University, Black Mountain College, Pratt Institute, and Yale University.

His family moved to the United States in 1913.

In this clip we view some works by Tworkov set to Chopin:

In many of his abstract works Tworkov worked with basic geometric shapes and basic color.

Tworkov died in 1982 at the age of 82 years of age.