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Artist of the moment…..Ron Gorchov

Ron Gorchov is an American artist working in an abstract expressionist style born in the year 1930 in Chicago, Illinois. Ron Gorchov is renown for his abstract paintings done on curved and altered canvases. The artist was part of a group from New York that specialized in action painting. The theme of action painting was to disregard any conventional ideas about composition and design.

price range information: Works range from $4,000 to $ 40,000.

For his artistic education Ron Gorchov attended many universities including the University of Mississippi located in Oxford, MS. The artist also attended Roosevelt College and Art Institute located in Chicago, IL. Gorchov also attended the University of Illinois.

Began taking art classes at the age of fourteen years old at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Winner of Guggenheim Fellowship.

Winner of an award for painting from the National Endowment of the Arts.

In this clip we visit a show with the great James Kalm. The show took place in 2012.

And we visit an older show from 2008 with James Kalm:

Ron Gorchov is based out of Brooklyn, New York.

The artist is included in prominent collections including the Whitney Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and the Museum of Modern Art.