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Artist of the moment……….Edith Schloss

 

 

Edith Schloss was an expatriate American painter renown for her abstract expressionist art. Schloss worked as a painter, assemblage artist, and collage artist. The artist studied languages in several European countries before moving to the United States before World War 2.

Once in the United States the artist settled in New York City. She attended the Art Student’s League of New York and also Cooper Union College.

Edith Schloss was born in Offenbach, Germany in the year 1919.

Schloss was married to photographer and film producer Rudy Burckhardt. The marriage was short lived but the couple had a son. Schloss moved to Italy and enjoyed a lengthy career as a writer, though she still painted.

Schloss was known for being friends everyone who was important in the New York City art world.

Edith Schloss passed away in 2011. The artist was 92 years of age.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

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Artist of the moment……Yvonne Jacquette

Yvonne Jacquette is an American painter renown for her aerial landscapes depicting big cities such as New York City. Jacquette is an avid painter and printmaker born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the year 1934.

For her artistic education Jacquette attended the Rhode Island School of Design.

Jacquette was a teacher at Moore College of Art located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This college was the first women’s art school in the United States.

In this clip an interview from 1981:

A great montage of works by Jacquette. Jacquette’s mastery of design shows here, instantly the viewer gets the feeling of looking down:

Price range information: Prints are often found between $2,000 and $18,000. Originals are scarce, no pricing available.

Jacquette was also married to a fellow artist named Rudy Burckhardt. Burckhardt was renown for his photography of New York City. He loved to fly and shoot the landscape from an aerial view. Burckhardt was very successful as a commercial photographer and lived from 1914 to 1999.