1960s Syd Solomon (American: 1917-2004), Pigeons, oil on artist board, rectilinear, horizontal presentation, abstract pointillism, depicts the common bird in abstract, housed on a molded wood frame.
Frame Dimensions: 15¾”H 19¾”W
Sight Dimensions: 9¾”H 13¾”W
ARTIST: Biography from Butler Institute of American Art:
“The following is from “Syd Solomon: A Retrospective Showing” exhibited at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and New York Cultural Center in 1975. Born Uniontown, PA 1917. Education: Art Institute of Chicago; L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Teaching: Pittsburgh Art Institute; Ringling Museum of Art; Sarasota School of Art; Famous Artists School; New College in Sarasota; Visiting Instructor at University of Illinois in Urbana; Visiting Professor at Roberson Center for the Arts in Binghamton, NY; Visiting Artist at Tampa Bay Art Center. Awards: Wrote and directed original play “Off Limits”, which toured in France, Belgium and Luxembourg during 1945; State Department U.S. Cultural Exchange program to Israel; Ford Foundation Special Purchase Grant for the Guggenheim Museum. Exhibitions: Many exhibits from 1944 including Clearwater Museum of Art in Clearwater, FL; Lowe Art Gallery in Coral Gables; Associated American Artists Galleries; Saidenberg Gallery in New York; Midtown Gallery; Trend House Gallery in Florida; Brevard College; Paintings of the Circus at Sarasota Art Association; Annual Exhibition at the American Water Color Society 1955; Fifty Ninth Annual Exhibition at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian 1956; Invitational Exhibition at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1959; Whitney Museum of American Art in 1964; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Collections: Adelphi University; Baltimore Museum of Art; Chrysler Art Museum; Guggenheim Museum; High Museum of Art; New Orleans Museum of Art; Wadsworth Museum; Whitney Museum of American Art; Witte Memorial Museum.” RE: AskArt
Provenance: 2012 Harlowe-Powell Auction Gallery Charlottesville; Mark C. Grove.