(1903 - 1974)
Adolph Gottlieb was active/lived in New York. Adolph Gottlieb is known for primitive painting-totemic non objective and realism.
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Born in New York City in 1903, Adolph Gottlieb was a founding member of
The Ten, a group devoted to abstract art with whom he was active for
about five years. He became a major exponent of Abstract
Expressionism whose painting style is linked to Marc Rothko, Clyfford
Still and Barnet Newman. A major theme in Gottlieb's painting is
the challenge to humans to resolve dualities within the universe, the
pressure of opposites: male and female, chaos and order, creation and
destruction, order and chaos.
His career is described as
having four phases: Pictographs (1940s), Grids and Imaginary Landscapes
(1951 to 1957), Bursts (1957 to 1974) and Imaginary Landscapes
(1960s). Although he lived primarily in New York
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