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Charles Seliger

 (1926 - 2009)
Charles Seliger was active/lived in New York.  Charles Seliger is known for small scale organic abstraction.

Biography   Charles Seliger


The following obituary of the artist is from The New York Times, October 9, 2009, A20

"Charles Seliger, Abstract Expressionist, Dies at 83" by William Grimes

Strongly influenced by the Surrealists and the idea of automatism — the belief that the artist's undirected hand could reach deep into the unconscious — he layered skeins of fine, interlaced lines and overlapping luminous forms that suggested microscopic views of human tissue or plant specimens, land masses seen from an airplane or undiscovered worlds exploding into being.

Charles Seliger, whose small-scale, jewel-like paintings of imaginary natural forms made him the most idiosyncratic of the first-generation Abstract Expressionists, died in Manhattan on Oc   ...  Displaying 750 of 13119 characters.

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(i) Earth Medallion, 2006 , (ii) Winter: 2008, 2008 , (iii) Astral Images, 2004 (3)
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