(1927 - 1985)
Gordon Cook was active/lived in California, Illinois. Gordon Cook is known for ironic real views, still life and landscape painting, printmaking.
Biography Gordon Cook
A painter and printmaker, Gordon Cook became active in the Bay Area
California art scene from the time he was married to abstract
painter Joan Brown in the 1970s. In fact, Brown painted a
portrait of the two of them posed with their dog in the formal garden
of the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House.
His early paintings were small
in size, muted in color, and usually depicted single still-life
subjects such as a box, a single flower or a wheel. These works were
both very defined and quite expressive with impasto paint
Before then, his reputation was for printmaking, and after the 1970s,
his focus turned to landscape painting, especially solitary buildings
in the delta area o
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