(1922 - 2007)
Jules Olitski was active/lived in New York. Jules Olitski is known for color-field abstraction, sculptor, graphics.
Biography Jules Olitski
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Color Field painter, Jules Olitski was a GI Bill student in Paris,
where he had his first solo exhibition in 1951. Later in New York, with
his GI compatriot Ellsworth Kelly, "he explored the autonomy of
materials in terms of a completely flat definition of shape and color."
He then investigated the staining techniques established by Helen
Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, and Morris Louis, and finally in the
1960s arrived at the method of spray painting which has become his
domain by right of accomplishment. Olitski adopted a technique in which
he employed airbrushes or squeegees, applying paint in a multilayered
Olitski, together with Larry Poons, Noland,
Frankenthaler and Louis, was at the center
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