Sam Grodensky (1894-1974) became a full time artist in 1956, after he had closed his Brooklyn, New York, business and moved to Coral Gables, Florida. Experiences and inspirations of a life time were the themes of a prolific artist, who had no time to waste.
Some of his work centers around Jewish themes drawn from memories of his Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish home and neighborhood. Other work seems to have been inspired by the French Impressionists or by the sunny landscape of South Florida.
Following three years of study with Miami artist Eugene Massin, Grodensky developed his own themes and style. His paintings evolved from a highly detailed classical realist style into a more free-flowing impressionist s
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