(1899 - 1969)
Sid Gotcliffe was active/lived in New York. Sid Gotcliffe is known for painting, political themed printmaking and magazine illustration.
Biography Sid Gotcliffe
Sid Gotcliffe was a painter and print maker, born England, he came to the United States around 1920. He was largely self-taught, and his work for the W.P.A. was primitive in style.
Gotcliffe was once the assistant to Louis Schanker. Like many other WPA artists, he did drawings for The New Masses magazine, a Communist leaning publication.
He exhibited extensively, including New School Society 1938 and the Museum of Modern Art 1944. He was included in a 1945 exhibition titled “Portrait of America” at the Dallas Museum of Art, Smithsonian 1952, Yale 1965, and a WPA exhibition of WPA at Parsons School of Design in 1977.
The National Gallery of Art holds one la
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