Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Irving Kriesberg

 (1919 - 2009)
Irving Kriesberg was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  Irving Kriesberg is known for abstract figure and animal painting-figurative expression.

Irving Kriesberg

"Irving Kriesberg, Artist of Dreamlike Landscapes, Dies at 90"

Published in The New York Times, November 18, 2009

Irving Kriesberg, a much-admired American painter whose work combined the intense colors of Abstract Expressionism with haunting images of human and animal forms, died on Nov. 11 at his home in Manhattan.  He was 90.

The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease, his son, Matthias, said.

Where hard-line Abstract Expressionists shunned figural elements in their work, Mr. Kriesberg used them lavishly.  As a result, he was often called a Figurative Expressionist; the term applied to mid-century Expressionists whose work was not strictly abstract.

  ...  Displaying 750 of 8131 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Irving Kriesberg

Born:  1919 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   2009 - New York City
Known for:  abstract figure and animal painting-figurative expression