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Giorgio Cavallon

 (1904 - 1989)
Giorgio Cavallon was active/lived in New York.  Giorgio Cavallon is known for abstract expression-geometric painting.

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Giorgio Cavallon


Born in Sorio, near Vicenza, Italy, abstract painter Georgio Cavallon was influenced early in his career by Dutch modernist Piet Mondrian. In New York City during the 1930s and 1940s, he was closely associated with Arshile Gorky, William De Kooning, and other abstract expressionists. The geometric forms in relatively later work such as "Untitled,"1959, in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, have been compared to the color shapes of the early work of Matisse.

Since the late 1960s and 1970s, Cavallon has framed his surfaces with small, dark shapes in order to control the large, unified rectangles of light color.
Cavallons paintings have been described as exuding a subtle, atmospheric light reminiscent of Mediterr  ...  Displaying 750 of 8923 characters.



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About  Giorgio Cavallon

Born:  1904 - Sorio, Italy
Died:   1989
Known for:  abstract expression-geometric painting