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Adolph Gottlieb

 (1903 - 1974)
Adolph Gottlieb was active/lived in New York.  Adolph Gottlieb is known for Primitive painting-totemic non objective and realism.

Adolph Gottlieb

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Born in New York City in 1903, Adolph Gottlieb was a founding member of The Ten, a group devoted to abstract art with whom he was active for about five years.  He became a major exponent of Abstract Expressionism whose painting style is linked to Marc Rothko, Clyfford Still and Barnet Newman.  A major theme in Gottlieb's painting is the challenge to humans to resolve dualities within the universe, the pressure of opposites: male and female, chaos and order, creation and destruction, order and chaos.

His career is described as having four phases: Pictographs (1940s), Grids and Imaginary Landscapes (1951 to 1957), Bursts (1957 to 1974) and Imaginary Landscapes (1960s).  Although he lived primarily in New York   ...  Displaying 750 of 7988 characters.

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About  Adolph Gottlieb

Born:  1903 - New York City
Died:   1974 - New York City
Known for:  Primitive painting-totemic non objective and realism