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Primarily exploring abstraction, Adolph Gottlieb's style ranges from controlled geometric compositions, to wildly explosive works which maintain a brilliant color palette and dynamically expressive forms. Gottlieb’s attention to proportion and glowing colors are perfectly capture in this late work “Lemon Yellow Ground.” His remarkable abilities as an abstract artist are exemplified in this work as he transports the viewer into a world filled with rich tones and dynamic patterns.

Impressionist artist Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974) was part of the New York School of Abstract Expressionists, and his work was exhibited alongside that of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Clyfford Still, Hans Hofmann and Mark Rothko. Gottlieb had a large impact on the contemporary art world for he was one of the founding members of “The Ten,” which was a group of artists that advocated abstract and expressionist painting. Since his death in 1974, his work has been exhibited in numerous retrospective shows including ones at the American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (2007), the Musée d´Art Moderne et d`Art Contemporain Nice, Nice, France (2008) and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (2010) among others.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Creases
Area: Other area
Location: Upper right
Notes: upper right hand corner slightly bent (see images provided)
Degree: Moderate
Mat Burn
Area: Other area
Location: Overall
Notes: very minor mat burn on edges of the paper (see images provided)
Degree: Minor
Tears / Punctures / Holes
Area: Margin
Location: Upper right
Notes: very minor tear at middle right-hand side of paper (see images provided)
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 29.9 x 22.2 in. (75.95 x 56.39 cm.)
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