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Michael Loew

American (1907-1985)

Green Night (1960)

Price Realized: $10,400
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Medium

oil on canvas

Dimensions

40 x 34 inches

Signature

signed lower right

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Frame Information

frame dimensions: 41 x 34 3/4 x 1/2 inches, wood strip frame

Provenance

from a private collection, by descent from the artist's estate

Condition

very good condition, canvas is slightly loose in bottom left corner, would benefit from a cleaning

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The Estate of Michael Loew

Title: The Estate of Michael Loew / Collection

Michael Loew’s abstract expressionist work, marked by experimentation with color and geometry, has earned him a stellar reputation on the New York art scene and beyond. A member of the Spiral Group, the artist was heavily involved in activism, particularly causes related to artist’s rights. In the 1930s, Loew created a series of murals for the WPA, collaborating at one point with friend and fellow artist Willem De Kooning on a mural for the New York World Fair. The artist taught for a time at the University of California at Berkeley and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. His work is held in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and many other important institutions.  

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