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Period: 1980s
Homage a Sam Francis, Folded Monoprint Mixed Media Splatter Painting Art Print
Located in Surfside, FL
This is a mixed media monoprint titled Homage a Sam (I first thought it was for Sam Gilliam but the artist told me it was for Sam Francis. He has done a number of these Homages as I ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Handmade Paper, Monoprint

Cteno Drawings set of ten abstract ink drawings by David Knudsvig
Located in New York, NY
David Knudsvig Cteno Drawings 1989 Set of ten ink drawings 33 x 26 in. / 83.8 x 66 cm The artist and sculptor David Knudsvig (1947-1993) was a prominent AIDS activist and was the partner of artist David Nelson...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Archival Paper

Untitled
By Ray Mead
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Although Ray Mead (1921-1988) was born in the UK, studied at the famed Slade School of Art, and served in the Royal Air Force during the war, his artistic career was established and ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Graphite

Untitled, 1980, gouache on paper
Located in PARIS, FR
Andrée HONOREE (1945-1992) Untitled, 1980 Gouache on paper Signed and dated "1980" lower center 43 x 31.5 cm Born in 1945 in Tourcoing, Andrée Honoré is one of the women sculptors w...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache

Abstract Expressionist Watercolor Painting Woodblock Political Poster Mel King
Located in Surfside, FL
This is original watercolor over a limited edition woodcut political poster. hand signed, dated and numbered. it bears similarity to works by Alexander Calder. Employing a star and abstract design. Katherine Porter is an American artist born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1941. She received her BA from Colorado College in 1963. Katherine Porter received an honorary doctorate from Colby College. She has shown twice in the Whitney Biennial and solo exhibitions at the Knoedler Gallery in London, the Nina Nielsen Gallery in Boston, and the Andre Emmerich and Salander-O'Reilly Galleries in New York. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Tel Aviv Museum and Bezalel Museum in Jerusalem. (Katherine Page Porter, Katherine Pavlis Porter) Her exhibitions include biennials in 1976 and 1981 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City; 1980 at the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts; 1981, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; 1985, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; and 1987 at the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City. Classic Americana. American Abstract Expressionism. Early Pattern and Decoration piece, The movement was championed by the gallery owner Holly Solomon. The P&D movement wanted to revive an interest in minor forms such as patterning which at that point was equated with triviality. The prevailing negative view of decoration was one not generally shared by non-Western cultures, The Pattern and Decoration movement was influenced by sources outside of what was considered to be fine art. Blurring the line between art and design, many P&D works mimic patterns like those on wallpapers, printed fabrics, and quilts. There is a close connection between the Pattern and Decoration movement and the Feminist art movement. The P&D movement arose in opposition to the Minimalist and Conceptualist movements. Mary Grigoriadis Valerie Jaudon, Joyce Kozloff, Miriam Schapiro, Robert Zakanitch all worked in this same vein. SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY Knoedler Gallery, London Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY Pace Gallery, Addison, ME Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (drawings) Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS Contemporary Landscape Painting, Nagoya/Boston Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan From the Collection of Edward Broida, Palm Beach Art Museum, Palm Beach, FL Abstraction Per Se (through January 1993), Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY Painting Self-Evident (Curator), Picolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC Art on Paper 1990, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Museo Barjola, Gijon, Spain; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY Sightings, Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona; Casa Revilla, Valladolid, Invitational, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT Atelier Project, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, NY Landscape Show, Allan Frumkin Gallery, NY Rethinking the Avant-Garde, by Jonathan Fineberg, The Katonah Gallery, NY Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NY Group Show, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland Contemporary Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NY Modern Expressionist: German, Italian, & American Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, NY American Women Artists, Part II: Younger Generation, Sidney Janis Gallery, NY Contemporary Works on Paper, Frumkin-Adams Gallery, NY Hassam Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse, The New York Museum of Contemporary Art, NY Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY Homage to Arthur Dove, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY Six Painters, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY Twenty New York Painters, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA 74th American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Abstract Painting, Women’s Caucus, NY Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Spoleto Choice, Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC From Women’s Eyes, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA Theodoran, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY Three If By Air, Obelisk Gallery, Boston, MA Betty Parsons Collection, Finch College, New York, NY SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Achenbach Foundation), San Francisco, CA Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, MI Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Gemeentsmuseum of the Hague, The Hague, Netherlands (permanent installation) Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Mount Holyoke...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Woodcut

Unique signed abstract pastel and chalk painting on paper Albright Knox Gallery
Located in New York, NY
Jene Highstein Untitled, 1982 Pastel and Chalk on Paper Hand signed and dated by artist on the front 32 × 40 inches Frame included Original hand signed pastel and chalk drawing, with...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Chalk, Pastel, Mixed Media

Untitled
Located in Barcelona, ES
The painting is being offered with a work and authenticity certificate
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Snowflake Crime XIX, ACE Gallery Collection, unique signed acrylic & fabric work
Located in New York, NY
Robert Rauschenberg 'Snowflake Crime XIX', from the ACE Gallery Collection, 1981 Solvent transfer, acrylic and fabric collage on handmade paper with deckled edges Signed and dated '81 in permanent marker on the back; bears unique artist inventory number on the back This is a UNIQUE work of art 7 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches This work is affixed on the top to its original mat, and the artist's hand signature can be seen on the verso, along with the date and artist's unique inventory number. Rauschenberg Reference No: RR-81.002 Signed and dated '81 by Robert Rauschenberg in permanent marker on the verso; bears unique inventory number Provenance: ACE Gallery art collection...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Fabric, Acrylic, Handmade Paper, Mixed Media, Permanent Marker

III-8 (hand painted, signed monoprint composition on two individual sheets)
By Michael Heizer
Located in New York, NY
Michael Heizer III-8 (two unique works), 1983 Monoprint on two individual sheets of white handmade TGL paper, hand colored with colored pencils, paint sticks, and liquid and spray ac...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paint, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Handmade Paper, Color Pencil, Monoprint, Mo...

Sklye by Sam Francis - Abstract Modern Work on Paper
Located in London, GB
*UK BUYERS WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL 5% IMPORT DUTY ON TOP OF THE ABOVE PRICE Sklye by Sam Francis (1923-1994) Acrylic on paper 14.6 x 10.2 cm (5 ³/₄ x 4 inches) Signed, Sam Francis an...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Acrylic

Untitled Geometric Abstraction - unique signed and inscribed work -framed
Located in New York, NY
Paul Pagk Untitled Geometric Abstraction, 1989 Gouache and watercolor on paper Signed, dated and inscribed "A Jacqueline". Frame included Excellent unique work on paper by contempora...
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Abstract Geometric 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Pencil, Graphite

Basket Case
Located in New York, NY
Basket Case, 1986 Ballpoint pen on paper 11 x 8-1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm) Signed and dated, lower margin At the heart of Bousfield's work lies a lyrical celebration of color and tact...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ballpoint Pen

Maker’s Prayer
Located in New York, NY
Maker’s Prayer, 1986 Ballpoint pen on paper 11 x 8-1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm) Signed, titled, and dated, lower margin At the heart of Bousfield's work lies a lyrical celebration of co...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ballpoint Pen

Wayvox
Located in New York, NY
Wayvox, 1986 Ballpoint pen on paper 11 x 8-1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm) Signed, titled, and dated, lower margin At the heart of Bousfield's work lies a lyrical celebration of color and ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ballpoint Pen

Whirlwind
Located in New York, NY
Whirlwind, 1989 Graphite on paper 11 x 8-1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm) Signed and titled, lower margin At the heart of Bousfield's work lies a lyrical celebration of color and tactile se...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

Crystal Ball
Located in New York, NY
Crystal Ball, 1989 Graphite on paper 11 x 8-1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm) Signed, titled, and dated, verso At the heart of Bousfield's work lies a lyrical celebration of color and tactil...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Graphite

"Untitled (C82-142)" Hannelore Baron, Mixed Media Collage, Abstract
By Hannelore Baron
Located in New York, NY
Hannelore Baron Untitled (C82-142), 1982 Signed and dated on the reverse Mixed media collage Sheet 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches Provenance: Manny Silverman ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Fabric, Paper, Mixed Media, Laid Paper

Handwritten signed Letter ("Thanks again for the Drawings and Letters") unique
Located in New York, NY
Keith Haring Original Handwritten, hand signed Letter, ca. 1987 Ink on Haring's Private letterhead Stationery, Hand written and hand signed by Keith...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Permanent Marker

Polarity #9 unique signed color field abstract color painting on paper - a gem!
Located in New York, NY
Jay Rosenblum Polarity #9, 1981 Acrylic on Paper painting 6 × 9 1/2 inches Pencil signed and titled on the front Unique work Unframed ]This gem of a work is an acrylic painting on p...
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Abstract Geometric 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Acrylic, Archival Paper

Abstract Gestural Drawing Chalk and Charcoal Drawing, Light Sculpture Artist
Located in Surfside, FL
James O. Clark, American sculptor, art educator. Recipient Sculpture award, Creative Artists Public Service, 1978, award for sculpture, National Endowment for Arts, 1982, Graphics award, 1983; fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1989; grantee, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 1995, New York Counsel on Arts. Member selection committee Islip (New York ) Museum, 2002; Member of American Abstract Artist (associate; active 1999—2003). ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 2015 ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2011 RHV Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY 2010 Mariboe Gallery, Hightstown, NJ 2009 Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY 2006 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY 1998-9 “Tulips, Hysteria, Coordinating”, Nicholas Davies, New York, NY 1997 “James O. Clark”, Ohio University, Athens, OH 1994 The College of Saint Rose Art Gallery, Albany, NY 1991 Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY 1990 James...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Chalk, Charcoal

Abstract composition, 1988, charcoal and ink wash on paper
Located in PARIS, FR
Albert CHAMINADE (1923-2010) Abstract composition, 1988 Charcoal and ink wash on paper Signed and dated "88" lower right Dimensions of the work : 25 x 38 cm Dimensions of the origina...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Ink, Watercolor

Paysage linéaire by José Gerson - Gouache on paper 69x50 cm
Located in Geneva, CH
Work on paper without frame
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Surrealist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Pastel, Gouache, Carbon Pencil

Vintage Modernist Abstract -- "Aquarelle #93"
By Yukako Okudaira
Located in Soquel, CA
Substantial modernist watercolor by California artist Yukako Okudaira (American, b. 1943). Signed lower right. Metal frame. Image size, 18"H x 20"W. (We inlcuded a reference image of the artist in the image section, we don't have the actual photograph) Yukako Okudaira was born in Tokyo and raised in Kugenuma Kaigan. She immigrated to California in 1962. She holds a Master’s degree in painting from California State University in San Jose. In 1985 she studied at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture under Elizabeth Murray, Richard Serra, John Chamberian, Mary Heilman...
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Modern 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Untitled Abstract Expressionist painting Kabbalah inspired mystical abstract
Located in New York, NY
JAY MILDER Untitled, ca. 1987 Gouache on Paper hand signed in pencil, lower left. Image is 9 square inches; framed it's 16 square inches Frame included: held in the original vintage frame A protege of Hans Hofmann, Milder also studied Jewish mysticism and Kaballah. Poignant framed color gouache painting on paper by second generation Abstract Expressionist painter Jay Milder, a former student of Hans Hofmann, whose work has been greatly informed by his background and interest in Jewish mysticism and Kaballah. Most recently, Milder had been represented by the Lohin Geduld Gallery in Manhattan and Eric Firestone. The visible sheet measures approximately 9 square inches. Framed, the work measures 16 square inches. Artist's official biography: JAY MILDER Born 1934 in Omaha, Nebraska, Jay Milder became a noted abstract painter in the New York art scene in 1958 when he, Bob Thompson, and Red Grooms founded City Gallery. They were all influenced by Abstract Expressionism, but closer to Willem De Kooning than Jackson Pollock because all three were committed to figurative work. Milder was originally shown at The Allan Stone Gallery and then when Martha Jackson took over as Milder’s dealer, her client, Walter Chrysler...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Mixed Media, Oil

Nickle Drawing
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Nickle Drawing Ink and watercolor on laid paper, 1982 Signed and dated lower right in ink The title references a comment that her husband, David Smith, made regarding her drawings. He said that they were only worth a nickle and the name stuck even thought her works are highly prized. The dating of this work reflects the date inscribed on the watercolor. The style and black ink lines with dots terminating the line is a compositional device the artist used in the 1950's. Condition: Very fine/excellent 4 old hinge residue in the corners verso from previous matting Sheet/image size: 7 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches Dorothy Dehner (1901-1994) Painter, sculptor, art writer, and poet, Dorothy Dehner explored abstraction, cubism, realism and surrealism during her artistic journey. Early in her career she was known for painting and for large-cast metal sculptures, but in the 1950s and 1960s, turned increasingly to wood cut into hard-edge geometric shapes. From 1950, she lived primarily in New York City. Dorothy Dehner was born in 1901 in Cleveland, Ohio, but, as a teenager in 1916, moved to Pasadena, California when her parents died. Her artistic interests were initially in acting. She majored in drama at UCLA for the school year of 1922-1923, then moved to New York City to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. After travel to Europe in France, Italy and Switzerland in 1925, where she saw Cubist and Fauve paintings as well as the great art of the ages, Dehner entered the Art Students League to study sculpture, but switched to painting because she felt the former was bound in academic formula. She studied drawing with Kimon Nicolaides and painting with Kenneth Hayes Miller. In 1929, she studied painting with Jan Matulka. Meeting artist John Graham in that year, he introduced her to Milton Avery, Stuart Davis and Arshile Gorky. She would also take art courses years later at Skidmore College in 1951. Dehner married sculptor David Smith in 1927. She was evidently very helpful in his artistic growth, but friction would develop because Smith allegedly saw his wife as artistic competition. Although she painted and drew Cubist and Surrealist works during their marriage, and realistic ones of life on their Bolton Landing, New York farm during the period 1941 to 1944, Dehner would essentially put her exhibition life on hold until their divorce in 1952. Meanwhile, they traveled to Europe in 1935. She later wrote about Smith, as well as painter John Graham and Jan Matulka, her teacher. Although she had shown in the 1946 Audubon Artists exhibition, winning first prize in drawing, and in the Whitney Annual of 1951, it was the year of her divorce, 1952, that Dehner had her first one-person exhibition at the Rose Fried Gallery...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Unique drawing on Tony Shafrazi poster, signed & inscribed to Warhol's boyfriend
Located in New York, NY
Kenny Scharf Original drawing on Tony Shafrazi poster, signed and inscribed to Andy Warhol's last boyfriend Jon Gould, 1984 Permanent marker drawing on Kenny Scharf Tony Shafrazi Gallery exhibition poster (hand signed and inscribed by Kenny Scharf) Boldly signed and inscribed to Andy Warhol's last boyfriend Jon Gould Frame included: Framed in a museum quality wood frame with UV plexiglass. Measurements: Frame: 35 x 28.5 x 1.5 inches Print 28.25 x 22 inches Own a piece of Pop Art history! This is a unique drawing hand signed and inscribed by Kenny Scharf, done on a vintage collectible 1984 poster from the legendary Tony Shafrazi Gallery. If you saw "The Andy Warhol Diaries" on Netflix, you'd know about Warhol's relationship with Jon Gould - Andy's last boyfriend; tragically, Warhol would become Gould's last boyfriend as well, when, soon after, Gould would die of AIDS at the young age of 33 Kenny Scharf created an original drawing, done in marker, and inscribed it to Jon Gould (featured prominently in Andy Warhol's Diaries and the eponymous Netflix series) - and it had not been seen since the 1980s. Jon Gould was a New England educated former Vice President of Corporate Communications at Paramount Pictures - a Boston Brahmin whose real claim to fame was as Andy Warhol's last boyfriend. This work was acquired from the widely publicized sale of the collection of Jon Gould - -a treasure trove of valuable gifts and art works by Warhol and others like Kenny Scharf, Basquiat and Keith Haring to Gould - that had not been seen in nearly four decades. This is one of the works from that impressive sale. Below are links to two of the many articles about the collection of Jon Gould in the New York Times, Artnet News and the New York Post respectively. About Kenny Scharf: Kenny Scharf (b. 1958, United States) is a renowned artist affiliated with the 1980’s East Village Art movement in New York. Scharf developed a distinct and uniquely personal artistic style in paintings as well as sculpture, alongside his mentor Andy Warhol, and contemporaries like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring with whom he pioneered contemporary street art. References to popular culture reoccur throughout his works, such as appropriated cartoon characters from the Flintstones and Jetsons, as well as imagined anthropomorphic creatures. Through ecstatic compositions and a dazzling color palette, Scharf presents an immersive viewing experience that is both intimate and fresh. Scharf’s multifaceted practice—spanning painting, sculpture, installation work, murals, performance and fashion—reflects his dedication to the creation of dynamic forms of art that deconstruct existing artistic hierarchies, echoing the philosophy of Pop artists. Yet Scharf’s artistic significance expands beyond the art historical terrain of Pop Art; the artist instead coined the term “Pop Surrealist” to describe his one-of-a-kind practice. His inclusion in the 1985 Whitney Biennial marked the start of his international phenomenon, a reputation that continues to thrive today. Courtesy of Almine Rech MORE ABOUT JON GOULD: Warhol wrote extensively on Jon Gould in his diaries. In July, 2022, when the Netflix series "The Andy Warhols Diaries" came out, the New York Post (among many other publications) ran a major feature article on Warhol's relationship with Gould and on this very sale: It reads, "When Harriet Woodsom Gould died in 2016 in her nineties, she left behind a trove of family heirlooms dating back to the 1700s in her Amesbury, Mass., home. Yet in her attic, she had a secret veritable shrine to pop art. There, she had stashed her late son Jon Gould’s belongings for decades since his death in 1986 from AIDS. He had vases painted by Jean-Michel Basquiat, works by Keith Haring and dozens and dozens of gifts — photos, valentines, sketches, letters and more — from pop god Andy Warhol. “My mother kept everything,” Jon’s twin brother, Jay Gould, told The Post. Jay knew his brother “had some type of relationship” with Warhol in the 1980s, though Jon always remained discreet about it. “We were very close, identical twins, but we never talked a lot about his sexuality,” Jay, now 68, explained. “It was a different time.” Yet, he was still stunned to read the poetry and love notes Jon wrote to the older artist. “I didn’t realize the relationship was as deep as it was.” Actually, no one really knew. Gould was Warhol’s last romance, a young Paramount executive with floppy hair and preppy good looks who died tragically at 33. And though Warhol frequently mentioned him in his famed diaries, published posthumously in 1989, the artist’s dashed-off musings gave the impression that Jon was more of a crush than a genuine partner...Gould didn’t so much enter into Warhol’s life as Warhol willed him into it. It was April 1981, and Warhol, then 52, was still reeling from his breakup with Jed Johnson... Jed left that December, and that spring Warhol confessed to feeling lonely: “I’ve got these desperate feelings that nothing means anything. And then I decide that I should try to fall in love, and that’s what I’m doing now with Jon Gould.” Gould was a 26-year-old Paramount exec: a New England WASP with a lithe, strong physique and charismatic personality, who looked straight. Warhol reasoned: “Jon is a good person to be in love with because he has his own career, and I can develop movie ideas with him, you know? And maybe he can even convince Paramount to advertise in Interview, too. Right? So my crush on him will be good for business.” Warhol began courting Gould with a vengeance, sending extravagant bouquets of roses to his office at Paramount. He even offered their mutual friend, the photographer Christopher Makos, a fancy watch if he could get Gould to be his boyfriend. “I guess he never got loved,” Makos says in the series. “Because I didn’t get my watch.” (Jay Gould also tells the camera that his brother had admitted that he was in a relationship but that he said they didn’t have sex.) At first, Gould resisted Warhol’s attention, but eventually the two began spending a lot of time together, though Gould would frequently pull away if things got too intense, and he often would tell Warhol not to write about him in his diary. “I think my brother was concerned about his career at that time,” Jay Gould said. But the younger man attended parties and art events with him, invited the artist skiing with his family in Aspen and even for a time moved into his place on 66th Street. “I love going out with Jon because it’s like being on a real date,” Warhol wrote early in their relationship. “He’s tall and strong and I feel like he can take care of me.” Yet it turned out that Warhol would have to take care of Gould. On Feb. 4, 1984, Jon was admitted to New York Hospital with pneumonia — though it was understood that he had AIDS. Warhol stayed with him in the hospital every night for the 30 days he was there, despite his fear of hospitals since getting shot and his fear of getting AIDS. (Warhol couldn’t bring himself to talk about Gould’s illness in the diary, but his editor notes that when Gould was released March 7, Warhol instructed his housekeepers to wash Jon’s clothes and dishes “separate from mine.”). Around 1985, Warhol began working on his massive series of 100 works based on Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Permanent Marker, Lithograph, Offset

Original Radiant Baby drawing (hand signed and inscribed by Keith Haring)
Located in New York, NY
Keith Haring Untitled drawing inscribed to David, 1988 Original drawing on paper bound in historic monograph, inscribed to David Copley Boldly signed, inscribed and dated in black marker above the drawing Iconic, unique radiant baby drawing...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Permanent Marker, Offset

Untitled #31, original pastel by Washington Color School and Color Field painter
Located in New York, NY
Paul Allen Reed Untitled #31, 1982 Oil pastel on paper Pencil signed dated and annotated "7 10 79 1" by Paul Reed on the lower front Frame included: Th...
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Color-Field 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Pastel

Untitled
Located in New York, NY
This refined ink on paper work was realized by the renowned American artist Alexander Markovich circa 1985, which the scholar Svetlana Rakic called "The most dispersed and energy-cha...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Archival Paper

Monotype with hand painting geometric abstraction by renowned color field artist
Located in New York, NY
Kenneth Noland Untitled, 1987 Monotype with hand painting on wove paper Hand signed and dated with artist's copyright in pencil on the back; also with the blind stamp/chop mark lower...
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Color-Field 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Acrylic, Monotype, Pencil, Screen

"Sierra Country", Abstracted Landscape Watercolor
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant abstract landscape watercolor titled "Sierra Country" by Erle Loran (American, 1905-1999), 1984. Titled, signed, and dated on verso. Presented in a painted metal frame, without glass. Image, 23"H x 31"L. Measures: 30"H x 37"W. Erle Loran was a modernist of urban and coastal views and geometric painting. Erle Loran was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied at the Minneapolis School of Art under the direction of Cameron Booth...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Archival Paper

Abstract Composition - Mixed Media by Paolo Pasotto - 1986
Located in Roma, IT
Astract composition is an artwork realized by Paolo Pasotto in 1986.  50 x 35 cm. Hand signed bottom right.  Mixed techinique on paper. Good conditions!
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media

Untitled Chevron Collage, de-accessioned from the Honolulu Museum of Art
Located in New York, NY
KENNETH NOLAND Untitled, for Trustees of the Honolulu Museum of Art, 1984 Mixed Media collage with silver and colored foil on board. Signed on verso (back) with personal inscription. "for Twig and Laila" (Trustees of the Honolulu Museum of Art), Deaccessioned from the Honolulu Museum of Art Collection Inscription done in black marker and reads: "A Little Exercise For Twig and Laila With Thanks For A Wonderful 3 Days At ' Cedar House' On The 'Big Island'... 1 Sept 1984 Honolulu Hawaii." Frame included Measurements Framed: 12.5" x 12.5" x .3" Artwork: 8.75" x 8.75" This reflective Chevron collage was de-accessioned by the Honolulu Museum of Art. In 2018, it was exhibited in the show "On Black Mountain: The Bauhaus Legacy in America", April 5, 2019-April 27, 2019 at the Sager Braudis Gallery in Columbia, Missouri, and is reproduced in the exhibition catalogue. Unique signed and dedicated mixed media collage with silver and colored foil on board by the important Color Field painter Kenneth Noland. It's quite a dazzling work, combining color field, geometric abstraction with Op Art, as the work changes appearance and color with the reflected and refracted light. - sometimes appearing light; sometimes darker. See the photos -- there's a light one and a darker one - and they both depict the same work. What's so impressive is that this work literally changes color depending on how the light reflects against it. The artist wrote a personal and heartfelt inscription on the verso to "Twig and Laila". (Twig (sic), which the artist deliberately misspells, is Thurston Twigg Smith, former publisher of The Honolulu Advertiser, who was married to New York philanthropist Laila Twigg Smith. Laila had lived in Hawaii since 1970, where she and her husband had put together a substantial collection of contemporary art. Unfortunately, the two divorced in 1996 and soon after she returned to New York. Two years later, in 1998, Laila died of liver failure at the young age of only 53. Laila was a major philanthropist and art collector who moved from Manhattan to Hawaii. She was a board member of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and a major donor the Honolulu Museum in Hawaii. Laila donated the present Ken Noland...
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Abstract Geometric 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Foil

double-sided marker drawing spanish abstract expressionism
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
One side signed. Lower right corner slightly bent. Measures 29x20. Frameless. Ignacio Gil Sala, was a painter, bohemian character, adventurous and intrepid traveler who knew how to ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Permanent Marker

Original two sided signed Minimalist Conceptual drawing by renowned sculptor
Located in New York, NY
CARL ANDRE Untitled Drawing, 1984 Felt tip pen, marker and stamp on Postmarked (franked) card to Lynn Charles Foster 3 3/5 × 6 1/10 inches Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed by Carl ...
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Minimalist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Felt Pen

'Oberon, Series 1', Instituto Allende, Carmel Art Association, NAWA, La Jolla
By Barbara Johnson
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Barbara Johnson' (American, 1927-2021) and titled, lower left, 'Oberon Series 1'. Exhibited: Carmel Art Association, circa 1995 (accompanied by original label) ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Gold Leaf

Nashville is an Enigma
Located in New York, NY
Katherine Porter Country Music (Nashville is an Enigma), 1986 Mixed media; colored pencil, gouache, and graphite on paper, uniquely signed and inscribed with Nashville dateline Hand ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Gouache, Color Pencil, Graphite

Tempest (unique abstract oil painting (Makler and Andre Emmerich Gallery labels)
Located in New York, NY
Katherine Porter Tempest, 1989 Oil painting on gessoed India rag paper with deckled edges 29 1/4 × 25 inches signed and dated in graphite on the lower front Unframed (accompanied by ...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gesso, Oil, Rag Paper

'Sunset Abstract Collage', Orange County Art Association, Moraga, Nancy Moure
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Marianne K. Brown' (American, 20th century); additionally signed, verso, with certification of authenticity and dated 1987. Brown has taught watercolor and des...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Gouache, Laid Paper, Graphite

Topkapi Pullman (based on Mural for Lobby, Suburban Train Station, Philadelphia)
Located in New York, NY
Joyce Kozloff Topkapi Pullman, 1985 Watercolor and acrylic on paper (bears original gallery labels: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Gallery Camino Real, Boston University Art Gallery) Sig...
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Acrylic, Watercolor

Yayoi's Guitar unique signed work on paper by internationally renowned sculptor
Located in New York, NY
Mark di Suvero Yayoi's Guitar, 1980 Ink wash drawing Signed and titled in red ink on the front Frame included Unique 1980 drawing by sculptor Mark di Suvero. Measurements: Frame: 23...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor, Permanent Marker

Geometric Watercolor by David Novros, California School
Located in Larchmont, NY
David Novros (American, b. 1941) Untitled (Home Savings Study), 1986 Watercolor on paper Framed: 35 1/4 x 86 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. Each panel: 30 x 42 in. From Los Angeles and working fro...
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Minimalist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

After A Rain #2 unique abstract signed collage on paper with orig Castelli label
Located in New York, NY
Robert Petersen After A Rain #2, 1987 Collage on Paper: Pencil, Oil, Acrylic and Cloth Hand signed, dated and titled on lower front with Castelli Graphics label on the back Frame Inc...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Textile, Oil, Acrylic, Pencil

Modernist Abstract Lithograph w/ Multicolor Looping Line Work signed Yaakov Agam
Located in New York, NY
This Lovely Modernist Lithograph Originates from the Israeli born artist Yaakov Agam (made in Paris, France Circa 1980). This Lithograph is an Artist's Proof and a member of Agam's "...
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Modern 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Journey of Sara IV, signed monoprint by renowned Abstract, Color Field painter
Located in New York, NY
Jules Olitski Journey of Sara IV, ca. 1987 Monoprint on paper Signed, titled and annotated by the artist on the front 24 × 18 inches Unframed This monoprint is number IV in a series...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Monoprint, Pencil

Abstract Composition (Robert Rauschenberg Foundation #88.D109)
Located in New York, NY
Robert Rauschenberg Abstract Composition (Robert Rauschenberg Foundation #88.D109), 1988 Solvent transfer, watercolor, and gouache on Japanese dedication board Hand-signed by artist,...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Watercolor, Gouache, Board

Untitled Geometric Abstraction (unique two sided acrylic and pencil drawing)
By James Rosati
Located in New York, NY
James Rosati Untitled Geometric Abstraction, 1982 Two-sided Acrylic and Colored Pencil on Paper drawing Hand signed and dated on lower right front 14 1/2 × 13 1/2 inches This is a un...
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Abstract Geometric 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Mixed Media, Acrylic, Color Pencil

Orchid & Red, unique signed work on handmade hand dyed paper ex Tupperware Coll.
Located in New York, NY
Margie Hughto Orchid & Red, 1983 Dyed Handmade paper Hand signed and dated by the artist on the lower right front. Titled on the back. Unique Frame Inclu...
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Abstract Expressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Dye, Handmade Paper, Mixed Media, Permanent Marker

Blue Blossom unique signed work on handmade hand dyed paper ex Tupperware Coll.
Located in New York, NY
Margie Hughto Blue Blossom, 1983 Dyed Handmade paper Hand signed and dated by the artist on the lower right front. Titled on the back. Frame Included in ...
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Abstract 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Dye, Handmade Paper, Mixed Media, Permanent Marker

Untitled (Wasserzeichnung / Water drawing)
Located in New York, NY
In her 1980s series of 'Wasserzeichnungen' (Water Drawings), Heidi Bucher used gestural marks in gouache on paper to create what can be described as "wate...
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Handwritten letter from Amsterdam the artist's sister (Hand signed postcard)
Located in New York, NY
Carl Andre Handwritten letter from Amsterdam the artist's sister, 1982 Postmarked Postcard Hand addressed, handwritten and hand signed by Carl Andre. Letter is postmarked from Amster...
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Minimalist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Mixed Media

"Your Own Heart" unique signed, colleague of Warhol, Haring, Basquiat & Scharf
Located in New York, NY
Ronnie Cutrone Your Own Heart, 1987 Watercolor and Silkscreen on Paper Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 7, with each work being unique. 40 × 30 inches Fantastic vintage classic 1980s Ronnie Cutrone Watercolor and Screenprint on Paper. From an edition of 7 with each work being unique. There is a very slight pinhole to the top corners which will frame out, otherwise in very good condition Unframed Ronnie Cutrone (July 10, 1948 – July 21, 2013) was an American pop artist known for his large-scale paintings of some of America's favorite cartoon characters, such as Felix the Cat, Pink Panther, Woody Woodpecker and No Glove No Love. Cutrone's paintings are colorful, lively, and less challenging than those of his contemporaries. As Andy Warhol's assistant at the Factory atop the Decker Building from 1972 until 1980, Cutrone worked with Warhol on paintings, prints, films, and other concepts, eventually co-opting Warhol's earliest work (pre-1960) as well as works by Roy Lichtenstein and others, until finally distilling those myriad influences into the style a few critics eventually labeled "Post-Pop." He exhibited at the Niveau Gallery in 1979 with a Scottish artist called Mike Gall who showed paintings of Snoopy, Mickey and Minnie mouse, the Pink Panther and also a small series of Peter Rabbit paintings...
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Pop Art 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Screen, Mixed Media, Permanent Marker

Untitled (Wasserzeichnung / Water drawing)
Located in New York, NY
In her 1980s series of 'Wasserzeichnungen' (Water Drawings), Heidi Bucher used gestural marks in gouache on paper to create what can be described as "wate...
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Untitled (Wasserzeichnung / Water drawing)
Located in New York, NY
In her 1980s series of 'Wasserzeichnungen' (Water Drawings), Heidi Bucher used gestural marks in gouache on paper to create what can be described as "wate...
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Untitled (Wasserzeichnung / Water drawing)
Located in New York, NY
In her 1980s series of 'Wasserzeichnungen' (Water Drawings), Heidi Bucher used gestural marks in gouache on paper to create what can be described as "wate...
Category

Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Untitled (Wasserzeichnung / Water drawing)
Located in New York, NY
In her 1980s series of 'Wasserzeichnungen' (Water Drawings), Heidi Bucher used gestural marks in gouache on paper to create what can be described as "wate...
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Contemporary 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

The Lovers "The Eyes Have It" Figurative Abstract Watercolor and Pencil on Paper
Located in Soquel, CA
The Lovers "The Eyes Have It" Figurative Abstract Watercolor and Pencil on Paper A whimsical figurative painting by California-based artist Ricardo de Silva (Brazilian, 20th Century...
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Abstract Impressionist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Acrylic, Paper, Pencil

Untitled minimalist drawing
Located in New York, NY
Robert Mangold Untitled minimalist drawing, ca. 1980 Drawing in Ink on Paper Hand signed and inscribed on lower front Inscription reads as follows: Best Wishes David Bob Mangold Fram...
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Minimalist 1980s Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

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