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Louis Wolchonok
Abstract Expressionist Color Gouache Painting Mid Century Mod WPA Jewish Artist

$950

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Louis Wolchonok was a social realist painter and member of the Woodstock Art Association. His work was exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. This is gouache or oil paint. In brown, tan and orange. an author of art books, etcher, painter of townscapes, landscapes, figure painting, muralist, and graphic silkscreen artist. Wolchonok was a social realist artist who worked in watercolors, oils, and prints. Many well known Jewish and Immigrant artists worked for the Federal Art's Project (the New Deal) commonly referred to as the WPA, including Berenice Abbott, William Baziotes, Aaron Bohrod, Ilya Bolotowsky, Stuart Davis, Adolf Dehn, Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, Jan Matulka, Irene Rice Pereira, Louis Schanker and Jean Xceron. He studied at National Academy of Design, Cooper Union Art School, City College of New York, Julian Academy, Paris, and the Brooklyn Academy of Fine Art. He taught drafting at City College of NY from 1930; and design, painting and etching at the Craft Students League, YWCA, NY, NY from 1932. He authored "The Art of Three Dimensional Design : How to Create Space Figures", "Lessons in Pictorial Composition", "Design for Artist and Craftsmen." His work bears similarities to Rolph Scarlett and to Hans Hoffman.

Details

  • Creator
    Louis Wolchonok (1898 - 1973, American)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
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  • Condition
    minor wear. size is complete sheet size.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3823556621

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