Gladys Goldstein (American, 1918-2010) Abstract Mixed Media Painting "H2O"(182 views)
GLADYS GOLDSTEIN (AMERICAN, 1918-2010) ABSTRACT PAINTING ON CANVAS, "H2O"
Unsigned but with original label of authorization from her estate, stamped en verso with estate authorization stamp, titled in her hand in charcoal "H2O"
Item # 107PME11
Characterized by almost a singular focus on gray, Goldstein introduces a vast spectrum of variation in the hue and saturation of that gray across the unending space of the canvas. She chose to never frame this piece, which in itself is likely a statement about the subject, one interwoven with organic symbolism and a certain sense of the otherworldly - the center of the image is a distinct border, within which a fullness of life and deep bursts of color spring forth in the mixed media of the lower layers. The magic of Goldstein's work is her ability to allow the purveyor to digest the introspectively with little dialogue or direction, making interpretation of the painting uniquely personal and unusually magnetic. The back of the painting is signed in her typical charcoal scrawl "H2O", is stamped by the estate and is also inscribed on the back in the lower right corner "W.F. SCOT". See our website for a detailed biography of her work as well as an extensive collection of high resolution images - a link is also available upon request.
Exceptional condition - no noteworthy flaws.
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Dimensions: 38 1/8" W x 26 11/16" H x 1 1/4" D (no frame)
Artist or Maker: GLADYS GOLDSTEIN (AMERICAN, 1918-2010)
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