a good example of mid-century abstract expressionism, also known as the New York School, with its expressive and colorful palette creating a contemplative mood; signed 'R. Gumpert' ; good condition and professionally cleaned; with original gray cerused wooden frame
Signed and dated lower left 'Ron Thompson 1960'; this dramatic impasto painting entitled "After the Climax" with a balance of muted colors laid on the canvas with thick knife strokes; a good example of the period with its representation of shape, color, form and texture; later ebonized frame; professionally cleaned and conserved; dimensions overall 27.5" x 33.25", sight 29.5" x 23.75"
a good example of abstract expressionism with its bold, thickly applied paint in the impasto style with great depth of color; good vintage condition; all in an ebonized wooden frame; remnants of gallery and framing company labels on reverse; signed lower right
this very peaceful painting composed of many layers of paint and varnish creating complex hues beneath a silky, soothing surface; Chiu finds her inspiration from her personal spiritual journeys to Mexico and India
perfect for a traditional or modern interior, this impasto painting of a colorful hilly landscape dotted with trees with mountains in the distance; all done in an impasto style using thick layers of paint with visible painting strokes making the landscape appear as if it is coming out of the canvas; professionally cleaned; original silver-leafed frame restored with linen matte
with quick spontaneous brushstrokes using nonrepresentational shapes in black, gray and white paints on a sepia ground; newly framed; Abstract Expressionism is a post–World War II American art movement, developed in New York in the 1940's. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris.
oil on canvas; the thickly and lively applied paint in white, black, orange, mustard and red all on a gray background; all withing a silver gilt-wood frame; signed 'levin '65' (possibly by estelle levin, oakland abstract artist in the 1960's); professionally cleaned