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 wood; in hues of gray, white, and red on a black background; the tri-corner hat above the upper portion of the face of a bullfighter with focused downward gaze; all within a silver gilt-wood frame with a canvas matte and silver gilt-wood slip; professionally cleaned; signed, signature illegible
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
the forcefully rendered painting with strong non-geometric brush and knife strokes applied quickly to the canvas with a mixed palette of vibrant and subdued hues; relined; excellent restored condition with original wooden frame.
the seemingly serene woman with head looking downward in juxtaposition to the boldness and freedom of the thickly applied paint in broad brush and knife strokes in an unstructured space; professionally cleaned with minor repairs.