Earl Kerkam Abstract Expressionism New York Figurative Expressionism


Earl Kerkam Abstract Expressionism New York Figurative Expressionism

This item has been shown 34 times.

Buy Now

Earl Kerkam Abstract Expressionism New York Figurative Expressionism:
$1,495


This unsigned painting is attributed to Earl Kerkam

Provenance: the estate of Anthony Vlahakis private collection, Florida. Artist Anthony Vlahakis and Earl Kerkam both studied at the Academie de la Grand Chaimiere in Paris. Documentation showed they frequented the Dome Cafe as well.

Pleas see photos and ask questions before offerding.


Earl Kerkam

Earl Cavis Kerkam, (1891– 1965) according to Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, Mark Rothko, George Spaventa and Esteban Vicente “was one of the finest painters to come out of America.Gerald Norland wrote at the Earl Kerkam Memorial Exhibition in 1966


Earl Kerkam

Born

October 7, 1891

Washington, D.C.

Died

January 12, 1965 (aged 73)

New York expressionism; New York Figurative Expressionism

”A painter of enormous poetic awareness, self-directed, almost totally without direct influence, he stands as an original American artist in the best sense.”

Earl Kerkam died on January 12, 1965 in New York City.


Solo Exhibitions


1933 (first) and the 1930s: Contemporary Arts Gallery, New York City; Babcock Gallery, New York City; J.B. Newmann Gallery, NY;

1940, 1942, 1943, 1944: Bonestell Gallery, NY;

1946, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1955: Charles Egan Gallery, New York City

1947-1949: Harld Wacker’s Chinese Gallery;

1955, 1956: Poindexter Gallery, New York City;

1960, 1961, 1963: World House Gallery, New York City;

1964: B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago, Illinois;

Selected Group Exhibitions


Works in Museums and Public Collections Edit


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, California

Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), Washington, D.C

Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina

Museum of Art and Archaeology at University of Missouri, Missouri, Missouri

References


New York School Abstract Expressionists Artists Choice by Artists, p.198

“Earl Kerkam’’

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System; Archival, Manuscript and Photographic Collections, Earl Kerkam

Marika Herskovic, American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style Is Timely Art Is Timeless (New York School Press, 2009.) ISBN 978-0-9677994-2-1. p. 136-139 p. 140-143

Marika Herskovic, New York School Abstract Expressionists Artists Choice by Artists, (New York School Press, 2000.) ISBN 0-9677994-0-6. p. 16; p. 37


Item is being sold in as found, as is condition.


Please note that most of our items are vintage, meaning older, and have had homes before I found them. We try to describe our items well and take several pictures. So please look at all photos carefully for more details.


Please ask any questions before purchasing. All questions are promptly answered.


I will combine shipping on most orders. Allow me to send you an invoice for payment on combined orders.


Thank you for looking, please visit our store for more wonderful items.

ourvintagepicks or by user name: us2013.jenn


Earl Kerkam Abstract Expressionism New York Figurative Expressionism:
$1,495

Buy Now



Maritime Watercolor Ptg Waves Crashing Ship In Distance-j.d.hunting Nantucket  picture
Maritime Watercolor Ptg Waves Crashing Ship In Distance-j.d.hunting Nantucket


Adorable Gray Mix Cat Oil Painting On Canvas Signed 14 X 11 picture
Adorable Gray Mix Cat Oil Painting On Canvas Signed 14 X 11


Male Nude Gay Interest
Male Nude Gay Interest "old Flame" Original, Not A Copy By Mario Bieletto


Antique Central Texas Homestead Americana Folk Art Oil On Board *worldwide* picture
Antique Central Texas Homestead Americana Folk Art Oil On Board *worldwide*


Mid-20th Century
Mid-20th Century "madiz" Italian Oil On Board Painting Nicely Framed *worldwide*


Exceptional Listed Artist Christian Lemesle Surrealism Oil On Canvas Painting picture
Exceptional Listed Artist Christian Lemesle Surrealism Oil On Canvas Painting