Back

KARL BENJAMIN (1925-2012)

 
KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in. KARL BENJAMIN - Untitled - oil on canvas - 50 x 38 1/4 in.
Untitled196050 x 38 1/4 in. oil on canvas
Provenance
Private Collection, Carlsbad, California

45,000

Inquire

Similar Artworks

SAM FRANCIS - A Whirling Square - acrylic on canvas - 222 x 210 in.

SAM FRANCIS

The only known extant Diebenkorn sculpture, this welded iron form is a brilliant example of his artistic development and the creative energy of his early work. 
<br>
<br>This rare sculpture comes from a period of experimentation and a burst of lyrical creativity that the artist experienced while in graduate school at the University of New Mexico. It was likely included in his 1951 Master's Degree Exhibition at that institution. Like many American artists before him, Diebenkorn was enthralled with the atmosphere and landscape of the Southwest. He produced energetic and unpredictable canvases with bold, warm colors, barely contained within their underlying geometric structure. This iron sculpture demonstrates the far reaches of the artist’s exploration, establishing the essential linear framework that would come to characterize his later work. 
<br>
<br>This piece was the only sculpture included in the 2008 exhibition "Diebenkorn in New Mexico" at the UNM Harwood Museum of Art in Taos. Since his first retrospective in 1976 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, Diebenkorn has found a place in over 50 museum collections worldwide and is recognized as a major creative force of the 20th Century.

RICHARD DIEBENKORN

RICHARD DIEBENKORN - Blue Surround - spit bite aquatint & drypoint aquatint on paper - paper: 35 x 26 1/4 in.

RICHARD DIEBENKORN

American artist Robert Rauschenberg helped to revolutionize art in the 20th century through his assemblages incorporating found objects and pop culture. For the Hoarfrost series, Rauschenberg used solvent to transfer images from newspapers and magazines to unstretched fabric. Hoarfrost is a kind of lacy film made up of minute, needle-like ice crystals. Rauschenberg evoked the transience of the hoarfrost by printing newspaper and magazine pages on overlapping layers of delicate fabrics. Other pieces in this series are in the collections of The Guggenheim, MoMA, SF MOMA, the National Gallery of Art and Tate.

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

Stanton Macdonald-Wright was a co-founder of the Synchromism movement, which combined abstraction and intense color. He was influenced by ideas that the qualities of color were connected to the qualities of music. He stopped painting this way in the 1920s, but his work experienced a revitalization in the 1950s, following a retrospective of his work at LACMA. Inspired by the renewed interest, Wright began producing works with increased passion; these works were considered Neo-Synchromism. La Gaîté is a phenomenal example of this period in Wright’s career, showcasing the brighter colors and larger canvases he favored during his personal renaissance.

STANTON MACDONALD-WRIGHT

HASSEL SMITH - I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls - acrylic on canvas - 68 x 68 in.

HASSEL SMITH

HASSEL SMITH - Untitled - acrylic on canvas - 68 x 68 in.

HASSEL SMITH

KARL BENJAMIN - #32 - oil on canvas - 31 x 62 in.

KARL BENJAMIN

ROLAND PETERSEN - Luncheon - oil on canvas - 24 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.

ROLAND PETERSEN

FRED MITCHELL - Untitled - oil on canvas - 72 x 72 in.

FRED MITCHELL

LAWRENCE SCHILLER - Marilyn Monroe - vintage silver gelatin photograph - 11 x 14 in.

LAWRENCE SCHILLER

KARL BENJAMIN - Bars- Black and Purple - oil on canvas - 48 x 16 in.

KARL BENJAMIN

ROBERT FRAME - Untitled - oil on canvas - 40 x 48 in.

ROBERT FRAME

PAUL JENKINS - Phenomena Violet Scent - oil on canvas - 14 x 18 in.

PAUL JENKINS

ELLSWORTH KELLY - Pears III, (A.47) - lithograph - 35 3/4 x 24 1/2 in.

ELLSWORTH KELLY

KENNETH NOLAND - Diagonal Stripe VI-21 - handmade paper - 48 x 33 1/2  in.

KENNETH NOLAND

ED RUSCHA - Black Ants - silkscreen printed in colors on wood-veneered paper - 20 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.

ED RUSCHA

LAWRENCE SCHILLER - Barbra Streisand - vintage silver gelatin photograph - 11 x 14 in.

LAWRENCE SCHILLER

LAWRENCE SCHILLER - Paul Newman - vintage silver gelatin photograph - 14 x 11 in.

LAWRENCE SCHILLER

ROBERT FRAME - River Bluff - oil on canvas - 20 x 24 in.

ROBERT FRAME

TSENG KWONG CHI - Oshima, Japan - silver gelatin print - 16 x 20 in.

TSENG KWONG CHI

WILLIAM WEGMAN - On Mrs. Wegman's Couch - C-Print - 4 x 4 in.

WILLIAM WEGMAN

PROVENANCE:
<br>Acquired from artist California

ROBERT NATKIN

ELMER BISCHOFF - Untitled - ink wash collage with drawing on verso on paper - 21 7/8 x 18 7/8 in.

ELMER BISCHOFF

MASAKO TAKAHASHI - Untitled - oil on canvas - 32 x 26 in.

MASAKO TAKAHASHI

MASAKO TAKAHASHI - Untitled - oil on canvas - 33 3/4 x 26 in.

MASAKO TAKAHASHI

WILLIAM WEGMAN - Three Dolls - Silver gelatin print - 7 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.

WILLIAM WEGMAN

CLINTON HILL - Untitled - gouache on paper - 18 1/2 x 24 in.

CLINTON HILL