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JULES OLITSKI (1922-2007)

 
Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
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<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
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<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
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<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
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<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
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<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's.  The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.
<br>
<br>During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York.  Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues.  Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in  2007.  
<br>
<br>His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Beauty of Eve198942 1/2 x 55 3/4 in.(107.95 x 141.61 cm) water and oil based acrylic on canvas
Provenance
Estate of the Artist
Private Collection

145,000

Beauty of Eve, 1989 is a return for Jules Olitski to the thick, dramatic impasto style surfaces he was painting in the 1950's. The work is an homage to abstract expressionism and the golden age of Post- War American Art, centered in New York City.

During the 1950's Olitski met Clement Greenberg, who gave the artist early exhibitions in New York. Eventually, he would show at Andre Emmerich gallery among many other prominent venues. Olitski would remain a fixture in the Contemporary Art world until his death in 2007.

His work is represented in many major permanent and public collections, including The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago IL; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Tate Modern, London, UK; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
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