JACK YOUNGERMAN "TANGERINE - UP" GOUACHE, 1965

We are excited to be offering one of two exemplary works on paper by one of Caviar20's favorite mid-century American artists: Jack Youngerman. 

This work is a vibrant example of Youngerman's abstractions that flirt with botanical forms. 

Jack Youngerman (b. 1926) is known for his boldly colored compositions that alternate between pure abstraction and highly stylized depictions of flowers or other elements from nature. Youngerman often synthesizes the best characteristics of Robert Motherwell and Ellsworth Kelly creating something highly original and confident. Youngerman's work always feels fresh, vibrant and optimistic. The artist has had a prolific career with major museum show across the United States (and abroad) including at the Guggenheim and MoMA amongst others. 

Youngerman studied in Paris in the late 1940's on the GI Bill and was greatly influenced by the European modernists notably the cutout shapes of Jean Arp and the saturated colors and stylized florals of Henri Matisse.

Lately there has been a renewed interest, both from institutions and the commercial world, in re-evaluating artists who were active during the years following WWII to well into the 1970's.

This gouache is ideal for a young collector looking to acquire a unique work from Youngerman's prime period. 

Additional images available on request. 

Questions about this piece? Contact us or call +1.844.440.4287

Signed and dated by the artist.

Gouache on paper 

USA, 1965

29"H 22"W (work)

32"H 26"W (framed)

Very good condition 

Newly framed with museum glass

Provenance: The Betty Parsons Gallery, NYC 

Note: click here to see another Youngerman work from the same series. It hung alongside this piece for nearly 30 years...while they are being sold separately, we hope to keep these siblings together. 

 

 

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