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

We are seeing museum and gallery shows mounted and prices rise for a host of artists who have been under the radar over the last 20 years including Frank Stella, Paul Jenkins, Jules Olitski, Sheila Hicks, Sam Gilliam and Lee Bontecou to mention a few. 

Jack Youngerman (b. 1926) has had a long and prolific career with major museum shows at the Guggenheim and the MoMA amongst others. We came across one of his graphic large-scale paintings recently at an art fair and was immediately transfixed.

Youngerman is known for his large-scaled boldly colored compositions that alternate between pure abstraction and highly stylized depictions of flowers. Youngerman often synthesizes the best characteristics of Robert Motherwell and Ellsworth Kelly creating something highly original and confident. 

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

This work is from a portfolio entitled "Ukiyo-E" which takes its inspiration from the Japanese woodblock prints that were created beginning in the late 17th century.  

Click here to see another example of Jack Youngerman's work. 

Additional images available on request. 

Questions about this piece? Contact us or call +1.416.704.1720

Signed, dated and numbered by the artist.

From an edition of 150

Screenprint with lithograph

USA, 1976

33"H 39"W 

Very good condition 

Note: Please contact us to see images of the other three works from the portfolio


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