biografía de Nicholas KRUSHENICK (1929-1999)

Lugar de nacimiento: NYC

Profesión: Painter, lecturer

Estudios: ASL, 1948-50; Hans Hofmann Sch., NYC, 1950-51.

Exposiciones: WMAA, 1963-73; "Post Painterly Abstraction," Los Angeles, Toronto & Minn., 1964; "Systematic Painting," Camino Gal., NYC, 1957 (1st solo); Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1965; Guggenheim Mus., 1966; "New Forms & Shapes of Color," Amsterdam & Basel, 1966; MoMA, 1966; Documenta IV, Kassel, Ger., 1968; Pace Gal., NYC, 1970s. Awards: Tamarind Lithography grant, 1965; Guggenheim Found. fellow, 1967.

Obra: MMA; MoMA; LACMA; Dallas MA; Albright-Knox Gal., Buffalo, NY; Folkwang Mus., Essen, Ger.; Stedelijk Mus., Amsterdam, Holland. Commissions: large painting, State of NY, Albany, 1969.

Comentarios: His style evolved from Cubism to Abstract Expressionism in his later work, often displaying a collage effect in the layering of forms and color. Around 1959, he switched from oil paints to acrylic as a medium. His bold, poster-like paintings were often referred to as "Abstract Pop." With his brother, he founded the Barta Gallery in NYC, a cooperative, in 1958. Teaching: vis. artist, Univ. Wis., 1969; critic art, Yale Univ., 1969-70; artist, Cornell Univ., 1970; Univ. of Maryland, 1977-91.

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